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  • Another 500 ‘non-compliant’ NGOs in Karachi dissolved to meet FATF condition

    KARACHI: The Sindh government has dissolved another 500 non-governmental organisations for not following the rules and for being dormant for years, bringing the total number of such entities to close to 6,000, it emerged on Tuesday...

    According to a notification issued by the provincial social welfare department, so far 5,896 NGOs had been de-registered in three phases and more than 1,200 were being scrutinised...

  • Govt orders 21 international NGOs to wrap up operations in Pakistan

    The group said on Monday it was seeking clarification after the interior ministry told it and other organisations that they must halt operations in Pakistan within 60 days...

    It said that in 2015 Pakistan ordered all INGOs already operating in the country to register with the ministry, a process that entailed submitting detailed accounts of their funding...

  • ‘Promotion of education sector top priority’

    MANSEHRA: Federal Minister for Hajj and Religious Affairs Sardar Mohammad Yousaf has said the PML-N-led district government in Mansehra would give top priority to the promotion of education sector...

    “The time is not far when Mansehra will turn out to be a role model in education for other districts in the province,” he told a Jinnah Basic School and College function attended by students and parents on Thursday night...

  • One Unit, dictatorial rule caused irreparable damage to education sector, says Qaim

    KHAIRPUR: Sindh Chief Minis­ter Syed Qaim Ali Shah has said that the province has been lagging behind in the education sector since the imposition of ‘One Unit’ in the country and during the dictatorial and non-representative governments but with the sincere and committed endeavours by the provincial government and active collaboration by the USAID, it is poised to move forward and will soon surpass the other three provinces in this sector......

  • Scarcity of funds behind crisis in education sector, says report

    ISLAMABAD: Education sector in Pakistan is in crisis and financing remains a critical issue, according to a report submitted to the just-concluded Oslo Summit on Education for Development where Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif was among the speakers...

    The country case study titled “Financing Education in Pakistan: Opportunities for Action” said the inclusion of right to education in the Constitution showed an elected government’s...

  • ADB to help govt in carrying out assessment of education sector

    ISLAMABAD: The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a small-scale policy and advisory technical assistance to carry out a comprehensive education sector assessment in Pakistan...

    It is learnt that the assessment will include a broad overview of education and skills development issues for the country as a whole, and will provide a more in-depth analysis of these issues for Sindh in particular...

  • Political interference in education sector will not be tolerated: PM

    ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Thursday expressed concern over reports of political interference in the higher education sector...

    A day after Higher Education Commission (HEC) Chairman Dr Tariq Banuri’s remarks regarding political interference in the higher education sector, the prime minister telephoned him and asked him to identify all such practices...

  • Education sector has been in decline for 30 years: MPA

    ISLAMABAD: The education sector has been in decline for almost three decades, Aisha Nawaz Chaudhry, the chair of the Punjab Standing Committee for Education, said on Saturday...

    Addressing the National Conference on Girls Education organised by the Human Development Foundation and Oxfam, Ms Chaudhry said it was embarrassing to see what has happened with education and how people have been kept illiterate...

  • Registration of NGOs, seminaries suspended in Gilgit

    GILGIT: The Gilgit divisional administration has suspended registration of 320 NGOs, including a Chinese entity, and 30 seminaries operating in the division, for failing to provide details of their funding sources and activities...

    According to a list provided to the media by Assistant Commissioner, Gilgit, Rana Waqas on Monday, 320 local NGOs and 30 seminaries’ registration had been suspended and their bank accounts frozen...

  • NGOs warned against using name of women jirga

    Addressing a news conference at Swat Press Club here on Thursday, she warned the NGOs to refrain from committing the illegal acts...

    However, she said, some NGOs in the area were hijacking the activities and cases highlighted and resolved by Khwendo Jirga...

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