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Campaign on “Women in Green Industry” launched

ISLAMABAD,OCT 25 (DNA) – Khizar Hayat Gondal, Federal Secretary for Industries & Production has said that government was working on a new SME policy in consultation with all stakeholders that would focus on mainstreaming women in SMEs, especially in green industry.   He was addressing as Chief Guest at the launching ceremony of Advocacy Campaign on “Women in Green Industry” which was organized by United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO Pakistan) in collaboration with Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry under its Global Cleantech Innovation Program 2016.   The FederalRead More

Over 84 laptops distributed among AIOU students

ISLAMABAD, OCT 25 (DNA) – “ As many as 84 laptops under the Prime Minister’s scheme Phase-II were distributed among the students of Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) at a ceremony held here on Tuesday.   The ceremony was presided over by the Chairman Higher Educational Commission (HEC) Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, who elaborated on the occasion the government’s youth welfare schemes, being implemented through the Commission.   Vice Chancellor AIOU Prof. Dr. Shahid Siddiqui thanked the government and the HEC for including the AIOU’s students in the PM’S scheme. ItRead More

COAS Raheel Sharif visits training center Quetta

QUETTA, OCT 25: COAS General Raheel Sharif visited Police Training Centre Quetta, met police officials, army and FC troops who carried out operation last night to clear area, neutralise and eliminate terrorists who attacked PTC. COAS appreciated the morale, courage and determination of security forces personnel for preventing further damage and saving many lives.

Pakistan will attend Heart of Asia conference in India: Sartaj Aziz

Adviser to Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Sartaj Aziz on Monday confirmed that Pakistan will be attending the upcoming Heart of Asia conference scheduled to be held in India. Aziz confirmed Pakistan’s participation while talking to journalists in the federal capital. The Heart of Asia conference will be held during the first week of December in Amritsar, India. “We have started an effective campaign for the cause of self-determination of Kashmiri people,” said the foreign affairs adviser. Aziz added that 56 countries condemned India’s heavy handed tactics in India-held KashmirRead More

59 police recruits martyred, army chief arrives in Quetta

ARMY Chief General Raheel arrives in Quetta. QUETTA: At least 59 police recruits were martyred and 116 people, including recruits and FC personnel, were injured after three terrorists stormed the Police Training Centre located on Sariab road here late Monday night. A loud explosion also occurred in the vicinity that echoed to far-flung areas, our correspondent said, resulting in panic for a brief period. Sources said the attackers also lobbed three crackers which resulted in a fire breaking out inside the centre. Heavy contingents of police and Frontier Corps reached the spotRead More