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  • Punjab govt scrambles to strengthen core functions

    “This agenda’s success is contingent upon strengthening the government’s core functions around both institutional and governance structures along with appropriate policy, planning and budgeting,” a senior finance department official told Dawn on condition of anonymity...

    6pc from 55 in 2014 to 68 in 2017...

  • Banks shy away from their core function — lending

    The study explores the various possible factors for the reforms falling short of their objectives: was there a problem in their design, or implementation?Was their success marred by unhelpful macroeconomic environment; or did the delay in reforms in other sectors of the economy (for instance fiscal, debt) prove unhelpful?Currently, banks are not effectively performing their core function: channelling depositors’ savings into loans for...

  • ‘Rulers lack planning to address core issues’

    PESHAWAR: Jamaat-i-Islami chief Sirajul Haq has said that rulers have no planning to overcome the core issues of the nation but they have further enslaved the youth by taking foreign loans on high markup and increased duration of power loadshedding across the country...

    He criticised the government and said that rulers had no planning to overcome the core issues facing the country...

  • India–Pak foreign secretaries meet: Pakistan reaffirms Kashmir as core issue

    NEW DELHI: Kashmir remains a core issue that requires a “just solution under United Nations Security Council (UNSC) resolutions and wishes of the people of the valley”, Pakistan Foreign Secretary Aizaz Chaudhry told his Indian counterpart here on Tuesday...

    The agreement on the new talks’ framework had then infused optimism in the ties and was soon followed by Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s surprise stopover in Lahore...

  • Interview: Educationist to the core

    Mahboobul Rahman Khan is an educationist to the core; he has taught at various institutes during his 60-year academic career; he is a bibliophile and a keen reader of history...

    It’s the result of lack of patriotism, quest of economic prosperity and security, for which the rulers, academia and parents are responsible...

  • IMF official calls for ‘national consensus on core economic agenda’

    ISLAMABAD: The International Monetary Fund (IMF) seems to be toeing the government line as it has advocated a “national consensus on the core economic agenda” to put Pakistan on a path of sustainable growth...

    “Many of the issues like economy, energy, modernisation and transformation of economy can be tackled if you have national consensus on core economic agenda and it should not be based on political debate, but tackled on merit,”...

  • Diversifying from core business

    The company reported that the decrease in dispatches was mainly owing to “unauthorised obstruction in mining operations of the company by some local miscreants during December 2014 and January 2015”...

    “We are also aggressively investing in land and property, and an investment of Rs1bn has been made to acquire real estate, mainly in Lahore,” Sheikh informed...

  • Punjab trying to address farmers’ core issues

    AS Punjab prepares for presenting its budget 2016-17 by the end of this week, the provincial officials concerned are optimistic about sizeable allocations being proposed for priority areas like farm mechanisation, seed development and subsidised credit for small farmers...

    Around Rs5bn is expected to be earmarked for development of cotton seed
  • $10bn to be spent on addressing Karachi’s core issues, says ex-commissioner

    HYDERABAD: Former Karachi commissioner Asif Hyder Shah has said that around 50,000 people add to Karachi population annually which puts pressure on its civic infrastructure...

    “Planning is under way in collaboration with World Bank to ensure proper utilisation of resources targeting a population of 30 million in the city,” he said while speaking at an awareness seminar on ‘Environment education’ held in a local hotel on Sunday under the...
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