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HEC to send 10,000 Pakistanis to US in next 10 years for PhD Scholarships

Advertisements Under Pakistan-US Knowledge Corridor, Higher Education Commission (HEC) of Pakistan will be sending 10,000 Pakistanis to US in next 10 years for PhD Scholarships. Advertisements The Pakistani scholars being sent will be getting admissions in agriculture and food security, medical and allied health sciences, energy, water, climate change, advanced digital …

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CSS Exam Upper Age-Limit: PM rejects summary, Ahsan Iqbal to ask for review

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif rejected on Friday a summary submitted by the Establishment Division which recommended a 2 year increase of the upper age-limit from 28 year to 30 year for Central Superior Services (CSS) examination. “The increase in the number of academic years from 14 to 16 for …

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Ahsan Iqbal meets Nergis Mavalvala, discusses collabration with MIT

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Ahsan Iqbal met   Dr Nergis Mavalvala discussed collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of  Technology (MIT). Ahsan Iqbal, who is on a tour to the United States, held meetings with prominent figures of the institute.  PML-N minister uploaded status on his official Facebook …

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Timely completion of CPEC is priority, no compromise on security of Chinese workers: PM Nawaz

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has emphatically said that all the projects linked with China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) will be finished within the destined time frame. PM said so while presiding a meeting in Islamabad on Monday to review the progress of ongoing projects of CPEC. Premier said that China …

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No consideration to make M.phil minimum criteria for CSS, PCS exams: Ahsan Iqbal clarifies

Minister for Planning & Development and Reform Ahsan Iqbal tweeted on Thursday to clarify that there is ‘no suggestion under consideration to make M.phil minimum criteria for CSS, PCS exams. Hardly one day after a report circulated on print as well as electronic media claiming that the ministry has suggested …

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Pak & China to collaborate in space technology under CPEC

Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal put forward a space technology alliance between Pakistan and China. The minister proposed the idea during a meeting forum for China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) that held in Karamay-Xinjiang last week. The proposal is made a part of the Karamay-Xinjiang after getting approval …

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20 things in Pakistan you need to know this Week

July 21, 2015: 1) Operation against terrorists producing desired results: COAS  Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif has said that counter-terrorism operations in tribal areas by law-enforcement agencies are producing the expected results. He lauded at the achievements by the troops. 2) Reaction on social media over Juniad Jamshed’s controversial …

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Ahsan Iqbal jettisoned route change of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Project

ISLAMABAD: Addressing to National Assembly on Wednesday, Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal said that no change has been made in the route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Project. Commenting on the route change speculation of Economic Corridor, Minister said, China-Pakistan Economic corridor is a nation project and it will …

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Ahsan Iqbal urges PTI to use parliament for reforms

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister of Planning, National Reforms, and Development, Ahsan Iqbal has urged Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf to use the floor of parliament for discussing issues regarding electoral reforms and to bring reforms. Talking to a private news channel, he said PTI chief Imran Khan has been continuously accusing the national institutions …

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PML-N Ahsan Iqbal watches Pak vs SA, takes with Selfies Pakistan cricket players

AUCKLAND: An important player of Nawaz Sharif’s political team and Federal Minister for Planning and Development Ahsan Iqbal on Saturday reached Eden Park stadium to watch Pakistan’s important group match against South Africa. After the match, he met Pakistan player, Iqbal was presented a Pakistan team shirt autographed by the …

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27 projects of Rs 29.48 billion approved by CDWP

ISLAMABAD: Central Development Working Party (CDWP) under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Planning, Developments and Reforms (MPD&R), Professor Ahsan Iqbal approved 27 mega projects worth Rs 29.481 billion for the social sector development and energy generation for socio-economic uplift of masses in the country, reported by Radio Pakistan. The …

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Planning Ministry and UNDP signs ‘Assistance Program’ of $11m

ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Planning, Development and Reforms (MPD&R) of Pakistan signed tomorrow (Wednesday, March 04) an agreement for $11.6 million with the United Nations Development (UNDP) to support implementation of key governance reforms at federal and provincial levels according to statement released by MPD&R and Communication Unit of UNDP. …

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PM Nawaz ready to take action against responsible for excessive billing

Islamabad: On Friday, a federal cabinet meeting was held, Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif said that the government would take action against those responsible for excessive billing in electricity dues, media reported. These remarks were given by the Premier, after getting the audit report on over billing by Special assistant to …

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Performance won’t be compromised: PM declared

ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) will hold its government accountable and review the performance of its ministries later this month. In an unprecedented move by Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in the history of politics in Pakistan, the move will ensure the accountability of the government officials while they are …

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