The Government of Japan would provide a concessional loan of JPY 5 billion approximately Rs5 billion to Pakistan for supporting the energy sector reforms.An agreement to this effect was signed between Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, Hiroshi Inomata and Additional Secretary, Economic Affairs Division, Ms. Yasmin Masood, said a statement received here Wednesday.Addressing the signing . . . → Read More: Pakistan energy sector to benefit from Japan’s Rs 5 billion help
I tried to be objective; I tried to look at it neutrally, but let’s face it, Pakistan’s official government website is a disgrace.
Building a website isn’t really very expensive and we have plenty of talent here, then why is the website in shambles? Well, I think the main reason is because incompetent politicised government . . . → Read More: Our Nation’s website, a National Embarrassment
By Sehrish Wasif
ISLAMABAD: The government of Pakistan, in collaboration with international donors, is set to introduce the much-awaited Pneumococcal Vaccine in the Expanded Programme on Immunisation (EPI) to curtail the death toll from pneumonia among children under the age of five.
. . . → Read More: Pneumonia Vaccine being introduced today
The Government of Pakistan has decided that they need state-of-the-art infrastructure to quickly and effectively censor up to 50 million websites.
I respect the government’s decision to do so, and ask them to follow this course with renewed vim and vigour. Shutting down an avenue of unfettered opinion exchange is without a doubt a time . . . → Read More: Ravaged by Instability, Censorship and Firewalls
We had always heard that Pakistan was home to natural resource wonders but recently we saw a proof of it when around 8 oil wells were found near Mughalkot. It was astonishing to see that the local population has been digging up these wells to extract this oil.
. . . → Read More: New Source of Crude Oil found in Pakistan