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Pakistani athletes win 16 medals at Special Olympics World Winter Games

Pakistani athletes win 16 medals at Special Olympics World Winter Games

Pakistani athletes shine at Special Olympics World Winter Games by winning several medals in Austria. Pakistani athletes ended Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017 with the 16 medals in Austria. The closing ceremony of Special Olympics Winter Games 2017 was held in Graz Austria. Over 3,000 Special Olympics athletes from 110 countries participated in the 2017 Winter Games. Pakistan’s 16-member ... Read More »

Pakistan and China vow boost military cooperation

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa meets top leaders in China on his first visit to China

Pakistan Army chief meets top leaders in China on his first visit to China Pakistan and China have vowed to further enhance military cooperation especially in weapons and anti-terrorism sectors, after a meeting between two senior military officers of the two countries in Beijing. General Qamar Javed Bajwa held meetings at Beijing with Mr. Zhang Gaoli Executive Vice Premier, General Fan Changlong ... Read More »

Rafia Baig is the first Pakistani woman to join Bomb Disposal Unit

Meet Rafia Baig, the first Pakistani woman to join bomb squad

Meet Rafia Baig, the first Pakistani woman to join bomb squad A 29-year-old woman from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has become the first Pakistani female to join the Bomb Disposal Unit (BDU). This news is particularly significant for the people of KPK province, where a woman has entered what is considered a “man’s job” (bomb disposal/firefighting). Rafia’s achievements and passions are guiding beacon ... Read More »

Two Pakistani women awarded French prize for conflict prevention

Ms. Gulalai Ismail cofounder of NGO “Aware Girls” delivers speech after receiving the prestigious Chirac Prize for “Conflict Prevention” in Paris, France on 24th November, 2016

Two Pakistani women, Gulalai Ismail and Saba Ismail, receive Foundation Chirac Prize for “Conflict Prevention” PARIS (France) – Two young Pakistani women were awarded the prestigious Chirac Prize for Conflict Prevention in recognition of their contributions toward development of a culture of peace and non-violence through the action of women and youth in Pakistan in Paris. Ms. Gulalai Ismail and ... Read More »

Art exhibition portrays depth of Pakistan China friendship

Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Mr. Sun Weidong at joint exhibition by Pakistani and Chinese artists at PNCA in Islamabad on 18 Oct. 2016.

Pakistan and China Art Exhibition of Photographs, Calligraphy, and Paintings celebrate the friendly relations of two countries and 67th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China A group of Pakistani and Chinese explore the deep-rooted Pakistan and China friendship in their mesmerizing artworks at an exhibition titled ‘Collective Vision – China in the eyes of Pakistani Artists’. ... Read More »

Investing in 10-year-old girls can unlock billions for national economies

UNFPA annual State of the World Population Report 2016

UNFPA urges countries to focus on scaling up interventions to reach more girls, particularly those who are poorest and most vulnerable. ISLAMABAD –  By investing in the health, education and empowerment of its 10-year-old girls today, Pakistan has the potential to receive high individual returns, transforming not only the lives of individuals but the whole economy. These girls, who complete secondary school, can earn ... Read More »

Space Week 2016 inspires young Pakistanis to explore space science & technology

World Space Week 2016 Pakistan

World Space Week 2016 inspires young Pakistanis to enter into the realm of Science & Technology Young scientists and space lovers gathered at an exceptional event by Institute of Space Technology to share their love for space science and everything beyond home planet Earth. Throughout the world, space events are being held to celebrate, educate and inspire the children and ... Read More »

Brilliant and resilient women of Pakistan celebrate their achievements

Group photo of women leaders with Ms. Christina Tomlinson of US Embassy, MNA Shaista Pervaiz Malik, Abia Akram of NFWWD and Atif Sheikh of STEP in Islamabad on 22 September 2016. Photo: Sana Jamal

Around 100 amazing Pakistani women gathered to celebrate their achievements and vowed to remove barriers to create an inclusive society for all. by Sana Jamal ISLAMABAD  – “Disability is not a disease but a lifestyle! We have to come forward together to change society’s attitudes and not ourselves” young and energetic Anam Khan declared. Anam’s claim visibly resonated in the ... Read More »

Pakistan hosts major space conference to inspire young people

President Mamnoon Hussain in a group photo with foreign delegates during the opening session of 2nd International Conference on Space at COMSTECH Secretariat, Islamabad

Pakistan to launch remote-sensing satellite in 2018: President Mamnoon shared at 2nd International Conference on Space Pakistan Space and Upper Atmo­sphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) will launch the country’s first remote-sensing satellite in March, 2018, President Mamnoon Hussain announced at the 2nd International Conference on Space (ICS-2016). Space technology is being actively used in the planning and monitoring of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor ... Read More »

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