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EU says no rigging on election day but ‘piles up pressures’ on Imran Khan

ISLAMABAD (PPA COMPILATION) — Michael Gahler, chief of the European Union election observer mission, told a press conference in Islamabad that his 120-strong team observed no rigging on election day. “We have concluded there was a lack of equality of opportunity,” he said, adding that the overall process was “not as good” as in 2013. European Union (EU) Election Observation ... Read More »

EU announces support for development of forensic science in Punjab

EU announces support for development of forensic science in Punjab

European Union announced 2.5m euros of support for Punjab Forensic Science Agency Highlighting the use of forensic evidence in the effectiveness of the judicial processes, European Union (EU) Ambassador Jean-Francois Cautain has announced 2.5m euros of support for Punjab Forensic Science Agency. “I will like to call for the government of Punjab to encourage them to further develop and strengthen the legal ... Read More »

UK and EU reach historic Brexit divorce deal

PM Theresa May said she looked forward to further discussions United Kingdome and the Europe Union both agreed on the historic Brexit divorce deal after ending six months of negotiations. Britain Prime Minister Theresa May and Jean-Claude Juncker announced a last-minute agreement, with the European commission president saying there was “sufficient progress” in negotiations to move to the next phase ... Read More »

EU fines Facebook $122 million over ‘misleading’ WhatsApp takeover

Facebook fine became third social media’s penalty in Europe within a week Facebook has been fined by the European Commission for “providing misleading information” during its 2014 acquisition of WhatsApp. The European Commission called it a “proportionate and deterrent fine”. European Union’s competition commissioner Margarethe Vestager said that Facebook had falsely claimed it was technically impossible to automatically combine user information from ... Read More »

EU Ambassador inaugurates Micro Hydro Power units and clean water wells in Chitral

EU Ambassador inaugurates Micro Hydro Power units and clean water wells in Chitral

The project will cover 165 micro hydro power units under EU-funded PEACE programme with total cost of €40 million Ambassador of the European Union Mr. Jean-François Cautain has inaugurated two Micro Hydro Power (MHP) units, built under the EU-funded PEACE programme, to tackle energy crisis in Chitral district Khyber Pakhtoonkhwa. The plants will affordable, sustainable and uninterrupted energy to thousands of ... Read More »

World’s largest marine park to be created in Antarctic Ocean

World's largest marine park to be created in Antarctic Ocean

World’s largest marine park will be created in the Ross Sea in Antarctica in landmark deal The European Union and 24 countries have reached a landmark international agreement to create the world’s largest marine park in the Southern Ocean, providing protection to 1.5 million square kilometers (0.6 million square miles) of the Ross Sea around Antarctica. The area, which is ... Read More »

EU grant of €22 million to benefit 300,000 returning families of FATA

EU grant of €22 million to benefit 300,000 returning families of FATA

EU grants 22 Million Euro to support local development initiatives in FATA and another 49 Million Euro for Vocational Training in Pakistan The Government of Pakistan has signed a Financing Agreement with the European Union for the implementation of a 22 Million EUR project titled “Aid to Uprooted People in Pakistan. The overall objective of the project is to facilitate ... Read More »

Pakistan’s second Migrant Resource Centre inaugurated in Lahore

Pakistan’s second Migrant Resource Centre inaugurated in Lahore

Promoting Safe Migration from Pakistan: Pakistan’s Second Migrant Resource Centre Inaugurated in Lahore LAHORE – A new Migrant Resource Center has been launched in Lahore to offer a range of support services to (potential) migrants, migrant workers, and their families including information, counselling referral and pre-departure orientation. Pakistan’s second Migrant Resource Center (MRC) in Lahore will provide similar counselling services as the Islamabad MRC ... 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 »

More than 3 million sign British petition for new EU referendum

More than 3 million sign British petition for new EU referendum

UK petition for second Brexit referendum reaches 3 million signatures and rising More than 3 million Britons and UK residents have signed a petition requesting a second referendum, days after a shock vote to leave the European Union. British parliament is obliged to consider any petition posted on its website that amasses more than 100,000 signatures. The petition demands the Government ... Read More »

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