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Australian government supports US $1 million to Pakistan

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Australian government announced additional support worth the US $1 million on Thursday to Pakistan and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to improve nutrition, eradicate hunger, and attain food security through food fortification. The official launch of the National Food Fortification Strategy followed by an announcement which has support from WFP Pakistan, the National […]…Read More

Scholarships announced by Australian varsity

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article image Charles Darwin University, Australia has offered Vice-Chancellor’s International High Achiever’s Scholarship 2016 for International Students. Pakistani Students who have strong academic background and high achievers can take benefit from this grant. Charles Darwin University has declared restricted research grants for Pakistani and global grants. Students will get the stipend of which depends on 25 to 50 percent educational cost charge for global Students and Pakistani Students…Read More

Australian HC, HEC chief discuss research projects

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Peter Heyward, the Australian High Commissioner, has called on Chairman Higher Education Commission Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmad at the HEC Secretariat and congratulated the latter on his appointment as HEC chief. On the occasion, both the sides discussed future educational linkages between Australian and Pakistani universities. Heyward appreciated the contributions of Dr. Ahmed for higher education sector during his previous stints at the HEC as well as different universities…Read More

AEO organises Australian education road show

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The AEO Pakistan is holding 25th Australian Education Roadshow across 6 major cities of Pakistan. As many as 15 top ranked Australian Institutions are participating in the event providing a great opportunity for Pakistani students to study in world renowned universities in Australia. The series of exhibition began with much more exuberance and has already catered to many hundreds of students in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. Australia HC, Deputy HC and Azhar Shah,…Read More

Australian varsity to offer PhD scholarships

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The University of New South Wales (UNSW) Australia would provide fully funded scholarship to the Pakistani students for pursuing the Doctoral Studies. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) and the Australian University have recently signed a memorandum of understanding in this regard. Australian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Peter Heyward, was the chief guest on the occasion. "The agreement is a milestone for strengthening relationships between the two…Read More

Australian sheep saga affecting livestock trade

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: The unresolved Australian sheep issue in Pakistan starts affecting the trade in livestock badly as import of sacrificial animals may not sustain this year, while Australia has restricted its exports of livestock to only small vessels and single destination."The Australian sheep imported for the first time in such a large number has damaged the existing trade of livestock globally specially in Pakistan and Australia," an official close to this development said. …Read More

Australian sheep saga may affect food trade

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Indiscriminate culling of the allegedly infected Australian sheep is estimated to result in a loss of Rs130 million while the conflicting media reports about the sheep’s medical fitness will jeopardize the future of Pakistan’s multi-million dollar meat export industry."My foreign clients are extremely concerned about all that is going on here with regard to the Australian sheep. It is sending wrong signals to the entire world that we do business without regulatory…Read More