UNHCR inaugurates skills development project for refugee and local women

The UNHCR on Thursday inaugurated a skills development project aimed at improving the skills of local and Afghan refugee women in Quetta.

UN data shows COVID-19 will widen poverty gap between women and men

The COVID-19 crisis will widen the gap between men and women who live in poverty, according to new UN data.

‘Amazing poetry of Akmal Lewanay must reach to coming generations’

The PTI leader Senator Zeeshan Khanzada has said Akmal Lewanay is a valuable asset for Pashto literature and his work will be honoured.

Equipment provided to ANF to strengthen border security

The procurement of this equipment was one of the agreed deliverables under the Japanese-funded UNODC project worth $6.5 million.

PRCS to set up five basic health units in merged districts

Pakistan Red Crescent Society Merged Areas (PRCS-MA) has decided to set up five basic health units (BHUs) in newly merged tribal districts.

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.