Tag Archives: Pakistan

PIA introduces more flights for Gilgit Baltistan

Islamabad – On the directions of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif and special assistant to PM, Capt. Shujaat Azeem, the National Flag carrier Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has increased its flight to GB and is now offering 11 flights per week. The airline is also offering four flights per week on Islamabad-Peshawar-Chitral route. The increase in frequency of flights would not only ... Read More » announced today discounts on Black Friday up to 57% announced discounts on Black Friday today announced that it will offer special Black Friday deals with up to 57% discounts on items in various categories, on November 27th, 2015. Kaymu said that this introduction mainly comprises of the offers that are essential for each user and comes with numerous benefits of discounts and amenities. said that it is trying to be very clear on what’s being offered and ... Read More »

Successful women mean successful Pakistan: Speakers

Speakers at the Women Entrepreneurship Summit

ISLAMABAD – Speakers at the Women Entrepreneurship Summit (WES) on Wednesday urged the Pakistani women to come forward, believe in their abilities and grasp the space by becoming hardworking and consistent entrepreneurs, as this is one strong course toward economic independence and empowerment. WES is part of a yearlong project titled “Women Can Do” which is supported by U.S. Embassy, ... Read More »

Pakistan has the potential to become Internet transit hub for region: ISOC study

(L to R) Yoonee Jeong, Research Director, Rajnesh Singh of ISOC,, Ismail Shah, Chairman PTA and Matthew Perkins of UNESCAP at the Report briefing in Islamabad. Photo by Sana Jamal

ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – Despite having the lowest Internet user density of 13.8% in the region, Pakistan has the potential to become the Internet transit hub for Central and South Asia, according a new study. Pakistan’s geostrategic location and access to coastlines, offers the country great potential to become a supply route for the neighboring landlocked countries for Internet and communication ... Read More »

New American Ambassador David Hale arrives in Pakistan

New American Ambassador David Hale

ISLAMABAD, (Pakistan) – The new American Ambassador David Hale has arrived in Islamabad today on November 18, 2015. He succeeded Richard Olson as the new American Ambassador to Pakistan. Richard Olson has been appointed as new Special Representative for Afghanistan and Pakistan (SRAP) after serving as U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan for last three years. Ambassador David Hale will present his ... Read More »

Merit awards: Pakistani students receive Australia Awards Scholarship 2016

Group photo of Australian High Commissioner Margaret Adamson with Pakistani students who received Australia Awards Scholarship 2016

ISLAMABAD – Around 20 Pakistani professionals who have been awarded Australia Awards Scholarship 2016 gathered for a pre-departure briefing in Islamabad on Tuesday Australian High Commissioner Margaret Adamson farewelled the awardees who are professionals working in public health, education, economic growth, governance, mining and water resource management across Pakistan. The scholarship program will help “develop the skills and knowledge to drive change ... Read More »

Renowned aviator Tracey Taylor arrives in Pakistan

Renowned Tracey Taylor being received by PAF lady pilot Squadron Leader Saira Batool at Gwadar

KARACHI —   Ms Tracey Curtis Taylor an aviator and adventurer from New Zealand arrived at Gwadar in her vintage open cockpit biplane (1942 Boeing Stearman).  On her arrival she was received by Squadron Leader Saira Batool, a lady pilot of Pakistan Air Force. PAF will host her during her short stay in Pakistan before departing for her next destination. ... Read More »

Jaffer Express derails in Bolan, atleast 12 killed

Quetta – Atleast 12 people were killed and more than 100 were injured, when Jaffar Express train derailed near Bolan in mountainous area of Balochistan. Akbar Hussain Durrani, home secretary of Baluchistan said, “The accident occurred after the train’s brakes failed as it sped down the side of a mountain.” Two MI-17 Army helicopters had also been flown from Quetta to ... Read More »

Air Cargo Profiling Unit Training launched in Karachi

KARACHI – Two weeks theoretical training of the Karachi Airport “Air Cargo Profiling Unit” under its Global Container Programme  began here on Monday. The Global Container Control Program is a joint initiative of the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime and the World Customs Organization. This initiative helps states to set in place an effective inter-agency law enforcement structure, to minimise ... Read More »

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