PSEB board meeting asks to review strategic plan
Staff ReporterIslamabad—The Minister of State for IT &Telecom, Ms. Anusha Rahman chaired 27th board of Directors meeting of Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB). Federal Secretary IT Mr. Azmat Ali Ranjha, MD PSEB Mr. Asim Shaher yar , Mr. Salim ullah Ghauri, Chairman P@sha, Advisor Dr. Nadeem, Ministry of Finance and repetitive from trade development authority of Pakistan, were also present in the meeting.
‘Fish Culture Management’ training course held at UVAS
Muzaffar AliLahore—The Institute of Continuing Education and Extension with collaboration of the Fisheries Development Board and Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture, University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences Lahore arranged a 15-day training course on “Fish Culture Management” for fish farmers on UVAS Ravi Campus. On completion of the course, Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Talat Naseer Pasha chaired the certificate-distribution ceremony in the Department of Fisheries and Aquaculture and distributed certificates and water quality testing kits among the participants. Dean Faculty of Fisheries and Wildlife Prof Dr Muhammad Ashraf and Fisheries Development Board Secretary Junaid Ahmed Wattoo were also present.
German FO State Secretary visits AMANTECH
Staff ReporterKarachi—Dr. Markus Ederer, State Secretary of the Foreign Office in Berlin, and German Counsel General, Dr. Tilo Klinner, visited AMANTECH. This high-profile delegation was welcomed by AMAN Foundation CEO, Ahsan Jamil, and Head of Special Projects, Mustafa Bhaiwala. The visit was a means to further strengthen the existing relationship between AMANTECH and its German partners under the GPATI (German-Pakistan Training Initiative) program. AMANTECH has been implementing the German Dual-Vocational Training Model in accordance with this partnership across its existing programs as well as currently developing simulators with an aim to incorporate this model as a cornerstone into the Pakistani vocational training landscape.
Buksh Foundation’s CEO nominated ‘Future Energy Leader’WEC welcomes Fiza Farhan’s nomination
Staff ReporterLahore—The Chief Executive Officer of Buksh Foundation and Director Buksh Energy Pvt. Ltd. – Ms. Fiza Farhan has been nominated as the “Future Energy Leader” at the World Energy Council, in recognition of her efforts for the growth of Renewable-Energy sector in Pakistan. Ms. Fiza is a passionate and devoted entrepreneur, who has successfully played a leading role as a specialist in the Renewable Energy sector. She is actively promoting and advocating the development of sustainable energy resources and initiatives.
DSSP, ASA mutually hold annual forum in Karachi
Staff ReporterKarachi—The Distinguished Secretaries Society of Pakistan (DSSP) in collaboration with the Association of Secretaries and Administrative Professionals (ASA) in Asia-Pacific hosted an insightful annual 5-day forum in Karachi titled- 22nd ASA Congress from 13th to 17th September 2014. The theme of the conference was “Standing High in Challenging Times”. More than 200 delegates including 67 ladies and a couple of gentlemen from countries including the Philippines, China, Taiwan, India, Sri Lanka, brunei, Thailand, Papua new Guinea and Bangladesh attended the congress.