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Pakistan Government agrees on two-year extension of Military courts

Pakistan Government agrees on two-year extension of Military courts

The political parties in both houses of the Parliament agreed on extending the tenure of military courts for two years. After a series of discussions and meetings, the Pakistan government and opposition both have agreed to revive the military courts for a two-year period, until January 2019. The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP), which had been opposing the government’s draft for ... Read More »

EU launches ‘Subai-Pakistan’ to strengthen Provincial Assemblies

EU launches 'Subai-Pakistan' to strengthen Provincial Assemblies

EU-funded Subai-Pakistan Project will improve the transparency and accessibility of the Provincial Assemblies ISLAMABAD – European Union in Pakistan has launched 3-year EU-funded Subai-Pakistan Project to strengthen the assemblies and improve the transparency and accessibility of the Provincial Assemblies. A high-level launch was hosted by the Ambassador of the European Union to Pakistan, H.E. Jean-François Cautain, in the Pakistan Institute for Parliamentary ... Read More »

PIA’s CEO placed on Exit Control List

PIA’s CEO placed on Exit Control List

Federal Investigation Agency has put the name of PIA’s CEO Bernd Hildenbrand on the Exit Control List. Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has put the name of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) CEO Bernd Hildenbrand’s name on the Exit Control List. According to the news secretary aviation, Name of Pakistan International Airlines’ Chief Executive Officer Bernd Hildenbrand has been placed on Exit ... Read More »

Pakistan Army inducts advanced air defence system

Chinese made LY-80 (LOMADS) Surface to Air missile defence system

LY-80 is a Chinese mobile Air Defence system, capable of tracking and destroying variety of aerial targets at longer ranges Pakistan has inducted an advanced Chinese made LY-80 (LOMADS) Surface to Air missile defence system to secure its airspace from any sort of misadventure, a statement from the ISPR said. Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa was ... Read More »

Pakistani athletes head to Austria for Special Olympics Games 2017

Pakistani athletes head to Austria for Special Olympics Games 2017

Three special athletes from Pakistan all prepared to depart for Austria to participate in the Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017. The Chief Minister’s Special Monitoring Unit (SMU) in Punjab has started an initiative to encourage participation of differently abled youth in globally acknowledged sports events. Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif hosted the differently abled athletes of Pakistan’s Special Olympics ... Read More »

LUMS Business School among world’s top 300 business schools

LUMS Business School among world's top 300 business schools

Suleman Dawood School of Business at LUMS has been ranked among the world’s top 300 business schools by a British ranking agency. The Suleman Dawood School of Business (SDSB) at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) now stands amongst top 300 business schools of the world according to the latest rankings by Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings by Subject ... Read More »

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 »

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