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China to train Pakistani experts for preservation of archaeological sites

China to train Pakistani experts for preservation of archaeological sites

ISLAMABAD: China is ready to provide training to archaeological experts and researchers of Pakistan on the methods to preserve the potential archaeological sites and artefacts, said a six-member Chinese delegation led by Zhang

Good samaritans at disaster sites end up creating problems for rescue staff: Edhi

KARACHI – The common people who rush to disaster sites for helping victims, instead create problems for the rescue workers in shifting the injured to hospitals, said renowned philanthropist Abdul Sattar Edhi.
He said this while talking with Pakistan Today after delivering his speech at a lecture session titled ‘Emergency Medical Care During Disasters’ organised by the Aga Khan University Hospital on Thursday.
“In case of any disaster, most people rush to the site and want to

Sindh wants to take control of all its historical sites

KARACHI – Although 126 different cultural sites, monuments and historical places have been transferred to Sindh, the provincial government will approach the Federal government to hand over several others still under their control, said Sindh Culture Minister Sassui Palijo on Thursday while reviewing the progress of devolved matters pertaining to the Culture Department.
Culture Secretary Abdul Aziz Uqaili briefed the minister about the sites, monuments and historical places that

Commissioner, DCO did not visit blast sites

GUJRANWALA – Neither the commissioner nor the district coordination officer (DCO) bothered to visit any of the affected sites of Wednesday’s three bomb blasts, but the DCO issued a handout, later, and called all these bombs cracker explosions, negating the findings of the bomb disposal squad as well as of the CPO.
Under the old system, these two officers played a pivotal role in such crises and catastrophes. It is, perhaps, the outcome of the changed system that the commissioner

Iran opens atom sites to foreign envoys

TEHRAN – Iran opened the doors of its two atomic facilities to foreign diplomats Saturday, in a rare move to drum up support just days before talks with world powers about its sensitive nuclear programme.
The two-day tour to the heavy water installation in Arak and the main uranium enrichment facility at Natanz – both located in central Iran – was snubbed by Tehran’s key allies China and Russia, as well as the European Union.
Iran had invited several envoys to the

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