Iona Thomas awards certificates to participants of Chevening Mentoring Scheme

Newswire Islamabad: Iona Thomas, Acting Deputy High Commissioner at the British High Commission in Islamabad, hosted a reception at her residence on Thursday for participants of the inaugural Chevening Mentoring Scheme. The British High Commission launched the inaugural Chevening Mentoring Scheme last year. The project was designed for entry level lawyers and entrepreneurs with leadership […]

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Ambassador of China attends virtual Chinese new year celebrations at The Millennium Education

Gwadar Pro Islamabad: The Millennium Education (TME) & Millennium Confucius Classroom (MCC) marks the virtual Chinese New Year Celebration “The Year of Ox” and 70th anniversary of Pakistan China diplomatic relations together with the Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China Mr. Nong Rong and Cultural Counsellor Mr. Zhang Heqing at The Millennium Education, One […]

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We must ensure the illustrious history of Arabic literature translates to global acclaim

Sara Al-Mulla “One Thousand and One Nights,” also known as “Arabian Nights,” remains one of the most cherished and magical works in Arab literature. This collection of Middle Eastern folk tales takes the reader on a journey to the region, where he or she encounters bustling markets, adventurous voyages, love stories and mysterious supernatural creatures.The […]

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Poor nutrition in school years may have created 20 cm height gap across nations

A new global analysis led by Imperial College London, and published in journal The Lancet, has assessed the height and weight of school-aged children and adolescents across the world.The study, which used data from 65 million children aged five to 19 years old in 193 countries, revealed that school-aged children’s height and weight, which are […]

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Choose the UK, says Immigration Minister to Pakistani scholars

Islamabad: The UK minister responsible for visas and immigration has encouraged even more students from Pakistan to choose the UK as a place to study as the International Students Day was marked on November 17. Kevin Foster MP, Minister for Future Borders and Immigration, used the annual celebration of international students to make clear the […]

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Pakistani Youth learnt a lot in World Panda Youth Reporters Camp

Gwadar Pro Chengdu: World Panda Youth Reporters Camp was held in Chengdu. 20 outstanding youth from 6 countries, including 2 Pakistani youth, Zaid Ahmed and Aftab Ali took part in this event.They got opportunities to visit and interview Chengdu around 6 themes such as urban greening, urban industries, history, technology, sport, and entertainment. After this […]

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Japan provides JPY 471 million to UN-Habitat for building disaster resilient schools in Khyber Pakhtunkhaw

Covert Report Islamabad: The Government of Japan has agreed to provide grant assistance of 471 million Japanese Yen (JPY) to UN-Habitat for the project of “The Improvement of Disaster Resilient Schools Infrastructure” in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, aiming to provide a safe and stable educational environment to the students as well as the teachers.According to a […]

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FBR start tax awareness education in educational institutions

Covert Report Islamabad: Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) has started holding tax educational awareness sessions in different educational institutes of Islamabad.Under the Letter of Understanding (LoU) signed between FBR and Federal Directorate of Education (FDE), said a statement issued by FBR. The part of bilateral LoU, the series of tax awareness educational session held in […]

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Single national curriculum to end social, economic disparities

Taj Nabi Khan Islamabad: Over the years, the class-based education system and multi-layered curriculum has widened polarization and created more social and economic disparities among different strata of the society leading to lack of tolerance and acceptability towards each other — those belonging to or graduating from somewhat ‘different systems of education’.Nelson Mandela said, “Education […]

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UK to continue working closely with Khyber Pakhtunkhwa: Dr Christian Turner

Peshawar: British High Commissioner Dr Christian Turner visited Peshawar last week to see how UK aid has been working closely with the provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa to transform lives.On his first visit, he met Ministers, parliamentarians, and development experts – discussing how the UK will continue a commitment which has already lasted more than […]

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