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Future prospects of solar energy is very optimum in Balochistan: Secretary Finance Balochistan

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: Secretary Finance Government of Balochistan Mr. Akbar Hussain Durrani has said that the future prospects of solar energy is very optimum in Balochistan and we will welcome all international investors in Balochistan, in the meanwhile Government of Balochistan is very inquisitive  and will appreciate new interventions and innovative techniques in the field of renewable energy sources. ...

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Balochistan looks for “Child-Friendly Schools”

By:  Sana Samad   There is no doubt that education is the most important source for getting development and teachers are the backbone of progressing education in any nation. The foremost responsibilities of the teachers are to create creative students, train them for the upcoming generation and make them the individuals and protectors of the nation. Unfortunately, the education system ...

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Volume III: A Roadmap to Transform Maths and Science Education

Quetta: Pakistani schools (especially government schools) are producing unacceptably low levels of learning outcomes in maths and science. This represents a significant and deep-rooted challenge to Pakistan’s economic growth. The average maths score for Class VIII students in the National Education Assessment System (NEAS) exams conducted in 2014 was 461 out of 1,000 The average maths score for Class IV ...

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First technical committee meeting of MICS conducted in Quetta

By: Saeed Yousuf QUETTA: Chief Economist Planning & Development Department Mr. Ghous Bux Marri has said that relevant and accurate data shows that the directions in formulating futuristic strategies, plans and polices. He was expressing these views while addressing the first technical committee meeting of MICS. Joint Chief Economists Mr. Abdul Bari Khan, Mr. Mohammad Asif, Mr. Shafiqu Ur Rehman, ...

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Health Minister Inaugurates German funded Regional Blood Centre at Spony Road Quetta

By: Saeed Yousuf The Health Minister Balochistan Mir Rahmat Saleh Baloch, inaugurated modern Regional Blood Center in Bolan Medical Complex, Quetta on Wednesday. The center has been developed by the German government. The government of Germany was represented by Mr. Wolfgang Moellers, Country Director, KfW-German Development Bank. Prof. Hasan Abbas Zaheer, National Coordinator, Safe Blood Transfusion Programme was also present. The ...

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We welcome donor agencies for the uplift of the social sector development in the province, Says Secretary Finance

By: Saeed Yousuf Quetta: Secretary Finance Mr. Akbar Hussain Durrani has said that government welcomes every pragmatic move taken by the donor agencies for the uplift of the social sector development in the province. He was expressing these views in meeting with the UNDP, Rule of Law Programme Mission headed by, Senior Program Specialist, Ms. Shahzada Ahmed. He said that ...

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Lok Virsa celebrates the music of legendary folk singer late Mai Bhagi

  Islamabad: To commemorate the International Women Day, Lok Virsa here on Tuesday named a hall after the legendary folk singer late Mai Bhagi to acknowledge her services for Sindhi folk music. Executive Director Lok Virsa Dr. Fouzia Saeed said on the occasion that today we are covering another milestone naming a hall after the legendary folk singer Mai Bhagi. “This is ...

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Lok Virsa promotes new talent

 Islamabad: Lok Virsa started a new program ‘Open Mic’ to provide a platform to the emerging singers from all genres. The idea is to promote those who are eager to sing but they lack a proper platform. Not only certificates are distributed among the singers but they are also provided the opportunity to sing at different forums. Program started properly ...

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All Provinces have equitable rights over country resources:  PM

Islamabad:  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif Saturday said his government’s vision of transforming the country into a truly developed state was based on progress and development of all federating units. In a meeting with Balochistan Chief Minister Sardar Sanaullah Zehri at PM House, the prime minister said all parts and provinces had equitable rights over the country’s resources. “It is our ...

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Balochistan: The Fruit Basket of Pakistan 

By:  Sana Samad  Though Balochistan is full of natural resources and profiting the country, it is also called “The Fruit Basket of Pakistan”.   Balochistan is sharing 90 percent national production of grapes, cherry and almonds, almost 60 percent of peach, pomegranate, apricot and around 34 percent apple and 70 percent of dates. In Balochistan, 149,726 hectares areas are covered by ...

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