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UBL, Chinese Firm Sign MoU To Promote Economic Development of Gwadar

KARACHI: United Bank Limited (UBL) and China Overseas Port Holding Company (COPHC) recently entered into a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for “Framework of cooperation” to promote economic development of Gwadar and its free economic zones, a statement said on Wednesday. The two institutions have mutually agreed to cooperate for banking services in response to strategic national priorities of China and ...

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University of Lahore and AGAHI Sign a Collaboration Agreement to Leverage Skills on Futures Research

LAHORE: AGAHI a not-for-profit organization and the country partner of the Millennium-Project, a Global Futures Studies & Research participatory think-tank signed a memorandum of understanding with the University of Lahore focusing on establishing Pakistan’s first ever Foresight Lab; envisioning a knowledge exchange initiative that would beacon an effective and efficient way for attaining mutually compatible goals of technological innovation, enhancing ...

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Independence Day celebrated at Lok Virsa

ISLAMABAD: The National Institute of Folk and Traditional Heritage (Lok Virsa) celebrated the independence day of Pakistan in a befitting manner here at Heritage Museum, Shakarparian. It was part of the ongoing activities chalked out by the Federal Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage regarding 70 years celebrations of Pakistan which started on 1st August 2017. Special activities organized ...

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Australia and Mishal Pakistan Are Building The Capacity Of Media To Raise Awareness of Malnutrition

ISLAMABAD: The Australian Government is supporting Mishal Pakistan to deliver a series of workshops across Pakistan to build the capacity of more than 100 journalists to report on Pakistan’s nutrition crisis. Acting Australian High Commissioner, Jurek Juszczyk, who attended the closing ceremony of the Islamabad workshop today, said the role of media in creating awareness of malnutrition in Pakistan was ...

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Govt determined for developing Balochistan: President Mamnoon

QUETTA: President Mamnoon Hussain said that the government was determined to develop Balochistan and was building over 100 small dams for resolving water issues in the province. These views were expressed by President Mamnoon Hussain with parliamentarians during meeting at Governor House on Tuesday. He said that the government allocated special funds for Universities of province and adding that 50 ...

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I will not resign from my NA seat: Ayesha Gulalai

ISLAMABAD: The former Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member Ayesha Gulalai announced that she will not resign from her National Assembly seat, adding she doesn’t believe in personalities like Imran Khan as a person should have moral character. She gave a fiery address in today’s National Assembly session, rejecting ‘the trend of abusing others’ and slamming the senior leadership of the opposition ...

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Understanding Corruption, Panama Verdict and Public Celebration

By: Rafi Ullah Corruption is called the abuse and misuse of power, dishonest behavior and misconduct. There are various topologies of corruption including political corruption, administrative corruption, personal corruption and moral corruption. Every one of us is corrupt being implicated in any of the above categories. Eliminating corruption in political level does not mean that society is pristine and immaculate ...

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Prosperity of Balochistan top priority of PML (N) government: Marriyum Aurangzeb

ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage Marriyum Aurangzeb Wednesday said that the development of Balochistan was the top priority of the PML (N) government headed by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif as he believed that the development of the province was inextricably linked to the development of the entire country. She was speaking at a dinner that ...

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Lok virsa Condemn attack on Queen of Pashto folk music Zarsanga

ISLAMABAD: Legend folk singer of Khyber pakhtoon Khawa Zarsanga and her family were brutally attacked by a mob of her villagers. The incident occurred when she returned to her village at Nowshera from Sawat. She was shifted to local hospital where Doctors came to know that she got deep wounds mostly on her face. Lok Virsa recently named a hall ...

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Oxfam Signs MoU to Improve the Lives of Rice Growers in Pakistan

FAISALABAD: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed today between the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) and Oxfam Pakistan to improve the sustainable productivity and quality standards of Basmati rice value chain. Dr. Iqrar A. Khan, Vice Chancellor, UAF and Mr. Mohammed Qazilbash, Country Director, Oxfam Pakistan signed the MoU in a ceremony held at the university. Rice forms about ...

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