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US Consul General visits Jamia Naeemia

Lahore: in Lahore Nina Maria Fite visited Jamia Naeemia on Tuesday. Peter Alene Alice was also accompanying her. As per the US Consulate, it was an informal visit. She visited different sections of Jamia Naeemia and appreciated the services of the institution in provision of quality education. According to a ... Read More »

Pakistan to establish Solar Energy Plant near Quetta

Islamabad: Board of Investment (BOI), Government of Pakistan and Concentrix Solar Company of Korea Wednesday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to construct a 300 MW Solar Energy Plant near Quetta, Balochistan.The MoU was signed by M. Saleem Mandviwala, Chairman Board of Investment from Pakistan side and Dr. Choi Moon-Sok, ... Read More »

Pakistan to encourage Dutch investment in energy sector:PM Raja Pervaiz

Islamabad:Prime Minister Raja Pervez Ashraf on Wednesday said Pakistan and the Netherlands enjoy friendly and cooperative relations and the democratic government in Pakistan is committed to working closely with the Netherlands to further strengthen our bilateral cooperation. The Prime Minister expressed these views while talking to Pakistan’s Ambassador-designate to Netherlands, ... Read More »

Nawaz Gives Iftari to Muslim Ambassadors

Lahore:President Pakistan Muslim League-N Muhammad Nawaz Sharif hosted an Iftar dinner in honour of ambassadors of Muslim and Western countries at Murree today. Ambassadors, diplomats and their wives attended the Iftar dinner. Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif, Members Parliament Raja Zafar-ul-Haq, Ishaq Dar, Iqbal Zafar Jhagra, Pervaiz Rashid, Ahsan ... Read More »

Muslims killing in Burma

After reading and watching helplessly the recent massacre of minority Burmese Muslims by the Buddhist majority, let not another hypocrite sing that phoney and repugnant ‘song’ about Buddhists being “peaceful.” In June 2012, hundreds Burmese Muslims have been butchered, and many more injured and made homeless in Burma as a ... Read More »

WFP to produce food security and nutrition in Pakistan

Islamabad:The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) and the Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI) today agreed to work together to produce a new assessment of food security and nutrition in Pakistan. Under the agreement, outlined in a Memorandum of Understanding signed by WFP Pakistan Deputy Country Director and officer-in-charge Mageed ... Read More »

PTI condemns Muslims killing in Myanmar

Lahore:Chairman Pakistan Tehreek e Insaf Imran Khan has strongly condemned reported atrocities committed against the Rohingya Muslim community in Myanmar. In a statement issued in response to local and international media reports suggesting widespread killings of Muslims, he said that persecution of a particular community in such manner is blatant ... Read More »

Hina Rabbani to meet Kirshna in September

Foreign Minister Hina Rabbani Khar and her Indian counterpart SM Krishna will meet in September. Indian External Affairs Minister SM Krishna will undertake a three-day visit to Pakistan from September 7 to review the second round of the bilateral dialogue process with his counterpart Hina Rabbani Khar. According to Indian ... Read More »

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 »

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