Youth led organization OEC’s Winter Dialogue held to discuss Vision 2020

Youth led organization OEC’s Winter Dialogue held to discuss Vision 2020

Islamabad: Organization for Educational Change (OEC) held the OEC Winter Dialogue on “Reflecting and reviewing the mission and vision of OEC for 2020”. The event was held on 31st January, 2016 at Potohar Hotel, Rawalpindi. The Patron in chief, goodwill partners, Monitoring and Advisory Council, Executive members and volunteers of OEC...

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Pakistan unlikely to fight climate change without boosting forest cover, warns climate change secretary Arif Ahmed Khan

Pakistan unlikely to fight climate change without boosting forest cover, warns climate change secretary Arif Ahmed Khan

By Saleem Shaikh  ISLAMABAD, January 30: A target of 159 million tree plantation throughout the country has been set for the upcoming three-month spring season, which will kick off from February. While chairing a high-level inter-ministerial and inter-provincial meeting here on Friday (January 29), the federal climate change secretary, Mr. Arif...

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Home Ministry issues threat alert, security beefed up in Gilgit-Baltistan

Home Ministry issues threat alert, security beefed up in Gilgit-Baltistan

MERAJ ALAM GILGIT: The Home Department of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB) has sent a security alert to the all departments of Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), informing them about threats of terrorist activities. The departments have been instructed to enhance their security levels and not show any negligence. ‘There are complaints from the concerned quarters that...

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[Book] Mapping transition in the Pamirs. Changing human-environmental landscapes

[Book] Mapping transition in the Pamirs. Changing human-environmental landscapes

Hermann Kreutzmann and Teiji Watanabe Certain areas in the world have gained a certain level of attention only when geopolitical interests clash, severe political crises occur, and/or in the aftermath of natural disasters receive short-term attention and trigger-off humanitarian support. The Pamirian Knot has formed such a temporary hotspot in...

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“Govt earnestly working to settle administrative status of Gilgit-Baltistan”: President Mamnoon Hussain

“Govt earnestly working to settle administrative status of Gilgit-Baltistan”: President Mamnoon Hussain

Islamabad: President Mamnoon Hussain has said that the government is working earnestly to settle the administrative status of Gilgit-Baltistan according to the aspirations of people without changing its principled stance on Kashmir which would resolve the issues of the area and enable the people to improve the standard of living. The President...

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