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  • Post-Partition Lahore emerged as Pakistan socio-cultural hub, but it lost something along the way

    Much of the infrastructure had been laid by the colonial state, under whom Lahore had become the economic, political and cultural centre of the Punjab, and one of the largest cities in British India...

    After the creation of Pakistan, it was the largest city of the country, eventually to be outgrown by Karachi, due to a massive influx of refugees from the other side of the border...

  • ADB offers to increase assistance to help Pakistan become trading hub

    ISLAMABAD: Asian Develo­pment Bank (ADB) President Tak­e­hiko Nakao on Tuesday offered to increase its development assistance to Pakistan and called for improved governance and security, reviving agriculture and increasing exports...

    “Given the strong economic credentials of Pakistan and growth trajectory, the ADB is actively considering to increase its assistance in infrastructure, roads and railways, port facilities and energy...

  • Can Pakistan become a hub of auto exports?

    A Pakistan-Chinese automotive joint venture, Master Changan Motors (MCM), plans to turn its $136 million complete knock-down (CKD) assembly plant in Karachi into a hub of export for the Chinese right-hand-drive cars to the regional countries...

    Established back in 2017 as a 70:30 joint-venture between Pakistan’s Master Group and China’s Changan Motors, MCM has the capacity to assemble 30,000 units a year...

  • Paintings illustrate historical, religious, cultural diversity of Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: A 20-day ‘Takht Bhai to Potohar’ exhibition was inaugurated on Tuesday at the Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA) as part of a series of regional exhibitions aimed to illustrate the historical, religious and cultural diversity of Pakistan...

    With a simple design and a resounding political message, Jugni Chaudhry’s rendition of the Pakistan government displays a clown seated as either the president or prime minister of...

  • Preserving Pakistan’s rich cultural heritage

    ISLAMABAD: Large photographs of colourful frescos were displayed on the walls at the Satrang Gallery on Tuesday, as guests arrived for the book launch and photography exhibition highlighting the United States’ role in cultural preservation in PakistanAmong the photographs on display was one of a floral fresco with intricate detail in white, red and blue from the prayer hall in Mohabbat Khan Mosque in Peshawar...

    The mosque was built...

  • Pakistan bans all cultural exchanges with India

    ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Information and Broadcasting on Thursday launched a national slogan ‘Say No to India’ and decided to ban all cultural exchanges with India including all kinds of joint ventures in the entertainment industry of the two countries...

    “All kinds of Indian content have been stopped and Pemra [Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority] has been directed to step up its vigilance in this regard along with...

  • Pakistan's cultural norms discourage women from becoming surgeons: study

    LONDON: A new study by the Aga Khan University Hospital (AKUH) has found that significant cultural barriers prevent women from pursuing a surgical career in Pakistan, amid calls for policymakers to address underrepresentation...

    The study titled “Cultural barriers for women in surgery: How thick is the glass ceiling?” was published after peer review by the World Journal of Surgery this week as an analysis from a low middle-income...

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