Xi ready to strengthen China-Russia energy cooperation

China Economic Net Beijing: Chinese President Xi Jinping said this week that China is ready to work with Russia to forge closer partnership in energy cooperation. Energy cooperation is an important cornerstone of practical cooperation between China and Russia, and also a positive force for maintaining global energy security, Xi said in a congratulatory letter […]

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Ambassador Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani meets Bilawal Bhutto

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Qatar in Islamabad Sheikh Saoud bin Abdulrahman Al-Thani this week called on Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari here and conveyed an invitation from the Qatari foreign minister to watch FIFA World Cup match in Qatar. The foreign minister congratulated the Qatari ambassador on his country hosting the biggest football event. […]

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Sino-Pak dual diploma programme launched

Gwadar Pro Faisalabad: Two Pakistani and Chinese educational institutions this week launched a Sino-Pak dual diploma programme here. Bailie Vocational College China and the University of Agriculture Faisalabad (UAF) launched the dual diploma programme in Modern Agriculture Technology in collaboration with Tang International Education Group in which students will spend two years at UAF and […]

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China ramps up livelihood, economic support amid COVID-19 control

Xinhua Beijing: Local governments across China are rolling out policies to support businesses and residents amid the ongoing COVID-19 control, allowing virus-hit supermarkets to reopen sooner and reducing operating costs for struggling companies. The Chinese capital Beijing promised to expedite the reopening of shopping malls and supermarkets that sell livelihood-related products, as the latest effort […]

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JICA Provided 12,500 wheat seed bags for flood affectees

Staff Writer Islamabad: Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) Pakistan office provided 12,500 certified wheat seed bags to flood affected farmers of five districts Nasirabad, Jaffarabad, Soubatpur, Jal Magsi and Kacchi in Balochistan Province. The Japanese assistance enables 2,500 flood affected farmers families to cultivate wheat crop on their 12,500 acres of land during this Rabi […]

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Denmark among top donors to refugees: Ambassador Jakob Linulf

Staff writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Denmark to Pakistan Jakob Linulf said this week that Denmark was among the top donors to the refugees in the world. “Afghanistan is becoming one the world’s worst humanitarian crisis. Afghan refugees and their hosts in neighbouring countries are also facing increased challenges. Denmark is one of refugees top 10 […]

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Sajid Hussain Turi visits Pak-Afghan border to settle matters of mutual concerns

Staff Writer Islamabad: Federal Minister for Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Sajid Hussain Turi visited Pak-Afghan border at the Kharlachi and Borki area of Kurram district this week, where the border authorities briefed him on the border situation. In a bilateral negotiation, the reopening of Pak-Afghan border was decided for trade and movement. Along […]

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Youth Development Program by PML-N previous govt provided zero tax incentives: Marriyum

Staff Writer Islamabad: Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb has said that Youth Development Program had been started during the previous regime of Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz which provided zero tax incentives to the young generation. Delivering her speech at the launching ceremony of “Economic Affairs” magazine here, the minister said that in its previous […]

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US manufacturing causes economic, spiritual decline

Ding Gang NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg warned on Monday about “growing Chinese efforts to control” critical infrastructure, supply chains and key industrial sectors. Like some European politicians who have pushed the “China threat” theory, Stoltenberg is using his fertile imagination to create false reasons to hide the looming recession across Europe in both economy […]

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Italy will extend all possible support to Pakistan to enhance olive production: Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese

Staff Writer Islamabad: Italy’s Ambassador to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese said this week that Italy will extend all possible support to Pakistan to enhance olive production. Speaking during a meeting of the Steering Committee, on Olive Culture Holistic and Multi-Professional Mechanism, for a Pakistani Olive Oil Value Chain project at the Ministry of National Food Security […]

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Ambassador Andreas Ferrarese vows to ease visa process for Pakistani businessmen

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Italy to Pakistan Andreas Ferrarese this week vowed to ease visa process for the Pakistani businessmen. The envoy hoped that the simplified the process of visa issuance to Pakistani businessmen and traders will further promote business to business ties between Pakistan and Italy. “Simplification of the VISA process and procedure […]

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Ambassador Adam M. Tugio for collaborative efforts among OIC countries to develop Traditional Herbal Medicine

Staff Writer Islamabad: Ambassador of Indonesia to Pakistan Adam M. Tugio this week emphasized the need to accelerate collaborative efforts among the OIC countries for the development of Traditional Herbal Medicine (THM) in the wake of growing popularity of natural remedy methods and global awareness to protect environment for ensuring ‘Greener Future’. Addressing the participants […]

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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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