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Qureshi stopped from attending Munich conference

Qureshi stopped from attending Munich conference

ISLAMABAD – Foreign Minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi, who was supposed to leave for Germany on Friday to attend the “Munich Security Conference” on Afghanistan, was stopped from the significant visit by President Asif Ali Zardari due to the expedited dissolution of the federal cabinet, following an announcement in this regard by the ruling party, the Pakistan People’s Party.
Qureshi and Chief of Army Staff General Ashfaq Parvez Kayani were to represent Pakistan at the security talk

4B Group annual conference ends with a bang

LAHORE – The third day of the second annual conference of Four Brothers Group Pakistan Biologic AG has ended. The conference was attended by more than 500 agricultural experts, the sales and marketing team of the Biologic division of the group and more than 300 traders from all over the country.
The first session of the conference was presided by Four Brothers Group Pakistan Chairman Engineer Jawed Saleem Qureshi. The chairman said his organisation is committed to introducing

Conference on medical education starts

LAHORE – Third international conference on medical education was inaugurated at the FJMC Thursday by President College of Physician and Surgeons Pakistan Prof Zafarullah. International delegates from UK, Germany, Switzerland, Singapore and USA are also attending the two-day gathering, planned to share with the rest of the world, the development have made in medical education in our part of world. In this connection, eight pre-conference workshops, attended by over 170 participants,

Egypt, Mideast in focus at Munich conference

BERLIN – Revolt in Egypt and the implications for the stalled Middle East peace process are set to be key talking points for top defence officials at the Munich Security Conference in Germany from Friday. The three-day annual get-together of ministers, top military brass, national security advisors and experts will also tackle hot-button issues like Iran, Afghanistan, the rise of China, NATO-Russia relations and disarmament.
Other topics for the 750 participants, who will include

HEC’s video conference held at PU

LAHORE – Punjab University (PU) Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran participated in the Higher Education Commission’s video conference in the PU Centre for Undergraduate Studies on Saturday.
HEC Operation and Planning member Prof Dr Mukhtar Ahmad presided over the conference in which various research and development projects being executed in the participating varsities were discussed.
PU Centre for Undergraduate Studies Director Prof Dr Amir Ijaz, Planning and

Four Brothers to organise second annual conference

LAHORE – The second annual conference of Biologic AG of Four Brothers Group Pakistan will begin tomorrow in a local five star hotel. This three days conference will be attended by over 500 agricultural foreign and local experts from all over the country. The inaugural session of the conference will be presided over by Four Brothers Group Pakistan Chairman Jawed Saleem Qureshi.

Four Brothers Group’s 2nd annual conference concludes

LAHORE – Four Brothers Group’s second annual conference was held at a local five star hotel. Around 1000 agricultural experts, known farmers and dealers from all over Pakistan attended the conference. Guests included Provincial Minister of Agriculture Ahmed Ali Aulakh, Provincial Minister for Food Nadeem Kamran, Lifestock Secretary Dr Zafar Altaf, Provincial Assembly Member Naghma Mushtaq and many other corporate individuals. Addressing the conference, Four Brothers Group Pakistan

EBM & URS to host food conference

KARACHI – English Biscuit Manufacturers (EBM) and United Registrar of Systems (URS) will host the ninth International Safe Food Conference 2011 on January 18, 2011 at the Regent Plaza Hotel in Karachi.
This was disclosed by EBM Deputy Managing Director Saadia Naveed, while addressing a pre-event news conference held here the other day. She said that EBM strongly believes in mass awareness of food safety issues, which are essential to generate and mobilise the support of key

World Pashto Congress to hold literary conference

PESHAWAR – The World Pashto Congress is set to hold a 3-day the Pashto Conference in April this year to highlight the need to revive the Pashto language script. The event is aimed at looking into the downfall of Pakhtuns’ culture and Pashto literature over the years.
Those attending the session would also analyse the implications of militancy, the government’s apathy which some Pashto men of letters believe contributed to the decadence of rich culture and literary tradition of

Sindh prepares for National Educational Conference

KARACHI – A meeting of the National Educational Conference Sindh chapter was held on Monday at the Sindh Madressatul Islam (SMI) College under the chairmanship of its principal Dr Muhammad Ali Sheikh.
The meeting reviewed the preparatory arrangements for the conference.Addressing the meeting, Sheikh said the conference, scheduled to be held from January 21 to 28 in Islamabad, is being organised after many years. The SMI College also announced that its 12-member delegation would

Sindh prepares for National Educational Conference

KARACHI – A meeting of the National Educational Conference Sindh chapter was held on Monday at the Sindh Madressatul Islam (SMI) College under the chairmanship of its principal Dr Muhammad Ali Sheikh.
The meeting reviewed the preparatory arrangements for the province’s eight participating federal educational institutions and took important decisions in this respect.

UMT organising two-day business management conference

LAHORE – A two-day international conference on business management titled, “Global Financial Crisis: Issues and Management” organised by the University of Management and Technology (UMT) will begin at the Pearl Continental Hotel today (Wednesday).
The Punjab CM would attend the function as chief guest in the inaugural session while delegates from 10 countries including the US, China, UK, New Zealand, Oman, Germany, India, Bahrain, Qatar and Iran would also participate in the

Investment conference likely to result in 10 MoUs

LAHORE: The Pakistan Business and Investment conference, comprising of over 140 delegates from Pakistan, is being held in Dubai on December 13. The delegates would meet a similar number of UAE based investors and traders for matchmaking and finalising agreements of mutual interest.
The Punjab Board of Investment and Trade (PBIT) Chief Executive Officer Saadat Muzaffar, while providing details in this regard, informed that the Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif is leading a CEO

CM to attend trade conference in Dubai

LAHORE: Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif will participate in the Pakistan Business and Investment Conference which will be hosted by the International Business Forum Dubai in collaboration with the Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Punjab Board of Investment and Trade in Dubai on December 13. The conference will also be attended by a delegation comprising of more than 100 Pakistani businessmen.
Chief Minister Muhammad Shahbaz Sharif will preside over the inaugural

Conference on conflict resolution by FACES

LAHORE: The five-day youth conference, organized by Formation Awareness and Community Empowerment Society (FACES), aims to target students of college and university ages, to bridge cultural and religious differences among communities, and nations.
The students were from Afghanistan, Peshawar and Lahore institutes. Indian students had been invited but did not get visas so they could not be present for the conference.
Though the session consisted of experience sharing among

Pakistan to host ‘historic’ conference on Islamic Banking

LAHORE: The world’s largest conference on Islamic banking will be held in November at Expo Centre Lahore, Pakistan where speakers, from around the world, particularly from Muslim countries including Malaysia, United Arab Emirates, Kuwait, Mauritius, USA, Indonesia, Switzerland and the UK will be in attendance on the occasion and share their valuable insight and perceptions on Islamic banking and finance.
More than 2000 participants will join in one of the most important

Beaconhouse announces ‘School of Tomorrow’ conference

Event to mark group’s 35 years in education sector
Kasuri flays successive governments for ignoring education’s development
The Beaconhouse School System (BSS) on Thursday arranged a press conference to announce that the institution would hold an event titled, “School of Tomorrow: Freedom to Learn Conference” at a local hotel, on November 3, to mark its 35th anniversary. Beaconhouse Group Chairperson Nasreen M Kasuri, addressing the press conference, said that 35