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Biodiversity and sustainable tourism in the Hindu Kush Himalaya

Upper Mustang is one of the most remote and isolated regions in the Nepali Himalaya. Photo: Birendra Timilsina

Biodiversity and tourism linkages in the scenic Hindu Kush Himalaya By Janita Gurung and Anu Kumari Lama Biodiversity is the basis for many tourism activities in the Hindu Kush Himalaya (HKH). Scenic landscapes, forests, lakes, mountains, and farmlands attract many tourists to the region. Iconic bird and animal species are also major attractions. The snow leopard is a flagship mountain species ... Read More »

France supporting green energy development in Pakistan

France supporting green energy development in Pakistan

France and EU through the French Agency for Development (AFD) have provided Pakistan 4 million euros funding for green development Ambassador of France H.E. Mrs. Martine Dorance, along with Ambassador of European Union H.E. Jean-François Cautain, visited the construction site of the national Hydropower Training Institute (HPTI) in Mangla on May 22 nd 2017 to participate in the corner stone ceremony ... Read More »

Nawaz, Modi can break the ice in Astana at SCO Summit 2017

Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi

SCO Summit 2017 in Astana provides an opportunity for Pakistan-India talks Pakistani Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi will have an excellent opportunity next month to break the ice and ease tensions that have been on the rise between the two countries. Both countries are currently locked in a dispute over the death sentence handed over ... Read More »

Abdul Jabbar Bhatti becomes fourth Pakistani to scale Mount Everest

Abdul Jabbar Bhatti becomes fourth Pakistani to scale Everest

Pakistani mountaineers Nazir Sabir, Hasan Sadpara and Samina Baig conquered the world’s highest mountain before. A retired Pakistan Army lieutenant colonel Abdul Jabbar Bhatti became the fourth Pakistani to successfully peak Mount Everest. Lieutenant (R) colonel Abdul Jabbar Bhatti is an accomplished mountaineer and a past recipient of the President Pride of Performance award and the Tamgha-i-Basalat (Medal of Good ... Read More »

US continues to invest for better Health Systems in Pakistan

US continues to invest for better Health Systems in Pakistan

USAID and Ministry of National Health Services Regulation & Coordination aims to invest  on provincial health reforms, public health and childbirth care United States Agency for International Development (USAID) Mission Director John Groarke, Secretary of the Ministry of National Health Services Muhammad Ayub Shaikh, Executive Director Health Services Academy Dr. Assad Hafeez, and Secretary Health Department Government of Sindh Dr. Fazlullah ... Read More »

Nawaz Sharif met Vladimir Putin at One Belt One Road Forum in Beijing

Nawaz Sharif met Vladimir Putin at ‘One Belt One Road’ Beijing

Russian and Chinese Presidents want to facilitate meeting for Sharif and Modi during upcoming Shanghai Cooperation Organization Summit On the sidelines of the international summit on China’s new Silk Road plan titled as ‘Belt and Road Forum’ aimed at getting international support to build the world’s largest infrastructure project. Pakistan’s Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and Russian President Vladimir Putin had ... 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 »

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