Tag: 2018

Momentum Pakistan 2018 hosting Facebook and Microsoft to Pakistan

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Technology giants, for example, Facebook, Amazon, IBM, and Microsoft will guide and bolster Pakistani business visionaries and new companies at the 2018 release of Momentum Pakistan, a super occasion being held in Karachi one year from now. “This occasion could be a distinct advantage for Pakistani business people,” said Shaheera Jafri Batool, a Lahore-based business […]…Read More

3G/4G services geared up in AJK, Gilgit-Baltistan by 2018

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority’s (PTA) plan to patrol IT services like 3G/4G in Azad Jammu and Kashmir (AJK) and Gilgit-Baltistan (G-B) by 2018, disclosed by an official. 3G/4G in will fetch socio-economic change and profit those regions situated along China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) routes in AJK and G-B. PTA has now pursued expressions of interest (EoI) […]…Read More

2018 to unveil Optical Remote Sensing Satellite of Pakistan

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SUPARCO, Pakistan’s Space, and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission made an official statement about the launch of first ever optical remote sensing satellite in Pakistan PRSS-1 in 2018 at the opening ceremony of the World Space Week 2017. IST, Institute of Space and Technology, Islamabad hosted the ceremony. Qaiser Anees Khurram, Chairman SUPARCO has inaugurated the […]…Read More

Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project fast heading towards completion First unit to start generation by February 2018

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The strategically important Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project (NJHP) is fast heading towards its completion, and is scheduled to start electricity generation with commissioning of its first generating unit by February 2018. NJHP Board of Management (BoM) briefed WAPDA Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (R) during a meeting. BoM Chairman Mr. Peter Mason and the members […]…Read More

4th Extension of Hydropower Project wraps up by 2018

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Chairman Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda), Muzammil Hussain visited 4th Extension Hydropower Project of 1,410MW at Tarbela and reviewed the construction progress of the project. WAPDA authorities, representatives, consultants, and contractors briefed the chairman for the progress they have achieved in the project. They also discussed the challenges the project faced. Hussain said, […]…Read More

R&amp D budget to be increased to one pc of GDP by 2018

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article image ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain has said that research and development (Randamp;D) budget will be increased to one percent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) by 2018 for meeting modern world demands and making the countryand#39;s security unprecedented. He stated this while addressing a seminar on the andquot;Role of Education, Science and Technology in National Security,andquot; organised by the…Read More

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Satellite for monitoring CPEC projects to blast off in 2018

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A satellite to monitor execution of development projects under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is set to be launched in June 2018. The Pakistan Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO) and the China Great Wall Industry Cooperation (CGWIC) signed an agreement for the development and launch of the "Pakistan Remote Sensing Satellite (PRSS-1) System," said an official close to the projects under the CPEC. Minister for Planning,…Read More