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e-Learning; A constant struggle for Pakistan’s Education Sector

Munaza Kazmi Creating educational disruption, the Covid-19 pandemic has hindered the academic lives of students, also it exposed the lack of technology that is hindering the quality of online education in Pakistan. With the steady increase of virus, world forced to shift from doing things traditionally. Resulting, in March 2020, the Government of Pakistan closed all schools as part of a nationwide lockdown, prompting the Ministry of Federal Education and Professional Training to seek education alternatives to ensure learning continuity. However, this timely decision taken by the government not only safeguardedRead More


Pakistan beginning to revive as a consequential player in SDGs &The Paris Agreement

“The Environment & the Economy are really both sides of the same coin. If we cannot sustain the Environment, we cannot sustain ourselves.”-WangariMathaai Pakistan’s ratification is in line with its firm commitment to the purposes and objectives of the SDG’s & Climate Convention, “The Paris Agreement”. Environmental factors in today’s industrialised&globalised world are playing a crucial role into the future of the economic & social development of countries specially the developing ones. Climate change has become an increasingly significant component of the larger policy formulation framework with numerous different facetsRead More


Peace in South Asia: a question to PM Modi

The world has seen how a chaiwala, Narendra Damodard as Modi, gradually climbed the ladder of political hierarchy in India to become the 14th prime minister in 2014. Born and raised in Vadnagar, a small town in northeastern Gujarat, he succeeded to become the Chief Minister of Gujarat from 2001 to 2014. He is the Member of Parliament for Varanasi, and a member of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS), a Hindu nationalist paramilitary volunteer organisation. He is the first prime minister born afterRead More


Uzbekistan-Pakistan Virtual Summit: An Expert Opinion

President of Uzbekistan H.E. Shavkat Mirziyoyev virtual summit with Prime Minister of Imran Khan of today is a historic event which has actually opened a new window of opportunity for both the countries to excel in diverse sectors of economy, trade & commerce, security and defense cooperation, energy & food cooperation and last but not least, collaboration in textiles and tourism.  It is culmination of Uzbekistan’s foreign policy to create peace, stability and security in the region and beyond. It reflects Uzbekistan’s President Mirziyoyev strategic foreign policy priority of 2020 based on development,Read More


PM Imran talks to Erdogan

ISLAMABADS: Prime Minister Imran Khan received telephone call from President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. The two leaders exchanged felicitations on the advent of the holy month of Ramzan. The two leaders discussed issues of mutual interest including further strengthening of bilateral relations in all areas. In the regional context, the Prime Minister stressed the importance of a negotiated political settlement of the conflict in Afghanistan ahead of recently announced planned U.S. withdrawal. The Prime Minister highlighted that Pakistan had fully supported and facilitated the U.S.-Taliban Peace Agreement and the subsequent initiationRead More


Karrot Hydropower Project to be completed by April 2022

BEIJING: Pakistani Ambassador to China Moin ul Haque has expressed the confidence that Karrot Hydropower Project would be completed by China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC) by April 2022, Gwadar Pro reported on Thursday. During his visit to the Three Gorges Dam, the world’s largest hydroelectric dam in Yichang, the ambassador had a meeting with Zhang Dingming, Executive Vice President of China Three Gorges Corporation (CTGC). Three Gorges Dam’s administration presented its role in water management, flood control, and energy generation in China. Mr. Zheng said that during the COVID-19 pandemic,Read More