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  • Pakistan will continue implementation of CPEC project: FO

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has dismissed India's concerns the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project saying it will go ahead with the project which will benefit the whole region...

    Zee News had quoted Indian Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj as saying, “Prime Minster Modi during his recent visit to Beijing took up the issue very firmly and spoke very strongly that the CPEC going through PoK (Pakistan-occupied Kashmir) is unacceptable...

  • Pakistan wants early implementation of CASA-1000, Tajik president told

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan desires an early implementation of CASA-1000 power project — a project of regional energy cooperation among Tajikistan, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Kyrgyzstan — Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif told Tajikistan President Emomali Rahmon Thursday...

    The project will enable Pakistan to import 1,000MW of electricity to meet its growing energy needsPakistan and Tajikistan signed a number of agreements aimed at broadening...

  • Poor implementation of law is the reason why child marriages still take place in Pakistan

    The speakers included Karamat Ali of the Pakistan Institute of Labour Education (Piler), rights experts Iqbal Detho, Zulfiqar Halepoto, Tahir Malik of the Legal Aid Forum, Javed Hussain of the SCF, journalist Mahesh Kumar, and Shahnaz Sheedi of the South Asia Partnership-Pakistan...

    The speakers identified gaps in the law, saying that the rules of business of the act had long been formulated and duly put in place, however, apt...

  • Govt under pressure to speed up implementation of NAP’s civilian part

    ISLAMABAD: The government is facing internal pressure for taking a series of aggressive steps for ratcheting up the pace of implementation of National Action Plan (NAP) on countering-terrorism and extremism...

    At a meeting held at the Prime Minister House for reviewing the progress of National Action Plan, PM Nawaz Sharif emphasised that “successful implementation of NAP is an imperative for everyone”...

  • Procurement in education MPs call for implementation of laws

    LAHORE: Participants in a policy dialogue on ‘Procurement in education sector: enhancing transparency and accountability’ have called for implementation in letter and spirit of the existing laws instead of framing new ones...

    Haider Ali Daud of Bigger Picture Consulting briefed the participants on the salient features of the Punjab Public Procurement R terming procurement rules in Pakistan the toughest in the region, he said a lack of...

  • Selective implementation of SDGs leads to ambiguous report card

    “As the fastest growing major economy of the world today, India is uniquely placed to deliver on its commitments to inclusive and sustainable development,” said the report on the implementation of SDG to the UN...

    ”Arvind Panagriya, who quit last month as vice-chairman of Niti Aayog, had earlier presented the national review report on implementation of the SDGs to the UN forum on sustainable development...

  • Fata reforms implementation to start in 10 days: minister

    ISLAMABAD: The government assured the National Assembly on Thursday that implementation of long-awaited reforms in the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) would start in the next 10 days and Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi would make a policy statement on the issue soon...

    The assurance was given by Minister for States and Frontier Regions retired Lt Gen Abdul Qadir Baloch in response to the speeches made by the members...

  • Experts at psychiatry conference stress implementation of reform policies

    They were speaking at the inauguration ceremony of the three-day 22nd National Psychiatric Conference being held under the theme ‘Promotion of mental health — building partnership’, held at a local hotel on Friday evening and organised by the Pakistan Psychiatric Society (PPS) in collaboration with the Liaquat University of Medical Sciences (LUMHS)...

    He said that the World Health Organisation assessment instrument for mental health...

  • 98pc drop in terrorism in Karachi, NAP implementation report shows

    Incidents of terrorism and target killing in Karachi have registered a 98 per cent and 97pc drop under the National Action Plan (NAP), according to an Interior Ministry document on NAP implementation dated Aug 31, 2017 acquired by DawnNews...

    3m SIMs blocked, biometric verification system in placeMeasures against abuse of internet, social media: Pakistan Electronic Crimes Act 2015 passed, 937 URLs and 10 websites of proscribed...

  • Local governments are key to effective implementation

    ON March 9, the Planning Commission of Pakistan organised a Local Govern­ment Summit on Sustainable Development Goals...

    ‘We, the local leaders, are convinced that by giving specific attention to the localisation of all goals, the new agenda will trigger an important transformation in our joint act’ — Local government SDG summit declarationIndeed, local governments are the key to successful and effective implementation of Agenda 2030...

  • Sindh apex committee reviews implementation of National Action Plan

    KARACHI: The Sindh apex committee meeting on Thursday, chaired by Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah, reviewed the implementation of decisions taken earlier regarding the ongoing security operation in Karachi and the National Action Plan (NAP)...

    The committee was told that a detailed report will be submitted to Sindh government in 15 days regarding the implementation of decisions taken in previous apex committee meetings...

  • PAT concern at NAP implementation

    LAHORE: The Pakistan Awami Tehreek (PAT) says it is concerned at the ‘very slow’ pace of implementation of the National Action Plan (NAP), adding the elimination of banned outfits seems a hard task as the list of such organisations has not yet been published...

    The participants of PAT Central Working Council said on Wednesday the registration of madressahs, checking of foreign funding for madressahs and NGOs, implementation of uniform...

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