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MoIT to ensure cyber-security on priority basis

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Ministry of Information Technology, is a right organization with the responsibility to ensure cyber-security of Pakistan, this decision was made in a meeting which was conducted to develop a framework to coordinate and develop a mechanism of cyber-security in the country. The meeting was chaired by Nasser Khan Janjua National Security Adviser. While the other […]…Read More

Pakistan to develop Gwadar shipyard on priority basis

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Pakistan’s plans to develop shipyard at Gwadar for the promotion of merchant shipbuilding to fulfill the growing national needs on a priority basis, sources said. Ministry of Ports and Shipping informed the media that the development of Gwadar shipyard will enable Pakistan to compete with other regional countries. The plan envisions launch of 2 drydocks […]…Read More

Scientists set S&T as priority area to promote innovations in ECO regions

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Scientists and researchers have called for focusing on achieving greater research efficiency and more intensive transfer of knowledge by means of establishing networks involving research and business. Priority-setting processes are critical in aligning research funding with regional needs and in identifying the research questions necessary to fill the knowledge gaps. They expressed these views during the two-day meeting of eminent scientists and experts of ECO…Read More

Scientists set S&T as priority area to promote innovations in ECO regions

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Scientists and researchers have called for focusing on achieving greater research efficiency and more intensive transfer of knowledge by means of establishing networks involving research and business. Priority-setting processes are critical in aligning research funding with regional needs and in identifying the research questions necessary to fill the knowledge gaps. They expressed these views during the two-day meeting of eminent scientists and experts of ECO member…Read More

Less developed areas a priority: HEC chief

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) Dr Mukhtar Ahmad has said that many educational projects in the less developed areas have been initiated with the spirit to enlarge the scope of higher education in the country. He said that recently 50 development projects with the support of present government in Sindh, Balochistan, Fata and AJK have been initiated to provide educational opportunities to the students within the country and those achieving higher education…Read More

Agriculture promotion is amongst top priority of government: Ishaq Dar

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article image Staff Report ISD: Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar said in inaugural session of two day International conference focusing on "Innovative Agricultural Financing" that government is intending to instigate a credit facility for low income farmers in order to swell the agricultural growth. He further added that in government priority list, agriculture is one of the foremost sectors in which it is taking keen interest in enhancing agricultural productivity as well ensuring food…Read More

Pakistan, UK to work on priority areas in ICT

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan and Britain have agreed to formulate a "mutual working group" which will comprise high commission and ministry’s officials. This was agreed in a meeting between British High Commissioner Philip Barton and Minister of State for IT Anusha Rahman recently held in Islamabad.According to details, the working group will jointly work out the "priority areas" in ICT where; both countries could collaborate and cooperate. On the occasion,…Read More

Exploring all resources for S and T research the only priority

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article image Akhlaq Ahmad Tarar is serving as Federal Secretary, Ministry of Science and Technology. Carrying excellent academic background, he proved his mettle while holding key executive positions in various government departments. He has done his Master’s degree in Administrative Sciences from George Washington University, USA. In his current capacity, he displayed height of his administrative approach to ensure implementation of national SandT policy; promotion and coordination of research activities…Read More