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Pakistan ranks 154 out of 183 countries on Youth Development Index 2016

Pakistan ranks 154 out of 183 countries on Youth Development Index 2016

Pakistan’s poor performance in the areas of education, financial inclusion and political participation led to declining score on Youth Development Index 2016 Pakistan is among the worst countries for young people aged 15 to 29 to live in, according to the latest survey of Youth Development Index (YDI) 2016 compiled by Commonwealth Secretariat. At a dismal ranking of 154 among ... Read More »

Pakistan highlights women empowerment initiatives at OIC moot in Istanbul

Pakistan highlights women empowerment initiatives at OIC moot in Istanbul

Pakistan is committed to women empowerment as a key priority area across all sectors of planning and development ISTANBUL (Turkey) — Pakistani officials lauded the women empowerment initiatives at the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) conference in Istanbul. Pakistan is committed to women empowerment as a key priority area across all sectors of planning and development, Senator Kamran Michael informed the participants.The Federal ... Read More »

At least 21 killed, 60 wounded as two trains collide in Karachi

Rescuers workers use heavy machinery on the car of a train which crashed outside Karachi, Pakistan November 3, 2016.

The Fareed Express was standing at Landhi Railway station when Zakaria Express crashed into it KARACHI – At least 21 people have been killed and around 60 more injured after two trains collided near Karachi’s Landhi Railway Station early on Thursday, officials said. The accident occurred when the incoming Zakria Express from the central city of Multan rammed into the ... Read More »

Dreadful bus crash kills one, injures 24 in Islamabad

Dreadful bus crash kills one, injures 24 in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD – A man was killed and 24 female students of the International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) were injured after the university bus rammed into a footpath at the G-11 signal on Kashmir Highway here on Wednesday morning. According to police and rescue officials, the bus carrying more than 50 students of International Islamic University Islamabad (IIUI) went out of ... Read More »

Pakistan and Turkey hold joint naval exercises in the Arabian Sea

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Deputy Chief of the Naval Staff (Operations), Vice Admiral Zafar Mehmood Abbasi and Commander Pakistan Fleet, Vice Admiral Arif Ullah Hussaini along with Turkish Mission Commander witnessed the exercise onboard the Turkish Ship BUYUKADA KARACHI – Pakistan and Turkish Navy conducted bilateral naval exercise at North Arabian Sea, with an aim to enhance interoperability and contribute towards regional maritime security. ... Read More »

Pakistan to set up world's largest 1000 MW Solar Park

Pakistan to set up world's largest 1000 MW solar park

The solar park would have capacity of 5.2 million PV cells producing as much as 1,000MW of electricity, enough to power about 320,000 households Pakistan plans to set up the world’s largest solar park 1,000 Megawatt, as part of its plans encourage renewable energy resources, said Pakistan Federal Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid. “Pakistan has also enacted the National Energy ... Read More »

Polio eradication goal is zero cases everywhere and no more viruses anywhere

A health worker vaccinates a child against polio outside her home during Polio – National Immunisation Day (NID, while her sisters watching in Sherpow in Landhi town, Karachi Pakistan.

Opionion article by the Representative of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in Pakistan Dr. Michel Thieren in connection with World Polio Day It is inevitable that polio will be stopped, will all likelihood even by the year’s end. Wherever the virus is still actively transmitting, mostly in Afghanistan and Pakistan, the core polio epidemiological indicators attest that this virus is ... 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 »

UNIDO and ICCI launch ‘Women in Green Industry’ Campaign

UNIDO in collaboration with Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has launched an advocacy Campaign on Women in Green.

Pakistan Government is working on new SME Policy to focus on mainstreaming women in SMEs especially in green industry ISLAMABAD – Pakistan government is currently working on a new SME policy in consultation with all stakeholders that would focus on mainstreaming women in SMEs, especially in green industry, informed Mr. Khizar Hayat Gondal, Federal Secretary for Industries & Production. He was addressing as ... Read More »

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