Breaking Stereotypes About Offices

The provincial government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan established a directorate to implement Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Food Safety and Halal Food Authority (FS&HFA) to provide safe, hygienic and Halal food stuff to the people of city. This department formulate standards, procedures, processes and guidelines in relation to any aspect of food including food business, food labeling & food additive.

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Pakistani Girl wins State Department’s Emerging Young Leaders Award

Washington: The US Department of State honored 10 outstanding young leaders from around the world, including Dania Hassan from Pakistan in recognition of her efforts to promote positive social change in the education sector of Pakistan, in a graceful ceremony today.

Dania Hassan, 18, after attending summer school at John’s Hopkins University through the U.S. Summer Sisters Exchange Program, a program of US Pakistan Women Council, established an organization called “Fun to Learn,” through which teams of volunteers conduct extracurricular programs in underprivileged schools in Pakistan. She is the youngest high achiever of the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network’s “30under30 series.”

Earlier, the US-Pakistan Women Council organized a pre-award event at the residence of Ms. Shaista Mahmood, who is the founding member of the Council to celebrate the achievement of Ms. Hassan.

Speaking at the occasion, Ambassador Aizaz Chaudhry applauded the efforts made by the US Pakistan Women Council to promote Women Empowerment and Entrepreneurship. While congratulating Ms. Hassan, Ambassador Chaudhry remarked that Pakistani Youth and Pakistani women are vibrant, robust and passionate and are excelling in various fields. He urged the Council and its partners to identify more opportunities to enhance future cooperation.

The event was well attended by the senior officials of the State Department, board members of US Pakistan Business Council, prominent community members and students.

“Let’s Build a Dam!” Story by Saba Rehman

Nowadays every second child is busy in playing games on his/her tablets or sitting on the computer is almost a favorite hobby of kids.

But in small villages of the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province of Pakistan, some kids are gearing up their selves by building up the “Muddy dams” These small kids’ ages of 3 to 6 are busy in their village and building muddy dams.

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Pakistanis pose a threat to Gulf communities, says Dubai security chief

Security officials in Dubai have reportedly uncovered several drug rackets either being operated within Dubai or which target people in the city at large from headquarters elsewhere. The role of Pakistanis in trafficking drugs is believed to be alarmingly high, prompting Lt Gen Dhahi Khalfan – head of general security in Dubai – to issue a stern warning on Twitter. “The Pakistanis pose a serious threat to the Gulf communities for the drugs they bring with them to our countries,” he wrote in Arabic on Twitter, adding a photo of three Pakistanis and the drugs they were allegedly trafficking. Read more

“The Dark Side of Rain in Villages” Story by Saba Rehman

Description: Rain is considered to be blessings, but the condition when you are living in a bricks home in cities, but on the other hand, when you are living in a muddy home in villages, rain has the pain in our daily life, said by a villager in a native village of the Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan. The rain has not any glitch, but when it is sporadic. One older man of the villages explained further that,

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American pop artist Jason Derulo and Abida Parveen to perform at PSL opening ceremony

The HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) season three is set to enthrall millions of cricket fans across the world. For the third year in succession, the tournament would be launched through a glittering opening ceremony on Thursday, February 22 at the Dubai International Stadium (DSC) featuring international quality stars.

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