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

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

Germany’s support will allow WFP to assist more than 89,000 displaced and returnee families in FATA with monthly unconditional relief food distributions ISLAMABAD – Germany has once again proved to be a sincere friend of Pakistan by granting €1 million to provide continual food assistance to both displaced and returnee families of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (FATA) in Pakistan. In its ... Read More »

CNS Open Golf Championship 2016 concludes in Karachi

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral M Zakaullah along with the prize winners of 21st CNS open Golf Championship at KGC

Pakistan Navy will continue to support and promote sport of golf in Pakistan: Chief of the Naval Staff KARACHI – Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah said that Pakistan Navy will continue to support sports, particularly golf, across Pakistan and create opportunities for people to excel at their chosen sport. Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah was speaking at the concluding ... Read More »

Documentary Films promote cultural preservation in Pakistan

Rohtas Fort Pakistan

American Embassy and Walkabout Films promote cultural preservation in Pakistan with 3 Documentaries on World Heritage Sites, namely Taxila Remains, Lahore Fort and Rohtas Fort Jhelum ISLAMABAD – Three documentary films highlighting the archeological and cultural heritage of Pakistan were opened at the Pakistan National Council of the Arts to promote cultural preservation in Pakistan. American Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale ... Read More »

Pakistanis spend $817 million on Dubai property in six months

Pakistanis spend $817 million on Dubai property in six months

Pakistanis are amongst the top 3 property investors in UAE during the first half of 2016 Pakistanis bought property worth three billion United Arab Emirates (UAE) dirhams (around US $816 million) in Dubai during the first half of 2016. These numbers put Pakistan just behind Indians and Britons who invested Dh7 billion and Dh4 billion in real estate in UAE ... Read More »

7 Pakistani athletes who made it Rio Olympics 2016

7 Pakistani athletes who made it Rio Olympics 2016

Three athletes – shooters Ghulam Mustafa Bashir and Minhal Sohail, and judoka Shah Hussain, qualified on merit KARACHI – Among the best athletes from 206 countries at the opening ceremony of Rio Olympics 2016 were also seven Pakistani athletes. This seven-member team marched past in the opening ceremony as shooter Ghulam Bashir carried Pakistan’s flag high at the ceremony in ... Read More »

Pakistan’s women police officers get 5 new buses from U.S. Embassy

American Embassy’s Director of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Katie Stana presented 5 mini buses to Inspector General of Police Shaukat Hayat

Pakistan’s National Highway & Motorway Police receives 5 buses from United States which will provide transportation to 200 women police officers ISLAMABAD – American Embassy’s Director of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs (INL) Katie Stana presented five mini buses valued at $275,000 to Inspector General of Police Shaukat Hayat for the National Highway & Motorway Police (NH&MP). With this donation, the ... Read More »

At least 70 killed in Quetta Civil Hospital blast

53 killed in blast at Quetta’s Civil Hospital

Blast occurred as lawyers gathered at the Hospital after the killing of Balochistan Bar Association Advocate Bilal Anwar Kasi QUETTA (Pakistan) – At least 70 people have been killed and 100 other wounded as suicide bomber struck Quetta’s Civil Hospital on Monday morning. The explosion occurred when a group of mourning lawyers were gathered to accompany the body of a murdered colleague. The ... Read More »

Pakistan, China, Tajikistan and Afghanistan form alliance to counter terrorism

China, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Tajikistan have announced a new quadrilateral counter-terrorism alliance mechanism

Pakistan, China, Tajikistan and Afghanistan have formally announced their counter-terrorism alliance on Wednesday, considering extremism as serious threat to regional stability. Top defence commanders of the four countries held a meeting in the Chinese city of Urumqi and later made the announcement of the Quadrilateral Cooperation and Coordination Mechanism (QCCM) on counter-terrorism, according to a statement issued by Pakistan’s Inter-Services Public Relations (ISPR). ... Read More »

First International Conference and Expo on Biomass Gasification Technologies

First International Conference and Expo on Biomass Gasification Technologies

Pakistan’s first International Conference and Expo on Biomass Gasification Technologies held in Islamabad ISLAMABAD – Pakistan’s first Conference and Expo on Biomass Gasification Technologies highlighted the importance of Biomass Gasification Technologies to address country’s severe energy challenges. The first International Conference & Expo on “Biomass Gasification Technologies”, held at Jinnah Auditorium, NUST, in Islamabad. The two-day conference was jointly organized by the ... 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 »

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