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  • Government move to revive executive magistracy system

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Wednesday introduced two separate bills in the National Assembly, looking to revive the executive magistracy system in the country that was wrapped up by former dictator General Pervez Musharraf’s regime in 2001...

    The Constitution (29th amendment) Bill 2017 was presented in the house by Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) MNA Chaudhry Muhammad Ashraf, to lower the age limit of high court judges from 45...

  • Pakistan elected chair of WHO Executive Board

    In a major development, Pakistan was elected chair of the World Health Organisation (WHO) Executive Board on Friday in Geneva, with Director General Health Dr Asad Hafeez formally assuming office as chairman of the board...

    The 34-member elite group ? which is considered the highest global policy forum on health ? elected Pakistan as its chair during its 141st session held on June 1, with 22 votes in favour of Pakistan...

  • Pakistan re-elected to the Unesco Executive Board

    ISLAMABAD/NEW YORK: Pakistan on Thursday was re-elected to the Executive Board of the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (Unesco)...

    "The Unesco vote is a firm endorsement of the positive contribution made by Pakistan in promoting greater intercultural understanding through scientific, educational and social linkages," Pakistan's Foreign Office said in a statement...

  • Pakistan Steel gets new chief executive

    ISLAMABAD: Engineer Ashiq Ali was appointed Chief Executive Officer of the Pakistan Steel Mills Karachi on Tuesday...

    Ali brings with him experience spanned over 49 year in varied disciplines of engineering sector and has served as Managing Director Heavy Electrical Complex Taxila, Heavy Mechanical Complex Taxila, Pakistan Engineering Company and Pakistan Machine Tools Factory...

  • Shahid Ashraf Tarar appointed World Bank executive director

    ISLAMABAD: The government on Friday appointed Shahid Ashraf Tarar - a grade-22 officer of Pakistan Administrative Service (formerly DMG) - as executive director of the Washington-based World Bank for three years...

    He was working as the chairman of National Highway Authority (NHA) while the authority was implementing a major part of $56 billion China Pakistan Economic Corridor...

  • Shortlisted names for HEC executive director post rejected

    ISLAMABAD: It will take many more months before the Higher Education Commission (HEC) gets an executive director (ED) as the three names shorlisted by a committee have all been rejected...

    The post of executive director has been lying vacant since April 15, 2014 when the then ED, Dr Ahmed, took over as the HEC chairman...

  • One year on, HEC without executive director

    ISLAMABAD: The post of executive director of the Higher Education Commission (HEC), which not only runs its financial matters but takes key decisions to bring about improvement in higher education, has been lying vacant for the last one year...

    Currently, Dr Mansoor Kundi, who is serving the HEC as member academic on deputation, officiates as the executive director...

  • Pata executive magistrates unconstitutional: PHC

    PESHAWAR: The Peshawar High Court on Wednesday declared the functioning of executive magistrates in the Provincially Administered Tribal Areas (Pata) under the Nizam-i-Adl Regulation 2009 unconstitutional and directed the government to make suitable amendments in the Regulation within six months...

    A bench comprising Justice Waqar Ahmad Seth and Justice Irshad Qaiser disposed of six petitions challenging the functioning of executive...

  • A republican executive

    Executive is that branch of government, which is vested with that power of the state that executes laws and exercises power given in the Constitution...

    Executive possesses police power and spending power with previous approval of parliament...

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