SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium Completes Matchless Subsea Cable System


The SEA-ME-WE 5 Consortium announced today the completion of the 20,000- kilometre subsea cable infrastructure developed by a 16-nation consortium. This submarine cable system won the Project of the Year – Subsea award at the Global Carrier Awards in Paris in November 2016 for its technological and managerial excellence.

The SEA-ME-WE 5 subsea cable system, spanning over 16 countries from Southeast Asia to Western Europe, is a technological breakthrough which marks a global communications

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TWA completed deployment of of SEA-ME-WE 5 at its landing station at Karachi


STAFF REPORT: Transworld Associates Private Limited (TWA) completed the deployment of state of the art high speed submarine cable SEA-ME-WE 5 at its landing station in Karachi. The information super highway the SEA-ME-WE 5 will help meet Pakistan’s high speed connectivity demands based on its rapidly expanding IT presence globally. TWA is the exclusive participant from Pakistan in the SEA-ME-WE 5 consortium.

The state of the art SEA-ME-WE 5 will introduce the ground-breaking concept of

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Rising sea level can sink Karachi in 40 years


STAFF REPORT KHI: The National Institute of Oceanography (NIO) has warned that Karachi could drown in next 35-45 years. The NIO has warned that parts of Malir have already sunk and if emergency measures are not taken 30-40 million people could be displaced due to climate changes.

Over the years climate change has had devastating repercussions, thousands of deaths, earthquakes, floods and severe drought are clear indicators of climate change. In Karachi alone 1200 people lost their lives

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Regional Symposium on Sea Turtle Concludes Landmark Judgment by the High Court




STAFF REPORT KHI: The two-day Regional Symposium on marine turtles and their conservation has concluded in Karachi, where experts from different countries participating in the event shared valuable experiences in turtle conservation in their countries.

The symposium was organized by IUCN under its "Saving the Endangered Sea Turtles" project funded by USAID Small Grants and Ambassador Funds Programme.

Marine turtle conservation experts from Bangladesh, Germany, Malaysia

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Experts at symposium focus on ways for sea turtle conservation


STAFF REPORT KHI: A regional symposium on marine turtle conservation has recently been organized by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, in Karchi, where international experts shared their knowledge, experiences and lessons learnt in sea turtle conservation in Asia. Marine turtle conservation experts from Bangladesh, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam, Thailand and Germany presented papers at the symposium with the aim to also explore opportunities for regional cooperation for

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TWA Joins SEA-ME-WE-5 Submarine Cable Consortium for Pakistan Landing


Trans World Associates (Pvt.) Ltd. announced today that it has joined a consortium of leading telecom companies to build and operate theSEA-ME-WE 5 submarine cable network. The Pakistan landing of SEA-ME-WE 5 will be owned by TWA. The consortium agreement was signed in December, 2014 in Singapore.

The new 100G SEA-ME-WE 5 will deliver ultra-broadband capacity and faster access to consumers and businesses. Its ultimate design capacity of 24 Terabit per second (Tbit/s) will be used to serve

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