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Govt bringing new schemes worth billions of rupees : Aslam

LAHORE: Punjab Minister for Industries and Trade, Mian Aslam Iqbal says the government is bringing new schemes worth billions of rupees for uplifting the living standard of the lower sections of society. Addressing a ceremony in Lahore, he said every district will progress with the historic district development program of 360 billion rupees. He said that PTI government has set up six new universities and eight new universities will be established in different districts of the province while a project of world-class engineering university worth 17 billion rupees is beingRead More

Shoaib Akhtar launches Pakistan’s first NFT

RAWALPINDI: Shoaib Akhtar, who is a big name in Pakistan cricket, and famous for his real fast bowling in the world, has announced the launch of his NFT. As soon as the announcement was made, “Shoaib Akhtar NFT” became a top trend on Twitter. Shoaib Akhtar is the only Pakistani who has announced the launch of his NFT in Pakistan, through which he will be able to exchange his digital copyrights in the world of cryptocurrency. It may be recalled that the world’s most expensive NFT has been sold forRead More

Govt determined to revamp agriculture sector, NA informed

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Economic Affairs Omar Ayub Khan says the government has introduced deep seated reforms to improve the efficiency of the energy sector. Participating in the budget debate in the National Assembly on Monday, he said the previous government of PML (N) signed expensive power contracts and the country continues to bear the brunt of it in the form of capacity payments. He said the PML (N) government also abandoned renewable energy projects of four thousand megawatts. He said we gave the renewable policy and revived the renewable energyRead More

Top Pak, Azeri leadership discuss matters of mutual interest

DNA BAKU, JUN 21 – General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Chief of Army Staff (COAS) on a two days  long official visit to Republic of Azerbaijan called on Ilham Aliyev, President of the Republic of Azerbaijan and His Excellency Colonel General Hasanov Zakir Asgar Oglu, Minister of Defence of the Republic of Azerbaijan at Baku, today. During the meetings, matters of mutual interest, regional security situation including recent developments in Afghan Peace Process and bilateral defence and security cooperation in various fields were discussed. COAS said that Pakistan and Azerbaijan shareRead More

Pakistan, China enjoy long-term and multi-dimensional relationship: Tarin

DNA ISLAMABAD, JUN 21 – Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China Nong Rong called on Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue Shaukat Fayaz Ahmed Tarin on Monday at Ministry of Finance. Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue while extending a warm welcome to Nong Rong stated that Pakistan and China enjoy long-term, broad based and multi-dimensional relationship. Federal Minister for Finance & Revenue expressed the commitment of the present government to further strengthen economic relations with China. He briefed the Chinese Ambassador about the measures introduced in the recentRead More

RemoteBase HireFest disrupts Pakistan’s recruitment process

DNA ISLAMABAD, JUN 21 – Pakistani tech startup RemoteBase which recently raised $1.4 million from Silicon Valley investors is redefining the recruitment process in Pakistan through its latest virtual event, RemoteBase HireFest which will take place on 26th June. Usually, employers take a few weeks to finalise new hires in their company but this Pakistani startup has shortened the time to 4 hours with no need for candidates to physically go to their offices! As a fully remote company, RemoteBase offers all of its employees to work from home soRead More