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Pakistan gets $325 million from ADB for Hydro and Solar Power Projects

Pakistan gets $325 million from ADB for Hydro and Solar Power Projects

Pakistan and Asian Development Bank sign $325 million loan agreement for clean energy. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide 325 million dollars to Pakistan for micro hydro power projects in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and solar power projects in the Punjab. Pakistan government and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a loan agreement of $325 million to target off-grid areas of ... Read More »

Pakistan, Palestine demand end to illegal Israeli settlements in West Bank

Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas (L) is welcomed by Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif (R) with an official ceremony in Islamabad, Pakistan on January 31, 2017. Photo: Palestinian Presidency

Pakistan and Palestine called for demands Israeli to end its settlements in the West Bank. Pakistan has vowed continued support for Palestine’s stance regarding the eviction of illegal Israeli settlements on the West Bank. Pakistan and Palestine on Tuesday called upon the international community to implement the United Nations Security Council’s Resolution 2334 that demands Israel to end its settlements ... Read More »

New Azerbaijan Ambassador meets PM Nawaz Sharif

Azerbaijan's Ambassador Ali Fikrat Oglu Alizaidi called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at PM House on October 7, 2016.

Islamabad and Baku maintain excellent political, strategic, defence relationship and now aim to strengthen ties in various fields ISLAMABAD (TVI) — Azerbaijan’s newly appointed Ambassador Ali Fikrat Oglu Alizaidi called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House on October 7, 2016 and vowed to expand relations between the two brotherly states to a new height. Congratulating him on ... Read More »

Photo Exhibition in Ankara portrays Pakistan-Turkey cultural connection

Photography Exhibition “Colours of Pakistan and Turkey –Through the Lens” launched in Ankara

Photo Exhibition “Colours of Pakistan and Turkey –Through the Lens” launched in Ankara highlights rich cultural connection between Pakistan and Turkey ANKARA, (Turkey) – A beautiful Photography Exhibition, featuring works of Pakistan’s leading photographers Gulraiz Ghouri and Faisal Rauf, was launched on Tuesday at Ankara’s prestigious art gallery. The exhibition titled “Colours of Pakistan and Turkey –Through the Lens” was launched on Tuesday ... Read More »

Azerbaijan Embassy distributes Eid gifts among Pakistani children

Azerbaijan Embassy distributes Eid Gifts among Pakistani children

Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Pakistan, H.E. Mr. Ali Alizada, visited underprivileged and orphan children during the Eid ul Adha  holidays and cheered them with holiday gifts. The embassy of Azerbaijan in Pakistan in collaboration with Azerbaijan-Pakistan Youth Forum set up the “Eid Gifts Distribution and Qurbani” ceremony for the orphan children of Anjuman Faizul Islam, Rawalpindi on behalf of Mrs. ... Read More »

Photos: German Defence Attache visits Pakistan Army Museum

German Defence Attache, Colonel Klaus Wolf visits the Museum of the Pakistan Army in Rawalpindi

German Defence Attache, Colonel Klaus Wolf visited the Museum of the Pakistan Army in the last week of August 2016. He was welcomed by Brigadier Adnan Saleem, the director of the museum who accompanied him on a guided tour. After visiting the museum, Colonel Klaus Wolf remarked: “It is impressive how in this museum the proud history of the Pakistan Army ... Read More »

Australia funds new women hostel King Edward Medical University students

Australian High Commissioner Ms. Margaret Adamson, inaugurates the new women hostel for King Edward Medical University students

Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Margaret Adamson and Punjab Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Secretary Najam Ahmed Shah inaugurated a new hostel at the King Edward Medical University’s College of Ophthalmology and Allied Vision Sciences (COAVS), in Lahore. The hostel will house 250 ophthalmic students, mostly women from far-flung areas of Pakistan, and facilitate them to  pursue education in a ... Read More »

Pakistan, Turkey to strengthen strategic ties after coup bid foiled

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called on Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif at PM House in Islamabad on August 2, 2016.

Relations of Pakistan and Turkey will continue to grow stronger to serve as a powerful factor for stability and prosperity in the region and beyond. ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to transform their friendly relationship to a durable strategic and economic partnership. Earlier on August 2, 2016, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and Adviser to the Prime Minister ... Read More »

More than 100,000 Pakistanis become American citizens in one decade

104,000 Pakistanis have gained US citizenship between 2005 and 2014

104,000 Pakistanis gained American citizenship in 10 years whereas 14,400 Pakistanis immigrated to the US last year As many as 104,000 Pakistanis have gained American citizenship over the past 10 years between 2005 and 2014, United States (U.S.) consulate official informed during a media tour of the Karachi consulate’s visa section on Friday. Around 14,400 Pakistanis immigrated to the U.S. last year. ... Read More »

Pakistan and China launch first joint border patrol

A frontier defense regiment of the PLA in Xinjiang, along with a border police force from Pakistan, carry out a joint patrol along the China-Pakistan border. Photo: 81.cn

Pakistani and Chinese troops are jointly patrolling a stretch of the border connecting Pakistan and China. This is the first time China and Pakistan have carried out joint patrol in the recent years though Chinese troops have been patrolling the area since 2014. Though there are no details of the joint patrolling by China and Pakistan but it coincides with ... Read More »

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