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  • Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum celebrates 18th foundation day

    HYDERABAD: Speakers paid tribute to the services of Pakistan Fisherfolk Forum (PFF) for the protection of rights of fishing community, freshwater lakes and river ecology in the province at a programme held to mark the 18th foundation day of the organisation here on Thursday...

    He said that credit must go to PFF which highlighted the issue at international forums to seek a permanent settlement of the problem as fishermen of both...

  • Bill Gates looks to strengthen ties between Pakistan, his foundation on 'issues of shared interests'

    Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates wrote a letter to President Dr Arif Alvi on Tuesday, thanking him for "warmly welcoming" the billionaire philanthropist on his first-ever visit to Pakistan in February and saying that his foundation looked forward to "deepening" its relationship with the Pakistan government to tackle issues of "shared interests"...

    He had also visited the now-defunct National Command and Operation Centre, which...

  • Women’s university celebrates its 12th foundation day

    PESHAWAR: Shaheed Benazir Bhutto Women University Peshawar (SBBWU) observed its 12th foundation day with a resolve to provide talented girls of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa an environment where they could prove their mettle in all the fields of higher education...

    The university was decorated with pink balloons and artworks of the students as educationists, government officials and a large number of faculty and students gathered under a white...

  • Sindh CM asks local administration to provide space for Edhi Foundation’s office in Thatta

    Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah on Thursday directed the Hyderabad commissioner to make necessary arrangements for the provision of space for Edhi Foundation’s office in Thatta...

    Taking notice of the press conference held by Faisal Edhi and Bilquis Edhi on Wednesday, the chief minister said that Edhi Foundation was doing a great service to humanity and no one would be allowed to occupy their property or disturb their welfare...

  • Khursheed lays foundation of Rs650m DC secretariat project

    SUKKUR: Leader of the Opposition in the National Assembly Syed Khurshid Ahmed Shah on Monday laid the foundation stone of the DC secretariat on the premises of the deputy commission’s office...

    In reply to a question, he said that separate control rooms had been established in Sukkur and Rohri to ensure peace during Muharram and safety and security of participants in mourning processions...

  • Edhi Foundation’s centre in Thatta sealed over property dispute

    KARACHI: The Edhi Foundation, the country’s top charity, announced on Wednesday that the local administration had shut its Thatta centre on the orders of a local court...

    Speaking at a press conference at the Karachi Press Club, Faisal Edhi, the head of the Edhi Foundation, said that the charity’s Thatta centre had been closed...

  • India restricts US charity Ford Foundation's funding

    NEW DELHI: India has cracked down on the Ford Foundation, saying the US charity can no longer give money to local organisations without government permission, the latest move against a foreign NGO, an official said Friday...

    A home ministry order says the foundation has been placed on a "watch list" to ensure funds are used for “bonafide welfare activities without compromising on concerns of national interest and security”...

  • India places Ford Foundation on ‘watch list’

    NEW DELHI: India has cracked down on the Ford Foundation, saying the US charity can no longer give money to local organisations without government permission, the latest move against a foreign NGO, an official said on Friday...

    A home ministry order says the foundation has been placed on a “watch list” to ensure funds are used for “bona fide welfare activities without compromising on concerns of national interest and security”... ...

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