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Netherlands sees prospects of coop in agriculture

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STAFF REPORT FSD: Netherlands Ambassador to Pakistan Jeanette Seppen has said that they are keen to enhance trade and investment relations with Pakistan, especially in areas of agriculture and agro-based businesses. Talking to University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Seppen said there were prospects for strengthened cooperation in livestock, agriculture and agro-based business, adding efforts were under way to encourage Dutch companies to…Read More

Netherlands sees prospects of coop in agriculture

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article image STAFF REPORT FSD: Netherlands Ambassador to Pakistan Jeanette Seppen has said that they are keen to enhance trade and investment relations with Pakistan, especially in areas of agriculture and agro-based businesses. Talking to University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) Vice Chancellor Prof. Dr Iqrar Ahmad Khan, Seppen said there were prospects for strengthened cooperation in livestock, agriculture and agro-based business, adding efforts were under way to …Read More

Microsoft GM sees potential in IT sector

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Microsoft General Manager of North Africa, East-Mediterranean and Pakistan Region, Leila Serhan, has said that there is huge potential in the Information Technology (IT) sector in Pakistan and hoped that this sector would grow dramatically in just two to three years. Leila, while talking to media in Islamabad, said that the Microsoft is bringing a strategy of mobile first, cloud first to Pakistan and "we see tremendous opportunities for individuals, businesses, and…Read More

Babar sees new heights in entrepreneurship

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article image Q: What is exactly Entrepreneur in Residence (EiR)? A: It’s a position that exists only within either a start-up builder (Rocket Internet), venture capital firm (Mother Goose Venture Developers) or disruptive innovator (Ephlux). The EiR is assigned a startup concept that has never been attempted in itself entirety or within the region it’s being executed. The role comes with very low personal and professional risk, implying full funding by the backers and investors which also means the…Read More

Engineering industry sees bright future in Pakistan

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Prospects of a bright future for the engineering industry are very much here in Pakistan and once ready for execution, the already announced energy projects will boost the industry that will contribute a lot in progress especially in the industrial sector. Speakers said this at the 29th International Multi-Topic Symposium recently organised by Institution of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEEP) Karachi Chapter. Chief guest was Amjad Parvez Janjua, MD and CEO…Read More

CERN director sees more coop with local scientists

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan is in a better position to achieve stronger links with the European Organisation for Nuclear Research (CERN) than some other countries, said Steve Myers, the Director for CERN’s Large Hadron Collider (LHC) particle accelerator."Countries that apply for associate member status must have scientific infrastructure that is compatible with what we have at CERN," said Myers while talking to media here adding Pakistan has the necessary infrastructure to benefit…Read More