HEC, British Council hold Orientation Session on Development of Teaching Excellence Framework

ISLAMABAD: The Higher Education Commission (HEC) in collaboration with the British Council, Pakistan organized an orientation session on UK’s Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF), a preliminary step towards development of a similar framework for Pakistan under the collaborative “Pak-UK Education Gateway” project of HEC and British Council. The Teaching Excellence and Student Outcomes Framework (TEF) is […]

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Foreign exchange reserves touching twenty billion dollars: Senate told

ISLAMABAD: The Senate was informed Tuesday that the country’s foreign exchange reserves are touching twenty billion dollars as a result of effective policies of the government. Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs Ali Muhammad Khan told the house during question hour that our exports and growth rate are at record levels and the current account […]

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Government is improving road network: Wahab

KARACHI: Administrator Karachi, Sindh government’s Spokesman and CM Advisor on Law Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Tuesday said that the provincial government is improving road network and basic civic amenities. “Many development projects have been started in Karachi with full goodwill and enthusiasm and this is the real change. The results would have been different in […]

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Saudi Arabia emphasizes on economic ties with Pakistan’s Maritime sector: Envoy

ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Saudi Arabia to Pakistan Nawaf Bin Said-al-Malki has emphasized on establishing economic ties with the Maritime sector of Pakistan. He emphasized this while talking to the Federal Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider Zaidi, here at his office on Tuesday. They discussed matters of mutual interest. The Saudi envoy spoke about […]

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Pakistan reports 17 covid deaths, 6,357 new cases

KARACHI: Pakistan on Tuesday reported 17 deaths and 6,357 new pandemic cases in the last 24 hours while the number of positive cases has surged to 1,381,152 and death toll from the disease has risen to 29,122 so far. According to the National Command and Operation Center (NCOC), 6,357 persons tested positive for COVID-19 in […]

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Govt highly prioritizes resolving issues of Overseas Pakistanis: Advisor

ISLAMABAD: Advisor to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Muhammad Ayub Afridi interacted with the Pakistani community at Consulate General of Pakistan Jeddah, Saudi Arabia. According to a press release received here on Tuesday from Jeddah, during his interaction with the Pakistani community living in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, he reiterated […]

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ASF foils money laundering bid at Islamabad airport; Ice heroin seized separately

ISLAMABAD: The Airport Security Force (ASF) on Tuesday foiled an bid to launder a huge amount of money by recovering $79,480 from a Doha-bound passenger. According to the ASF information, Shehnaz Shah had concealed the money in his clothes kept in a bag. ASF during recovered $79,480 from his bag. The suspect was later handed […]

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22 new roads will be build in Central-West distts: Wahab

KARACHI: Administrator Karachi, Sindh governments Spokesman and CM Advisor on Law Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Monday said that 22 new roads will be constructed in Central and West Districts. “Construction of Shahra-e-Noor Jahan is being started, Iqbal Park is being constructed in Gulberg on the pattern of Jahangir Park. Payment has been made for purchase […]

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Pakistan, Sri Lanka agree to continue close collaboration in multilateral fora

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Sri Lanka have agreed to continue close collaboration in multilateral fora and to strengthen regional cooperation. The understanding came during a meeting among the Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi and Sri Lankan Minister of Trade Dr Bandula Gunawardhana and State Minister for Regional Cooperation Tharaka Balasuriya here on Monday. On the occasion, […]

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