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Sindh government announced tariff-based auction for solar power project

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Sindh government has announced its intention to launch a tariff-based auction to develop a 50-megawatt solar power project in the province. It will be the first project to implement the decision of National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) on March 3, 2017, to enable tariff-based auctions for solar photovoltaic (PV) power projects, substituting open tariff […]…Read More

PTCL, KP government sign agreement for establishment of Incubation Center

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article image PR: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) inks a strategic agreement with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board for provision of ICT services and a facility to establish a state-of-the-art Incubation Center (Innovation Lab) and Software Technology Park (STP) in Peshawar. The Incubation center and STP will have fully managed IT & Telecom services such as […]…Read More

KP Government to construct CPEC IT Park

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Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government has decided to construct China Pakistan Economic Corridor Information (CPEC) Technology Park in Peshawar to boost trade, business activities, in addition, creating job opportunities for youth. A provincial government spokesman told Radio Pakistan’s Peshawar correspondent that land for the park has been acquired and construction will be started shortly. Park cost about […]…Read More

Balochistan government to improve science and robotics education in schools

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Mr. Abdul Fateh Bhangar, Secretary Secondary Education Department Balochistan, has led a high-profile discussion on taking science and robotics inventiveness to public school education in Quetta. Representatives from nine robotics organizations across Pakistan attended the meeting and briefed Mr. Bhangar and other officials of the school education department about innovations in math and science education. […]…Read More

Samsung helps KP government to encounter dengue

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article image To support the initiative of Governments of KP to encounter of Dengue, Samsung Electronics shifting its mobile Health Van to Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KPK) taking a generous humanitarian activity in Pakistan.This mobile Health Van will offer diagnosis and treatment to dengue patientswhile working in main Peshawar areas. Dengue fever is a mosquito-borne painful and debilitating disease. […]…Read More

Government to revive sick forestry sector of the Pakistan

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The government has approved Rs3.65 billion for the Prime Minister’s Green Pakistan Programme (GPP) that will be used for tree plantation in the provinces. The media spokesperson of the programme Mohammad Saleem said that almost 100 million trees will be planted across the country at the cost of Rs10 billion. This amount will further be […]…Read More

Government of Punjab collaborates with Telenor Pakistan and Telenor Microfinance Bank for ‘Connected Agriculture Platform Punjab’

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Telenor Pakistan, Pakistan’s leading telecom and digital service provider, along with Telenor Microfinance Bank, has joined hands with Agriculture Department of the Government of Punjab and the Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) for the flagship program “Connected Agriculture Platform Punjab.” PITB seeks to capitalize on the immense potential offered by Digital Mobile technology, smartphone penetration […]…Read More

Government pledges to encourage tree plantation across Pakistan

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Government pledges to encourage the plantation of 100 million trees across Pakistan under a prime minister’s Green Pakistan programme to improve the environmental condition of Pakistan. The World Bank is offering US$100 million to the Pakistani government’s initiative. The Green Pakistan Program was formally launched this year and received extremely high motivation when the World […]…Read More

Australian government supports US $1 million to Pakistan

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Australian government announced additional support worth the US $1 million on Thursday to Pakistan and the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) to improve nutrition, eradicate hunger, and attain food security through food fortification. The official launch of the National Food Fortification Strategy followed by an announcement which has support from WFP Pakistan, the National […]…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