Archive for April 20,2015

  • IPCC Vice-Chairman urges sustainable, resilient world in climate change scenario

    Staff Report ISD: Prof. Jean-Pascal van Ypersele, the Vice-Chairman of Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC), has said that climate change affects livelihood, water resources, food security besides causing poverty, migration and coastal flooding.  He was delivering a special lecture on ‘Challenges and Opportunities of Climate Change’, here under the auspices of Sustainable development Policy Institute and Embassy of the Belgium on Friday at Marriott hotel, Islamabad. As many as 200 people from various backgrounds participated the lecture and showed the…Read More

  • MCB Bank signs MoU with Ufone

    Staff Report ISD: MCB Bank Limited (MCB) joined hands with Ufone in order to provide special offers and discount packages to its customers during the exalted occasion of Hajj. A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was inked between the two organizations in this regard at a ceremony held in Islamabad.  Ufone will offer discount on its three exclusive products to all MCB clients during Hajj. The telecom network operator agreed to offer 3G enabled mobile handsets at low price. Call discounts on prepaid and international roaming packages for Saudi Ara…Read More