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May 2020

May 2020

China-Pakistan Nuclear Energy Cooperation

China-Pakistan Nuclear Energy Cooperation The role of nuclear energy in Pakistan’s national energy mix is set to significantly increase in the coming years as the country seeks to scale-up nuclear power to meet the rising energy demands of a growing population. In the backdrop of falling domestic gas production, gradual closure of inefficient oil-based power plants, and nominal addition of …

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Achieving a Cleaner and Resilient Generation Mix

Achieving a Cleaner and Resilient Generation Mix In Pakistan 58 million people lack access to electricity. With growing incomes, population and urbanization, energy demand is increasing, placing pressure on domestic resources. Expansion of electricity generation to meet rising demand and reduce the endemic power blackouts and outages has been a high priority of the Pakistan government. Despite the existence of …

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A path towards sustainability

Environmental Protection The Path towards Sustainability Last year in March, the United Nations issued its assessment of the global environment in the form of the sixth Global Environmental Outlook, a 708-page compendium of the planet’s ailments. The scientific team that conducted the assessment warned that the Earth’s condition has continued to deteriorate since the first global outlook was prepared in …

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10 Major Events in European History

10 Major Events in European History Shafqat Javed The European history has developed many stages of ups and downs to reach the current status. This region has long been a seed of political, cultural, and economic influence. The power of its countries has stretched far beyond the continent, touching every corner of the Earth. Europe is known not only for …

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Effects of Covid-19 on Global Economy

  Effects of Covid-19 on Global Economy Athar Mansoor Since the outbreak of Covid-19 in the Chinese city of Wuhan in December 2019, the deadly disease has spread to more than 215 countries and territories across the world. By the end of the second week of April 2020, around 1.9 million people had been infected and more than 119,000 died …

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