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Germany offers rejected asylum seekers up to €3,000 to go home

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Government budgets €40m for programme amid huge backlog in asylum claims The German Interior Ministry is offering rejected asylum seekers a hefty bonus to go to their country of origin voluntarily rather than face deportation. According to Germany’s Interior Ministry, asylum seekers can apply for up to 3,000 euros ($3,700) in financial aid if they opt to return to their ... Read More »

UK Minister for Asia and the Pacific visits Pakistan to bolster Pak-UK ties

United Kingdom Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field in Pakistan

UK Minister held meetings with Ayaz Sadiq and Raza Rabbani to strengthen Pak-UK relations United Kingdom Minister for Asia and the Pacific, Mark Field, has arrived on his first official visit to Pakistan’s capital, Islamabad. British Minister had a meeting with Pakistani Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif, which was focused on mutual interests, Pakistan’s regional relations and UK-Pakistan cooperation. In his meeting, the Foreign ... Read More »

Pakistan needs $40 billion to counter climate change threats

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Pakistan need access to global funds to cope with climate change Pakistan will need approximately $40 billion in funds to achieve the desired level of greenhouse gas emissions during the next one and half decade and counter climate change threats, according to Asian Development Bank (ADB). Pakistan’s Minister for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan said: “Pakistan is bearing the brunt ... Read More »

Experts discuss Solutions to Pakistan’s Energy Needs at Energy Conference

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USA sponsored Energy Conference brings together Energy Experts ISLAMABAD – Several experts gathered at an Energy Conference in Islamabad to find solutions to Pakistan’s energy needs. U.S. Deputy Chief of Mission (DCM) to Pakistan John Hoover inaugurated the International Conference on Sustainable Energy Technologies. The two-day conference is organized by the U.S – Pakistan Center for Advanced Studies in Energy ... Read More »

Pakistan, Turkey agree to continue coordination on regional peace and security

Pakistan, Turkey agree to continue coordination on regional peace and security

Foreign Minister Khawaja Asif discussed new Afghan policy in meeting with President Erdogan Pakistan and Turkey leadership pledge to continue mutual cooperation on regional peace, security, stability and connectivity. According to Foreign Office, Pakistan’s foreign minister Khawaja Asif during a day-long visit to Ankara discussed issues of Rohingya Muslims and Afghanistan new policy by United States. Pakistan seeks consultations with ... Read More »

Tackling climate change and improving livelihoods through Chilgoza pine in Pakistan

Chilgoza pine in Pakistan

Reversing deforestation and forest degradation in high conservation value Chilgoza Pine in Pakistan ISLAMABAD – A new project called “Reversing deforestation and forest degradation in high conservation value Chilgoza Pine in Pakistan” has been launched to improve environment, enhance resilience and livelihoods in Pakistan over the next 5 years. The project has been launched by Food and Agriculture Organization of the ... Read More »

Denmark says goodbye to oil industry forever

UNIDO helps Pakistan prioritize renewable energy interventions

World’s Biggest Wind Turbine Maker just sold off its last Oil Company making the country’s economy oil-free The petroleum industry is heading to the end of its era, Denmark is selling off its biggest oil company in transition to wind power as the world’s top wind turbine-producing nation transitions to renewable energy. Denmark’s has inked a deal to sell its ... Read More »

Korean investors offer fuel production from waste in Punjab

Korean investors offer fuel production from waste in Punjab

Koreans want $60 million investment to set up power plant that will convert waste products into diesel South Korean investors have offered $60 million investment for fuel production in Punjab to produce energy from waste. Koreans are interested in setting up a waste management plant that will convert waste products into diesel. The proposal was put forward by a high level ... Read More »

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