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Kamal Ahmed joins Telenor Pakistan as Chief Corporate Affairs Officer

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article image Telenor Pakistan has appointed Kamal Ahmed as its new Chief Corporate Affairs Officer effective 7th August 2017. Kamal has a vast experience in the field of ICT spanning over 27 years that transcend both international and domestic leadership assignments.  He has worked for several prominent organizations including Microsoft, Nortel, Sprint, PTCL, Ufone and UNDP among […]…Read More

Morocco team meets HEC chief

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article image ISLAMABAD: A delegation of university representatives from Morocco, which is on a three- day visit to Pakistan, met Prof. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman Higher Education Commission and senior management of HEC at the Commission Secretariat. The delegation included President University of Fez, President University Hassan II in Casablanca, Omar Assobhei Driss Mansouri and Acting Dean of the Faculty of Letters and Sciences, Dhar El Mehraz, Abdelilah…Read More

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NTDC gets new chief

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article image ISLAMABAD: Dr Fiaz Ahmad Chaudhry has taken over charge as Managing Director of the National Transmission and Dispatch Company Limited (NTDC). He was appointed by the NTDCL Board of Directors with the concurrence of the government of Pakistan on June 30. Dr Chaudhry is an Electrical Engineer by profession with over 31 years of experience in the power sector in national and international utility/consulting industry including WAPDA, SCECO-East and Acres International/Hatch Ltd. He has BSc,…Read More

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HEC chief, Afghan envoy discuss education coop

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Afghan ambassador Hazrat Omar Zakhilwal has recently visited Higher Education Commission Secretariat in Islamabad. He was accompanied by Jallat Khan Zahid Fayaz, Second Secretary for Education and Cultural Affairs. On the occasion, HEC Chairman Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed presented an overview of the Commission’s initiatives and achievements during last 13 years. He explained how the government’s commitment to develop higher education and a considerable increase in…Read More

PARC chief for equipping farmers with latest tech

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) Chairman Dr Nadeem Amjad has said that equipping growers with latest technology is vital to achieve self-sufficiency in the agriculture sector as the Council is providing food security assurance through its activities and ideas of agricultural experts. "The recent torrential rains will be beneficial for some crops. He said that prime minister has shown his keen interest for development of agriculture sector in the…Read More

PARC chief calls for agriculture diversification

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Chairman of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), Dr. Nadeem Amjad, has called for diversification of agriculture saying it in addition to growing traditional crops, attention should also be paid towards planting other varieties as well. "Media can play its role for disseminating the results of scientists’ research to growers, which will not only increase yield but also help enhance earnings of peasants and strengthen economy," said Nadeem while…Read More

PARC chief calls for agriculture diversification

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Chairman of Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC), Dr. Nadeem Amjad, has called for diversification of agriculture saying it in addition to growing traditional crops, attention should also be paid towards planting other varieties as well. "Media can play its role for disseminating the results of scientists’ research to growers, which will not only increase yield but also help enhance earnings of peasants and strengthen economy," said Nadeem while…Read More

ECOSF chief delivers lecture at GCU

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: President of Economic Cooperation Organisation Science Foundation (ECOSF), Manzoor Hussian Soomro, has delivered a lecture at the Government College University (GCU) on Science and Technology on economic development and cooperation in the region. He visited the university on the invitation of the Office of Research, Innovation and Commercialisation (GCU ORIC). Vice Chancellor Hassan Amir Shah, ORIC Director Prof (emeritus) Ikramul Haq, Quality Enhancement Cell…Read More

Less developed areas a priority: HEC chief

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) Dr Mukhtar Ahmad has said that many educational projects in the less developed areas have been initiated with the spirit to enlarge the scope of higher education in the country. He said that recently 50 development projects with the support of present government in Sindh, Balochistan, Fata and AJK have been initiated to provide educational opportunities to the students within the country and those achieving higher education…Read More