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Zong keen to test 5G technology in Pakistan

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article image KARACHI: The cellular company Zong has shown interest to perform trial runs of 5G technology in Pakistan during a high level meeting in Islamabad, a statement said on Wednesday. Secretary General International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Houlin Zhao visited the headquarters of Zong along with Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Chairman Dr Ismail Shah and other officials. The delegation was briefed about various initiatives taken by Zong to boost the telecom sector in…Read More

Chinese keen to introduce dry battery technology

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Free flow and transfer of new technology from China to Pakistan can open new vistas of opportunities especially dry battery sector of Pakistan, President of Pak-China Joint Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCJCCI) Shah Faisal Afridi, said. He was addressing a 4-member Chinese delegation headed by Tian Wenchang GM Hebei Dongsanxing New Energy Technology Company. The delegation visited PCJCCI upon invitation of Afridi to review joint venture opportunities in the…Read More

SAARC member countries keen to replicate NARC`s bioremediation technology

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan entails a highly developed bioremediation system for water treatment purposes. It was recognized by South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) member countries during the meeting at National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) on Pakistan Bioremediation Model, Prospects, and Replication in SAARC Countries". Delegates from SAARC member countries including Afghanistan, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Bangladesh were present in the meeting…Read More

Germany keen to invest in energy sector

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Punjab Chief Minister, Shehbaz Sharif held a meeting with delegation of German origin private energy company to discuss the possible ventures of setting up of power plants to cope with energy crisis and improve the electricity production in the province. Dr Syrill Nunn, German Ambassador to Pakistan was also present in the meeting. CM Punjab apprised the delegates that the Punjab government along with cooperation of Federal government plans to add 3600MW to the grid…Read More

Korea keen to help Pakistan tackle climate change, environmental degradation

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article image Press Release: Federal Minister for Climate Change, Senator Mushahid Ullah Khan and Korean Minister for Environment, Yoon Seongkyu, have pledged to boost cooperation in environment, pollution, climate change adaptation and mitigation, renewable energy, water management,flood risk mitigation, hazardous waste management, and climate-resilient infrastructure construction. Both ministers met in Daegu city of South Korea on April 15 on the sidelines of the week-long 7thWorld Water Forum that…Read More

Britain keen to work with Pakistan for cyber security

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Britain is very keen to work in the sphere of cyber security which is concern of everyone in the globe and on this specific issue it can work with Pakistan in collaboration with each other. British Minister for the Cabinet Office and Paymaster General Rt Hon Francis Maude MP said this when called on Minister of State for IT Anusha Rahman here Islamabad. British High Commission Philip Barton, Secretary IT Azmat Ali Ranjha and other officials from British HC and IT…Read More

Saudi business groups keen in coal, solar power projects

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: Saudi business groups are taking more interest in investment in various sectors of in Punjab particularly energy. Most recently, President and CEO of a Saudi group associated with energy sector, Anwar Aleitani, called on Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif here and discussed matters regarding investment in energy and other sectors. The Saudi investment group expressed interest in investment in coal and solar based power generation projects in Punjab. During the…Read More

Pakistan keen to host OIC summit on S&T innovation

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government of Pakistan is keen to host the OIC Summit on Science and Technology Innovation along with the 15th General Assembly Meeting of Comstech in first quarter of 2015. Federal Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid said in a meeting with OIC Secretary General Iyad Ameen Abdullah Madani who has recently called on him in Islamabad. In order to promote cooperation in the field of Science and technology in the Muslim Ummah, the minister said that as…Read More

Pakistan keen to develop S and T sector

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Federal Minister for Science and Technology Zahid Hamid has said that Pakistan is keen in the development of Science and Technology (SandT) sector and is playing an active role in this regard. The minister said this during a meeting with Italy-based World Academy of Science Executive Director Prof. Romain Murenzi. He said that they are working for the science diplomacy and South-South cooperation, said a press release. He further apprised the World Academy of Science…Read More

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Netherl and s keen to offer coop in agriculture, dairy farming

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan and Netherlands have vast potential for collaboration in areas of agriculture and agricultural research and they should have a regular interaction to make progress in these areas. Federal Minister for Ministry of National Food Security and Research, Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, said this during a meeting with Ambassador of Netherlands, De Vink, who has recently called on him here. On the occasion, the Dutch Ambassador apprised that next week a Dutch economic…Read More