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Teradata Pakistan announced new leadership – Qazafi Qayyum

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Today Teradata announced Mr Qazafi Qayyum as the new Managing Director for Teradata Pakistan, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka and Afghanistan. This position was vacant after Mr Khuram Rahat’s departure from the organsiation after a grand 28 year stint. Andrew Blamey, VP for the APAK Region is visiting Pakistan, and made this announcement in a town hall […]…Read More

PERN director conferred Quaid-i-Azam Gold Medal

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Chaudhry Abdullah Fayyaz Chattha, Director of PERN Operations at the HEC, has been awarded Quaid-i-Azam Gold Medal’ by Tehreek-e-Istehkam-e-Pakistan Council for his achievements and meritorious services in HEC’s Project Pakistan Education and Research Network (PERN)’. The Council committee nominated Chattha for award on December 25, 2015. HEC Chairman Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed presented him the award at the HEC Secretariat. Chattha has been working in the industry for…Read More

Dr. Arshad made HEC Executive Director

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Prof. Dr. Arshad Ali, former Rector of National Textile University and founding Principal of the NUST School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science (SEECS), has joined the Higher Education Commission (HEC) as executive director. The HEC’s governing body Commission had approved the selection of Dr Arshad Ali as executive director during its 31st meeting held in Islamabad. He has been decorated by the government of Pakistan with Pride of Performance…Read More

Dr. Arshad appointed HEC Executive Director

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) governing body has approved the selection of Dr. Arshad Ali as Executive Director of the commission apart from the appointment of Dr. Fateh Muhammad Mari as Adviser Monitoring. Dr. Arshad Ali is a prolific researcher and academicians. He has over 100 publications to his credit in national and international conferences and refereed journals. He has been awarded gold medal by Pakistan Academy of Sciences and COMSTECH for IT…Read More

Message from David Molden Director-General of ICIMOD

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article image EACH YEAR, ICIMOD joins the world on the International Day for Biological Diversity to appreciate the world’s rich diversity of living beings. This day provides us with an opportunity to reaffirm our commitments, strengthen our actions, and celebrate our achievements to protect, conserve, and sustainably use biodiversity - the foundation of life on Earth and the basis for sustainable development. Biodiversity and human wellbeing are inextricably linked. The goods that sustain our…Read More

Message from Ms Uzma Khan, Director Biodiversity of WWF-Pakistan

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article image THE INTERNATIONAL Day for Biological Diversity is celebrated each year on May 22 to increase understanding and awareness of biodiversity issues. It gives an important message to every country to adopt environment friendly solutions keeping in view existing threats to ecosystems. These solutions are urgently required as critical wildlife populations show sharp declines due to increases in human-led activities. A recent report by WWF titled The Living Planet Report 2014 shows that…Read More

Message from Ms Irina Bokova Director-General of UNESCO

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article image In 2015, the International Day for Biological Diversity is dedicated to the theme of Biodiversity for Sustainable Development.’ This corresponds to the Gangwon Declaration on Biodiversity for Sustainable Development, adopted at the 2014 meeting of the Conference of the Parties to the Convention on Biological Diversity, embedded in the Strategic Plan for Biodiversity 2011-2020 and its Aichi Biodiversity Targets. Aligning biodiversity with the mainstream of international…Read More

Message from Prof. Dr. Anne-Catherine Robert-Hauglustaine Director General of the International Council of Museums (ICOM)

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article image Greetings to museum colleagues of Pakistan on International Museum Day The International Council of Museums (ICOM) fosters international debate within the museum community to improve our work throughout the world, and established International Museum Day in 1977. It is a unique occasion for museums to promote activities and enjoyment in order to stir public awareness about the crucial role conferred to museums in today’s society. This interplay consists of a series of special…Read More

Naeem Zamindar Named New Pakistan Director, Acumen

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article image Press Release: Acumen, a nonprofit global venture fund changing the way the world tackles poverty, has appointed Naeem Zamindar as new Pakistan Director. Naeemhas over 25 years experience, starting as an auditor and moving on to successfully develop large business opportunities in mobile, broadband, mobile financial services, and information technology.At Intel Capital in Silicon Valley, Naeem successfully worked on venture capital investments in 29 high-growth companies primarily in the…Read More

Message by Executive Director COMSATS, Dr. I.E. Qureshi

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article image THE WORLD has seen very few Nobel Laureates, who built their scientific careers against heaviest possible odds, yet devoted much of their lives in serving the cause of mankind’s welfare. Prof. Dr. Abdus Salam stands at par with the historic giants of scientific discovery, and head and shoulders above those who deeply cared about humanity. He especially agonized over the predicament of billions in the developing world, who lead miserable lives in spite of the enormous strides towards…Read More