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Truecaller sign deal with Telenor Pakistan

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Telenor Pakistan has consented to an arrangement with Swedish innovation organization Truecaller for its tweaked expert form to enhance its clients calling knowledge by confining spam calls and messages. Truecaller is a worldwide group sourced phone index application with uncommon guest ID include. It will empower Telenor clients to recognize obscure calls and messages and […]…Read More

Deal inked to boost olive production in Potohar region

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During the first annual meeting of the Olive Development Group (ODG), USAID Punjab Enabling Environment Project (PEEP) and Allied Foods signed a grant to establish a mobile olive extraction unit. The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Government of Punjab established the ODG in May 2016 as part of their combined effort […]…Read More

Bank Alfalah, Virtual University sign deal to bridge gaps between industry and academia

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KARACHI – May 24, 2017: Furthering its commitment to bridge gaps between the industry and academia, Pakistan’s leading banking institution, Bank Alfalah, has signed a strategic agreement with Pakistan’s premier ICT-based distance learning institution, Virtual University of Pakistan, Lahore to establish a framework of learning between the two institutions. The agreement was signed by Mr. […]…Read More

PTCL signs fibre leasing deal with Zong

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article image ISLAMABAD: An agreement has been signed between the Pakistan Telecommunication Corporation Limited (PTCL) and Zong under which the former will lay 789 km long fibre for the latter; thus enhancing quality telecommunication services of Zong. PTCL Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Dr Daniel Ritz and Zong CEO Liu Dianfeng signed the deal at a ceremony held at the PTCL Headquarters. The agreement will serve as a major milestone towards achieving the PTCLand…Read More

German varsities, AWKU sign deal for research

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STAFF REPORTER PESH: German Ambassador to Pakistan Ina Lepel has said that German Universities and Abdul Wali Khan University would cooperate with each other in promotion of research activities, saying Wali Khan Varsity in a short span of time has developed itself into a reputed education institute. She said that German universities under an agreement with Abdul Wali Khan University would jointly work in different sector of research. She said this during her recent visit to the AWKU in Mardan…Read More

HEC, Huawei sign deal for R&D collaboration

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Huawei Technologies Company have entered into a strategic partnership to enhance collaboration through research and development initiatives aimed at promoting and encouraging higher education institutions for joint development of technologies in Pakistan. For this purpose, Huawei will assist HEC to setup its RandD laboratory in Pakistan, says a press release. The agreement has been signed during the current visit of Chairman…Read More

PINSAT, NCP sign deal for tech collaboration

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Preston Institute of Nano Science and Technology (PINSAT), Preston University, Islamabad, and the National Centre for Physics (NCP), Islamabad have inked an agreement accord for collaboration between the two institutions. Under the MoU, a formal linkage has been established to give boost to research and technical cooperation in the area of Physics. This is being done with a purpose to advance the state of science and technology in general and Physics in particular…Read More

Paris climate change deal to help ensure meet SDGs: Expert

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan has better chances of economic growth by adapting to the Paris agreement on climate change, rather than going against the current, Dr Tariq Banuri, professor of economics at the University of Utah, USA, said. He was recently giving a talk on sustainable development goals (SDGs) in post-Paris agreement at the SDPI in Islamabad. "If we do not adopt now, it would become difficult to get any assistance in face of climate related disasters," he said…Read More

OPL, Chinese firm sign investment deal in E&P sector

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STAFF REPORT ISB: The oil and gas sector of Pakistan is one of the most underexplored area which needs immense exploitation from both local and foreign EandP companies. The Chinese firm Poly-GCL Petroleum Group of China has recently signed an investment pact with Ocean Petroleum Limited (OPL). According to the agreement Poly-GCL Petroleum Group will invest about $500 million in exploration sector. The agreement phased out as seven member delegation of Poly-GCL reached out OPL during their…Read More

WB tender support to Pakistan to deal with Climate Change

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan requires support from both internal and external circles in order to fight climate change. The World Bank (WB) has tendered support for Pakistan to develop carbon-resilient sustainable growth regime. A meeting was recently held between a three member delegation of WB and the officials of Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC). The WB delegation was led by Lead Economist Muthukumara S Mani. The session was highly productive in establishing joint partnership for…Read More