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  • Indo-Pak tensions at highest level after indian violation of LOC.
  • World urges Pak, India to de-escalate tensions, hold talk.
  • OIC condemns Indian terrorism in held Kashmir.
  • International community lauds Pakistan efforts for peace.
  • PM Imran Khan desires peace as it intends to work for poverty alleviation, investment and job creation.
  • UN Actions: 10 Facts UN Provides food and assistance to 91.4 million people in 83 countries.
  • Supplies vaccines to 45% of the world’s children, helping save 3 million lives a year.
  • Assists and protects 71.4 million people fleeing war, famine and persecution.
  • Works with 196 nations to keep the global temperature rise below 2°C/3.6°F.
  • Keeps peace with 102,482 peacekeepers in 14 operations around the world.
  • Fights extreme poverty, helping improve the lives of more than 1 billion people.
  • Tackles the global water crisis affecting over 2.1 billion people worldwide.
  • Protects and promotes human rights globally and through 80 treaties/declarations.
  • Coordinates US$21.9 billion appeal for the humanitarian needs of 131.7 million people.
  • Uses diplomacy to prevent conflict and assists some 50 countries a year with their elections.
  • Helps over 2 million women a month overcome pregnancy and childbirth complications.
  • DW Global Media Forum Bonn " Pluralism, Populism, Journalism" Scheduled on July 06-07, 2020.
  • Rs 700 bn illegal assets traced in 10 countries. Govt
  • Dialogue not war is course to peace. Pak Army
  • Saudi Arabia invited to join CPEC-
  • Pakistan wishes to help reduce tensions in muslim world.IK
  • HLPF Workshop Monitoring SDGs, claiming rights and meaningful participation: Strategies and tools for civil society ; UN NY.
  • Climate Change destabilises water system: ADB
  • China to co operate in field of space-technology under CPEC.
  • Trillions of dollars needed for anti-poverty plan, says UN
  • Corruption eating away at India 'like a termite' PM Modi.
  • Every minute child dies of water related disease. IMF report
  • Thalassemia cases on the rise due to lack of prevention centres.Khi
  • We are protecting children from polio at the cost of our own lives. Polio workers.
  • Pakistan stands for universal ban on nukes.
  • China sets up $50 b Asian Bank.
  • 65 million ADB funding likely for Power.
  • Over hundred environment cases pending due to non-functional tribunals.
  • Pakistan facing serious malnutrition problems.
  • Govt, Media and Army must work jointly for country. PM.
  • Four task forces established to check altered food. CM Pb.
  • Pakistan urged to adopt Education for All objective.
  • Govt to adopt UNDP poverty measure.
  • Experts stress woman’s role in poverty alleviation. Isb.
  • Satellite telecom vulnerable to hackers. US report.
  • 6.5 Million children in Pakistan are deprived of primary education.UNICEF
  • UK will help Pakistan to educate 4 million children.
  • 1.4 million students covered under PEF scheme and 7.5 billion Rs allocated for this cause. Edu Minster (Pb).
  • Genetics has significant impact on exam results: study
  • Breast cancer causes 40,000 deaths annually in Pak. Doctors.
  • Govt making laws to eliminate child labor.
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