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U.S. pledges $3.5 million to UN Women to prevent violence against women in Pakistan

U.S. pledges $3.5 million to UN Women to prevent violence against women in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The United States (U.S.) Department of State and UN Women (the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women) Headquarters signed a three-year agreement, providing a grant of USD 3.5 million to support UN Women Pakistan’s initiative: “Prevention and Protection of Women from Violence Through Access to Justice, Services and Safe Public Spaces.” This announcement was shared ... Read More »

Space Week 2016 inspires young Pakistanis to explore space science & technology

World Space Week 2016 Pakistan

World Space Week 2016 inspires young Pakistanis to enter into the realm of Science & Technology Young scientists and space lovers gathered at an exceptional event by Institute of Space Technology to share their love for space science and everything beyond home planet Earth. Throughout the world, space events are being held to celebrate, educate and inspire the children and ... Read More »

United Nations Corners to be established in Govt Universities across Pakistan

United Nations Corners to be established in Govt Universities across Pakistan

Swiss Aid Agency and UN will establish United Nations Corners in Government Universities to support students in research and empower young Pakistanis Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC) will provide financial assistance to establish the ‘United Nations Corners’ in all Government universities across Pakistan. Mr. Roger Kull, Deputy Head of Mission of the Swiss Embassy, said: “The United Nations Corner provides ... Read More »

U.S. reaffirms commitment to Trade and Investment with Pakistan

U.S. reaffirms commitment to Trade and Investment with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – United States Trade Representative (USTR) Ambassador Michael Froman led a delegation to Islamabad to discuss the ongoing U.S.-Pakistan Trade and Investment Framework Agreement (TIFA) on October 18 with the Government of Pakistan.  The TIFA Council meeting, hosted by Federal Minister for Commerce Khurram Dastgir Khan, covered a broad range of trade and investment-related issues, including expanded market access for Pakistani ... Read More »

12th CNS International Squash Championship kicks off in Islamabad

Cdre Khalid Pervez SI(M) Commander North during Media brief of 12 CNS International Squash Championship 2016

Squash players from Egypt, USA, New Zealand, Australia, Malaysia, Holland, Jamaica, Wales, UAE and Jordan are joining Pakistani players in the championship ISLAMABAD – The 12th Chief of Naval Staff International Squash Championship kicked off at Mushaf Squash Complex, Islamabad on Saturday (15 October 2016). ‘This is the first time ever that Pakistan Navy is conducting this mega international event ... Read More »

Young Pakistani footballer Shahlyla Baloch dies in road accident

Shahlyla Baloch, a Pakistani footballer passes away in road accident

KARACHI – An enthusiastic Pakistani footballer Shahlyla Ahmadzai Baloch succumbed to injuries she suffered in a car accident on late Wednesday night in Karachi. She was sitting in the passenger seat when the accident occurred in Karachi’s DHA Phase VIII area, her family confirmed to media. Shahlyla was immediately rushed to Ziauddin Hospital in Clifton after going through an accident ... Read More »

Pakistan ranked 107 out of 118 countries on Global Hunger Index

Pakistan ranked 107 out of 118 countries on global hunger index

India was placed 97 on the index, Afghanistan 111 and China 29 with a low hunger level Pakistan has been ranked as a country with “serious” hunger level with 22 per cent of its population undernourished on the 2016 Global Hunger Index. Pakistan performed worse than most of its South Asian neighbours in eliminating hunger. On a 0-100 point scale ... Read More »

New Azerbaijan Ambassador meets PM Nawaz Sharif

Azerbaijan's Ambassador Ali Fikrat Oglu Alizaidi called on Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif at PM House on October 7, 2016.

Islamabad and Baku maintain excellent political, strategic, defence relationship and now aim to strengthen ties in various fields ISLAMABAD (TVI) — Azerbaijan’s newly appointed Ambassador Ali Fikrat Oglu Alizaidi called on Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif at PM House on October 7, 2016 and vowed to expand relations between the two brotherly states to a new height. Congratulating him on ... Read More »

GE signs digital power plant accords with Nishat Group

GE signs with Lalpir Power and Pakgen Power HR

GE will provide its advanced digital industrial software solutions to Lalpir Power Ltd and Pakgen Power Ltd under to advanced digital industrial solutions in supporting power plants across Pakistan ISLAMABAD — General Electric (GE) signed agreements to provide advanced digital industrial software solutions to Lalpir Power Ltd. and Pakgen Power Ltd., operators of Nishat Group’s thermal power plants located in Mehmood Kot ... Read More »

Photo Exhibition in Ankara portrays Pakistan-Turkey cultural connection

Photography Exhibition “Colours of Pakistan and Turkey –Through the Lens” launched in Ankara

Photo Exhibition “Colours of Pakistan and Turkey –Through the Lens” launched in Ankara highlights rich cultural connection between Pakistan and Turkey ANKARA, (Turkey) – A beautiful Photography Exhibition, featuring works of Pakistan’s leading photographers Gulraiz Ghouri and Faisal Rauf, was launched on Tuesday at Ankara’s prestigious art gallery. The exhibition titled “Colours of Pakistan and Turkey –Through the Lens” was launched on Tuesday ... Read More »

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