Thursday, August 5, 2021

Positives

In Covid era, Pakistan turns to mango diplomacy in the US

“Never thought diplomacy could be so sweet,” commented a US lawmaker as he received a box of Pakistani mangoes.

National emergency helpline 911 likely to ring in on July 25

It is said to be a tentative deadline to inaugurate the multi-billion scheme named Pakistan Emergency Help Line (PEHL), merging all the emergency service numbers into one. The Prime Minister Secretariat derived this concept from USA’s helpline 911 to give the proposed scheme ‘PEHL’ the national identity. The national helpline number has been established under the Ministry of Interior with its head office in the National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) in Islamabad. The helpline will be run by many operators who will work from the Central Control Room at the NCOC office. The provinces have been directed to establish control rooms in their respective jurisdictions by making appointment of ‘huge brigade’ of trained and qualified operators and other staff.

How Pakistan helped NASA in Apollo Program

Pakistan became first country in south Asia to launch a rocket in space with the help of NASA in 1962.

Pak mango to enter in Chinese market from June 10

The first consignment of King of fruits will be transported from Lahore to Kumning, capital city of South-Western Yannan province.

Ehsaas Cash Emergency’ ranked among world’s top 4 social protection initiatives

The system was end-to-end data-driven, fully automated, rule-based, transparent, and politically neutral. Payments were biometrically verified.

Russia offers extended cooperation on Economic & Defence needs to Pakistan

"If you're interested in gas pipelines, corridors, defence or any other cooperation, Russia stands ready for it," Pakistani official quoted FM Lavrov

Terrorism to Tourism: Saidu Sharif airport, Swat reopens to Air Traffic after 17 years

We did not achieve this overnight, it came at a cost, a cost that we paid with the blood of our brothers. Today foreign paid touts can chant slogans against the State, but our resolve will remain undeterred

K-2 nuclear power plant connected to grid

The PAEC pointed out that K-2 is the first nuclear power plant in Pakistan with a generation capacity of 1,100MW