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Experts urge to promote social enterprise to empower people

social-enterprise

Enabling environment, regulatory support for social enterprise contribute to growth ISLAMABAD – Experts call upon the government to create an enabling environment, concrete policy regime and regulatory support for development of social enterprise that contributes to addressing some of the most pressing development challenges and to achieving inclusive economic growth. This was the crux of a policy symposium jointly organized by ... Read More »

Online complaint system for migrant workers and overseas Pakistanis

Online complaint system announced for migrant workers and overseas Pakistanis

A new online complaint system comes to the rescue of migrant workers and overseas Pakistanis ISLAMABAD – A new complaint system has been announced that will facilitate migrant workers and overseas Pakistanis to make the complaints and grievances redressal system more effective. Even though a significant share of migrant workers are victims of abuse, exploitation and unfair treatment from employers, ... Read More »

WWF urge Pakistan to combat illegal wildlife trade

Illegal wildlife trade in Pakistan

WWF-Pakistan concludes consultative workshop to combat illegal wildlife trafficking and curb wildlife crimes ISLAMABAD – WWF-Pakistan concluded the second consultative workshop in Islamabad to develop a strategy to combat illegal wildlife trade in Pakistan. The two-day workshop included a consultation, focusing on developing an action plan to combat illegal wildlife trade in Pakistan. Experts from the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) and Azad ... Read More »

Pakistan, Qatar sign multi-billion dollar LNG supply deal

Pakistan, Qatar sign $1 billion LNG supply deal

Pakistan and Qatar signed four agreements and Memorandum of Understandings (MoUs) including the liquefied natural gas (LNG) deal DOHA (Qatar) – Pakistan had signed a 15-year agreement to import up to 3.75 million tons of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) a year from Qatar, a major step in filling Pakistan’s energy shortfall. The agreement was signed by Federal Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources ... Read More »

Renowned Urdu novelist Fatima Surayya Bajia passes away

Renowned Urdu novelist Fatima Surayya Bajia passes away

Pakistan’s well-known play writer and Urdu novelist Fatima Surayya Bajia passed away in Karachi after a prolonged illness at the age of 85. She was suffering from throat cancer. She was one of the famous persons in Pakistan’s society. Bajia has been awarded several awards including the Pride of Performance, Hilal-i-Imtiaz and Japan’s highest civil award for her work. She ... Read More »

Dutch Queen Máxima visits Pakistan

Queen Máxima of the Netherlands

UN Special Advocate Queen Máxima urges Pakistan to bring the poorest and most marginalized people into the financial system ISLAMABAD (Pakistan) – Her Majesty Queen Máxima of the Netherlands arrived in Pakistan on a three-day visit today in her role as the United Nations Secretary-General’s Special Advocate for Inclusive Finance for Development (UNSGSA). Queen Máxima is visiting Pakistan in support of ... Read More »

Program supports Pakistan’s future entrepreneurs

Program supports Pakistan's future entrepreneurs

Program funded by UN, ILO, FAO and Pakistan Government help generate self-employment opportunities leading to creation of viable micro-enterprises  DADU (Pakistan) - ‘’I’m going to re-establish my own beauty parlor that is going to be able to provide services that would normally be available in only high end and commercial parlors’’ tells excited Seema, a recipient of beauty and personal care toolkit. In ... Read More »

Quetta blast kills 9 and injures dozens

Quetta blast kills 9 and injures dozens

QUETTA – A powerful blast rocked the congested Kachari area of Quetta near the premises of the heavily guarded city district courts. At least nine people, including four security personnel and an eight-year-old girl, were killed and dozens injured. Heavy firing was also heard in the area following explosion. The rescue sources said that a convoy of Frontier Corps (FC) personnel was ... Read More »

PM inaugurates Gwadar-Turbat-Hoshab motorway

COAS Raheel Sharif is seen driving PM Nawaz Sharif on the newly constructed patch of CPEC

COAS joined Prime Minister during the inspection of newly opened M-8 route HOSHAB – Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif inaugurated Gwadar-Turbat-Hoshab motorway on Wednesday. The inauguration ceremony was also attended by Chief of Army Staff General Raheel Sharif. The 193km-long highway would connect the western central and eastern routes of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) with the Gwadar Port. The prime minister travelled ... Read More »

Pakistan Super League kicks off today in UAE

Pakistan Super League kicks off today in UAE

Pakistan Super League’s opening match will be played between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators DUBAI – Finally the much-awaited Pakistan Super League (PSL) is about to start at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on Thursday. The first match of Pakistan Super League’s opening edition between Islamabad United and Quetta Gladiators will begin at 09:00 pm as per Pakistan Standard Time ... Read More »

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