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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


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 »

Turkish-Urdu dictionary launched in Ankara

Prof. Dr. Celal Soydan of Istanbul University speaking at the launch of Turkish Urdu dictionary in Ankara, Turkey.

Turkish Urdu dictionary  – new milestone in Pakistan-Turkey Friendship ANKARA (Turkey) –  The Embassy of Pakistan, Turkish Language Institution (TDK), and Urdu Department of Ankara University jointly organized a book launching ceremony of “Urdu Türkçe – Türkçe Urdu Sözlük” in Ankara. The dictionary has been compiled by Prof. Dr. Ahmad Bakhtiar Ashraf of Ankara University and Prof. Dr. Celal Soydan of ... Read More »

Pakistan and Kashmir are inseparable: General Raheel Sharif

ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – In one of his strongest remarks on Kashmir, Pakistan’s Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Raheel Sharif on Wednesday said that Pakistan and Kashmir are inseparable, and that Kashmir is “an unfinished agenda of partition”. The statement was tweeted by Director General Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR) Maj-Gen Asim Bajwa. Kashmir is an unfinished agenda of partition,Pak &Kashmir are ... Read More »

Pakistan to host D-8 summit meeting tomorrow (June 4)

Special assistant to Prime Minister, Syed Tariq Fatemi, arrives to attend the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) on October 16, 2014 in Milan. AFP / Giuseppe Cacace

ISLAMABAD – Pakistan, the current Chairman of the Developing-8 Organization for Economic Development, will host a meeting of the 36th session of the Developing-8 Commission this week. “This meeting is being organised during the extended term of Pakistan’s chairmanship of the organisation,” the Foreign Office said on Tuesday. Special Assistant to the Prime Minister Syed Tariq Fatemi will inaugurate the ... Read More »

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