Tag: Critical

Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline critical for CPEC’s energy needs: Iranian Ambassador

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PR: Terming Pak-Iran Gas Pipeline indispensable for CPEC’s energy needs and success, the Iranian ambassador to Pakistan H.E. Mehdi Honardoost revealed that they had over 400 years of gas resources available in Iran and Pakistan continues to be their foremost desired market. He was speaking at an exclusive session hosted by Institute of Policy Studies […]…Read More

Partnership in science, research, development critical for CPEC success

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ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal said that scientific collaboration and sharing of Knowledge, research and ideas between Pakistan and China is critical for success of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and further boost the historic bilateral cordial relations. The Minister proposed that we need to undertake joint projects for studying mountains and coastal areas of Pakistan, said a statement issued…Read More

Experts call for critical research to improve quality

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Education experts have stressed on the need for diverse research methods and critical thinking to improve the quality of research in Pakistan. This was said at the closing ceremony of the two-day International Conference on Research and Practices in Education recently held at the Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU) here. Better training programmes for teachers and increased use of technology to disseminate knowledge were identified as integral steps towards improved…Read More

Technical training critical to engage youth bulge

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PAKISTAN IS passing through a complex demographic transition. According to the analyses made by US Census Bureau, in year 2012, Pakistani youth under 29 years of age is approximately 124 million, which is about 65.1 per cent of the total Pakistani population. Another report of UNDP estimates that about 68 per cent population of Pakistan is under the age of 30 years. Growing youth population is an advantageous sign for prosperity; but at the same time report shows that 37 per cent out of…Read More

Women scientists role is critical for national development: PAS officials

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The SandT development in any country is assurance of national development and all the fractions of society must be brought into the mainstream SandT sector beyond gender and other social races. This was nerved in 7th monthly brainstorming session event on Making Pakistan Science Conscious’ at Fatima Jinnah Women University (FJWU), Rawalpindi organized by the Pakistan Academy of Sciences (PAS). Prof Zabta Khan Shinwari, Secretary General PAS said while speaking in…Read More

Critical choices for Pakistan to achieve progress

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STAFF REPORT ISB: South Asian region is in a state of flux with competing economic visions being offered for its future. For Pakistan the critical choices are mostly internal. Focus should be on good governance and economy. This was the gist of the speeches made by speakers at the concluding session of a recently concluded two-day international conference on "Pakistan’s strategic environment: Post 2014".The conference was organised by the Islamabad Policy Research Institute in…Read More

International travel expo launched to highlight critical water paucity

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The International Travel Expo named "Water at the Heart of Science", jointly organized by Pakistan Science Foundation (PSF), Embassy of France, Islamabad and Centre Sciences, Orleans, France, has formally launched in Islamabad at the PSF premises with an aim to sensitize the masses on the critical water shortage especially in Pakistan. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Sheikh Aftab Ahmad and French Ambassador Philippe Thiebaud inaugurated the event…Read More

Protected areas in Asia critical to health society

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Senior government officials from 12 Asian countries have recently concluded a meeting in Bangkok to explore the establishment of a new transboundary Asian partnership on protected areas. The Asia Protected Areas Partnership will be co-chaired by the government of Japan as the first country co-chair and IUCN, International Union for Conservation of Nature. Protected areas are a vital link to meeting the challenges of development in one of the world’s most dynamic regions…Read More

Modern medical ethics: Critical issue for the 21st century

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article image By Mirza Abdul Aleem Baig"IF WE believe men have any personal rights at all as human beings, they have an absolute right to such a measure of good health as society, and society alone is able to give them" - AristotleHealth systems as defined by World Health Organization (WHO) "all the activities whose primary purpose is to promote, restore or maintain health". When we move into the 21st century, the promotion and protection of human rights is gaining greater momentum. The…Read More