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PASTIC has won project titled NCBWE from SAARC countries”

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Pakistan Scientific and Technological Information Centre, PASTIC has won a project titled “Networking and Capacity Building of Women Entrepreneurs (NCBWE) from SAARC countries” from SAARC Development Fund, SDF Bhutan.  The project is approved under SDF Social Window Fits with SAARC’s Strategy of Regional Integration & particular SDG is Poverty Reduction. The Project Financial Agreement (PFA) […]…Read More

SAARC members pledge to enhance cooperation

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article image ISLAMABAD: Young parliamentarians of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) countries have agreed to enhance cooperation in diverse fields including energy, trade, security, and to ease process of visa and travel arrangements. An understanding to this effect came in a joint statement issued on the conclusion of the first two- day and#39;Young Parliamentarians Conferenceand#39; in Islamabad on Wednesday. The conference laid…Read More

SAARC countries pledge to foster S&T cooperation

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan entails a highly developed bioremediation system for water treatment purposes. It was recognized by South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) member countries during the meeting at National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) on Pakistan Bioremediation Model, Prospects, and Replication in SAARC Countries". Delegates from SAARC member countries including Afghanistan, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Bangladesh were present in the meeting…Read More

SAARC member countries keen to replicate NARC`s bioremediation technology

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan entails a highly developed bioremediation system for water treatment purposes. It was recognized by South Asian Association of Regional Cooperation (SAARC) member countries during the meeting at National Agricultural Research Centre (NARC) on Pakistan Bioremediation Model, Prospects, and Replication in SAARC Countries". Delegates from SAARC member countries including Afghanistan, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Bhutan and Bangladesh were present in the meeting…Read More

SAARC UGC Committee pledged regional cooperation in education

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The meeting of Committee of Heads of University Grants Commission (UCG) of South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation (SAARC) was held recently with the aim to find avenues for regional cooperation in order to uplift the quality of education, research in the region for sustainable growth and development through joint efforts, collaborations and cooperation. This was the 10th meeting of UCG Committee of Heads. Dr. Mukhtar Ahmed, Chairman Higher Education Commission…Read More

SAARC ministers chart common agenda for education

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Education Ministers of the South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation have issued a joint statement in New Delhi titled The New Delhi Declaration on Education’ with the resolve to ensure increased use of information technology. The Education Ministers and officials of eight South Asian countries have resolved to collaborate on increased use of information technology and improving the quality of education.The second meeting of Education Ministers of SAARC held in…Read More

12 Pakistani firms win SAARC Corporate, Business Awards

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Almost a dozen companies from Pakistan are among the winners of the Saarc Corporate and Business Awards with Union Capital Ltd of Bangladesh clinching the top position in the region. The three-day SAFA Summit has recently been concluded with award ceremony where 80 Saarc Corporate and Business Awards presented to the leading South Asian companies in almost all sectors of economy. The awards covered almost all sectors of economy including private sector banks,…Read More

Need for SAARC Science Foundation

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Pakistan, with its meager resources and limited manpower, finds itself unable to achieve its cherished goals of progress especially in the fields of science and technology which can be the core factor in the national development. No doubt that Pakistan has always been in the forefront in suggesting and offering proposals of inter-state cooperation in various development sectors. Pakistan already is a signatory rather a driving force behind a number of regional cooperation blocs especially…Read More

Saarc states coop must to metrology sector

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STAFF REPORT IBD: A two-day SAARC-PTB 2nd Coordination Conference on Regional cooperation in Metrology has recently concluded in Islamabad, which was participated by delegates from all the SAARC members States."The initiative taken by the government of Germany-based Precision Technical Board (PTB) is a good step for coordination among the SAARC countries regarding the cooperation in all kinds of metrological organizations and cooperation with national metrology institutes all over the world…Read More