UNDP Pakistan holds first ever virtual KP Incubation Liaison Conference

Organised by the UNDP Pakistan, the first ever virtual Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Incubation Liaison Conference (KP-ILC) 2020 concluded Friday.

Bill Gates hails Pakistan’s successful strategy against coronavirus

Co-Chair of Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation Bill Gates has commended Pakistan's successful strategy against coronavirus despite resource constraints.

Pakistani women entrepreneurs complete training on exporting their products

The United States government partnered with Pakistan women chambers of commerce and industry to help open new international markets.

PM launches first anti-stunting programme in Bara

Prime Minister Imran Khan Thursday visited Dogra Hospital in Bara sub-division of Khyber tribal district and formally launched Ehsaas Nashonuma Programme.

65 percent young people report learning less since coronavirus began: ILO

About 65% young people have reported learning less since the pandemic began, citing the transition from classroom to online and distance learning.

Afghan refugees’ voluntary repatriation to resume from Aug 10

The UN refugee agency (UNHCR) has announced to resume the voluntary return of registered Afghan refugees in Pakistan from August 10.

Govt, UNHCR pay tribute to refugee student for earning distinction

The Government of Pakistan and UNHCR paid tribute to an Afghan refugee student who secured second position in the matriculation exam by the Mardan board.

FAO for strengthening nexus between nutrition policies and child labour elimination

The first webinar of the dialogue series presented comprehensive insights into agricultural labour issues in Sindh and Punjab.

Japan minister discusses role of defence authorities during COVID-19 with COAS

On Thursday, Japanese Defence Minister Kono had a video teleconference with Chief of Army Staff (COAS) General Qamar Javed Bajwa.

PPE worth $500,000 reaches Pakistan’s frontline workers with Asian Bank’s support

On Wednesday, the Ministry of National Health Services, Regulation and Coordination distributed nine metric tons of PPE for health workers.

New analysis says a third of world’s children poisoned by lead

Lead poisoning is affecting children on a massive and previously unknown scale, according to a new report launched Thursday by Unicef and Pure Earth.

US provides additional 100 ventilators to Pakistan to support COVID-19 recovery

Pakistan’s NDMA and the US Government, through USAID, are working together to fight COVID-19 by contributing a second shipment of 100 ventilators.