Day: December 22, 2016

Easypaisa partners with HomeSend

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article image PR: Muhammad Yahya Khan, Head of Easypaisa, Telenor Pakistan and Aurangzaib Khan, Area Head Pakistan and Afghanistan from Mastercard at the signing ceremony between Easypaisa and Homesend,held at Telenor Regional Office, Karachi. Easypaisa International Remittance provides the convenience of receiving remittances from over 150 countries through more than 77,000 Easypaisa shops, nearest Telenor SSC, Telenor Franchise, Tameer Bank branches or by using Easypaisa ATM Card at any ATM machines in…Read More

HEC selected Dr. Sharifullah Khan for BEST University Teacher Award for the year 2015

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article image C2 SEECS: HEC has selected Dr. Sharifullah Khan for BEST University Teacher Award for the year 2015. This program aims to encourage and recognize the contribution of outstanding university teachers. It also envisages to upgrade quality of research through staff development and provision of better facilities. The objective of this project is to provide monetary as well as self-esteemed incentives to a teacher of Universities/DAIs through awards and certificate. "This national…Read More

CSP Organized Gaming Week 2016 at SEECS

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: CSP organized the Gaming Week 2016 from 30th November to 5th December, 2016. Participants had the option to participate individually in Tekken or as a team in Call of Duty (COD). The first round took place on Day 1 and teams were pitted against each other randomly. The matches took place in several labs in SEECS and were witnessed by several spectators who had gathered there to support their friends. After the exciting results from Day 1, the playing field had been halved.…Read More

UIT organizes PEC-CPD training sessions for engineering professionals

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article image KARACHI: In pursuance of its commitment to providing state-of-the-art education and training, Pakistan’s premium technology institution Usman Institute of Technology organized two Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities, not only for its students and faculty, but for all professional engineers across Karachi. All the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) sessions were accredited by Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), and as per the implemented CPD system, 0.5 CPD points…Read More

Its a matter of survival now Experts, Government for Improving Water Management in Balochistan; Call for Greater Focus on Implementation

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article image QUTEETA: The expert consultation on improving water governance in Balochistan organized by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Taraqee Foundation came to a close on December 20, 2016, after extensive deliberations that centered on the need for urgency in addressing the already deteriorating water crisis in the province. Representative from the Government of Balochistan, the Ministry of Climate Change, as well as experts from the water sector and the US-…Read More

Risk of Mass-migration from Quetta City Looms if the Government fails to build or delay the construction of dams

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article image QUETTA: IUCN Pakistan and Taraqee Foundation in partnership with the US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water, MUET, Jamshoro (with support from University of Utah, USA); and the Government of Balochistan organized a two-day Expert Consultation on Strengthening Research-Policy Interface Improving Water Management in Balochistan at Serena Hotel Quetta today. The Governor of Balochistan, Mr. Muhammad Khan Achakzai was the Chief Guest on this occasion. The participants of the…Read More

Experts for Access to Climate Financing to Address Climate Change Challenge

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article image A training workshop on Climate Financing Opportunities was organized by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, in Islamabad today. The training was organized under the UNDP-GEF funded Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKSTRAN) Project being implemented by the Ministry of Water and Power, Government of Pakistan. Representatives from the government, media, academia, national and internationals NGOs, participated in the event. The training aimed at underscoring the need for…Read More

Mainstreaming Environment in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor is must to protect fragile Environment of Pakistan

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article image IUCN in partnership with Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) organized a panel discussion on Mainstreaming Environment in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) during the 32ndAnnual General Meeting of Pakistan Society of Development Economics (PSDE)on the theme of "China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and Regional Integration". Mr. Abu Ahmad Akif, Secretary Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan chaired the session and emphasized on climate smart…Read More