NUST holds webinar | Advancement in Science and technology only way forward for Pakistan

The NUST Institute of Policy Studies (NIPS) organised an international webinar on the “Role of Science & Technology for National Progress, Growth and Competitiveness,” The virtual event was chaired by Lt Gen Naweed Zaman (retd), Rector NUST & Patron NIPS. The resource persons of the webinar were Dr Malcolm Parry, CEO Surrey Research Park, United […]

EV charger in Islamabad becomes functional

The first electric vehicle charging station set up at the Pakistan State Oil (PSO), F-7 Markaz Islamabad by Barqtron Energy Company has become functional. Federal Minister for Power and Petroleum, Omar Ayub Khan and Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Petroleum, Nadeem Babar were the chief guests at the inauguration ceremony of “PSO Electro”. Omar […]

Neelum Jehlum Surcharge to be used for Diamer Bhasha Dam

The government is considering the transfer to funds collected under Neelum Jehlum (NJ) surcharge to the construction of Rs 442 billion Diamer Bhasha Dam project. The NJ surcharge was imposed in 2007 by the Economic Coordination Committee (ECC) of the Cabinet, at 10 Paisa per unit on electricity consumers except the then Karachi Electric Supply […]

Pakistan emerging as Major Player in Artificial Intelligence

Prof Dr M Iqbal Choudhary, coordinator general, COMSTECH, bordered by senior officials from the Ministry of Science and Technology and Telecommunication about youth, AI and IoT for Pakistan will stand-in interest in science, technology, innovation and popularize the field of artificial intelligence among the youth of Pakistan. The COMSTECH organizing exhibition on Artificial Intelligence and […]