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Emir of Qatar seeks security cooperation with Pakistan

Emir of Qatar seeks security cooperation with Pakistan

Qatar seeks Pakistan Army’s cooperation in cyber security, defence production Qatar’s Prime Minister Sheikh Abdullah bin Nasser bin Khalifa Al Thani has acknowledged Pakistan’s role in developing and strengthening of their armed forces. Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani expressed intend to learn from Pakistan Army’s experience in security domain and sought their assistance strengthening of their ... Read More »

WAPDA awards Rs 180 billion Dasu Hydropower contract to Chinese firm

WAPDA awards Rs 180 billion Dasu Hydropower contract to Chinese firm

Pakistan government awarded Rs180 billion worth of two contracts to a Chinese firm for first stage of the Dasu hydropower project. Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) signed agreement of Rs180 billion worth of two contracts to China Gezhouba Group Company (CGGC) for construction of main civil works in the first stage of the Dasu hydropower project. Dasu Project Director ... Read More »

KP launches Durshal Government Innovation Lab

KP launches Durshal Government Innovation Lab

KP IT Board, Code for Pakistan and World Bank launched the third cycle of the KP Civic Innovation Fellowship Program Khyber Pakhtunkhwa IT Board, Code for Pakistan, and the World Bank Group launched the third cycle of the KP Civic Innovation Fellowship Program today at Durshal Government Innovation Lab in Peshawar. Durshal Government Innovation Lab provides co-working space for young ... Read More »

Pakistan govt to construct iconic ‘CPEC Tower’ in Islamabad

Govt decided to construct ‘Iconic CPEC Tower’ in the Islamabad

The iconic tower would help attract maximum investors and serve as a symbol of branding Pak-China Friendship The government of Pakistan has approved to build a China Pakistan Economic Corridor Tower ‘A symbol of friendship’ between Pak-China in the capital city Islamabad. CPEC Tower has been approved in a meeting chaired by the Minister of Planning Development and Reform Mr. Ahsan ... Read More »

Quetta Gladiators to clash with Peshawar Zalmi in PSL 2 final

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Pakistan is set to mark historic day for the final of Pakistan Super League (PSL) at Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore LAHORE – The wait is over as buoyant Peshawar Zalmi and rampant Quetta Gladiators are set to clash in the final of the second edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL 2017) on Sunday at Gaddafi Cricket Stadium in Lahore. ... Read More »

Malnutrition costs Pakistan $7.6b annually, study reveals

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Malnutrition is a heavy burden both for the mother of a weak baby, but also for the economy of Pakistan.  Malnutrition costs Pakistan US$7.6 billion annually, the consequences of malnutrition includes lost laborers, healthcare expenses and lower productivity which is 3 percent of GDP, according to a new report. The study was launched by the Pakistan Scaling Up Nutrition (SUN) Secretariat ... Read More »

PSL final to be held in Lahore as scheduled

Pakistan Super League begins in Dubai

International Security experts including two ICC members will come to watch PSL final, Najam Sethi Pakistan Super League’s final will be held in Lahore as scheduled, the news was confirmed by Chairman Pakistan Super League Najam Sethion on Monday. Chief Minister Pujnab Mr. Shahbaz Sharif gave the go-ahead to hold the final preparation in Lahore, the decision was taken after ... Read More »

Pakistan to host 13th ECO Summit in Islamabad next week

Pakistan to host 13th ECO Summit in Islamabad next week

The theme of Economic Cooperation Organization Summit is “Connectivity for Regional Prosperity”. The 13th Economic Cooperation Organization Summit an inter-governmental regional grouping of 10 countries to be held in Islamabad on March 1st. The ECO conference will keep focus on regional connectivity. Pakistan’s Foreign Affairs Adviser Sartaj Aziz has confirmed the participants of ECO Summit. He said the $46 billion ... Read More »

UNODC launches $70m project to empower Pakistan’s law enforcement agencies

UNODC launches $70m project to empower Pakistan's law enforcement agencies

UNODC Country Programme to address Pakistan’s development challenges within its mandated areas of illicit trafficking, drug control, and crime prevention ISLAMABAD – The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) presented its USD 70 Million Country Programme II (2016-19) under the title “developing solutions for drugs and related challenges in Pakistan”. In December 2016, UNODC in collaboration with the ... Read More »

Pakistan Army launches Operation “Radd-ul-Fasaad” across the country

Army launches Punjab-wide operation against militants after Lahore carnage

Pakistan Air Force, Pakistan Navy, Civil Armed Forces and other Law Enforcing Agencies to actively participate in the operation. Pakistan Army launched its anti-terrorist offensive ‘Operation Radd-ul-Fasaad’, the latest in a series of operations security forces have launched to counter militants across the country. According to the Military Spokesperson Major General Asif Ghafoor, Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR), said ... Read More »

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