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Amb. of Pak to Belarus attends Graduation Ceremony

MINSK: A special ceremony was held at the Belarusian State University of Informatics and Radio electronics (BSUIR) in Minsk for students of the Faculty of Computer-Aided Design that were granted the higher diploma. Tayyab Raza, a Pakistani student was the first student to graduate as Computer Engineer from this university. Ambassador Sajjad Haider Khan participated in the graduation ceremony and granted the diploma to the Pakistani student. Addressing the 400 plus graduating students, the Ambassador noted the high recognition of Belarusian IT specialists on the global arena and wished theRead More

Govt purchases new ambulances to improve Rescue service 1122: Buzdar

LAHORE: Punjab Chief Minister Usman Bazdar says the government has purchased new ambulances costing 1.5 billion rupees to improve the emergency Rescue service 1122. In a statement issued in Lahore, he said emergency service in eighty six tehsils and motorbike ambulance service in twenty seven districts are being launched in the province. He said that air rescue services should be launched for timely response on long and difficult routes. The Chief Minister said through Punjab Emergency Service Amendment Act 2021 the emergency service has been given the status of aRead More

Govt determined to make KP trade hub of region: CM

PESHAWAR: Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has said government is determined to make the province a trade hub of the region. Addressing a ceremony in Haripur on Wednesday, he said the government is taking serious steps to provide cheapest energy to the industries to lure the investors by providing them facilities. He assured full support of the provincial government to the investors and industrialists. Mahmood Khan termed the connectivity of the regions an important factor for rapid development of the country. He said the early completion of mega projectsRead More

Germany completes troops pull-out from Afghanistan

Germany has completed its troop pull-out from Afghanistan as the US aims to complete its withdrawal by September 11. German Defence Minister Annegret Kramp-Karrenbauer, in a statement in Berlin, said after nearly 20 years of deployment, the last German soldier has left Afghanistan. According to the German Army, 59 German soldiers have been killed since 2001 in the course of their service in Afghanistan.

G20 foreign, development ministers call for action to ensure adequate nutrition for all

Ministers of foreign affairs and development from the world’s 20 biggest economies have called on international community to build inclusive and resilient food chains, to ensure adequate nutrition for all, in line with the goal of “Zero Hunger” set for 2030. In a G20 meeting in Italy, they also reiterated their commitment to fight inequality, enhance youth and women entrepreneurship, and foster the ecological and digital transition on the African continent.

Canada weather: Dozens dead as heatwave shatters records

In Canada, dozens of people have died due to unprecedented heatwave that has smashed temperature records. Canada broke its temperature record for a third straight day, yesterday  49.6C  in Lytton, British Columbia. The north-west US has also seen record high temperature and a number of fatalities.