Pakistan PM Imran inaugurates first-ever infectious diseases hospital as COVID-19 cases cross 240,000
Speaking to the media after the inaugration ceremony, Khan appealed to the people to follow social distancing on Eidul Azha, expected to be observed on July 31.
Pakistan has been unsuccessfully trying to drum up international support against India for withdrawing Jammu & Kashmir's special status on August 5, 2019 and bifurcating it into two Union territories.
A viral video clip showed how the PTI leader lashed out at the United States for how Laden had been killed in Abbottabad. Khan said, 'shaheed kar diya'.
The clearance from Imran, also a former Pakistan captain, came when PCB Chairman Ehsan Mani met him in Islamabad and updated him on the cricket matters.
Khan in 2017 alleged that Shahbaz offered him USD 61 million through a common friend to withdraw the Panama Papers case in the SC against his brother Nawaz Sharif.
PIA’s Chief Executive Officer Air Marshal Arshad Malik gave a detailed briefing on the prevailing situation of the PIA, saying that it was suffering a loss of USD 3.68 million per month.
The prime minister said that that the entire world has now understood that lockdowns are not a solution for the COVID-19 pandemic.
Imran Khan says it was 'mistake' to enforce strict lockdown in Pakistan even as COVID-19 cases cross 72,000
According to the Ministry of National Health Services, 2,964 new infections surfaced over the last 24 hours, taking the nationwide tally of coronavirus to 72,460.
The report noted that under-invoiced sales from bagasse and molasses by one miller resulted in 25 per cent cost inflation.
Khan once again took to Twitter to allege that the Indian government was trying to deprive the Kashmiris of their right of self-determination by 'illegal annexation of their territory.'
Prompted by the reports, Prime Minister Khan tasked his aide on accountability Shahzad Akbar to probe the import of over 450 medicines from India.
It is not clear how Khan will run the government if he was asked to go into quarantine.
Faisal Edhi, the son of famous philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi and chairman of the Edhi Foundation, started showing symptoms last week soon after meeting with PM Khan in Islamabad on April 15.
Prime Minister Khan's remarks came days after he cautioned that Pakistan may see an increase in the number of coronavirus cases from mid-May.
MEA spokesperson Anurag Srivastava said the 'bizarre comments' by the Pakistani leadership was an attempt to shift focus from the 'abysmal handling' of that country's internal affairs.