Punjab govt makes wearing face masks mandatory in smog affected divisions

Punjab Government has declared wearing of face masks as mandatory for one-week in smog affected districts of the province from tomorrow.A notification issued to this effect states that the condition of wearing face masks has been enforced in Lahore an…

Punjab Government has declared wearing of face masks as mandatory for one-week in smog affected districts of the province from tomorrow.

A notification issued to this effect states that the condition of wearing face masks has been enforced in Lahore and Gujranwala divisions for prevention and control of air borne diseases and to ensure public health in the province.

Districts of Lahore, Nankana Sahib, Sheikhupura, Kasur, Gujranwala, Gujrat, Sialkot, Narowal, Hafizabad and Mandi Bahauddin are likely to have the highest Air Quality Index.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Ashrafi seeks cooperation from Afghan govt in repatriation of illegal Afghans

Special Representative to the Prime Minister on Religious Harmony Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi has said Pakistan not only prioritizes peace in Afghanistan but also places equal importance on maintaining peace within its own borders.In an exclu…

Special Representative to the Prime Minister on Religious Harmony Hafiz Muhammad Tahir Mehmood Ashrafi has said Pakistan not only prioritizes peace in Afghanistan but also places equal importance on maintaining peace within its own borders.

In an exclusive talk with APP, he highlighted the objective behind repatriation of illegal Afghans to their homeland.

He emphasized that no country can permit citizens of another nation to stay illegally.

He said we expect that registered Afghan refugees and the Afghan government would cooperate with the Pakistani government in this effort.

Source: Radio Pakistan