Aisha Arif from Karachi is on a Mission to Read a Book from Every Country. The 13-year old in the quest to learn and educate people about the importance of reading has also set up a Facebook page ‘Reading Books From Every Country’ where she shares the summary and her experience of each book she has read.
IT Guru of Pakistan Dr. Umar Saif Meets Dubai Police Chief to Discuss Tech-based Police Reforms Developed by PITB. Chairman PITB, Dr. Umar Saif has not only changed the Technological road-map of Pakistan but also represented Pakistan on a global scale. Many countries have shown interest to replicate and adopt the tech-based initiatives developed by Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB). Dr. Umar Saif met with Dubai Police Chief and confirmed Punjab IT Board’s assistance in to develop new technologies for Dubai Police and citizens.
Sana Mir became the first Pakistani women to take 100 ODI Wickets. According to International Cricket Council, she is the sixth women in the world to complete the double of taking 100 wickets and scoring 1,000 runs in ODI Cricket.
Pakistan will host upcoming XIII West #Asia baseball cup 2017. The constant rise of baseball in the country is a promising sign and speaks wonders about the performance of our heroes.
Remembering Computer Prodigy Arfa Kareem on her 5th Death Anniversary. Pride of #Pakistan, Arfa Karim became world’s youngest IT engineer at the age of 9 and lost her life at 16, due to cardiac arrest.
Dr. Umar Saif, Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), globally recognized for his dedication to #Pakistan’s #IT industry, becomes Advisor to the #CM Shahbaz Sharif. Dr. Umar Saif is credited for helping set up Pakistan’s biggest IT industry. Under his supervision, Punjab has taken the lead in IT related initiatives. His addition to the cabinet is sure to bring further success in IT innovations in Punjab.
Ahmed Mujtaba Wins Mixed Martial Arts #MMAChampionship Defeating #Singaporean Wrestler. Considered as one of the toughest and rough #sports globally, MMA championship title has been won by a #Pakistani for the first time. Kudos to Ahmed for making the country proud and showing our sportsmanship globally.
#Pakistan joins ‘Exclusive Club of Nations’ to produce more than 1000MW of #Electricity. CEO Alternative Energy Development Board #AEDB announced #Pakistan has become member of exclusive club of nations, which is helping the country produce up to 1000MW of electricity through renewable energy sources by exploiting wind, power and biomass resources to produce clean power.
Globally recognised Dr. Umar Saif honoured yet again as an influential Muslim personality. Chairman Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) Dr. Umar Saif, recipient of numerous awards and honours, is recognised in ‘The Muslim 500’ as an influential personality 3rd time in a row. Dr. Umar Saif, also recognised by MIT Technology Review’s list of the 35 “World’s Top Young Innovators for the year 2011, is credited for initiating #ICT interventions that has brought #Pakistan immense glory. He is valued for making continuous efforts to build a #PeacefulPakistan and promote national unity through peace related endeavors.
Dr. Umar Saif is credited for introducing technology in government using low-cost smart-phones, and for his efforts to enlighten farmers through his upcoming project. Through the newly designed smart phone application for farmers, the interaction between experts and agriculturalists will become easy where they can get free advises and can apply for ‘Agri Loan’. With modern farming, he aims to improve the agricultural sector of #Pakistan.
#Pakistan’s Young Scrabble Contingent wins Multiple Titles at 2016 World Youth Scrabble Championship. Pakistan’s scrabble contingent did the nation proud as Monis Khan, Imaad Ali and Hasham Hadi bagged U10, U12 and U14 titles respectively at the 2016 World Youth Scrabble Championship #WYSC held in Lille, #France. Pakistan also qualified as the second best team behind #SriLanka in the tournament. This is the second time in three years that Pakistan made it among the runners-up with five players among the top 20.
The 10 Metre Air Rifle Category Contestant in the Olympics is a 21 year old Minhal Sohail. Daughter of a #Navy officer, Minhal Sohail, began her sporting career four years ago. She received a wildcard entry by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) for the #Olympics this year. Minhal has competed internationally in multiple#Asian tournaments and championships. #Olympics2016
Pakistan beats Egypt in a Glorious Victory in Poland. Israr Ahmed from Pakistan came out on top against Saadeldin Abouaish from Egypt to win a closely-fought match held in Bielsko-Biała, Poland. This is the 6th title Pakistan has won and the 1st since 2008. The title was previously owned by Egypt.
20-year old girl from #Skardu elevates to new heights. Becoming the 1st woman to receive the permit of flying private aircraft, Aimen Amir is breaking through #Stereotypes
A moment of pride for #Pakistan. #AhsanShah highlighted the impact of gang war and #violence on the residents of #Lyari in his short film #Jaawar.
Proud moment for Pakistan! Jehan Ara will be speaking at the 7th Annual Global Entrepreneurship Summit which will be held from June 23-24 at Stanford University, California. She is expected to be part of a panel discussion titled ‘Investing in South Asia: What’s next for Entrepreneurship in India, Pakistan and Bangladesh’.
Pakistan beats India by 50-31 points to claim the title of 3rd Asian Kabaddi Championship.
We are proud of our heroes.
Canteen Owner, Sarwar provided shelter to 13 men, who could have been victims of sectarian violence in 2010. His humanitarian efforts won him one of the highest civilian awards in the country, Tamgh-e-Imtiaz and recently government has awarded him Tamgh-e-Shujaat for his bravery.
Kamal Afridi, social media expert giving Peaceful Pakistan’s goody bags to veteran cricketer Javed Miandad at Aaj TV’s talk show “Cricket Ka Baadshah”.
Photographs taken by Kumail Rizvi, Shahzad Khan and Zohaib Tariq have been nominated for Sony World Photography Awards. The whole nation is Proud of our young stars.
Team from LUMS won 1st prize in final presentation of P2P: Challenging extremism competition at US Department of State.
Pride of Pakistan, Arfa Karim became world’s youngest IT engineer at the age of 9 and lost her life at 16, due to cardiac arrest.
Pakistani talent getting international recognition. Hymn for the weekend, Coldplay’s latest music video highlights the Indian culture and the taxi art used in the video is a design of Pakistani artist, Samya Arif.