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  • Arab woman plans mountaineering expedition in Pakistan

    ISLAMABAD: The first Arab woman mountaineer, who conquered Mount Everest, now plans to climb one of the 7,000-metre peaks in Pakistan...

    Talking to Dawn, Suzanne Al Houby termed Pakistan a fascinating place blessed with mountains offering unique opportunities for mountaineering...

  • MOUNTAINEERING: PUSHED TO THE LIMIT

    In 1988, he trained to be a paragliding pilot in Chamonix (France), which he followed up with additional training in both paragliding and mountaineering until 1990...

    He returned to Pakistan that year and formed the Pakistan Association of Free Flying (PAFF)...

  • MOUNTAINEERING: RASHOMON ON THE HIMALAYAS

    Following the publication of Lt Colonel Abdul Jabbar Bhatti’s story of his Everest climb (Pushed To The Limit, Eos, Sep 1) some members of the mountaineering community in Nepal who were a part of his rescue and his own Sherpa guide Sange contacted Eos with their own accounts, as they felt that Bhatti’s version did not provide the complete picture...

  • MOUNTAINEERING: SCALING THE SAVAGE MOUNTAIN

    ”The 41-year-old mountaineer is one of the very few Pakistanis who have managed to climb all of the 8,000m peaks in Pakistan...

    Sadpara shot to fame in Pakistan and abroad when he became one of the three climbers to do the first summit of Nanga Parbat (8,126m) in winter in 2016...

  • Vehicles, other equipment for US army reach Karachi

    KARACHI: Although war in Afghanistan during winter season normally slows down, fresh supplies of military vehicles and other hardware meant for the US army have reached Karachi Port recently...

    An official document disclosed that a vessel ‘MV Liberty Promise’ carrying about 50 military vehicles and other equipment was given a berth at Karachi Port...

  • US uses Karachi port for import of military equipment

    KARACHI: A large number of US military vehicles were discharged by a vessel at Karachi Port in the first week of this month...

    The Import General Manifest (IGM) of Pakistan Customs did not specify the brand of the military vehicles, but sources at the port told Dawn that most of them were Humvees which had been widely used by the US army in Iraq and Afghanistan up to 2011...

  • China donates office equipment to Pakistan's parliament

    China has donated 330 pieces of office equipment including laptops, computers, scanners, printers and projectors to Pakistan's parliament, reported China's Xinhua news agency...

    Senate Secretary Amjed Pervez Malik and Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Sun Weidong signed a handover document...

  • US delegation assures Pakistan of continued provision of military equipment, assistance

    ISLAMABAD: A two-member staff delegation of the United States (US) House Foreign Affairs Committee assured Pakistani authorities of the US' continued provision of military equipment and assistance with approval of the US Congress on Monday...

    In a meeting with Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Foreign Affairs Tariq Fatemi, delegation members Kristen Marquardt and Sajit Gandhi reiterated US efforts to strengthen Pakistan's...

  • US approves sale of night vision equipment to Pakistan

    6 million contract to Lockheed Martin to produce infrared target sight systems for the US Navy and Pakistan, the Pentagon announced on Friday...

    The company’s Orlando-based missile and fire control unit will produce the sight system in Orlando and Ocala, Florida, through January 2022 for the US Navy and Pakistan under the foreign military sales portion of the award, the Pentagon said...

  • Japan announces grant for Braille equipment in Pakistan

    KARACHI: The consul general of Japan in Karachi, Tosikazu Isomura, at his residence on Thursday signed an agreement for a grant for a project to equip Pakistan Association of the Blind [PAB] with Braille equipment...

    ”Mr Isomura spoke about how the equipment, under the grant assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) scheme, would help the visually impaired access technology and educational material and would allow them...

  • Pakistan receives first batch of locust control pesticide, equipment

    BEIJING: China would help Pakistan establish and improve a comprehensive pest control system and effectively improve its ability to prevent and control biological disasters, said a Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson on Monday...

    Geng Shuang said commenting on supply of pesticides and spray equipment to help Pakistan fight locust onslaught that China and Pakistan were all-weather friends and strategic partners...

  • Pakistani man sentenced in US for trying to export military equipment

    WASHINGTON: A Pakistani man was sentenced to 33 months in a US prison for attempting to export military equipment for the Pakistani military without a license, the US Justice Department said on Thursday...

    Syed Vaqar Ashraf had previously pleaded guilty to trying to procure gyroscopes and illegally ship them to Pakistan so they could be used by the Pakistani military, the Justice Department said in a news release...

  • Labs provided equipment for testing fortified foods

    LAHORE: A two-day international workshop that concluded here on Tuesday provided laboratory equipment and training to eight public laboratories for testing fortified foods...

    The workshop held under the aegis of the Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) provided equipment to eight public and one private laboratory...

  • ANF gets equipment to combat drug trafficking

    QUETTA: Canadian High Commissioner Heather Cru­den and UNODC Represen­tative in Pakistan Cesar Guedes handed over essential operational equipment to the Anti-Narcotics Force (ANF) of Balochistan...

    The assistance package comprising high-powered binoculars, night-vision devices and personnel safety equipment was received by Brig Adnan Azim, the ANF Commander of Balochistan...

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