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  • Poor governance, corruption hamper food security in Pakistan: ADB

    ISLAMABAD: Pakistan is facing formidable challenges to imp­r­­oving food security beca­use of poor governance, lack of economic growth and instability within the country as well as on its borders, Asian Development Bank has said in a report...

    Deep reforms and improvements in governance must be carried out soon to unleash the country’s growth potential...

  • SECP notifies draft code of corporate governance

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has notified the draft Listed Companies (Code of Corporate Governance) 2017, under the newly promulgated Companies Act 2017...

    The draft regulations are aimed at strengthening governance structures, bring consistency in the corporate practices and promote transparency through enhanced disclosure requirements...

  • Sharing of powers, responsibilities stressed for good governance in city

    KARACHI: “There is a battle for control, not governance in Karachi,” said economist Dr Kaiser Bengali during a workshop on awareness for citizens on civic issues organised by Shehri — Citizens for a Better Environment at a hotel here on Tuesday...

    But the youth in Lyari, being robbed of jobs by the KMC and KPT, have turned them to crime making this more of an economic problem...

  • Redrafting corporate governance law

    The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) notified on 31 August for public comments a draft Listed Companies (Code of Corporate Governance) 2017, under the newly promulgated Companies Act, 2017...

    Through these regulations, the regulator has attempted to align the code with emerging challenges; however, the proposed draft compromises the principles of Code of Corporate Governance, 2012 and maintains the status quo in...

  • Fazl suggests drastic reforms in Fata governance system

    PESHAWAR: JUI-F chief Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Saturday offered an alternative way to resolve the standoff over the future of Fata by suggesting drastic reforms in the existing colonial-era system of governance...

    He said reforms in the present system of governance in Fata could be discussed in parliament and that political parties should show maturity and exercise patience on the issue...

  • Siraj assails Sharifs for ‘Mughal governance’

    LAHORE: Jamaat-i-Islami (JI) Emir Sirajul Haq has criticised the Sharif brothers for what he called adopting a “Mughal style of governance” and destroying democratic institutions in the country by running them on “unconstitutional” lines...

    Siraj said until bifurcation of society into haves and have-nots, and oppressors and oppressed was not eliminated and a justice-based governance system established the country could not progress......

  • Issues of good governance under federal system discussed

    The seminar titled ‘Issues of Good Governance in South Asia under the Federal System: Devolution, Development and Democratisation, was organised by the ASCE with the collaboration of Hanns Siedel Foundation...

    ”Others who presented their papers at the seminar included Dr Mohammad Reza Kazimi on the ‘Historical evolution of federalism as a system of governance in South Asia’ and Sara Kazmi on ‘EU’s efforts to promote good governance in...

  • NAB chief asks govt to ensure good governance

    ISLAMABAD: National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Chairman Qamar Zaman Chaudhry said on Tuesday that the government needed to ensure good governance for eradication of white collar crimes in the country...

    Speaking at a seminar on ‘Accountability — A Vital Pillar of Good Governance’ at the Bahria University here, Qamar Zaman said corruption had become a cultural norm in the country...

  • Poor governance

    But more vital for the future of Pakistan, as the country struggles with a host of political, economic, social and security challenges, is the matter of a dilapidated structure of governance...

    As the rule of law continues to slip, the prevailing crisis of governance also threatens to deepen...

  • SUP to mobilise public against corruption, bad governance

    KARACHI: The Sindh United Party has announced that it will launch a mass mobilisation and awareness campaign against corruption and bad governance by the government which “has pushed the country in general and Sindh in particular into a crisis of law and order, civic and other issues”...

    “Sindh direly needs good governance that could resolve public issues”, he said and highlighted the need to bring about electoral reforms in true...

  • Senate body takes notice of delay in e-governance scam probe

    5 billion scandal in which 13 government departments, including the CDA, failed to fully implement e-governance projects...

    A project of the Ministry of Information Technology, the e-governance programme was started 10 years ago but none of the 13 departments could achieve the full scope of the ambitious initiative...

  • SMOKERS’ CORNER: EVAPORATING GOVERNANCE

    According to the anthropologist, this occurs because even though governance and the state itself have collapsed, the perception (in people’s minds) of their being strong institutions and in control remains ingrained for months...

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