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Pakistan marks Defence Day to honour 1965 war martyrs

K-8 Advanced Jet Trainers practicing aerobatics. Photo: Muhammed Usman

ISLAMABAD – The 51st Defence Day of Pakistan is being observed today with renewed pledge and commitment to the defence of the territorial integrity and sovereignty of Pakistan. It was on 6th of September in 1965 that the Indian forces crossed international border in the darkness of night and attacked Pakistan but ever vigilant armed forces solidly backed by the ... Read More »

Pakistani students invited to apply for Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program 2016

Asia Youth Exchange Program

Pakistani students are invited to apply for Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Program in Science 2016 (SAKURA Exchange Program in Science), annually offered by Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST). This is for the first that the program is being offered in Pakistan. This program aims to promote exchanges between young Asian researchers and Japanese researchers in fields of science and technology ... Read More »

Photos: German Defence Attache visits Pakistan Army Museum

German Defence Attache, Colonel Klaus Wolf visits the Museum of the Pakistan Army in Rawalpindi

German Defence Attache, Colonel Klaus Wolf visited the Museum of the Pakistan Army in the last week of August 2016. He was welcomed by Brigadier Adnan Saleem, the director of the museum who accompanied him on a guided tour. After visiting the museum, Colonel Klaus Wolf remarked: “It is impressive how in this museum the proud history of the Pakistan Army ... Read More »

Australia funds new women hostel King Edward Medical University students

Australian High Commissioner Ms. Margaret Adamson, inaugurates the new women hostel for King Edward Medical University students

Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan Margaret Adamson and Punjab Specialised Healthcare and Medical Education Secretary Najam Ahmed Shah inaugurated a new hostel at the King Edward Medical University’s College of Ophthalmology and Allied Vision Sciences (COAVS), in Lahore. The hostel will house 250 ophthalmic students, mostly women from far-flung areas of Pakistan, and facilitate them to  pursue education in a ... Read More »

Pakistan Navy inducts ATR aircraft, unmanned aerial system in fleet

Pakistan Navy Admiral Mohammad Zakaulla being briefed at the inudction ceremony

Pakistan Navy has inducted 3rd state-of-the-art ATR aircraft and Scan Eagle Unmanned Aerial System in its fleet to improve effectiveness KARACHI – Pakistan Navy inducted its 3rd state-of-the-art ATR aircraft and Scan Eagle Unmanned Aerial System in its fleet to augment effectiveness and enhance its operational flexibility and reach. An induction ceremony was held at PNS Mehran, Chief of Naval Staff ... Read More »

Pakistani businesses participate in U.S. Woodworking Trade Show in Atlanta

Pakistani businesses participate in U.S. Woodworking Trade Show in Atlanta

Representatives from Pakistani businesses traveled to the United States to participate in the 2016 International Woodworking Fair in Atlanta, Georgia. The IWF is one of the world’s premier furniture manufacturer, architectural woodwork, custom and general woodworking trade shows, and hosts more than 1,000 exhibitors specializing in all areas of woodworking supply and technology. “Through this trade delegation, Pakistani and American business ... Read More »

Pakistani pilot sisters make history by co-flying Boeing 777

Pakistani pilot sisters make history by co-flying Boeing 777

PIA pilots – Maryam Masood and Erum Masood – make history by becoming first pair of sisters to fly Boeing-777s concurrently KARACHI – Two Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) pilots made history by becoming the first pair of sisters in Pakistan to fly Boeing-777 airplanes at the same time. Maryam Masood and Erum Masood made history by flying the coveted large ... Read More »

CPEC opens new era of development and opportunities for the entire region

PM Nawaz Sharif addressing the gathering at occasion of CPEC Summit 2016 in Islamabad on 29 August 2016. Photo: PID

The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) Summit and Expo 2016, opened in Islamabad on 29 August 2016, offered a platform for exchange of ideas and opened new avenues for businesses opportunities and people-to-people linkages between Pakistan and China – all-weather friends. The CPEC will open doors to immense economic opportunities not only to Pakistan but will act as a bridge for ... Read More »

Pakistan launches first National Data Centre to accelerate digitization

Pakistan launches first National Data Centre to accelerate digitization

National Data Centre for e-governance is the top priority: IT Minister Anusha Rahman ISLAMABAD – National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC) inaugurates first ever National Data Centre of Pakistan in Islamabad.  National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC) has established a cloud-based NDC for the government and public sector entities. The inauguration ceremony held in the capital was attended by Minister of IT Ms Anusha ... Read More »

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