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Sindh CM, French envoy discuss enhanced cooperation in agri-research, water supply

Sindh CM, French diplomat discuss enhanced cooperation in agri-research, water supply Nazir Siyal                 KARACHI, Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and French Ambassador Nicolas Galey discussed mutual cooperation in agriculture research and possibility of France’s support for water supply and RO plants technology for Karachi. French Consul General in Karachi Alexis Chahtahtinsky was also present in the meeting, a statement issued here on Thursday said. The CM Sindh said that provincial government was working hard to meet the water requirement of the megalopolis of Karachi by installing RORead More

Universal healthcare program creating enabling environment for HSPs in Pakistan

Islamabad, October 13, 2022: The government has created an enabling environment for health services providers (HSPs) through Sehat Sahulat Program that has resulted in secondary and tertiary healthcare becoming a win-win proposition for the stakeholders and is providing much-needed relief to millions of patients in need of hospitalization across the country. A number of new hospitals are being built by the private sector to provide for the needs of the patients who can afford their treatment to a large extent in the shape of the health card. The result hasRead More

President of Uzbekistan and Prime Minister of Pakistan considered the issue of promoting the Trans-Afghan Railway project

DNA On the sidelines of the CICA summit, President of the Republic of Uzbekistan Shavkat Mirziyoyev held talks with Prime Minister of Pakistan Shehbaz Sharif. The issues of expanding practical cooperation between the two countries in accordance with previously reached agreements were considered. The leaders of Uzbekistan and Pakistan called for the effective use of the existing potential and broad opportunities for mutually beneficial cooperation in trade, economic, investment, innovation, transport and communication, cultural and humanitarian spheres. In order to promote a peaceful settlement and socio-economic development in Afghanistan, prospectsRead More

APNS thanks Info Minster

DNA KARACHI: The APNS appreciates Ms. Marium Aurangzeb, Federal Information Minister for her efforts in addressing the issues faced by the newspapers industry. Mr. Sarmad Ali, President and Ms. Nazafreen Saigol Lakhani Secretary General of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society have noted with pleasure that on the request of the APNS, the Federal Govt has withdrawn the ban on purchase of newspapers and magazines by the Federal Govt departments. The ban was imposed as an austerity measure by the Federal Govt in July, 2022. The withdrawal of the ban couldRead More

Govt urged to structure gender responsive policies

DNA Islamabad: The speakers addressing a big gathering of rural women representing over 120 districts of Pakistan present at Lok Virsa to attend 3-Day Annual Rural Women Conference here is Islamabad urged the government to structure gender responsive policies to meet the challenges posed by climate change. It’s consecutive15th Annual Rural Women Conference which has been organized by PODA – Pakistan with a focus on “Rural Women’s Leadership in Disaster Risk Reduction and Good Governance”. It is pertinent to mention here that since 2008, PODA-Pakistan has been playing central roleRead More

Chinese delegation reached Pakistan for flood management analysis

Chinese delegation reached Pakistan for flood management analysis DNA ISLAMABAD, Oct 13 (): An 11-member delegation of Chinese experts arrived in Pakistan to share their technical knowledge and experience with the country regarding  flood management analysis based on meteorological, hydrological, hydraulic, geospatial, and damages and losses datasets. The delegation, comprising mid to senior-level experts, during its stay has been holding meetings with line departments, field experts and will conduct field surveys of flood-affected areas, according to Gwadar Pro on Thursday. On the first day of the visit, the delegation wasRead More