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Pakistan Post to announces ‘Same Day Delivery’ service

Pakistan Post to announces 'Same Day Delivery' service

The charges would be Rs 150 for 500-gram weight consignment with additional charges of Rs 50 against each 500 gram Pakistan Post has launched a new delivery service “Same Day Delivery” for delivering goods in twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad on the same day. Minister for Postal Services, Maulana Syed Ameer Zaman Bukhari, will inaugurate the service and Post Master General Arshad Ali ... Read More »

Pakistan, China sign executive programme of cultural agreement

Agreement to promote cultural exchanges and determination of Belt and Road Initiative Pakistan and China have signed Executive Programme of Cultural Agreement for further consolidating cultural relations and promoting people-to-people contacts between the two states. According to the agreement, Pakistan and China would mutually cooperate to develop and promote Film and Broadcasting, Arts and Culture, Information and Investigation, Press and ... Read More »

Pakistan welcomes FIFA World Cup 2018 trophy

The trophy will remain in the city for a day where it will be put on display for the public The FIFA World Cup trophy touched down in Pakistan on Saturday as part of its global journey ahead of the World Cup 2018 in Russia. The trophy arrived Lahore in a special chartered plane along with superstars as part of ... Read More »

11 Pakistanis drown in migrant boat tragedy off Libya

Eleven Pakistanis drown in migrant boat tragedy off Libya

Libya has for years been a major transit route for migrants trying to reach southern Europe by sea The United Nations says 90 people are feared to have drowned off the coast of Libya after a people smuggler’s boat capsized mostly from Asia. While Pakistan’s Foreign Office said that the Pakistani embassy in Tripoli was actively following up on the ... Read More »

Pakistan, EU to cooperate in energy conservation

European Investment Bank keenly observing the fast expanding power sector in Pakistan Pakistan and the European Union (EU) have agreed upon the cooperation of Energy Conservation sector and Energy Efficiency. This was decided in a meeting between Federal Minister for Power Division, Sardar Awais Ahmed Khan Leghari and EU Ambassador Jean Francois Captain is Islamabad. For this purpose, both members ... Read More »

Air pollution in Pakistan causing more than 20,000 premature deaths: report

Air pollution, particularly in large urban centres, damages the population’s health and quality of life World Bank’s recently issued reports say that Pakistan air pollution, particularly in large urban centres is damaging public health and quality of life. According to report statistics, the air population is causing air quality in the country and has been the reason behind 20,000 premature death ... Read More »

World Bank and IFC to assists in renewable energy projects in KP, Balochistan

World Bank and IFC to assists in renewable energy projects in KP, Balochistan

Government of has taken decision to call competitive bidding for the renewable energy power generation in future World Bank and International Finance Corporation (IFC) are fascinated to assists the Wind and Solar Power Generation projects Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan. Pakistan government is working on the proposals to set up a renewable energy institute to identify the country’s energy potential and launch policy ... Read More »

Alternative Energy Development to tap Balochistan’s wind energy potential

Alternative Energy Development Board reviewed the potential of wind energy in Balochistan on the basis of available studies and data The Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB) has decided to tap wind energy potential present in Balochistan in its recent board meeting. The Alternative Energy board meeting was held under the aegis of Federal Minister for Energy (Power Division) Awais Ahmed ... Read More »

PTCL injects PKR 1 Billion in U-Microfinance Bank

PTCL injects PKR 1 Billion in U-Microfinance Bank

U Bank serves more than 625,000 customers, where 30% of the served customers are women Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has injected an additional equity of PKR 1 billion in U Microfinance Bank Ltd. (U Bank), which is a wholly owned subsidiary of PTCL. This capital injection will enable the Bank to further capitalize on the growth opportunities possible in ... Read More »

Pakistan and Saudi Arabia pledges to simplify business visa issuance

Pakistan offered tremendous opportunities in various sectors of the economy, particularly in tourism Pakistan and Kingdom of Saudi Arabia have joined hands to make the easy procedure for business visa issuance besides rationalizing the visa fee on the reciprocal basis. The development came out in the 11th session of the Pakistan-Saudi Arabia Joint Ministerial Commission (JMC), where both countries reiterated the ... Read More »

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