December, 2018

 

Air University hosts Alumni Homecoming 2018

ISLAMABAD: Vice Chancellor of Air University AVM (r) Faaiz Amir has termed Alumni Reunions a gateway to reconnect graduates with their alma mater, to commemorate their wonderful past, to celebrate their present achievements and to strengthen professional networking for bright future. He made these remarks while addressing the ‘Air Alumni Homecoming 2018′ ceremony as Chief Guest. On the occasion, it was also vowed to encourage around 5000 alumnus, who have graduated during last 14 years, to play proactive role under one platform of Air Alumni Network. Vice Chancellor Faaiz AmirRead More


Germany to import maximum manpower from Pakistan in 2020 – Zulfi Bukhari

Islamabad:  His Excellency, Mr. Martin Kobler, German Ambassador to Pakistan, called on the Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis & Human Resource Development, Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari to discuss investment opportunities in Pakistan and to carve out a plan to provide technical and vocational training to Pakistani youth. Usman Dar, the Advisor to the Prime Minister on Youth Affairs, also attended the meeting. German Ambassador said that Germany is looking to import manpower by 2020. In this drive of employing foreign human resources, Pakistan can prove to be anRead More


100,000 jobs for Pakistanis a reality, Zulfi Bukhari inaugurates Qatar Visa Center in Islamabad

Islamabad: Zulfikar Bukhari, Special Assistant to Prime Minister Imran Khan on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development along with His Excellency Qatari Ambassador to Pakistan Saqar Bin Mubarak inaugurated “Visa Facilitation Center” in Islamabad. In a groundbreaking ceremony, Zulfikar Bukhari said that the government is committed to the goal of filling 100,000 job vacancies promised by Qatar for Pakistanis and it is in line with the Prime Minister’s vision of creating employment opportunities in and outside Pakistan. Qatar had promised 100,000 jobs for Pakistani workforce and the process has started,Read More


PepsiCo and UNDP sign MoU to assist young people into the workforce

Islamabad : PepsiCo Pakistan and the United Nations  Development Programme in Pakistan (UNDP) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in Islamabad today. Krista Pilot, PepsiCo Vice President Corporate Affairs for Asia, Middle East and North Africa (AMENA) and Ignacio Artaza, UNDP Country Director, signed the MoU, which provides a framework of cooperation and facilitate and strengthen collaboration between the two to assist young people into the workforce. As highlighted by UNDP Pakistan’s National Human Development Report, more than 29% of country’s population consists of young people between the ages ofRead More


Gender equality has been one of the remarkable achievements in national statehood history of Azerbaijan.Ali Alizada , Ambassador of Azerbaijan to Pakistan.

Haripur: Seminar on “Role of leaders in the empowerment of women” The seminar on “Role of leaders in the empowerment of women” were held on Sarai Saleh, Haripur, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan organized by the Embassy of the Republic of Azerbaijan to Paksitan in collaboration with Pakistan-Azerbaijan Alumni Assosiation and Government Girls Degree College of Khyber  Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. Emphasizing growing role of women in the socio-political, economic, and cultural life, Ambassador of Azerbaijan Ali Alizada said that gender equality has been one of the remarkable achievements inRead More


Regional Counterparts to discuss ways for effectively combating the trafficking of Afghan opiates 13th Triangular Initiative Senior Officials Meeting,

Islamabad:A 2 day interaction between the counter-narcotics authorities of the Islamic Republics of Afghanistan, Iran, and Pakistan commenced at the Islamabad Marriott Hotel. The tripartite event, entitled the ‘13th Triangular Initiative Senior Officials Meeting’, being hosted by the Ministry of Narcotics Control, Government of Pakistan, brought together national counterparts to discuss ways and means for effectively combating the trafficking of Afghan opiates. Chair of the meeting Mr. Arif Nawaz Khan, Secretary Ministry of Narcotics Control, Government of Pakistan, stated that under his Chairmanship ‘the regional counterparts will highlight respective progressRead More


Chairman PTA inaugurates the project for seamless broadband coverage to Makran Coastal Highway

Islamabad. Chairman PTA, Muhammad Naveed inaugurated the project “Seamless broadband coverage from Hub to Jiwani: Makran Coastal Highway” worth PKR 759 Million at a ceremony held on Tuesday in Islamabad. In this connection, contract of the project was signed by USF with Ufone. Chief Executive Officer, Universal  Service Fund, Rizwan Mustafa Mir signed the contract with  CEO-Ufone, Rashid Khan. In order to execute this project, 58 BTS towers will be installed in a contracted time frame of 18 months. To take this further, all major motorways and highways will be Read More


‘Eighteen’ launches Corporate Futsal League 2019

Islamabad:  Eighteen – A Egyptian based real estate group partnered with Saif Group of Pakistan, & KBD builders and developers has stepped up its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities through its project ‘mission football FY19’. As part of its CSR initiative, Eighteen is resolute to promote football in Pakistan, with its core mission to boost the passion of the game amongst the progressive youth of the country, who possess tremendous love for the sport and religiously follow their superstars when in action. Eighteen – A Egyptian based real estate groupRead More


The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in Sofia Organized a Second International Friendship Chess Tourney

Sofia: The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan organized the 2nd edition of the International Friendship Chess Tourney at Varna Hall, Interpred World Trade Centre, Sofia on 23rd November 2018. It may be recalled that the Embassy had held the inaugural event in February earlier this year. The cooperation of the Bulgarian Chess Federation was secured, which provided the paraphernalia for the competition while also deputing a couple of experienced arbitrators/referees to adjudge the matches. The tournament commenced with a welcome rendition by Mr. Marwan Alex Ayyash, Charge d’Read More


Pakistan and Qatar is enjoys cordial relations in different fields .Ambassador of Qatar Saqr bin Mubarak Al-Mansouri

Islamabad: Ambassador of Qatar Saqr bin Mubarak Al-Mansouri is a dear friend of Pakistan and enjoys cordial relations with all including politicians, parliamentarians, diplomats, government representatives, scholars, Ulema, members of civil society, lawyers, doctors, businessmen and armed forces of Pakistan. Perhaps this is why a large number of Pakistanis turned up Thursday evening to greet “Brother Mansouri” on the National Day of his country commemorating anniversary of the accession of Sheikh Jassim bin Muhammad bin Thani, The Founder of the State of Qatar to the rule. Federal Minister for Planning,Read More