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Pakistani-American team awarded US$1 million to empower refugees in South Asia

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Pakistani-American students team Roshni Ride is one step closer to making their idea for confronting the global refugee crisis into reality. Roshni Ride team is from Rutgers University won the Hult Prize last week. Young entrepreneurs behind Roshni Rides had vision for future transportation to empower refugees overseas. Last Saturday this team won the prestigious […]…Read More

Pakistan leads South Asia in mobile money

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan is leading its way in South Asia with nine per cent of its male and two per cent of its female citizens using mobile phones to carry out financial transactions, reveals a recent World Bank report. The study conducted by the Bank’s Global Findex Database, which provides in-depth data on how individuals save, borrow, make payments and manage risks, said that an average three per cent of people in South Asia used a mobile phone to send or receive money in…Read More

AIOU and South Korean varsity join hands for exchange programmes

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The academic coordinated effort and global linkages are imperative to amplify the participation and explore new horizons in education, research and development. Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and Kongju National University, South Korea, marked a MoU for creating exchange programs for understudies and academicians and helping one another in pertinent scholastic fields for their common advantage. The MoU was signed on the event of the International Conference on…Read More

AIOU and South Korean varsity join hands for exchange programmes

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The academic coordinated effort and global linkages are imperative to amplify the participation and explore new horizons in education, research and development. Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) and Kongju National University, South Korea, marked a MoU for creating exchange programs for understudies and academicians and helping one another in pertinent scholastic fields for their common advantage. The MoU was signed on the event of the International Conference on…Read More

HEC urges to foster edu linkages with South Korea

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STAFF REPORT ISB: An event honoring educational, research linkages in between Pakistan and South Korea was held at a service regarding the latter’s Independence Day festivities sorted out at the HEC Secretariat. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Prof Mukhtar Ahmed while tending to on the occasion focused on the requirement for improving instructive joint effort with South Korea. Dr Mukhtar said, "The 446 researchers that went to study in South Korea were the reason of…Read More

HEC urges to foster edu linkages with South Korea

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: An event honoring educational, research linkages in between Pakistan and South Korea was held at a service regarding the latter’s Independence Day festivities sorted out at the HEC Secretariat. The Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Prof Dr Mukhtar Ahmed while tending to on the occasion focused on the requirement for improving instructive joint effort with South Korea. Dr Mukhtar said, "The 446 researchers that went to study in South Korea were reason…Read More

South-South cooperation is the way forward for sustainable development: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The sustainable development requires integrated efforts from regional and global counterparts to partner and cooperate each other for long lasting, impactful steps. This was stressed in National Seminar on South-South Cooperation: Towards a Sustainable Future’ organized by Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in South (COMSATS) in partnership with Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT). The…Read More

South-South cooperation is the way forward for sustainable development: Speakers

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The sustainable development requires integrated efforts from regional and global counterparts to partner and cooperate each other for long lasting, impactful steps. This was stressed in National Seminar on South-South Cooperation: Towards a Sustainable Future’ organized by Commission on Science and Technology for Sustainable Development in South (COMSATS) in partnership with Centre for Policy Studies (CPS) of COMSATS Institute of Information Technology (CIIT). The…Read More

ICUP, South Korean Uni come close for joint endeavors

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article image Staff Report PEW: The Islamia College University, Peshawar (ICUP) and the Se Jong University of Seoul, Republic of South Korea have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for academic collaboration which will ensure students and faculty exchanges, mutual assistance in higher research projects and joint research endeavors. Ajmal Khan, Vice Chancellor of ICUP and Vice President for International Affairs, Se Jong University, Yongwook were present at the occasion. The other…Read More

PMAS-AAUR, South Korea to collaborate in agri research

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article image STAFF REPORT RWP: Pir Mehr Ali Shah Arid Agriculture University Rawalpindi (PMAS-AAUR) and South Korea have agreed to initiate collaborative research projects in the field of agriculture, particularly for promotion of soybean cultivation in the country. PMAS-AAUR VC Prof Dr Rai Niaz and Korean delegation headed by Korean Ambassador Jong Hwan Song have recently met at the campus. They discussed the possibilities of collaboration in academic, research, training and value chain…Read More