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Food authority to be set up soon

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article image KARACHI: An empowered Halal Food Authority is being set up in the country to prevent products prepared with haram (forbidden) ingredients, informed the Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Rana Tanveer Hussain. He was talking to media during his visit to the Pakistan Standard and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA) Complex here Monday. The Minister further pointed out that the present government was seriously endeavoring for the provision of quality food items to the people. He…Read More

National Science School construction to start soon

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article image ISLAMABAD: The Punjab government has offered land for the National Science School building in the area of Educational City in Lahore and its construction will start soon, informed Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain. Addressing the launching ceremony and Orientation session of National Talent Farming Scheme (STFS) at a local Hotel on Wedneasday the federal minister said, the Chief Minister Punjab has provided the landed for the institution free of costdespite…Read More

FATA varsity to start academic activities soon

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: University of FATA is expected to start its academic activities from Fall2016 while Gwadar University and Sub-Campus of University of Balochistan at Zhob are expected to start their academic activities by the year 2017. According to an official source, Higher Education Commission (HEC) has submitted the concept paper of the project of establishment of Gwadar University and subcampus of University of Balochistan at Zhob to the Planning Commission this month for…Read More

FATA varsity to start academic activities soon

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: University of FATA is expected to start its academic activities from Fall2016 while Gwadar University and Sub-Campus of University of Balochistan at Zhob are expected to start their academic activities by the year 2017. According to an official source, Higher Education Commission (HEC) has submitted the concept paper of the project of establishment of Gwadar University and subcampus of University of Balochistan at Zhob to the Planning Commission…Read More

Pak-German renewable energy forum to be launched soon

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Ambassador of Germany Ina Lepel has said that Pakistan-German Renewable Energy Forum (REF) would be launched to help bring together and connect Pakistani-German actors from public and private sectors of REandEE.Speaking at an 5th International Exhibition and Conference Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency, she said the German Development Cooperation has been engaged in renewable energy and energy efficiency (REandEE) since 1962, the very beginnings of Pakistan-German…Read More

Nandipur Power Project to be operational soon

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The crucial Nandipur Power Project is expected to be fully operational in some time. The project electricity generation capacity is 425 MW and was completed by Chinese company M/S Dongfeng Electric International. Muhammad Mehmood, Managing Director, Nandipur Porject said that the three units of the project were already commissioned and adding 300MW to the national grid station whereas the fourth unit would be operational in a couple of weeks. Nandipur Power…Read More

Nandipur Power Project to be operational soon

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The crucial Nandipur Power Project is expected to be fully operational in some time. The project electricity generation capacity is 425 MW and was completed by Chinese company M/S Dongfeng Electric International. Muhammad Mehmood, Managing Director, Nandipur Porject said that the three units of the project were already commissioned and adding 300MW to the national grid station whereas the fourth unit would be operational in a couple of weeks. Nandipur Power Project…Read More

PAKISTAN HALAL AUTHORITY TO BE ESTABLISHED SOON, SAYS RANA TANVEER HUSSAIN

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article image Staff Report ISD: Rana Tanveer Hussain, Federal Minister for Science and Technology, said that a draft bill to establish Pakistan Halal Authority will be moved in the Parliament soon. He was addressing to the 'D-8 Experts Group Meeting on Halal Sector Development' held at Islamabad, the proposed Authority will be responsible to promote imports and exports, improve domestic and foreign trade in Halal articles and processes. Rana Tanveer Hussain said that non-muslim countries are also…Read More

Textiles skill development programme soon

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Ministry of Textile Industry will launch a Skill Development Programme for youth in near future. According to a report aired by the Radio Pakistan, about 120,000 men and women will be imparted training during next 5 years under the programme.The main objective of the training programme is to provide skilled workforce to textile industry and make it more competitive in the world market. he ministry would bear cost of the skill development programme including stipend to the…Read More

Nano-tech Foundation to be established soon

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STAFF REPORT IBD: In order to keep up with the rapid technological advancement, a Foundation for Nanotechnology will be established soon to build international, public and private collaboration and alliances with strategic partners in order to acquire new technologies. "The Pakistan Foundation for Nanotechnology would formulate five and 10-year plans for nanotechnology and help entrepreneurs set up new companies and move successful innovations to technological clusters," said an…Read More