Agreement to provide 3G services to remote areas of Balochistan signed


MoITT: Finance Minister Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar said that government was determined to promote digitalization all across the country for increasing outreach and access to financial services to people for sustainable development.

The Finance Minister was speaking at the signing ceremony between Universal Service Fund (USF) and Ministry of Information Technology for laying optic fibre at Awaran and Lasbela the contract of which has been by Universal Service Fund to Pak Telecom Mobile

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Collaboration Framework Agreement signed tween MoST and MoDP


STAFF REPORT ISB: Ministries of Science and Technology (SandT) and Defence Production signed a collaboration framework agreement (CFA) to make progression in manufacturing quality items. The collaboration framework agreement document was signed by Secretary Ministry of Science and Technology Fazal Abbas Maken and Secretary Ministry of Defence Production Lt. General (Retd.) Syed Muhammad Owais. Joint Minister for Science and Technology, and Defence Production Rana Tanveer Hussain observed the

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Hubco signed contract with GE for 1,292MW plant


STAFF REPORT KHI: Hubco (Hub Power Company) signed an agreement with GE (General Electronics) for provision of GE’s digital industrial solution to the 1,292MW Hubco power plant in Baluchistan.

Khalid Mansoor, CEO Hubco said at the occasion, "Hubco is contented to work with GE; these solutions from GE are game changer for energy sector, once installed and implemented at the Hubco Power Plant these digital industrial solutions will increase the reliability of operations of Hubco

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MoUs signed during Pak-China Business Forum




STAFF REPORT LHR: Memorandum of Understandings (MOUs) worth more than Rs 25 million have been signed between Pakistan and Chinese companies during the Pakistan-China Business Forum and business meetings in China. More than thousand business to business meetings have taken place there.

Various Chinese industrial sectors from automobile, electronics, heavy machinery and manufacturers were aggressively looking for Pakistani companies’ counterparts. The Pakistan-China Business Forum

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MoU signed to resolve energy crisis in KP




STAFF REPORT PESH: An MoU has recently been signed between University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Peshawar and KP Science and Technology and Information Technology (STandIT) department to resolve the energy crisis in the province.

The agreement is aimed to better utilise renewable energy resources. UET Vice Chancellor Syed Imtiaz Hussain Gillani and STandIT Secretary Farah Hamid Khan signed the MoU.

As per the agreement, a state-of-the-art laboratory will be established

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MoU signed to strengthen sustainable transport initiatives




STAFF REPORT KHI: An MoU has been signed between NUST and Component Implementation Unit-Trucking of Pakistan Sustainable Transport project. Purpose of the agreement is to provide research oriented technical support to strengthen the institutional capacity of the relevant federal and provincial government departments to promote the sustainable transport initiatives in Pakistan.

The MoU would facilitate the project team on the objective of reduction in greenhouse gas emissions and

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Agreement signed to set up HPTI in Mangla


STAFF REPORT IBD: An agreement has been signed between government of Pakistan, France and French Development Agency (AFD) to provide funding for the establishment of Pakistan Hydropower Training Institute (HPTI) at Mangla.

This grant was delegated to the AFD by the European Union. It aims at completing the rehabilitation of the existing training centre of Mangla and its transformation into a "centre of excellence for hydropower" in order to increase the capacity of both public

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Deal signed to create space for biodiversity promotion


STAFF REPORT KHI: International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) Pakistan and Climate Change Division, government of Pakistan, have recently signed an agreement for stimulating market demand for Biodiversity friendly products in Northern Pakistan.

A press statement issued here stated that the agreement was signed during GEF Global Environmental Facility Steering Committee meeting, in which representatives from all provinces and United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) were also

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MoU signed to promote olive cultivation


STAFF REPORT IBD: A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Project on Promotion of Olive Cultivation for Economic Development and Poverty Alleviation and National Institute for Genomics and Advanced Biotechnology (NIGAB).

According to the agreement, both the parties will establish research linkages for the project entitled ?Rapid Identification of Olive Cultivars using DNA Markers?. NIGAB is being outsourced for this task through Olive Promotion project.

The

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Memor and um of Underst and ing signed between Technology Times and PSF

STAFF REPORT ISB: Mustafa Z. Paras, Editor Weekly Technology Times, and Dr. Manzoor Hussain Soomro, Chairman PSF, exchanging documents of a Memorandum of Understanding signed between the two sides at a ceremony. According to the agreement, both Technology Times and PSF would enhance mutual cooperation for the promotion of scientific and technological activities in Pakistan. Dr. Ata ul Mohsin, Raja Ata ul Haq, Riaz ul Islam, and Rehana Batool were also present at the occasion

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MoU signed for Mobile Banking

STAFF REPORT KHI:  Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) have signed an MoU to formalize their mutual cooperation in order to promote mobile banking in the country.The MoU was signed by SBP Governor Yaseen Anwer and PTA Chairman Dr. Muhammad Yaseen at a recently held ceremony.Under this agreement, PTA will issue Class Value Added Services (TPSJ) licences to third party services providers who will act as facilitator and mediator between telcos and financial

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