GC university, US embassy announce English access micro scholarship program

Abida Shaheen Islamabad: Government College University (GCU) Hyderabad has unveiled a golden opportunity for youngsters hailing from low-income households with the initiation of the two-year English Access Micro Scholarship Program. In collaboration with the United States (US) Embassy in Islamabad, this educational venture aims to empower disadvantaged children by enhancing their English language proficiency. The […]

Ambassador Adam Tugio, Amir Muqam vow to boost Pakistan-Indonesia cooperation further

Celina Ali Peshawar: Adviser to the Prime Minister for Political and Public Affairs, National Heritage and Culture, Engr Amir Muqam this week said that Pakistan attached great values to its relations with Indonesia, which were governed by mutual respect and cooperation. Amir Muqam expressed these views during his meeting with Ambassador of the Republic of […]

Ambassador Adam Tugio encourages students from Pakistan to study in Indonesia

Staff Writer Rawalpindi: The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia this week participated in a two-day International Education Summit 2023, on 4-5 March 2023 to promote education system in Indonesian and provide access information on scholarships being offered by universities in Indonesia. The event was organized by the Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce Industry (RCCI) with […]


Aseefa Bhutto set to enter parliament

Abida Shaheen The PPP has decided to launch Aseefa Bhutto Zardari in the coming elections. She might contest from Sindh and the Punjab, simultaneously. Once he leaves his cabinet position, Bilawal Bhutto will launch a massive campaign in the Punjab. She appears resolute and consistently retreats into the background after achieving success. Whenever the topic […]

Innovation Fund: EU invests €3.6 billion of emissions trading revenues in innovative clean tech projects

Celina Ali The Commission is awarding over €3.6 billion to 41 large-scale clean tech projects, to be financed through the EU Innovation Fund. With a focus on the REPowerEU Plan and phasing out Europe’s imports of Russian fossil fuels, these projects cover a wide range of industries, such as cement, steel, advanced biofuels, sustainable aviation […]

PPP clinches coveted Karachi Mayor slot

Liaquat Ali Karachi: In a significant achievement, Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) candidates Murtaza Wahab and Salman Abdullah Murad have emerged victorious in the Mayorship and Deputy Mayorship elections of Karachi. The duo secured a total of 173 votes, marking a historic moment for the PPP as they attain these positions in Karachi for the first […]

Revival, expansion of Pakistan’s film industry vital to project national narrative through screen tourism: Marriyum

Liaquat Ali Islamabad: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb said this week that the revival and expansion of Pakistan’s film industry were vital to project the national narrative through screen tourism. “Screen tourism presents an opportunity to spread the narrative of Pakistan, as seen in the successful examples of Qatar, Saudi Arabia and Iran, […]

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Pakistan, China ink accord to set up technology transfer center in Pakistan

Staff writer Islamabad: China and Pakistan signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to establish China-South Asia Technology Transfer Center-Sub Center in Pakistan. Pakistani Ambassador to China Moinul Haque said that the Sub Center would help strengthen bilateral technology transfer, enhance cooperation among enterprises, research institutes, and universities, as well as support cooperation in the pursuit […]


China in Frames: A Photographic Tribute by Ambassador Moin ul Haque

Gwadar Pro Beijing: Diving into a visual journey across China’s diverse landscape with “China in Frames: A Photographic Tribute,” an exhibition presented by Pakistan’s Ambassador to China, Moin ul Haque. Held at the Yindi Art Museum in Beijing, the photo collection captures the Ambassador’s three-year tenure, illuminating his deep admiration for China’s distinctive allure. The […]

EU ambassador, other musicians play special version of Pakistan’s national anthem

Abida Shaheen Islamabad: As Pakistan’s 76th Independence Day approaches, European Union Ambassador to Pakistan Dr Riina Kionka along with other musicians paid a special tribute to the country by performing a rendition of the national anthem — ‘Pak Sarzamin (thy sacred land)’. “This rendition is a celebration of the rich cultural diversity of Pakistan and […]

China’s box office exceeds 126 mln USD in Dragon Boat Festival holiday

Beijing: The Chinese mainland’s box office revenue reached 909 million yuan (126.6 million U.S. dollars) during the recent Dragon Boat Festival holiday, which lasted from Thursday to Saturday, according to data released by the China Film Administration. Domestic films took 80.08 percent of the total box office revenue during the three-day holiday, with suspense film […]