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Guangzhou, the World Flower City for Two Thousand Years and Counting

GUANGZHOU, China, May 15, 2017 /Xinhua-AsiaNet/– On May 14th and 15th, the world spotlight was on Beijing for the important occasion of the Belt and Road Forum for International Cooperation. At the same time, five letters were sent from five national floral emblems of five countries in Asia, Europe, America and Africa along the Maritime […]

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YPO Announces the 2017 Global Innovation Award Winners

Honoring Global Innovators Initiating Breakthroughs   that Inspire Positive Transformation DALLAS – 17 May 2017 – YPO, the premier chief executive leadership organization in the world, concluded its second-annual YPO Innovation Week by announcing the winners of the Global Innovation Awards, which honors those YPO members who have created transformative innovations and nurture continued growth […]

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SINDH IS HUB OF ECONOMIC ACTIVITIES: MURAD

Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah says special steps are being taken to provide better education, clean drinking water and other basic necessities of life to the people.He was addressing the Sindh Growth Forum in Karachi on Wednesday. He said Si...

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“I am now confident I can save lives”: United States supports Medical Emergency Training for Pakistani Policemen

Islamabad, May 16, 2017 (PPI-OT): Last weekend, more than two dozen Pakistani police officers graduated a six-week medical emergency training course, with eight officers also completing a two-week Master Trainer medical course. Held at the Jakarta Center for Law Enforcement Cooperation in Indonesia, the training taught life-saving medical skills to police officers who are often the first responders at scenes of emergencies and accidents. The courses, supported by the U.S. Embassy’s International Narcotics and Law Enforcement (INL) section, included attendees from seven police organizations from across Pakistan.

The Pakistani police officers attending this course felt confident of their new skills, with one officer declaring “I’m now confident that I am capable of saving lives” in a medical emergency. All of the participating officers received internationally recognized certification in Basic Life Support. The eight police officers who completed the Master Trainer course are returning to their police organizations to teach medical first aid skills to their fellow law enforcement officers.

This INL-funded training was implemented in response to requests received from Pakistani police agencies for assistance with training police officers in basic medical first aid skills. INL Director Katie Stana noted, “INL’s goal is to work with our Pakistani partners to make sure every law enforcement officer has the training they need to effectively serve the public.” Stana added that “There is no question that this training gives Pakistani police officers the skills necessary to save lives, especially in rural areas of Pakistan where the police may be the only first responders.”

The Bureau of International Narcotics and Law Enforcement Affairs works in more than 90 countries to help countries combat crime and corruption, counter drug-related crime, improve police institutions, and promote laws and court systems that are fair and accountable. Find out more about INL at: http://www.state.gov/j/inl/.

For more information, contact:
Spokesman
Information Office Public Affairs Section
Embassy of the United States of America
U.S. Embassy, Islamabad- Pakistan
Tel: +92-51-2082911, +92-51-2081136
Cell: +92-300-5012640
Fax: +92-51-2278607
Email: webmasterisb@state.gov

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Ernst & Young: Morocco most attractive in Africa for investors

Rabat (IINA) - In its 2017 Attraction Barometer, the professional services firm Ernst & Young (EY) put Morocco in the first place and named it as the Most Attractive Country in Africa for Investors," beating out South Africa and Kenya with its political stability and steady economic growth.

EY index rates countries based on their Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) as well as the resilience of each country to macroeconomic pressures, progress made in long-term multifaceted areas such as governance, diversification of the economy, infrastructure, commerce, and human development, writes the American Chamber of Commerce in Morocco (AmCham), Morocco World News reported.

The kingdom took second place in 2016, which AmCham notes are proof of Morocco's position as a thriving emerging market capitalizing on the benefits of international trade and global synergies.

It is noteworthy that EY (formerly Ernst & Young) is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, United Kingdom and it is one of the largest professional services firm in the world and is one of the "Big Four" accounting firms.

Source: International Islamic News Agency

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KARACHI HAS BECOME IDEAL CITY FOR INVESTMENT: ZUBAIR

Sindh Governor Muhammad Zubair has said with the improvement in law and order situation Karachi has become ideal city for the investment.Talking to the Ambassador of Turkmenistan for Pakistan Atadijav Movolamov in Karachi on Tuesday Muhammad Zubair sai...

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