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    Headcount Ratio In Pakistan

  • With or without a headcount

    However, delimitation can only be conducted after a census, as maintained by the Election Commission of Pakistan...

    The same principle may be employed to at least fix the skewed nature of constituencies across Pakistan and protect the spirit of equal representation as a prerequisite for free and fair elections in 2018...

  • Wajih’s petition seeks inclusion of foreigners in headcount

    ISLAMABAD: A petition seeking to ensure holding of just, fair and transparent census free from fake inclusions and unjust exclusions and calling for inclusion of foreigners in the headcount has been filed in the Supreme Court...

    The only criterion is whether one is located in Pakistan on the day the count is taken...

  • ‘If water ratio falls, Pakistan will be a water scarce country’

    ISLAMABAD: At present, 1,100 cubic metres of water are available for each person in Pakistan...

    Speaking at a consultation on the ‘Human Cost of Environmental Degradation’ hosted by the Human Rights Commission of Pakistan (HRCP), Dr Inayatullah said a heat wave is when the temperature of an area remains above 35 degrees Celsius for many days...

  • Savings ratio falls to 13.1pc

    KARACHI: The country’s savings-to-GDP ratio, already the lowest in the region, missed the target set for the outgoing fiscal year and was even less than the preceding year’s number...

    The budget document for 2017-18 reveals that the savings ratio remains a cause for concern as it declined to 13...

  • Sindh’s child mortality ratio higher than Punjab’s: report

    “It is an indictment on the health sector in Sindh — of which public sector shares the maximum — in that it shows poor results in achieving millennium development goals (MDGs),” said an official quoting a part of the report titled ‘Dying children of Sindh (Pakistan) and SDGs (sustainable development goals)...

    The report quoted the demographic and health survey (DHS) and the MICS of the past, which shows that Sindh’s infant mortality...

  • Credit-to-GDP ratio lowest in region: SBP

    KARACHI: The private sector credit-to-GDP ratio in Pakistan is not only the lowest in the region but it has been facing a steep decline, said the annual report of the State Bank issued on Friday...

    The State Bank said that while capacity issues, administrative constraints and security concerns continue to impede development of the gas sector in Pakistan, the decline in wellhead prices in response to falling crude oil prices have...

  • Malnutrition ratio in Balochistan termed alarming

    Provincial Minister for Planning and Development Dr Hamid Khan Achakzai said at the launching of the ‘Scaling up Nutrition’ movement organised by his department that the malnutrition ratio in Balochistan was alarming...

    The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation’s (FAO) representative Francisco Gamarro said: “The ratio of children found underweight decreased from 42 per cent in 2001 to 31...

  • Ratio of women voters in 629 Karachi census blocks low: ECP

    ISLAMABAD: In order to encourage women’s participation in the electoral process, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP) has planned to reach out to women who are eligible to vote but are not registered in the electoral roll...

    There are 13 blocks where this ratio falls below 25pc, and there is a block in Federal B Area which has only one registered woman voter...

  • Tax-to-GDP ratio

    THIS refers to the news report ‘Tax-to-GDP ratio rises to 9...

    The finance minister boasted that the tax-GDP ratio has risen from 8...

  • Country nowhere near tax-to-GDP ratio target: NFC

    ISLAMABAD: All five stakeholders — the Centre and the four provinces — have failed miserably in the past seven years to deliver on their promise to increase tax-to-GDP ratio to 15 per cent in five years, the National Finance Commission (NFC) has said...

    The 2009 NFC award required the federal and provincial governments to achieve 15pc tax-to-GDP ratio by 2014-15, and a path towards this had been chalked out for all five...

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