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PTCL, KP govt sign agreement for Wi-fi Installation in education institutions

M. Suleman Awan, GM, Digital Services, PTCL, and Syed Ishtiaq Hussain, Chief Planning Officer, ST&IT, Govt of KP, signing the agreement.

All schools, colleges and universities across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to get wi-fi services Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the country’s leading ICT services provider, has inked a strategic agreement with the Ministry of Science, Technology & IT Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) for installing a state-of-the-art managed Wi-fi solution with high-speed internet connections at the University of Peshawar and 25 other colleges across Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The agreement was ... Read More »

Chinese cricketers to play for Peshawar Zalmi in 3rd edition

Chinese cricketers to play for Peshawar Zalmi in next PSL

Two players of Chinese National team to participate in coming edition of Pakistan Super League The champions of Pakistan Super League season 2, Peshawar Zalmi roped in cricketers from China to the Peshawar Zalmi squad to take part in the 3rd edition of the Pakistan Super League to be held in 2018. According to Peshawar Zalmi owner Javid Afridi, two ... Read More »

PAF Chief: Pakistan’s committed to fight terrorists absolutely clear

ISLAMABAD (PPA) — Pakistan Air Force Chief Air Marshal Sohail Aman today reaffirmed that Pakistan’s “commitment to fight the terrorists down to the last man is absolutely clear.” The Air Chief reiterated country’s resolve against terrorism while addressing the concluding session of International Seminar on Air Power (ISAP) at Air Headquarters, Islamabad on October 20, 2017. Air Chief was the ... Read More »

CM Khattak broke ground of Bus Rapid Transit System in Peshawar

CM Khattak broke ground of Bus Rapid Transit System in Peshawar

Provincial Govt seeks comfortable transportation to the residents of Peshawar through BRT Project Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak performed groundbreaking of Bus Rapid Transit System at provincial capital Peshawar. The twenty six km long Rapid Bus Transit System will begin from Chamkani and terminate at Hayatabad and the project is supposed to provide world class transport facility to 400,000 passengers daily basis. ... Read More »

Quetta’s Hazara women break stereotypes by opening women-only restaurant

Quetta's Hazara women break stereotypes by opening women-only restaurant

Social activist Hamida Ali Hazara started a restaurant in Quetta named Hazara Restaurant A group women from Hazara town’s Baluchistan – a region known for highly male-dominated society breaks all stereotypes by running restaurant only for ladies. The restaurant is only dedicated to women to come together, sit and engage while having delicious food for a change getting service from ladies comfortably. ... Read More »

PAF holds International Seminar on Airpower

Islamabad — A two day International Seminar on Airpower (ISAP) with the theme of “Emerging Trends in Airpower” commenced under the auspices of Pakistan Air Force at Nur Khan Auditorium, Air Headquarters Islamabad on October 19, 2017. Air Chief Marshal Sohail Aman, Chief of the Air Staff, Pakistan Air Force attended the opening session of the seminar. Former Air Chiefs ... Read More »

Japan announces US$4.63 million grant for polio vaccination in Pakistan

Japan announced a grant of five hundred twenty million Yen for polio vaccination in Pakistan

Japan provides 520 million Yen to assist Pakistan’s efforts for Polio Eradication The Government of Japan has announced today to provide a grant of 520 million Yen to support supply of the essential polio vaccine for the case response and mop up vaccination campaigns during the 2017-2018 low transmission season of the poliovirus. The grant notes were signed and exchanged ... Read More »

Pakistan launches landmark ‘Climate Change financing framework’

Minister for Climate Change Mushahid Ullah Khan and UNDP Representative Neil Buhne with other speakers on the launch of Financing framework report in Islamabad. Photo by UNDP Pakistan

Pakistan launches Climate Change Financing Framework to mainstream climate change into planning and budget systems Pakistan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) unveiled a ‘Climate Change Financing Framework’ (CCFF) on Monday to combat climate change. This landmark initiative will make Pakistan’s existing climate change policy more effective, prove its future climate action and help access global climate funds. It ... Read More »

KP Govt launched the first E-ilaj Online Healthcare Center

Health Minister Shehram  Tarakai inaugurated the first E-ilaj Telemedicine center in Behali, Mansehra Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Health department in collaboration with KP Information Technology Board launched the first E-ilaj Telemedicine Center in Behali, District Mansehra. The tele-medicine centre will provide facilities to approximately 23,000 people of the area through online services and would be connected with a central control room in Peshawar. According to sources ... Read More »

Germany reiterates initiative on Disaster Risk Reduction in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (PPA) – German government has stepped up its supports and initiatives which can help in reducing the risks to natural disasters in Pakistan to overcome the serious challenges such as rapid population growth, high levels of rural-urban migration and diminishing natural resources. Today (13 October) which is marked as the International Day for Disaster Reduction, Germany reaffirmed its commitment ... Read More »

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