Football event going to make a huge positive impact: Ambassador Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Qatar to Pakistan Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al Thani said this week that the FIFA World Cup 2022 – the biggest sporting event in the global calendar in Qatar – will make a huge positive impact on the entire region. While briefing the media persons about the mega sporting event, […]

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Loss and Damage Fund a “major win” for all: Bilawal Bhutto

Staff Writer Islamabad: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari said this week that the establishment of the Loss and Damage Fund and financial arrangements to address the issue of climate justice, was a “major win” for Pakistan and all of the developing world. The foreign minister, in a statement, said, “In monumental achievement for climate justice […]

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CPEC offers lucrative investment opportunities: Vietnamese envoy

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: Ambassador of Vietnam to Pakistan Nguyen Tien Phong said this week that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) offered lucrative investment opportunities. Addressing the business community during his visit to Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI), he mentioned that CPEC had played a great role in developing undeveloped areas in Pakistan. He highlighted […]

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Pakistani, Chinese universities sign agreement to promote cooperation

Gwadar Pro Sargodha: University of Sargodha and Tang Chinese Education & Technology Ltd this week inked an agreement to promote cooperation in academic, educational and cultural spheres. According to UoS, a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed at University of Sargodha. The agreement was duly signed by Additional Director Office of the Research Innovation […]

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Governor, Japanese envoy open Pak-Japan Mini Expo

Staff Writer Lahore: Punjab Governor Muhammad Baligh-ur-Rehman along with, the ambassador of Japan for Pakistan Mitishuoro Wada this week inaugurated the Pak-Japan Mini Expo and also the cultural night event. The visitors showed keen interest in the Japanese and Pakistani products on display. Live karate performance by Japan karate association were seen. Addressing on the […]

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Language students return to Japan after pandemic

Tokyo: Both sets of his grandparents were Lutheran missionaries who came to the country in the early 1950s. His parents—Solveig Grønning Ericson, who finished her medical training at Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, and Steven Ericson, an associate professor of history who specializes in the modern transformation of Japan—grew up in Japan and attended an international […]

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UK announces 7 projects for Pakistan’s climate finance accelerator initiative

Staff Writer Islamabad: Chairman UK-Pakistan Joint Business Council Mian Kashif Ashfaq said this week that the United Kingdom has announced seven innovative low-carbon projects as a part of the first cohort for the climate finance accelerator(CFA), Pakistan. Talking to President Pak-British Friendship Council (North) Muhammad Arbab Khan through zoom he said selected projects from the […]

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Sherry Rehman hails COP-27 for setting up ‘loss and damage’ fund as a landmark achievement

Staff writer Sharm El-Sheikh: Federal Minister for Climate Change Senator Sherry Rehman this week, while representing G-77 plus China group statement at the concluding plenary of the international climate change conference termed the establishment of Loss and Damage Fund a landmark achievement and the international moot as an implementation conference by fulfilling the long-standing goal. […]

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Pakistan can meet Romanian Human Resource needs: Sajid Hussian Turi

Staff Writer Islamabad: Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sajid Hussain Turi this week said that Pakistan had great potential to meet the human resource of Romania in all professional sectors. He expressed the remarks while meeting with Minister for Labour and Social Solidarity of Romania Marius-Constantin Budai in Bucharest. He said […]

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Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri felicitates Ayla Majid on becoming first South Asian woman to be appointed as ACCA’s VP

Canberra: Pakistani High Commissioner to Australia Zahid Hafeez Chaudhri this week felicitated Ayla Majid on becoming first South Asian woman to be appointed as Vice President of Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA). With the appointment, Majid has made history as she is the first South Asian woman to be elected for this global position […]

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Umar Rehman Malik pays glowing tribute to Bilawal Bhutto for successful foreign policy

Staff Writer Islamabad: Prominent economist Umar Rehman Malik this week paid glowing tribute to Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari for successful foreign policy. In a statement, Umar Rehman Malik – son of the late Senator Rehman Malik – said that Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari had lifted Pakistan’s image in a few months as the […]

