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Pakistan, France sign MoU for development of meteorology

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France has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Pakistan to extend the bilateral scientific cooperation especially in the field of meteorology. Ambassador of Pakistan to France Moin-ul-Haque and Chief Executive Officer of Meteor France Jean-Marc Lacave has signed MoU, a press release said. The ceremony was held in Paris and Meteo France President Patrick […]…Read More

France provides 100 million euros (11.5 billion PKR) soft loan for the sustainable energy sector reform program

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article image On June 21st, 2017, Mr. Tariq Mahmood PASHA, Secretary of Economic Affairs Division (EAD), Mr. René CONSOLO, Chargé d’Affaire a.i., Embassy of France, and Mr. Jacky AMPROU, Country Director of the French Agency for Development (AFD), signed the €100 million Credit Facility Agreement (CFA) for the Sustainable Energy Sector Reform Program. The Asian Development Bank […]…Read More

HEC seeks France help for new incubation centres

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: French Ambassador Martine Dorance has recently visited the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Secretariat and met with the commission’s chairman, Dr Mukhtar Ahmed. The ambassador was accompanied by Counsellor for Cooperation and Cultural Affairs Andre de Bussy. Dr Ahmed briefed the Ambassador regarding achievements made by the HEC since its inception, as well as future projects planned by the commission to make higher education accessible in all regions…Read More

PSF, France embassy explore vistas for S&T cooperation

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Embassy of France in Pakistan have explored avenues of cooperation in joint research projects to in order to strengthen science and technology base in Pakistan. Alban Schwerer, Scientific and Higher Education Attache, Embassy of France, called on PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf in Islamabad. Dr. Mirza Habib Ali, PSF Focal Person for International Linkages, also attended the meeting which was held to identify…Read More

PSF, France embassy explore vistas for S&T cooperation

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Embassy of France in Pakistan have explored avenues of cooperation in joint research projects to in order to strengthen science and technology base in Pakistan. Alban Schwerer, Scientific and Higher Education Attache, Embassy of France, called on PSF Chairman Prof. Dr. Muhammad Ashraf in Islamabad. Dr. Mirza Habib Ali, PSF Focal Person for International Linkages, also attended the meeting which was held to identify priorities…Read More

PSF and France Embassy explore ways of collaboration in science

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Staff Reporter ISD: The Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) and Embassy of France in Pakistan explored opportunities of collaboration in joint research projects to strengthen science and technology base in Pakistan. The basic aim of this meeting was to identify priorities and common interests of Pakistan and France in the field of science. Both sides discussed cooperation in joint research projects and post-doctorate scholarship programs. Dr. Ashraf briefed the Schwerer, Scientific and…Read More

Pak entrepreneurs showcase potential at France fair

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The Ambassador of Pakistan to France Ghalib Iqbal has said that Pakistani textile products have great potential of finding more space in European markets. He was talking to Michal Scherppe, President of Taxworld Fair, recently held in Paris. The ambassador visited Pakistani pavilion and entrepreneurs’ stalls, according to a message received here from Embassy of Pakistan in Paris. The Trade Development Authority of Pakis­tan (TDAP) had arranged national pavilion…Read More

France, Pakistan come closer for research on science, natural history

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: While reiterating to come closer to each other in the field research on science and natural history, France and Pakistan have agreed to promote the development of research and other museum activities on both sides. As a step forwards towards this commitment, the Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH) and French National Museum of Natural History (FNMNH) have recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) at the Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF) Islamabad. …Read More

France puts ban on Pak students for doctoral studies

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STAFF REPORT ISB: In a surprising move, France has banned Pakistani students from pursuing doctoral level studies in the field of Nuclear Science, Agriculture and Dairy. "We have been informed that the French government has slapped ban on Pakistani students for getting doctoral level studies in the fields of nuclear science, agriculture and dairy sectors," Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed has informed the National Assembly Standing Committee on Education…Read More

France agrees on credit facility for 2 power projects

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan and France have signed an agreement for the establishment of two hydropower projects in Pakistan here on Wednesday. This financing aims at completing the two hydropower projects with a total capacity to produce 785MW. The Munda Hydropower Project (740 MW) is located in the Mohmand Agency. The Harpo Hydropower Project (35MW) located in the Gilgit-Baltistan, Skardu region will enable the government to meet the future demand of the region and also to establish the…Read More