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China, Pakistan to boost cooperation on TCM
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China, Pakistan to boost cooperation on TCM

BEIJING: (VOM) Pakistan Ambassador to China, Moin ul Haque has said that Sino-Pakistan Cooperation Center on Traditional Chinese Medicines (SPCCTCM) would play an important role in boosting the traditional medicine cooperation between China and Pakistan. During a meeting with Prof. Liu Xinmin, Co-Director of SPCCTCM, also WHO Advisor on Traditional Medicine, and Prof. Wang Qiong,...

China firmly opposes Indian leader’s visit to disputed area on China-India border
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China firmly opposes Indian leader’s visit to disputed area on China-India border

BEIJING: (VOM) China said on Wednesday that it firmly opposes an Indian leader’s visit to a disputed area on the China-India border, urging India to refrain from moves that complicate boundary issues and bring China-India relations back on the right track and steady development. China position on the boundary issue is consistent and clear. The...

Past rulers plundered foreign loans to build their properties abroad, says Fawad
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Past rulers plundered foreign loans to build their properties abroad, says Fawad

ISLAMABAD: (VOM) Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain on Wednesday said past rulers built their properties abroad by plundering foreign loans. Addressing a conference here the minister said from 2008 to 2018, when the Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Muslim League -Nawaz were in power, record foreign loans were taken and most of...

Ministry of Energy (Petroleum Division) awards licenses for gas, oil exploration in Loralai, Attock
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Ministry of Energy (Petroleum Division) awards licenses for gas, oil exploration in Loralai, Attock

ISLAMABAD: (VOM) The Ministry of Energy (Petroleum Division) on Wednesday awarded licences to carry out oil and gas exploration activities in Attock district of Punjab province and Loralai district of Balochistan, under its strategy to make the country self-reliant in energy sector. Minister for Energy Hammad Azhar witnessed the licence-awarding ceremony, a Petroleum Division news...

Internet services fully restored in Pakistan: PTA
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Internet services fully restored in Pakistan: PTA

ISLAMABAD: (VOM) Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Wednesday said that repair work of the damaged submarine cable has been completed, following which all the telecom services were operational as per the normal routine. A fault was developed in the International Submarine Cable AAE-1 at Fujairah on Monday night. Pakistan Telecommunication Limited (PTCL) in a statement on...

‘Global Hindutva’ threatens ideals of peace, democracy & statebuilding: Munir Akram
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‘Global Hindutva’ threatens ideals of peace, democracy & statebuilding: Munir Akram

UNITED NATIONS: (VOM) A top Pakistani diplomat has urged the international community to recognize the threat ‘Global Hindutva’ poses to the ideals of democracy, peace, diversity and statebuilding, warning that the radical doctrine seeks to destabilize neighbouring countries. “The rise to power of right-wing and neo-fascist groups through electoral processes in certain countries is a...

Danish Govt eager to enhance bilateral cooperation with Pakistan
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Danish Govt eager to enhance bilateral cooperation with Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: (VOM) Ambassador for Climate Change of Denmark Tomas Anker Christensen on Tuesday said the government of Denmark was negotiating with Pakistan to enhance bilateral cooperation and was working on addressing climate change and trade investment. He was interacting with environmental journalists and young climate activists at the scenic Margalla Hills National Park’s Trail-4 and...

Skills of DAPs need to be developed to bring them in mainstream: President Alvi
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Skills of DAPs need to be developed to bring them in mainstream: President Alvi

KARACHI: (VOM) Realizing the less contribution of differently abled persons within society, President Arif Alvi Tuesday said that the skills of DAPs should be developed to bring them in the mainstream as they could play a vital role in development of the country. He expressed these views while addressing the foundation stone laying ceremony of...

Radio Pakistan to podcast a series of experts’ interviews on importance of SNC
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Radio Pakistan to podcast a series of experts’ interviews on importance of SNC

ISLAMABAD: (VOM) Radio Pakistan will podcast a series of experts’ interviews on the importance of single national curriculum starting from Wednesday (tomorrow). It has recorded interviews of educationists, professors, teachers, students and other stakeholders across the country, said a press release issued here on Tuesday. The series of podcasts, an initiative of PTI government for...

Amin urges provinces to establish forest monitoring systems to stem deforestation
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Amin urges provinces to establish forest monitoring systems to stem deforestation

ISLAMABAD: (VOM) Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) on Climate Change Malik Amin Aslam has said that the monitoring of forest resources through remotely sensed data backed by field-based observations, is vital for effective assessment of greenhouse gas emissions and their removals from atmosphere to slow down global warming. Addressing the 11th meeting of...