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Italy has invested in different sectors recently in Pakistan: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese said this week that Italy had invested in the sectors of food processing, chemicals, construction, leather, footwear, energy-related equipment and Information Technology in the recent months. He said Italy and Pakistan relations have fostered fast-growing cooperation in diverse areas, including trade and investment. Ambassador Ferrarese […]

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Italy stands with flood afectees in Pakistan: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese said this week that Italy supports the wellbeing of the flood affectees in Pakistan. With a view to contributing to the international humanitarian response to the violent monsoon-provoked floods, the Italian Cooperation Service has allocated a 500,000-euro emergency contribution to the International Federation of Red […]

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Halal Cosmetics sector offers an attraction for Indonesia, Pakistan: Ambassador Adam M. Tugio

Staff Writer Faisalabad: Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan Adam M. Tugio said this week that Indonesia and Pakistan must accelerate bilateral cooperation and research efforts to gain benefits from the flourishing Halal cosmetics market, which is rapidly increasing its share every year and creating number of investment opportunities with healthy future growth prospects. Speaking at […]

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UK removes Pakistan from ‘high risk third countries’ list

Staff Writer Islamabad: In recognition of Islamabad’s progress to improve money laundering and terrorist financing controls, the United Kingdom (UK) this week removed Pakistan from ‘High Risk Third Countries’ list. Taking to Twitter, Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari shared a letter of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office, revealing that the UK had removed Pakistan […]

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Aseefa Bhutto stresses on empowerment of youth via technical, vocational training

Staff Writer Larkana: Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) leader Aseefa Bhutto Zardari this week stressed on the importance of empowering the youth, particularly women, through technical and vocational training and education, a necessity to create decent economic opportunities for younger generations and for the socio-economic sustainability of the country. Aseefa, who is former president Asif Ali […]

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China’s optimized COVID-19 response measures based on practical experience, data

China Economic Net Beijing: A Chinese health official said on Saturday that the 20 newly released measures on epidemic prevention and control were well conceived based on ample practical experience and related assessment data. On the basis of the ninth edition of the country’s COVID-19 control protocols, these measures, which were announced on Friday, optimized […]

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Digital technology propels China’s pursuit for common prosperity

China Economic Net Hangzhou: The 2022 World Internet Conference Wuzhen Summit that concluded this week has demonstrated the role of digital technologies in advancing common prosperity in China, with a focus on expanding businesses, bridging the urban-rural divide and narrowing the income gap. Numerous case studies, on-site presentations and informed voices at the conference asserted […]

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Beijing bourse unveils rules for margin trading, securities lending

China Economic Net Beijing: The Beijing Stock Exchange has unveiled rules for margin trading and securities lending to prepare for the start of such businesses. The new businesses will help meet investors’ diversified trading demand, improve the pricing function of the market and boost market liquidity, according to the bourse. The rules are generally in […]

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Japan to support Pakistan in safe water supply projects: Ambassador Wada Mitsuhiro

Staff Writer Islamabad: Japanese Ambassador Wada Mitsuhiro said this week that the government of Japan would continue to cooperate with Pakistan in the supply of safe water to citizens and the improvement of the sewage treatment system. He was addressing the inaugural ceremony of the project of replacement of pumping machinery at the inline booster […]

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Prince Harry and Meghan Markle ‘unlikely’ to join Royals for first Christmas without Queen Elizabeth

Tom Sykes London: King Charles and Queen Camilla will host the royal Christmas at Sandringham this year, continuing the long tradition established by Queen Elizabeth II as part of a determined effort to emphasize continuity, despite the change of reign. However, Prince Harry and his family are unlikely to attend. A friend of the new […]

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Italy: Hottest October in northern part since 1800

Newswire Rome: Large swathes of northern Italy experienced the hottest October this year since record keeping began in 1800, the country’s National Research Council said. Temperatures reached 3.18 degrees Celsius above normal levels in the northern part of the country. However, in Italy as a whole, temperatures were high but not record-breaking. The Council said […]

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