Supply to be provided over the course of 2021 Agreement is part of Pfizer’s and BioNTech’s global commitment to help address the COVID-19 pandemic ISLAMABAD ( Web News ) Pfizer Pakistan and BioNTech SE today announced an agreement with the National Disaster Management Authority, Government of Pakistan to supply 13 million doses of their COVID-19 Vaccine (BNT162b2). Deliveries are planned during course of 2021. “We are deeply honored to work with the Pakistan government and to marshal our scientific and manufacturing resources toward our shared goal of bringing a COVID-19 vaccine to the people of Pakistan as quickly as possible,” said Syed Muhammad Wajeehuddin, Country Manager Pfizer Pakistan. “In the face of this global health crisis, Pfizer’s purpose – breakthroughs that change patients’ lives – has taken on an even greater urgency. Our hope is that our vaccine will help make this happen.” “I would like to thank the Pakistan government for its support and putting trust in our ability to develop a vaccine that, we believe, has the potential to help address this global pandemic threat. Our goal remains to deliver a global supply of a well-tolerated and effective COVID-19 vaccine for many people around the world, as quickly as we can,” said Sean Marett, Chief Business and Chief Commercial Officer at BioNTech. Pfizer and BioNTech aim to manufacture more than 3 billion doses of their COVID-19 vaccine globally in total by the end of 2021, assuming updated six-dose labeling, continuous process improvements, expansion at current facilities and contingent upon adding new suppliers and contract manufacturers. The vaccine, which is based on BioNTech’s proprietary mRNA technology, was developed by both BioNTech and Pfizer, and the marketing authorization holder is BioNTech in the United States, Europe, U.K., Canada, and other countries.Read More →

The National Highway was also closed in Bolan district, while landslides disrupted the traffic on the M-8 Gwadar-Ratodero Highway. QUETTA/ KARACHI ( MEDIA REPORT ) Torrential rains on Saturday wreaked havoc on infrastructure in parts of Sindh and Balochistan as the current monsoon spell continued, triggering flash floods that closedRead More →

ISLAMABAD ( PRESS REPORT ) Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL),concluded a massive nationwide drive to support under served communities affected by the COVID-19 pandemic during the month of Ramazan. PTCL has taken numerous measures to provide support to the people in these trying times. A comprehensive nationwide Ramazan ration driveRead More →

ISLAMABAD (PRESS RELEASE ) In light of the present Covid-19 pandemic, telecom operators have been undertaking many initiatives to facilitate their subscribers across Pakistan and to provide them with awareness about Corona virus & uninterrupted services. In this context, on Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)’s directions, SMS on precautionary measures againstRead More →

KARACHI ( PRESS RELEASE ) The Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation today announced that the second batch of shipment of donated medical supplies, including testing kits and other medical equipment, arrived in Pakistan. This is in addition to previous batch, which landed in Pakistan. The National Disaster Management Authority,Read More →

LAHORE (MEDIA REPORT ) A severe cold snap, snowfall and rain-related incidents have claimed the lives of at least 92 people across Pakistan in the last three days while several others were injured, according to the National Disaster Management Authority’s (NDMA) official statement on Tuesday. As heavy snowfall and rainRead More →