International

Project brings together Pakistani, European varsities

Islamabad: French ambassador Nicolas Galey has appreciated academic cooperation between Pakistani and European universities and said the B-International capacity building project for higher education sector in Pakistan, UK, France, Italy and Spain deserved to be celebrated. “The B-International project will reinforce the Pakistan’s Higher Education Commission Vision 2025 on internationalisation through building capacity within the

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Graduation Ceremony at American School of International Academics

LAHORE : 17 graduate students were awarded American High School Diplomas for completing 12 years of schooling at ASIA during the 26th Graduation Ceremony at American School of International Academics (ASIA) here the other day. US Consul General, William Makaneole was the chief guest of the ceremony. Ms Khatijah Corey, the Political Counselor was also

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UK pledges funding for girls’ education

Islamabad : The United Kingdom (UK) on Saturday announced a bilateral programme worth up to £130 million to support girls’ education in Pakistan saying the initiative will impact around 17 million children. According to officials, the Prime Minister’s Girls’ Education Action Plan launched in May this year sets out practical steps to deliver the UK’s

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UHS, Sheffield Varsity launch training of medical teachers

LAHORE:The University of Health Sciences (UHS), in collaboration with the University of Sheffield, UK, has launched a training programme for the medical teachers so that future doctors are prepared to bring knowledge and skills to solve problems and make timely decisions. The inaugural ceremony of the programme was held here at the UHS on Friday.

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Turkish academicians visit AIOU

Islamabad : A 15-member delegation of professors and academicians from six Turkish universities visited Allama Iqbal Open University (AIOU). The delegation was warmly received by the AIOU Registrar, Raja Umar Younis and the Director, Department of International Collaboration and Exchange, Dr. Zahid Majeed. A special session was organised with the delegation to discuss different academic

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Transportation, logistics forum launched at NUST

Islamabad: First China-Pakistan ‘Belt and Road’ transportation and logistics forum has been launched. “China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) provides a unique opportunity for Pakistan to boost its strategic and economic position. It has the potential to transform Pakistan into a regional hub for trade and investment. It can help Pakistan join the ranks of ‘Top Ten’

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Pakistani teacher among Cambridge Award winners

LAHORE: Uroosa Imran teaches a child who suffers from a rare muscular disease due to which he is unable to sit, walk or hold things in his hands. Cambridge Dedicated Teacher Awards is a global competition where teachers from all around the world are appreciated for going the extra mile to help students achieve their

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KMU reduces fees for Afghan students

PESHAWAR: Khyber Medical University on Saturday announced significant reduction in fees for Afghan students. According to a notification issued here, this historic decision to reduce fees will give a new impetus to Pak-Afghan relations, said Prof Dr Zia-ul-Haq. Reduction in fees will provide opportunities for Afghan students to continue their education, Prof Dr Zia-ul-Haq added.

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PU hosts AICE orientation session

LAHORE : An orientation session for the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AICE) was organised at the Institute of Chemical Engineering and Technology (ICET), University of the Punjab. A PU spokesperson said it was a matter of pride for PU ICET for getting its petition approval as AICE-chapter from a world leading organisation. Director ICET

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AIOU expands educational network

Islamabad : Allama Iqbal Open (AIOU) has extended its educational network to the entire world through enrolling a number of students from different countries. Students from 27 countries including United States, United Kingdom, France, Germany, Australia, Italy, China, and Saudi Arabia have enrolled in 35 different programs offered in Spring Semester 2022. The ratio of

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