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UK trade delegation to visit Pakistan

KARACHI: On an invitation of the Federal of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), a high profile trade delegation of the United Kingdom — led by Chief...

Italy wants private sector partnership

LAHORE: Pakistan is the most important country of Asia with a bright future, a diplomat said on Saturday. Italian Ambassador Stefano Pontecoryo advised the private...

Conference on local govt concludes

Islamabad: The three-day international conference ‘Think Globally, Act Locally – Sustainable Development Goals’ Implementation through Local Governments’...

148 bills passed in four years: PA performance report issued

1720 adjournment motions, 118 privilege motions adopted in Punjab Assembly 189 resolutions of general public interest also passed in last four years LAHORE: As many as...

Ethical business, labour practices urged

KARACHI: Sindh Labour Department’s Joint Director Gulfam Nabi Memon said the Sindh government has enacted 13 labour laws since the 18th Amendment. Speaking at the...

Pakistan-Afghanistan-Pakhtun Festival: Using culture as a tool to promote regional peace

Hosted by Cultoor (culture) Organisation at Pakistan National Council of Arts (PNCA), from March 30 to April 2nd 2018, in Islamabad was an effort to promote regional...

Need stressed to implement core labour standards

KARACHI – Representatives of employers, employees, civil society and provincial government’s labour department underlined the need to ensure implementation of...

Pakistan-Afghanistan festival held in Capital

The Pakistan-Afghanistan Pakhtun Festival which started at the Pakistan National Council of Arts on Friday continued to draw crowds. Islamabad residents enjoyed the...

Play staged to discourage violence against women

PESHAWAR: A play was staged on Monday to raise awareness about violence against women and highlight issues facing them. Lawmaker Meraj Humayun Khan, who recently quit...

GSP By Plus: a sting in the tail?

Recently, the European Union (EU) extended Pakistan’s Generalized System of Preferences (GSP) Plus status for another two years. Since the 28-member bloc constitutes...