More than half of children and youth worldwide ‘not learning’: UNESCO

UNITED NATIONS, Sept 21 (APP): About 617 million children and adolescents worldwide are not achieving minimum proficiency levels in reading and mathematics, signalling 'a learning crisis' that...

At UN, Pakistan cites CPEC as ‘exceptional example’ of South-South cooperation

UNITED NATIONS, Oct. 24 (APP):Pakistan has told the United Nations that the flagship, multibillion dollar China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) project is an "exceptional...

2,000 volunteers ready for upcoming SCO summit in Qingdao

BEIJING, May 25 (APP):About 2,000 volunteers are preparing for the upcoming Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit in the East China city of Qingdao. During the...

Top UN officials work to restore calm amid escalating violence in Gaza

UNITED NATIONS, Nov 13 (APP)::UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said on Tuesday said Tuesday he is closely following the explosive situation in Gaza after an...

Pakistan hails first-ever accord at UN on Global Compact on Migration

  UNITED NATIONS, July 15 (APP):Pakistan has welcomed as "historic" the first-ever agreement among U.N. member states on an all-encompassing Global Compact to better manage...

Outgoing Ambassador Jilani lauds Pakistani American community for support

WASHINGTON, Jan 8 (APP): Pakistan's outgoing ambassador to the United States, Jalil Abbas Jilani, has lauded the role of Pakistani American community for their...

Long standing issues of Kashmir, Palestine to be addressed by world community :Maleeha

UNITED NATIONS, Dec 21 (APP):: Pakistan spotlighted in the UN Security Council Wednesday the unresolved disputes of Kashmir and Palestine, saying they were compounding...

China to manage financial risks in BRI projects: Financial experts

  BEIJING, Sept 21 (APP)::China will manage well the financial risks in projects related to the Belt and Road Initiative as the initiative is designed...

CPEC vision fast translating into reality due to Pak-China commitment : Ahsan Iqbal

BEIJING, April 13 (APP):Minister for Planning, Development & Reform and Interior Professor Ahsan Iqbal on Friday said China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is the most...

New education fund to be launched at next week’s UN World Humanitarian Summit

UNITED NATIONS, May 17 (APP): At next week’s World Humanitarian Summit in Istanbul, more than 100 of the world’s leading countries, companies and philanthropists...

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