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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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11 Years of Bughti’s Assasination: Understanding What Balochistan has Undergone

By: Mariyam Suleman Balochistan fell into a terrifying chaos after Nawab Akbar Khan Bugti was killed on 26th August 2006. Although the news about the death of Nawab Bugti was confirmed hours later, hundreds of protesters demonstrated on roads the same night. This time, the protests did not limit to the provincial capital of Quetta or to the tribal areas ...

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PTV Quetta Has Reached to Worst Situation Due To Non-Technical Staff: Ayub Khoso

By: Naseeb Malik QUETTA: Renowned TV artist Mr Ayub Khoso has said that PTV Quetta center has reached to worst situation, due to non-technical staff of center. Mr. Ayub Khoso said this in a press conference held by local artists of Baluchistan at Quetta press club, here on Wednesday. Mr Ayub Khoso said that the objective behind establishment of PTV ...

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Uplifting Educational Indicators is Utmost Responsibility of Teachers: Secretary Education Balochistan

QUETTA: Secretary Education Mr. Abdul Fateh Banger in a surprise visit to Sandamen High School Quetta said that uplifting Educational indicators is utmost responsibility of the teachers. In addition he said that, it has been found that public educational institutions are lagging behind the rest of other private institutes in provision of quality education. Elaborating more secretary said: “Government is ...

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Laptop Distribution Ceremony at Balochistan UET Khuzdar

By: Ubaid Zehri KHUZDAR: The Laptop distribution ceremony under “Prime Minister’s Laptop Scheme phase- III” was held on 22nd August, 2017 at auditorium of Balochsitan UET Khuzdar. The Honorable Prof. Brig (R) Engr. Muhammad Amin, SI (M), Vice Chancellor, Balochistan University of Engineering and Technology, Khuzdar graced the occasion as the chief guest and Mr. Muhammad Hashim Ghilzai, Commissioner Kalat ...

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Initiative Launched to Include Modern Education in Seminaries in Balochistan

QUETTA: The Balochistan government on Thursday launched an accelerated learning pathway (ALP) programme to bring religious seminaries operating in the province into the mainstream. The ALP seeks to broaden the scope of education in the seminaries and has been jointly launched by the provincial government and the Balochistan Rural Support Program (BRSP), a non-government organization operating in Quetta and Pishin ...

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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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Govt Is Ensuring Peace to Achieve Development Targets: CM Balochistan

QUETTA: Chief Minister Balochistan, Nawab Sanaullah Khan Zehri while terming terrorism an international issue has said that political and military leaderships were taking concrete steps for elimination of terrorism. “Balochistan has immense opportunity of investment and government is ensuring peace to achieve development targets,” he added. He was talking to Managing Director of Fouji Foundation Lieutenant General (r) Ahsan Mehboub ...

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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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Declining Date Palm Produce in Panjgur Questions Govt Responsibility

By: Yousaf Ajab Baloch Balochistan, the largest province of Pakistan in terms of area with comparatively lesser population is not only replete with natural resources of Gas, Gold, Copper, silver, oil and other mine and minerals but according to agricultural experts it is gifted with four agro-ecological zones for a unique environment for the production of a great variety of ...

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