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plants indigenous to pakistan

Angoor (Grapes)

Grapes called Angoor in Urdu are one of the favourite Pakistani fruits grown in huge areas of Sindh, Punjab and parts of KP and Baluchistan. The combination of unique texture and sweet, tart flavor has made grapes an ever popular between-meal snack as well as a refreshing addition to both fruit and vegetable salads. Grapes… read more »


Waar  is a 2013 Urdu-English language Pakistani action-drama film directed byBilal Lashari and written and produced by Hassan Rana. The film features Shaan Shahid, Meesha Shafi, Ali Azmat, Shamoon Abbasi, Ayesha Khan and Kamran Lashari. It is the 2nd highest-grossing Pakistani film,behind Bin Roye. The film is a stylized depiction of events surrounding the war… read more »

Shiekh Khalifa Military College Wana

The UAE has completed construction of a military college in Pakistan, at a cost of US$5.4 million (Dh19.8m), the UAE Project to Assist Pakistan (UAEPAP) said on Saturday. Cadet College Wana is the largest educational project in the South Waziristan region, the organisation said. It was built under the directives of President Sheikh Khalifa, as… read more »

France’s announcement of Rs5.05bn credit for Warsak project

The French government has announced a soft credit as well as grant aid totalling Rs5.05 billion for the rehabilitation of Warsak Hydroelectric Power Project. Ambassador of France in Pakistan, Martine Dorance and Country Director of the French Agency for Development (AFD) Jacky Amprou signed the credit facility agreement and the grant financing agreement with Secretary… read more »

Shehbaz Sharif

Mian Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif (born 23 September 1951) is a Pakistani politician and the current Chief Minister of Punjab since 8 June 2013. Sharif is the province’s longest-serving Chief Minister, having held the office twice previously from 1997 to 1999 and 2008 to 2013. The younger brother of current Prime Minister and President of the… read more »