Tag: assures

Pakistan assures nuclear assets safety

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT ISB: being a responsible nuclear state, Pakistan has evolved effective nuclear security architecture over the years and has developed substantial capacity for nuclear security training. Nuclear Security Training and Support Centres regularly contribute to the global efforts for enhancing nuclear security capacity building.This was the crux of the annual meeting of the International Network for NSSC recently organized by Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Islamabad in…Read More

Australia assures to strengthen farm research

| | No Comments

STAFF REPORT ISB: Australia and Pakistan have agreed to strengthen cooperation in field of agriculture and development as the latter assured the continuity of cooperation and support for agri-research and development in Pakistan. This collaboration was agreed upon during a meeting of a high-level delegation of Australian Commission of Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) led by Commission Chairman Don Heatley with PARC chairman Dr. Nadeem Amjad at the NARC in…Read More

French agency assures support to a low-carbon Pakistan

| | No Comments

STAFF REPORT ISB: Pascal Pacaut, Director for the Asia Region at the French Agency for Development (AFD), during his recent visit to Pakistan, called on Minister for Climate Change Zahid Hamid and discussed issues relating to the AFD projects in Pakistan. He also reviewed Pakistan’s commitment and follow up on the Paris climate summit held last year in December. Pacaut mainly discussed the future AFD assistance strategy for Pakistan and issues related to the implementation of the…Read More

Anusha assures support for telecom investors

| | No Comments

article image Mutual cooperation between Pakistan and other countries in field of Information and Communication Technologies (ICTs) is imperative for betterment of mankind, and enhancing peace and prosperity among nations. Minister of State for Information Technology, Mrs Anusha Rehman, who is heading a Pakistani delegation in Busan, Korea, said this while addressing an International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Plenipotentiary Conference, 2014. Apart from attending the conference, Anusha…Read More

ESCAP assures Pakistan help in farm research

| | No Comments

STAFF REPORT ISB: Federal Minister for National Food Security and Research Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan held a meeting with the Executive Secretary of the UN Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) Dr Shamshad Akhtar in Bangkok. He has recently visited Bankok to hold a high level multi-stakeholders meeting on Farm Mechanisation in the FAO office to build stronger collaboration with Pakistan and ESCAP in future in areas where the ESCAP Regional Commission works. It is…Read More

TDAP assures support for rice exporters

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) will extend help to the Rice Exporters Association of Pakistan (REAP) in establishing a Rice Technical Training and Research Institute near Lahore. CEO TDAP S. M. Muneer held out assurance in this regard during a reception and asked the rice exporters to submit a proposal about proposed Kala Shah Kaku Rice Research and Technical Training Institute and he would take it up with the Commerce Ministry and ensure release of…Read More

US assures coop for better water management

| | No Comments

STAFF REPORT ISB: The United States is committed to provide assistance to Pakistan for improved water management and efficiency. This was expressed at a recently held panel discussion on Water Assistance in Agriculture: Perspectives from the US’ in the city. The discussion highlighted some of the major water-related development programmes currently underway in the agricultural sector in Pakistan. Chris de Veer from the US Department of State informed that cooperation and assistance…Read More

Tajik envoy assures all help for ECOSF activities

| | No Comments

STAFF REPORT IBD: Ambassador of Tajikistan Sherali S. Jononov has assured to provide his full support to strengthen ties with Economic Cooperation Organization Science Foundation (ECOSF)and undertake planned activities within the scope of already agreed priorities as well as targets. He gave this assurance during his recent meeting with ECOSF Founder President Prof. Dr. Manzoor H. Soomro who called on the ambassador at the Tajik embassy. During the meeting both the personalities also…Read More

USDA assures all help to boost dairy sector

| | No Comments

STAFF REPORT LHR: A three-member delegation from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) has recently visited the University of Veterinary and Animal Science (UVAS) and appreciated the university’s dynamic role in boosting the livestock sector in the country.The delegation comprising USDA Advisor Ian Winborne, Senior Agriculture Specialist Asmat Raza and Veterinary Specialist Mubshara, accompanied by Animal Husbandry Commissioner Dr Kursheed Ahmad and FAO representative Dr Muhammad…Read More

UNIDO assures all help for green farm tech

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Reiterating to take all-out measures from the UNIDO platform for the transfer of green farm technology in Pakistan, United Nations Industrial Development Organisation (UNIDO) Country Representative in Pakistan, Shadia Yousif Bakhait, has said that such technology is now available in the market that can be utilized for augmenting production of vegetables and grains without harming the environment.She said this during her recent meeting with Federal Climate Change Minister Rana…Read More