Posts Contributed By "Staff Report"

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  • LG Showcases Latest IT Solutions in Pakistan

    STAFF REPORT KHI: LG Electronics a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics organized a seminar with the aim to showcase LG’s latest IT devices for the Pakistan market. The event took place at a local hotel in Karachi, where VIP customers and guests were able to learn about several of the latest LG IT communications and display solutions, including the flagship LG PC Gram, the 21:9 Curved Ultra Wide Monitor and Minibeam projectors. Mr. S.K. Yoon, General Manager, IT Product Division Head, LG Electronics Gulf FZE stated: “With huge growth potential and …Read More

  • Telenor Khushaal Zamindar Wins PIF Award

    STAFF REPPORT IBD: Pakistan’s premier telecom and digital services provider, Telenor Pakistan’s mobile-agriculture service ‘Khushaal Zamindar’ has bagged the prestigious Pakistan Innovation Foundation (PIF) Award in the ‘Agri & Rural Innovation’ category at the 3rd Annual Pakistan Innovation Forum 2016. Poised to be Pakistan’s first m-agri service, ‘Khushaal Zamindar’ offers a host of solution-focused and ground-breaking advisory services which aim to facilitate increase in agricultural yield and trigger robust growth in the agriculture sector of Pakistan. The awar…Read More

  • Dr Syed Javaid Khurshid meet Prof Dr Pavel Kabat DG & CEO IIASA

    STAFF REPORT ISLAMABAD: Dr. Syed Javaid Khurshid, Pakistan’s National Member Organization Secretary, visited International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and met with Director General and CEO Professor Dr. Pavel Kabat, Program Directors, and research staff to discuss strengthening research collaborations and increasing capacity building activities between Pakistan and IIASA.    Researchers from IIASA and Pakistan have carried out a range of research collaborations since the Pakist…Read More

  • UIT organizes PEC-CPD training sessions for engineering professionals

    KARACHI: In pursuance of its commitment to providing state-of-the-art education and training, Pakistan’s premium technology institution Usman Institute of Technology organized two Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities, not only for its students and faculty, but for all professional engineers across Karachi. All the Continuing Professional Development (CPD) sessions were accredited by Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), and as per the implemented CPD system, 0.5 CPD points were awarded to all the registered professional engineers of PEC who participated in these tw…Read More

  • ‘It’s a matter of survival now’ Experts, Government for Improving Water Management in Balochistan; Call for Greater Focus on Implementation

    QUTEETA: The expert consultation on improving water governance in Balochistan organized by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, and Taraqee Foundation came to a close on December 20, 2016, after extensive deliberations that centered on the need for urgency in addressing the already deteriorating water crisis in the province.   Representative from the Government of Balochistan, the Ministry of Climate Change, as well as experts from the water sector and the US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water, at Mehran Universi…Read More

  • Risk of Mass-migration from Quetta City Looms if the Government fails to build or delay the construction of dams

    QUETTA: IUCN Pakistan and Taraqee Foundation in partnership with the US-Pakistan Centre for Advanced Studies in Water, MUET, Jamshoro (with support from University of Utah, USA); and the Government of Balochistan organized a two-day Expert Consultation on Strengthening Research-Policy Interface Improving Water Management in Balochistan at Serena Hotel Quetta today.   The Governor of Balochistan, Mr. Muhammad Khan Achakzai was the Chief Guest on this occasion. The participants of the event hailed from the federal and provincial governments, dono…Read More

  • Experts for Access to Climate Financing to Address Climate Change Challenge

    A training workshop on Climate Financing Opportunities was organized by IUCN, the International Union for Conservation of Nature, in Islamabad today. The training was organized under the UNDP-GEF funded Pakistan Sustainable Transport (PAKSTRAN) Project being implemented by the Ministry of Water and Power, Government of Pakistan. Representatives from the government, media, academia, national and internationals NGOs, participated in the event. The training aimed at underscoring the need for accessing climate financing through special funds especially global funds such a…Read More

  • Mainstreaming Environment in the China Pakistan Economic Corridor is must to protect fragile Environment of Pakistan

    IUCN in partnership with Pakistan Institute of Development Economics (PIDE) organized a panel discussion on Mainstreaming Environment in China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) during the 32ndAnnual General Meeting of Pakistan Society of Development Economics (PSDE)on the theme of “China-Pakistan Economic Corridor and Regional Integration”.  Mr. Abu Ahmad Akif, Secretary Ministry of Climate Change, Government of Pakistan chaired the session and emphasized on climate smart practices at all levels with no exemptions of the responsibilities. He expressed strong confidence i…Read More

  • Speakers stress optimal application of S&T for national progress

    These views were expressed by speakers at a one-day “Second Young Scientists Societies Summit 2014” organized by the Pakistan Council for Science and Technology (PCST), Technology Times, National Academy of Young Scientists and Tech TV as part of the celebrations of the World Science Day for Peace and Development here on the premises of the PCST on Monday.   The speakers included PCST Chairperson Dr. Mudassar Asrar, Dr. N. M. Butt, Chairman of PINSAT, NUST Science Society President  Ammar  Khan Nust Science Society, Biomedical Medical So…Read More