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Dr Shakil Afridi had no links with polio vaccination campaign

In several articles appeared in the local and international press concerning difficulties encountered in polio eradication in Pakista, it is wrongly indicated that Dr Shakeel Afridi used polio vaccination to track down Osama Bin Laden in Abbottabad, Pakistan. These baseless information have damaged the on-going vaccination campaigns and WHO would ... Read More »

US$ 5 million MDTF grant for Balochistan Disaster Management Project

Islamabad:The World Bank announced today the approval of a US$ 5 million grant from the Khyber Pakhthunkhwa, Federally Administered Tribal Areas and Balochistan Multi Donor Trust Fund (MDTF) for the Balochistan Disaster Management Project (BDMP), which will strengthen the capacity of Provincial Disaster Management Authority (PDMA) Balochistan to prepare for, ... Read More »

Pak surgical, dental instruments capable of penetrating Malaysian market’

Kuala Lumpur:A wide spread of Pakistan surgical/dental instruments bedecking the Pakistan pavilion at the APHM International Healthcare Conference and Exhibition 2012 managed to interest and excite a large number of visitors and buyers visiting the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) to explore the three-day event here Wednesday. The event being ... Read More »

Austria are working in energy sector in Pakistan:Austrian Ambassador Axel Wech

Ambassador of Austria in Pakistan, Mr. Axel Wech called on Punjab Chief Minister, Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif. Cooperation in various sectors and matters of mutual interest were discussed during the meeting. MNA Rana Mahmood ul Hassan, Secretary P&D and Additional Secretary Energy were also present on the occasion. Talking to the ... Read More »

Pakistani Consular recalled over sex assault allegation

Toronto: An official with the Consulate General of Pakistan in Toronto has been recalled following an inquiry into a sexual assault allegation. The married father of two allegedly assaulted a female passport applicant inside the North York consulate in February.Toronto Police were not called to investigate the matter. Consular officials ... Read More »

Iraq inks gas deal with Pakistan

Iraq signs preliminary deal with a Pakistani company to explore for natural gas in country’s east.In May, Iraq awarded Pakistan Petroleum the right to explore for gas in the 6,000-square-kilometer (3,730 mile) Block 8 in Diyala province. The company will be paid $5.38 for each barrel of oil equivalent. Sunday ... Read More »

PM leaves for two-day official visit to Saudi Arabia

Islamabad:Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Sunday left for a two-day official visit to Saudi Arabia during which he will hold meeting with Saudi King Abdullah Bin Abdul Aziz.Talking to mediamen at Chaklala airbase, the Prime Minister said matters of mutual interest will come under discussion during his meeting with ... Read More »

Aisam ul Haq and Faha decides to live separately

Lahore: Tennis star Aisam ul Haq and his wife Faha Makhdoom have decided to end their social contractafter just eight months. According to the family sources, both have decided to separate as they have failed to develop sustainable understanding and long time love to live together forever. A British-Pakistani native ... Read More »

Japan hosting Pakistan investment seminars in three cities?

Islamabad:Ambassador of Japan Mr. Hiroshi Oe on Friday said Japan considers Pakistan as a major development partner and the two countries will continue to support each other as true friends. Japan will continue to provide financial and technical assistance to Pakistan as we believe that this country has a great ... Read More »

9-member Pak delegation arrives in Malaysia to attend healthcare moot

Kuala Lumpur:A nine-member delegation of surgical/dental instruments exporters of Pakistan arrived in Kuala Lumpur today (Thursday) to attend APHM International Healthcare Conference and Exhibition 2012 being held from 17-19 July 2012 in the Malaysian capital. The three-day event being organized by Association of Private Hospitals of Malaysia (APHM) at Kuala ... Read More »

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