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Training and Information to improve Pakistan’s Agricultural Exports

Training and Information to improve Pakistan's Agricultural Exports

Pakistan currently exports approximately $585 million of fresh fruits and vegetables annually. Training programs can help increase Pakistan’s Agricultural Export ISLAMABAD – An agricultural was held in Islamabad to support the Government of Pakistan’s efforts to expand agricultural trade. The training intended to increase Pakistani exports by informing officials how to comply with international plant health standards.  Pakistan currently exports ... Read More »

Pakistan’s mixed martial arts fighter Uloomi Karim defeats India’s Yadwinder Singh

Pakistan's mixed martial arts fighter Uloomi Karim defeats India's Yadwinder Singh

Pakistan’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fighter Uloomi Karim Shaheen beat India’s Yadwinder Singh in a World Series of Fighting Global Championship (WSOF-GC) match KARACHI – Pakistani Mixed Martial Arts fighter Uloomi Karim earned a dominating win over his opponent Yadwinger Singh in World Series of Fighting Global Championship bouts in Manila, Philippines. The 25-year-old Kareem, fighting under Team Fight Fortress’s ... Read More »

Experts urge to promote Pakistan’s creative industries for social development

Pakistan's rock band Junoon performing with the Indian Ocean band at a special concert in Dehli organised by UNESCO's Mahatama Gandhi Institute for Peace and Sustainable Development

Pakistan’s creative economy has huge potential but current structures don’t provide the flexibility these businesses need to achieve that potential ISLAMABAD — Entrepreneurs, cultural policy makers and experts across Pakistan, together with UNESCO are engaging in talks to revitalize support for the country’s creative industries through a project funded by the Danish Centre for Culture and Development (CKU). ‘’Empowering people through ... Read More »

Pakistan, Iran vow to boost security cooperation to combat terrorism

Pakistan, Iran vow to boost security cooperation to combat terrorism

Pakistan and Iran call for establishing mechanisms to oversee border security and to fight against the common threat posed by ISIS (Daesh) Pakistan and Iran, in a joint statement, have stressed the need for establishing an institutional mechanism to oversee the border security, including a joint commission. The joint statement was issued after a meeting between Pakistan’s National Security Advisor Nasser ... Read More »

British Council Library reopens in Karachi after 15 years

British Council Library reopens in Karachi after 15 years

KARACHI – The British Council has re-opened its gates for the book lovers of Karachi after a gap of almost 15 years. The British Council library, closed after the 9/11 attacks, has been re-launched on 21st July with a new avatar. The library, located at the British Council on Shahrahe Iran in Clifton and features more than 10,000 books in its shelves. ... Read More »

More than 100,000 Pakistanis become American citizens in one decade

104,000 Pakistanis have gained US citizenship between 2005 and 2014

104,000 Pakistanis gained American citizenship in 10 years whereas 14,400 Pakistanis immigrated to the US last year As many as 104,000 Pakistanis have gained American citizenship over the past 10 years between 2005 and 2014, United States (U.S.) consulate official informed during a media tour of the Karachi consulate’s visa section on Friday. Around 14,400 Pakistanis immigrated to the U.S. last year. ... Read More »

Pakistan and China launch first joint border patrol

A frontier defense regiment of the PLA in Xinjiang, along with a border police force from Pakistan, carry out a joint patrol along the China-Pakistan border. Photo:

Pakistani and Chinese troops are jointly patrolling a stretch of the border connecting Pakistan and China. This is the first time China and Pakistan have carried out joint patrol in the recent years though Chinese troops have been patrolling the area since 2014. Though there are no details of the joint patrolling by China and Pakistan but it coincides with ... Read More »

Jazz launches National Incubation Center to nurture budding entrepreneurs

Incubation Center for startups

Jazz partners with Pakistan Government to launch first its kind innovation hub to nurture entrepreneurs from across Pakistan Pakistan’s new incubation center has been established to connect entrepreneurs, innovators and investors, while providing state-of-the-art incubation facilities to them. The official inauguration ceremony for Jazz’s National Incubation Center (NIC) was held at the National Information Technology Board. The ceremony was attended ... Read More »

Information Blackout: Facebook criticized for censoring Kashmir-related posts, accounts

facebook censorship

Facebook has been taking down accounts and posts related Kashmir unrest, which some term as “a violation of the right to free speech” SRINAGAR – Facebook has come under fire in recent days for suspending certain accounts on the social media platform, belonging to both native Kashmiris and foreigners present in and outside of the disputed Himalayan region. Facebook seems ... Read More »

Pakistan’s 10 best summer vacation spots

Pakistan top 10 places to visit

Forget about terrorism, load shedding, corruption, inflation and other problems. Trust me, Pakistan is beautiful. It is known for its stunning natural beauty, friendly people and out of the world hospitality. All we need is take a wider view, look around us. Pakistan is full of picturesque landscapes, is surrounded by lush green forests, pristine lakes and waterfalls, many soul-soothing ... Read More »

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