ISLAMABAD: Foreign Minister Bilawal Bhutto Zardari has asked the Digital Cooperation Organisation (DCO) to support digital education for youth in Pakistan.
Bilawal Zardari said this while talking to Secretary General of Digital Cooperation Organization Damah Al-Yahya via video link.
They exchanged matters pertaining to development in digital economy in all member countries including Pakistan.
The foreign minister said Pakistan was desirous of and was ready to keep pace with the changing world.
Appreciating Pakistan’s diplomatic role, the secretary general of the organisation said Pakistan had always played a responsible role as one of the founding members of the organisation.
UAE shows interest in investment in Pakistan’s plasma fractionation facility, digitisation
ISLAMABAD: The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has expressed keen interest in cooperation…
The Digital Cooperation Organization is a seven-member forum comprising Bahrain, Jordan, Kuwait, Nigeria, Oman, Pakistan and Saudi Arabia that aims to drive greater cooperation in entrepreneurship, business growth and employment in a shared digital economy.
On August 16, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) had expressed keen interest in cooperation and investment in plasma fractionation facility and digitization of health sector in Pakistan.
The interest was shown by a delegation of Hayat Biotech and Sino-Pharm led by Counsel General of UAE’s Sheikh Ahmed Dalmouk Al Maktoum during a meeting with Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif in Islamabad today.
Minister for National Health Services Abdul Qadir Patel and relevant senior officials had attended the meeting.
The meeting was informed that the modern plasma fractionation facility would help save millions of lives in Pakistan as currently due to lack of this facility three million liters of blood collected annually in the country cannot be fully utilized.
The Prime Minister had directed all relevant institutions to provide every possible assistance to the investing companies regarding the project.
Underlining the decades old cordial ties between the two countries, the Prime Minister had said the UAE always helped Pakistan in difficult times.
He had thanked Sheikh Ahmad Dilmuk Al Maktoum for his keen interest in cooperation with Pakistan in the health sector.
PM Shehbaz Sharif on Tuesday had welcomed the recent announcement by the United Arab Emirates (UAE) to invest US$ 1 billion in various economic and investment sectors in Pakistan.