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Pakistan to establish $1b infrastructure bank

According to reports,  Finance Minister Ishaq Dar recently announced that the government will establish Pakistan Infrastructure Bank with a paid-up capital of $1 billion that would finance private investors for development projects. Pakistan government and the International Monetary Fund (IMF) would have 20% shares each in it while the remaining …

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15 Things You Must Know about Hong Kong

1.Hong Kong Disneyland (2005) is the third Disney theme park outside the US and the first in China. 2. About 3/4 of of Hong Kong is rural. It has 24 country parks, scenic hills, woodlands, reservoirs and coastline. 3. Professor Charles Kao, the ‘father of fibre optic communications’ and winner …

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Pandas – The National Treasure of China

Used as the emblem of China, the cute and lovable giant panda is known as ’national treasure‘ in China. According to the census of 2014, there are less than 2000 pandas in the wild. Pandas make one of the most endangered and rarest species in the world at the moment. …

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Pakistan-China Friendship Centre

Developed with the help of China–Pakistan relations, Pakistan-China Friendship Centre is an art, conference and exhibition centre in Islamabad, Pakistan. Its construction was started in April 2005 when the Premier of the State Council of the People’s Republic of China Wen Jiabao visited Pakistan. It was inaugurated on December 18, …

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Bahria University students win Microsoft Imagine Cup

Microsoft and Higher Education Commission (HEC) have joined hands to make Image Cup possible. Started back in 2003, Microsoft’s Imagine Cup is the best opportunity for the young innovators, from across the globe to showcase their talent and win $100,000. ‘Positive Zero’ from Bahria University, Karachi, won the Imagine Cup …

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