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PepsiCo lights up lives of underprivileged communities this Ramadan

PepsiCo lights up lives of underprivileged communities this Ramadan

PepsiCo Pakistan has collaborated with Walter Pakistan to launch a nationwide campaign called ‘Lighting up Lives’ for the month of Ramadan. The campaign invites consumers to help in delivering eco-friendly lighting to underprivileged communities by buying a bottle of Pepsi. This is done simply through buying a bottle of Pepsi during the holy month of Ramadan. Pepsi is the global partner ... Read More »

Pakistan Army Chief Raheel Sharif visits Russia for crucial talks

This is the first visit by General Raheel as the army chief to Russia, and is seen as sign of warming ties between the former cold-war rivals. ISLAMABAD – Army chief General Raheel Sharif arrived in Moscow on a three-day official visit to Russia against the backdrop of realignments taking place in the region. The chief military spokesperson, who is ... Read More »

Govt should support expats working for Pakistan’s progress

Speakers at an event demanded Pakistan Government to take appropriate steps to mainstream and support British Pakistanis who want to work for the progress & betterment of Pakistani society.

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan Government has been asked to take appropriate steps to mainstream and support the work of British Pakistanis who want to work for the progress & betterment of Pakistani society. This demand was repeated by several speakers at gathering hosted by a Britain-based NGO called QED in Islamabad. Terrorism and extremism have badly denigrated country’s name and added fuel to ... Read More »

Pakistan’s JF-17 wins first export order at Paris Air Show

JF-17-Thunder

PARIS: After high expectations for a deal to pull through, Pakistan was successful in securing its first ever export order for its JF-17 Thunder fighter on Monday at the first day of the International Paris Air Show. Air Commodore and Pakistan Air Force officer dealing in sales and marketing, Khalid Mahmood said “A contract has been signed with an Asian country.” However the name ... Read More »

WFP launches Food storage for malnourished children and mothers of Sindh

United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has launched a Cold Storage facility in Karachi to store and protect high value nutritious items for malnourished children and mothers of Sindh

Karachi – The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has inaugurated a Cold Storage facility in Karachi to store and protect high value nutritious items. The stored food commodities are to be distributed at the Nutrition and Livelihood projects WFP is implementing in Sindh province. Many areas in Sindh are affected by drought repeatedly, causing severe shortage of food, resulting ... Read More »

German Business delegation visits Pakistan to strengthen Economic ties

German Deputy Minister of the Federal Foreign Office, Mr. Stephan Steinlein, and a German Business Delegation, hold meeting with Sartaj Aziz, Advisor to the Prime Minister and other officials in Islamabad

German Deputy Minister of the Federal Foreign Office and a business delegation visits Pakistan The German Deputy Minister of the Federal Foreign Office, Mr. Stephan Steinlein, visited Islamabad and Karachi from 10-12 June, 2015. The Minister was accompanied by a German Business Delegation on his visit that aims to strengthen bilateral economic ties and exploring new business opportunities between Pakistan ... Read More »

Pakistan’s JF-17 to fly at Paris Air Show 2015

JF-17-Thunder

Pakistani JF-17 Thunder, designed and built jointly by China and Pakistan, will be particpating in the prestigious Paris Air Show this year. Three of the aircraft left yesterday for Paris from Pakistan. One will fly, one will be on static display and the other is, presumably, a backup. The aircraft is presumably being shown to see if Pakistan and China ... Read More »

Germany launches safe drinking water scheme in Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan

German Ambassador, Dr. Cyrill Nunn, inaugurates safe drinking Water Supply Schemes in Chitral

Islamabad (Pakistan) – German Ambassador Dr. Cyrill Nunn inaugurated three safe drinking Water Supply Schemes in Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan. These three Water Schemes in Chitral Town, Booni and Yasin Sandi will facilitate the access to quality water & sanitation for the local population in Chitral and Gilgit-Baltistan. Germany is supporting the project called WASEP (Water & Sanitation Extension Program) since ... Read More »

Pakistan and UAE hold Bilateral Air Services Agreement talks

Emirates Airline

UAE airlines to operate from 4 more airports of Pakistan Islamabad – Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (PCAA) has permitted five Airlines of United Arab Emirates (UAE) to carry out unlimited operations from four new Airports in Pakistan: Quetta, Panjgur, Turbat and Gawadar airports. The initiative will facilitate the citizens of local districts to fly abroad directly from their hometowns.Bilateral Air ... Read More »

Pakistan unveils Rs 4.3 trillion budget for FY 2015-16; defence budget up by 11%

ISLAMABAD – Federal Minister for Finance Ishaq Dar today unveiled the budget for the fiscal year 2015-16 with a total outlay of Rs 4.33 trillion ($42.33 billion). A special cabinet meeting was also held on Friday under Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif to consider and approve budget proposals for the next financial year. Compared to the 2014-15 budget of Rs 3.985 trillion, ... Read More »

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