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Radio Pakistan and UN Pakistan celebrate World Radio Day 2017

Radio Pakistan and UN Pakistan celebrate World Radio Day 2017

World Radio Day is celebrated each year on February 13,  This year’s theme is “Radio is You” A two-hour live event on the theme of ‘Radio and Sustainable Development Goals’ was held at the PBC headquarters to mark World Radio Day 2017. The event was organized by Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) and United Nation Information Centre (UNIC). World Radio Day is celebrated ... Read More »

Maritime cooperation urged at 37-nation naval exercises in Pakistan

Maritime cooperation urged at 37-nation naval exercises in Pakistan

Naval Chief says, Pakistan Navy’s role crucial in maintaining peace in Indian Ocean region The Naval chief Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah on Sunday visited the ships of foreign navies participating in the Multinational Naval Exercise AMAN-17. During his visit the Naval chief Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah was welcomed by senior officers, task group commanders and commanding officers of the ships and was ... Read More »

Lahore blast claims 14 lives including senior cops

Lahore blast claims 14 lives including senior cops

SSP Traffic Zahid Gondal and DIG Traffic Ahmed Mobin were martyred in the incident LAHORE – At least 14 people including two senior cops were killed and more than dozens injured in a deadly blast near Punjab Assembly on Mall road in Lahore during a protest rally staged by Punjab Medical Stores Association and Chemist and Druggist Association. Chief Traffic ... Read More »

Pakistan State Bank inaugurated Data Centre to control money laundering

Data Centre inaugurated to control money-laundering and terror financing

Governor State Bank Ashraf Wathra along with British High Commissioner and UNODC representative inaugurated the Data Centre. The State Bank of Pakistan inaugurated Pakistan’s first high-tech data centre by State Bank of Pakistan Governor, the British High Commissioner and the Representative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime at the Financial Monitoring Unit Karachi. The newly established Data ... Read More »

Sharmeen and Rubina become ambassadors of Violence Against Women Centre

Sharmeen and Rubina become ambassadors of Violence Against Women Centre

Salman Sufi, Director Strategic Reforms in a joint press conference announced Sharmeen Chinoy  and Rubina Shaheen first two ambassadors. Pakistan’s renowned Oscar-winning film-maker Ms. Sharmeen Obaid Chinoy and grass-roots Violence Against Women worker, Ms. Rubina Shaheen were announced as the first two ambassadors of the Violence Against Women Centres in Punjab. The announcement was shared by Mr. Salman Sufi, Chief Minister’s ... Read More »

Pakistan gets $325 million from ADB for Hydro and Solar Power Projects

Pakistan gets $325 million from ADB for Hydro and Solar Power Projects

Pakistan and Asian Development Bank sign $325 million loan agreement for clean energy. The Asian Development Bank (ADB) will provide 325 million dollars to Pakistan for micro hydro power projects in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and solar power projects in the Punjab. Pakistan government and Asian Development Bank (ADB) have signed a loan agreement of $325 million to target off-grid areas of ... Read More »

Pakistan Super League begins in Dubai

Pakistan Super League begins in Dubai

Defending champion Islamabad United and Peshawar Zalmi to clash in opening match tonight DUBAI (United Arab Emirates) – After the super duper success of the first edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) last year, the second edition of the PSL 2017 begins tonight (Thursday) at Dubai International Cricket Stadium. Defending champion Islamabad take on Peshawar Zalmi as PSL starts tonight. ... Read More »

Mobilink and Warid become Jazz after merger

Mobilink and Warid become Jazz after merger

Jazz will now represent the merged operations of both Mobilink and Warid Mobilink and Warid have finally merged into one brand called Jazz, Mobilink has officially confirmed. Mobilink said that it has given up its brand name and will now be called as Jazz after its merger with Warid in late 2015. Jazz — which will now represent the merged ... Read More »

Pakistan remains largest host donor to United Nation WFP for fourth consecutive year

Germany contributes €1 million to WFP for food security in Pakistan

Pakistan donated 174,000 metric tonnes of wheat in 2016 and is the largest host donor to World Food Programme Pakistan is the largest United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) host donors worldwide for the past four years. Pakistan, increased its contributions of wheat to World Food Programme (WFP), according to the disclosed statistic from WFP authorities Pakistan contributing total 50,000 metric ... Read More »

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