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COAS General Bajwa highlights regional security in Australia visit

Gen Bajwa highlights regional security in Australian visit

Qamar Javed Bajwa visiting Australia on the invitation of Australian Army Chief Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa is in Australia on a two-day official visit upon the invitation from the Australian army chief. General Bajwa highlighted the regional security situation and Pakistan’s concerns at meetings with the Australian leadership, according to a statement issued by ... Read More »

These countries fast longest in Ramadan 2017

Muslims mark beginning of Ramadan 2016

Fasting will be the longest in Greenland and Sweden, and shortest in Chile and Australia. Muslims across the world including Pakistan have entered into the most respected and celebrated Islamic month of Ramazan. The commencement of Ramazan is determined by the lunar cycle every year and its timing shifts in relation to the Western calendar worldwide each year. For the ... Read More »

Australian air chief meets Pakistan Air Force and Navy chiefs

Australian air chief meets Pakistan Air Force and Navy chiefs

Chief of the Royal Australian Air Force Air Marshal G N Davies praised the professionalism of Pakistan’s Armed Forces Australian’s Chief of Royal Australian Air Force, Air Marshal Gavin Neil Davies met with Chief of the Air Staff Air Chief Marshal Suhail Aman and Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah in one on one separate meetings. Air Marshal ... Read More »

Australia’s AU$6 million support to WFP to boost Girls’ Education in FATA

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The programme will provide over 312,000 children with High Energy Biscuits in 7 FATA agencies and 6 frontier regions ISLAMABAD – Australian Government has contributed AU$6 million (approximately US$4.5 million) from the for a three-year girls education programme in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) and Frontier Regions (FR) to United Nations World Food Programme (WFP). WFP Country Director ad interim Stephen Gluning noted that “There are alarming rates ... Read More »

Australia funds new women hostel King Edward Medical University students

Australian High Commissioner Ms. Margaret Adamson, inaugurates the new women hostel for King Edward Medical University students

Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Margaret Adamson and Punjab Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Secretary Najam Ahmed Shah inaugurated a new hostel at the King Edward Medical University’s College of Ophthalmology and Allied Vision Sciences (COAVS), in Lahore. The hostel will house 250 ophthalmic students, mostly women from far-flung areas of Pakistan, and facilitate them to  pursue education in a ... Read More »

Bleaching kills 35 per cent of corals in Great Barrier Reef

Great Barrier Reef Bleaching Has Killed 35% Of Corals In Central, Northern Regions

This year is the third time in 18 years that the Great Barrier Reef has experienced mass bleaching due to global warming SYDNEY (Australia) – Mass bleaching has killed more than a third of the coral in the northern and central parts of Australia’s Great Barrier Reef, though corals to the south have escaped with little damage, scientists have said. ... Read More »

Extreme Expedition: Four climbers die on Mount Everest in four days

Four climbers die on Mount Everest in four days in May 2016

4 die and about 30 other climbers have become ill with altitude sickness, or are suffering from frostbite. At least four climbers have perished on Mount Everest in four days, after an Indian mountaineer became the latest to succumb to altitude sickness while descending from the world’s highest peak. The first person to die was a climbing guide named Phurba ... Read More »

Ukraine wins 2016 Eurovision Contest with politically powerful song

Ukraine wins 2016 Eurovision Contest with politically powerful song

Ukraine’s Jamala wins Eurovision 2016 crown with song about war Ukraine’s Jamala was crowned the winner of popular Eurovision Song Contest 2016 with a political, heartfelt song about war. She dedicated to her great-grandmother. “I was sure that, if you sing about truth, it can really touch people. And I was right” the 32-year-old singer declare after accepting the Eurovision ... Read More »

Australia helps scale up fortification initiatives in Pakistan

Australia helps scale up fortification initiatives in Pakistan

The project aims to strengthen policy, advocacy for legislation and the coordination capacity of the alliances to scale up fortification initiatives in Pakistan. ISLAMABAD – Provincial Fortification Alliances of Sindh, Punjab, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Balochistan have been formed to strengthen policy, advocacy and the coordination to scale up fortification initiatives in Pakistan. The World Food Programme (WFP), the Australian High Commission and ... Read More »

Australia Day in Spring 2016 celebrated in Pakistan

Australia Day in Spring 2016 celebration engage Pakistani Youth

Australia supports Pakistan to develop its potential through education and training opportunities and strengthened links between the people of both countries ISLAMABAD – Pakistani students were led on a journey of flight and imagination by a visiting team from Australia called ‘The Paper Pilots’ as part of Australia Day in Spring 2016 celebration. The event was celebrated in major cities of Pakistan by ... Read More »

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