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KOICA Held Pre-Departure Orientation for Economic Development Strategy for Public Officials

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article image Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Pakistan held a pre-departure meeting for 17 high level government officials for Country Focused Training program on “Economic Development Strategy” scheduled to be held in Korea from March 18~31, 2018. The intended training program aims to provide useful insight and guideline on economic development by sharing Korea’s economic development experience […]…Read More

Zoo gardens as window of exploration, education and knowledge for the public

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article image Zoological gardens or zoo gardens has a nostalgic connection to most of our lives. There are hardly any kids these days where the family has not made stop at the zoo for exploring the vibrant and divergent animal life at some point of his/her life. Zoos have strong impacts on all school going kids in […]…Read More

PTCL envisions Pakistan’s digital transformation through Power of Public Cloud

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article image PR: Pakistan Telecommunication Corporation Limited (PTCL) held a seminar on “The Power of Public Cloud” at a local hotel in Karachi, which was largely attended by CIOs, CTOs, and senior IT professionals from business and corporate sector. Dr. Daniel Ritz, President & CEO, PTCL was the keynote speaker on the occasion. Speaking on ‘The role of […]…Read More

One-day workshop on public speaking organized by Tech valley Abbottabad

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article image Communication is the backbone of our society whether it is Science and technology or other important matters of life. It is a tool to make connections, influence decisions, and motivate change. Without communication skills, ability to progress in progressing world and in life, itself, is impossible. From presenting research papers and technical ideas presentations in […]…Read More

Science Communication: enhancing Public Understanding

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article image SIDRA SAIF IBD: A two days’ workshop titled "COMSTECH-Technology Times International Workshop on Science Communication: Enhancing Public Understanding" was held here at COMSTECH Headquarters, to train human resources in the field of Science Communication to popularize science in the society. The Chief Guest Fazal Abbas Mekan, Federal Secretary for Ministry of Science and Technology said, "science communication is the key to the real treasure of the scientific knowledge,…Read More

KOICA Awarded Scholarship for Master Degree in Korea to Public Officials

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article image ISLAMABAD: The Korea International Cooperation Agency (KOICA) Pakistan held a pre-departure orientation for the government officials who are selected for Master Degree Scholarship 2016. With a mission to support Human Resources Development (HRD) in developing countries, KOICA invites talented people from developing countries and helps them gain professional and systematic knowledge that will play a key role in their home country’s development. To accomplish this mission,…Read More

Rs100m approved for each public sector university in Sindh

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Keeping in view the financial problems of 19 public sector universities, the Sindh government has approved a grant of Rs1.9 billion for completion of their development schemes. Secretary to Chief Minister for Universities and Board Iqbal Durani held a meeting with the vice chancellors of public universities in Karachi to review their on-going schemes. During the meeting, the VCs told the secretary that they were facing acute shortage of funds to complete their schemes.…Read More

Science Journalism-building public engagement in science

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article image "I saw on TV…", "I heard on radio…" and "I read in the newspaper…" are phrases that catch our attention. In the 21st century, the mass media has become the most influential medium that communicates to large numbers of individuals. News is the building block that helps us to construct an understanding of the world we live in, and science and technology (SandT) are principal dynamics in shaping tomorrow’s world. Research and innovation have been…Read More