Dr Adil Haider, an alumnus of Aga Khan University, received the honour for his medical services to the less fortunate

Pakistani-American Surgeon Awarded Ellis Island Medal Of Honour

A Pakistani-American surgeon has been awarded the prestigious Ellis Island Medal of Honour in the United States for his services to the “less fortunate”. The Ellis Island Medals of Honour “recognises individuals who have made it their mission to share with those less fortunate their


CPEC Centre Of Excellence Launched

ISLAMABAD, (APP): The China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) centre of excellence was formally launched here on Monday to promote research and knowledge based policy making in the country. The centre was jointly inaugurated by Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms Professor Ahsan Iqbal and Ambassador of China to Pakistan,


China Donates Rice To Kenya’s Drought Victims

NAIROBI, (APP/Xinhua): Chinese government Monday announced donation of 21,366 tonne of rice, worth 21.8 million US dollars, to alleviate hunger and malnutrition among Kenya’s drought victims. Speaking at a ceremony in Nairobi, Kenya’s Treasury Cabinet Secretary Henry Rotich lauded Beijing for responding to a presidential


Centralized Digital Databank For Visa Issuance To Foreigners

ISLAMABAD, (APP): Minister for Interior, Chauhdry Nisar Ali Khan Monday directed National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) to establish a Centralized Digital Databank for the issuance of visa to foreigners through Pakistan’s Missions across the world. The mechanism would help the foreigners to get an online visa appointment for


CPEC To Change Destiny Of Entire Region: Shehbaz Sharif

LAHORE, (APP): Federal Minister for Planning, Development & Reforms Ahsan Iqbal called on Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif here on Sunday and exchanged words on the progress of different development projects particularly China Pakistan Economic Corridor Project. The Chief Minister, on the occasion, said


Belt and Road Initiative Strives To Reflect ‘Globalization 2.0’

BOAO, China, (APP/Xinhua): China’s Belt and Road Initiative is doing a key job in restructuring the global production value chain amid profound changes in the post-crisis world, agreed government and business leaders attending a forum here for promoting cooperation across Asia. Traditional international investment and trade

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Xinjiang Universities To Offer Urdu, Farsi Classes

BEIJING (China) (APP): Two universities in northwest China’s Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region will add Urdu and Farsi to their undergraduate curriculum. Shihezi University and Xinjiang Normal University based in Urumqi are setting up Urdu and Farsi departments respectively and start enrolling students nationwide this summer,