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Over 4,000 Pakistani students stranded in Bishkek airlifted

Over 4,000 Pakistani students stranded in Bishkek airlifted

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative KARACHI, SINDH: Some 205 more Pakistani students stranded in Bishkek, the capital of Kyrgyzstan, after the violence, arrived at Jinnah Terminal Karachi on Thursday morning. Chief Minister of Sindh province Syed Murad Ali Shah received the students at the airport. More than 4000 Pakistani students have been airlifted so far. […]

A University that touches the hearts: Empowering women through professional education

A University that touches the hearts: Empowering women through professional education

By Nasir Aijaz INCHEON: A sweet fragrance from the fresh verdure prevailed all around. With some multi-story tall buildings on either sides, a vast area in front of them was well-planted with flowers of different kinds and colors, saplings and trees, separated in blocks by pavements, and some statues erected at the sides of lawns. […]

Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Project delayed due to international pressure – Iranian Envoy

Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Project delayed due to international pressure – Iranian Envoy

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative KARACHI, SINDH: Consul General of Islamic Republic of Iran Mr. Hassan Nourian says that the international pressure was the main cause behind delay in execution of Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline Project. “Iran-Pakistan Gas Pipeline project, conceived in 2009, was originally named as Iran-Pakistan-India Gas Pipeline Project, but after India backed […]

Pakistan invites Saudi Arabia for joint ventures in country’s airports, state-owned airline

Pakistan invites Saudi Arabia for joint ventures in country’s airports, state-owned airline

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: The Special Investment Facilitation Council (SIFC) has invited Saudi Arabia for joint business ventures in the privatization of the Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) and airports as Pakistan aims at bolstering foreign investment to stabilize its shaky economy. The offer was extended to a high-powered Saudi delegation led by […]

Poet Yang Geum-Hee – The Green Panther of Jeju Island

Poet Yang Geum-Hee – The Green Panther of Jeju Island

Preview of the poetry collection ‘Nests of Birds’, authored by South Korean poetess Yang Geum-Hee, a lover of nature and a conservationist By Nasir Aijaz, AsiaN Representative SINDH:  Sometimes it happens that you develop good friendly relations with a person whom you have never met. This has become possible mainly because of the cyber age […]

Asif Ali Zardari elected as Pakistan’s 14th President

Asif Ali Zardari elected as Pakistan’s 14th President

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: Pakistani lawmakers on Saturday elected Asif Ali Zardari, the co-chairman of center-left Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), as the country’s 14th president. He is the only politician of Pakistan who has been elected second time as the Head of State. Asif Ali Zardari previously served as the president in […]

Shehbaz Sharif elected as 24th Prime Minister of Pakistan

Shehbaz Sharif elected as 24th Prime Minister of Pakistan

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: The ‘Hung Parliament’ of Pakistan, which came into being as a result of highly disputed General Elections held on February 8, 2024, elected Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif as the 24th Prime Minister of the country on Sunday March 3, 2024. Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz (PML-N) President Mian Muhammad Shehbaz […]

United States, Pakistan sign agreement to protect Pakistan’s cultural heritage

United States, Pakistan sign agreement to protect Pakistan’s cultural heritage

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: U.S. Ambassador to Pakistan Donald Blome and Pakistan Secretary of National Heritage and Culture Ms. Humaira Ahmed signed an agreement on cultural property protection in Islamabad on January 30, 2024. The agreement establishes import restrictions on certain types of archaeological and ethnological materials originating from Pakistan and entering […]

Pakistan: 22.8 million children are out of school

Pakistan: 22.8 million children are out of school

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is facing a serious challenge to ensure all children, particularly the most disadvantaged, attend, stay and learn in school. While enrollment and retention rates are improving, progress has been slow to improve education indicators in Pakistan, says a UNICEF report. According to the report, currently, Pakistan has […]

Pakistan ready to work with Iran on all issues based on spirit of mutual trust

Pakistan ready to work with Iran on all issues based on spirit of mutual trust

By Nasir Aijaz The AsiaN Representative ISLAMABAD: Pakistan on Friday offered Iran to work on “all issues” after both countries launched air strikes into each other’s borders, targeting terrorists. The resolve came during caretaker Foreign Minister Jalil Abbas Jilani’s telephonic conversation with his Iranian counterpart, Hossein Amir-Abdollahian, according to a statement from the Foreign Office. […]

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