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Pakistan’s women police officers get 5 new buses from U.S. Embassy

American Embassy’s Director of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Katie Stana presented 5 mini buses to Inspector General of Police Shaukat Hayat

Pakistan’s National Highway & Motorway Police receives 5 buses from United States which will provide transportation to 200 women police officers ISLAMABAD – American Embassy’s Director of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Katie Stana presented five mini buses valued at $275,000 to Inspector General of Police Shaukat Hayat for the National Highway & Motorway Police (NH&MP). With this donation, the ... Read More »

At least 70 killed in Quetta Civil Hospital blast

53 killed in blast at Quetta’s Civil Hospital

Blast occurred as lawyers gathered at the Hospital after the killing of Balochistan Bar Association Advocate Bilal Anwar Kasi QUETTA (Pakistan) – At least 70 people have been killed and 100 other wounded as suicide bomber struck Quetta’s Civil Hospital on Monday morning. The explosion occurred when a group of mourning lawyers were gathered to accompany the body of a murdered colleague. The ... Read More »

First International Conference and Expo on Biomass Gasification Technologies

First International Conference and Expo on Biomass Gasification Technologies

Pakistan’s first International Conference and Expo on Biomass Gasification Technologies held in Islamabad ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s first Conference and Expo on Biomass Gasification Technologies highlighted the importance of Biomass Gasification Technologies to address country’s severe energy challenges. The first International Conference & Expo on “Biomass Gasification Technologies”, held at Jinnah Auditorium, NUST, in Islamabad. The two-day conference was jointly organized by the ... Read More »

UNIDO launches Sustainable Energy Initiative in Pakistan

UNIDO launches Sustainable Energy Initiative in Pakistan

Sustainable Energy Initiative for Industries in Pakistan project highlights importance of Renewable Energy and energy efficiency ISLAMABAD – United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) has launched a project, Sustainable Energy Initiative for industries in Pakistan, to explore options for renewable energy for the industrial sector and to improve Pakistan’s energy efficiency. The launching ceremony of the event was held in Islamabad and ... Read More »

Pakistan, Turkey to strengthen strategic ties after coup bid foiled

Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu called on Prime Minister of Pakistan Nawaz Sharif at PM House in Islamabad on August 2, 2016.

Relations of Pakistan and Turkey will continue to grow stronger to serve as a powerful factor for stability and prosperity in the region and beyond. ISLAMABAD – Pakistan and Turkey have agreed to transform their friendly relationship to a durable strategic and economic partnership. Earlier on August 2, 2016, Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu and Adviser to the Prime Minister ... Read More »

Training and Information to improve Pakistan’s Agricultural Exports

Training and Information to improve Pakistan's Agricultural Exports

Pakistan currently exports approximately $585 million of fresh fruits and vegetables annually. Training programs can help increase Pakistan’s Agricultural Export ISLAMABAD – An agricultural was held in Islamabad to support the Government of Pakistan’s efforts to expand agricultural trade. The training intended to increase Pakistani exports by informing officials how to comply with international plant health standards.  Pakistan currently exports ... Read More »

Pakistan’s mixed martial arts fighter Uloomi Karim defeats India’s Yadwinder Singh

Pakistan's mixed martial arts fighter Uloomi Karim defeats India's Yadwinder Singh

Pakistan’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Uloomi Karim Shaheen beat India’s Yadwinder Singh in a World Series of Fighting Global Championship (WSOF-GC) match KARACHI – Pakistani Mixed Martial Arts fighter Uloomi Karim earned a dominating win over his opponent Yadwinger Singh in World Series of Fighting Global Championship bouts in Manila, Philippines. The 25-year-old Kareem, fighting under Team Fight Fortress’s ... Read More »

Experts urge to promote Pakistan’s creative industries for social development

Pakistan's rock band Junoon performing with the Indian Ocean band at a special concert in Dehli organised by UNESCO's Mahatama Gandhi Institute for Peace and Sustainable Development

Pakistan’s creative economy has huge potential but current structures don’t provide the flexibility these businesses need to achieve that potential ISLAMABAD — Entrepreneurs, cultural policy makers and experts across Pakistan, together with UNESCO are engaging in talks to revitalize support for the country’s creative industries through a project funded by the Danish Centre for Culture and Development (CKU). ‘’Empowering people through ... Read More »

British Council Library reopens in Karachi after 15 years

British Council Library reopens in Karachi after 15 years

KARACHI – The British Council has re-opened its gates for the book lovers of Karachi after a gap of almost 15 years. The British Council library, closed after the 9/11 attacks, has been re-launched on 21st July with a new avatar. The library, located at the British Council on Shahrahe Iran in Clifton and features more than 10,000 books in its shelves. ... Read More »

Jazz launches National Incubation Center to nurture budding entrepreneurs

Incubation Center for startups

Jazz partners with Pakistan Government to launch first its kind innovation hub to nurture entrepreneurs from across Pakistan Pakistan’s new incubation center has been established to connect entrepreneurs, innovators and investors, while providing state-of-the-art incubation facilities to them. The official inauguration ceremony for Jazz’s National Incubation Center (NIC) was held at the National Information Technology Board. The ceremony was attended ... Read More »

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