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  • Council of ECO foreign ministers approves ECO Vision 2025, Islamabad Declaration 2017

    A meeting of the Council of Foreign Ministers of the Economic Cooperation Organisation (ECO) in the federal capital on Tuesday approved the ECO Vision 2025 and Islamabad Declaration 2017 in the run-up to the 13th ECO Summit to be held tomorrow...

    The council approved the text of the ECO Vision 2025 and Islamabad Declaration recommended by senior officials of member states on the first of a two-day conference...

  • National health vision identifies critical issues

    ISLAMABAD: The rec­ently launched document of the National Health Vision (NHV) has identified several major issues confronting the health sector and claimed that they will be addressed by 2025...

    Recently, the topic of health was included in the Vision 2025 of the Planning Division, but it was dealt with in just a few paragraphs...

  • Modi invites Canadian PM to join vision of India's development

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi not only kept the 8,000-strong audience of mostly Indo-Canadians roaring with approval on their feet during his speech of one hour and ten minutes at Toronto’s Ricoh Coliseum, but he pitched his Canadian counterpart Stephen Harper an enticing invitation to be a partner in his vision for India’s development, The Hindu reported on Thursday...

  • Sculpted vision

    KARACHI: It always proves fascinating to know how creative people deal with the debate whether form should be given preference to content, or vice versa...

    Some feel content is king and should always be at the heart of works of art, others think form is something which can be experimented with, and therefore enables artists to [further] explore their creative processes
  • NON-FICTION: THE CRITICAL VISION OF SIBTE HASAN

    A larger than life, iconic image is indelibly stamped on my mind and comes up again as I read the name “Sibte Hasan” on the spine of these books: a man with a swathe of white hair, pipe in hand and speaking in a clear, articulate manner...

    Growing up in Karachi, I came to recognise Hasan as a familiar presence on the intellectual scene, but it was after entering medical college that I came across his books that were passed around with...
  • Tunnel vision

    KARACHI: Be it in books or movies, whenever the story talks about imprisoning or entrapment the protagonists in them dig tunnels to escape...

    Another form of the tunnel is the one created by blasting through mountains or hills to make way for trains or other vehicles
  • Govt asked to develop long-term vision for Thar

    KARACHI: Expressing serious reservations over the way the government is handling the Thar coal power project that involves extensive mining, experts participating in a consultation at a hotel on Wednesday called upon the government to develop a long-term vision for Thar after reviewing the project in a holistic manner...

    Transformation of regionSeasoned architect and development expert Arif Hasan spoke about the need to have a...

  • Leader with vision

    AMONG the All-India Muslim League’s (AIML) second-cadre leadership, Abdullah Haroon, who died on April 27, 1942, has a prominent position...

    What sets him apart is his role in conceptualising Pakistan as it came to be embodied in the Lahore Resolution (1940)
  • Afghan coach has long-term vision for Test arena

    MUMBAI: While Afghanistan celebrate their lofty status as a Test-playing nation, far away in Mumbai, head coach Lalchand Rajput is busy plotting how to instil a five-day temperament into a team more attuned to the hard-hitting nature of limited-overs cricket...

    In a historic decision on Thursday, the International Cricket Council (ICC) granted Afghanistan and Ireland full membership, putting them in an elite group of 12 sides permitted...
  • Man of vision

    The most remarkable fact about him was that he had the vision to see the problems of Sindhi Muslims in an all-India context...

  • A lad with a vision of his own

    SIALKOT: A visually-challenged youngster has joined the Information Technology (IT) department at the Sialkot DCO’s office...

    Muhammad Farhan Ahmed, 25, was visibly delighted to be part of a team managing the DCO office IT assignments
  • NA adopts Quaid’s vision about minorities

    ISLAMABAD: The National Assembly adopted a resolution on Tuesday demanding that what is regarded by many as a secular vision of the Quaid-i-Azam Mohammad Ali Jinnah about the status of religious minorities in Pakistan be adopted as the country’s roadmap for the future...

    Some supporters of the resolution, moved by Ports and Shipping Minister Kamran Michael to mark Minorities’ Day, wanted the Quaid’s famous speech to Pakistan’s first...

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