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Forestry in Pakistan to enter in new era with modern training and equipment

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PR: Forestry in Pakistan has entered into a new era with special training, vision and approach on preserving and promoting forests in the country as a precious national resource and asset. The speakers said this at the closing session of 4 days Training of Trainers (ToTs). The training was held as a collaborated effort by […]…Read More

PU revolutionizing cotton industry with multi-national companies

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For revolutionizing the cotton industry, the Punjab University has signed a memorandum of understanding to make available newly-invented disease resistant cotton seed to the farmers via 7 multi-national companies countrywide. Ceremony for signing MoU was held at committee room of Vice Chancellor’s office. PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Zafar Moeen Nasir, along with Centre of […]…Read More

IT Ministry on fast track for digitization

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Anusha Rahman, Minister of State for Information Technology and Telecom has said that the IT ministry is meticulously chasing fast-tracked digitization and devoted to increasing IT exports through dynamic and vibrant policy measures to $10 billion by 2020. She stated this while chairing a board of directors’ meeting of the Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) […]…Read More

Pakistan’s joint ventures Politics with Belarus

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Andrei Yermolovich, Belarusian Ambassador to Pakistan and Dostain Khan Domki Pakistani State Minister for Science and Technology had a meeting where BelTA learned from the Belarusian embassy. “The gatherings assessed the status and prospects for the improvement of science, technology, and innovations in Belarus and Pakistan, organization of joint dares to fabricate high-innovation products and […]…Read More

United Kingdom’s Department for International Development to Support SMEs through Karandaaz Pakistan

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PR:  United Kingdom’s Department for International Development (DFID) is supporting the growth of small and medium enterprise (SME) sector in Pakistan through Karandaaz Pakistan. The DFID Director General for Economic Development, Rachel Turner, currently visiting Pakistan, attended the signing of an agreement between Karandaaz and Bank Alfalah Limited. The agreement was signed between CEO Karandaaz Pakistan […]…Read More

Jazz Launches Phicomm Energy 4S Smartphone in Pakistan

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PR: Jazz, Pakistan’s leading Telco, has launched Phicomm’s latest smartphone – Energy 4S – across Pakistan. These devices are being introduced with Jazz’s branding and will be available at Jazz Experience Centers and Franchises for PKR 12,200. Phicomm, a leading brand, is an established handsets manufacturer in European markets with an aim to introduce high quality, […]…Read More

Rural urban migration threatening food securities

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Realigning policies, strategies in line with food needs of country demanded experts. Pakistan is increasing food insecure owing to a host of reasons including rural to urban migration, conversion of farmland into industrial and housing zones and low investment in the agriculture sector stated speakers at a seminar on World Food Day organized by the […]…Read More

Mobile Phone Assembly line issued by PTA

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Draft guidelines for issuance of “Non- Objection Certificate (NOC)” for Local Mobile Phone Assembly Line in Pakistan has been issued by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA). Guidelines, arranged under Telecom Act 1996 (Section 29) told that no terminal equipment can be directly or indirectly connected with public switched network unless approved by PTA. Draft document revealed […]…Read More

PTA to halt Smuggled Mobile Devices in Pakistan

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PTA’s New Regulation “DIRBS” to Help Block Illegal/Smuggled Mobile Devices in Pakistan. Since the coming of 3G and 4G telecom administrations, there is a quick influx of smart devices into Pakistan, while recent years. Regardless, the high import duty and taxes on handsets, have caused a sharp ascent in the pirating of handsets, through unlawful […]…Read More