Islamabad college for girls opens first Google Education Center of excellence

07:21 PM | 20 Jun, 2024
Islamabad college for girls opens first Google Education Center of excellence
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ISLAMABAD - The Federal Ministry of Education has embarked on a groundbreaking educational initiative by partnering with Google for Education to establish Centers of Excellence in two federal educational institutions, with the formal opening of the first center at Islamabad College for Girls.

According to the sources, a significant agreement has been reached between the Federal Ministry of Education and Google for Education, marking a pivotal moment in advancing educational standards. Under this agreement, Islamabad College for Girls has become the inaugural institution to formally open a Center of Excellence in Education.

Google for Education has equipped the center with state-of-the-art high-tech classrooms and IT labs, ensuring an optimal learning environment. Managing Director of Google for Education, affirmed their commitment to further educational initiatives across Pakistan and the broader region.

During the ceremony, Federal Education Minister Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui lauded the efforts of the Education Secretary stating, "This achievement is akin to realizing a dream. Secretary Education Wani Sahib has tirelessly championed the cause of schools and colleges."

College Director Saba Faisal highlighted the transformative impact of the newly established center within federal educational institutions, emphasizing that students will now be equipped to compete in the global marketplace after completing courses here.

Federal Secretary for Education, Mohiuddin Wani, underscored, "Technology and education represent the future of Pakistan," as Google's team initiated their efforts by establishing two reference schools in Islamabad.

This initiative represents a significant stride towards enhancing educational standards across Pakistan, paving the way for future collaborations and advancements in educational technology.


US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal Rate in Pakistan Today Open Market Rates - 15 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 15, 2024 (Monday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279.8 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moves up to 301.25 and selling rate is 303.15.

British Pound rate is 355.15 for buying, and 358.65 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.5 and Saudi Riyal lowered to 73.65.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)       
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279.8 280.75
Euro EUR 301.25 303.15
UK Pound Sterling GBP 355.15 358.65
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.5 77.25
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.65 74.37
Australian Dollar AUD 184.55 186.35
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741 749
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.75 205.75
China Yuan CNY 38.35 38.75
Danish Krone DKK 40.05 40.45
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.7 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202 204
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.15 311.65
Thai Bhat THB 7.5 7.65


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