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US doubles funding for S&T in Pakistan

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: US Ambassador David Hale and HEC Chairman Dr Mukhtar Ahmed have signed an MoU to double the funding for the Pak-US Science and Technology Cooperation Programme. The MoU would provide more than $8 million in joint funding for high-level collaborative research in science and technology with a new focus on health and other fields such as water, energy, and information technology. Ambassador Hale said, "The benefits to in developing our education, knowledge,…Read More

Licensed software doubles economic benefits: Study

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article image MONITORING REPORT IBD: Promoting the use of properly licensed software would have a greater impact on the economy in Pakistan than allowing similar growth in the use of pirated software that would badly impact overall performance of the whole IT systems."A 1 per cent increase in use of licensed software would generate an estimated $148 million in national production, compared to $63 million from a similar increase in pirated software - meaning properly licensed software would deliver $84…Read More