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Effective drainage can curb frequent flooding

It will be difficult to control frequent Monsoon flooding without an effective drainage system, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Information and Inter provincial coordination Mian Iftikhar Hussain said addressing a workshop “Role of

Effective utilisation of loans

No doubt, SBP has been playing a very important role for the disbursement and effective utilisation of financial resouces. The creation of a conducive environment to establish new banks for the last

Effective ICT remains far-fetched

The government considers Information and Communications Technologies (ICT) education and the adoption of modern techniques very important. A ‘strategic necessity of business’ is needed to improve governance and efficiency of public sector

Japan to take effective control of TEPCO

TOKYO – Japan plans to put Tokyo Electric Power Co (TEPCO), operator of a stricken nuclear plant, under effective state control so it can meet its compensation payments, a report said Wednesday.
Tokyo will set aside several trillion yen in public funds that TEPCO can dip into if it runs short for payouts to people affected by radiation leaking from its Fukushima Daiichi plant, the Yomiuri Shimbun said.
The nuclear power station was damaged by Japan’s March 11 earthquake and

Minister wants effective Information Dept media cell

KARACHI – Sindh Information and Archives Minister Sharjeel Inam Memon asked the secretary of his department on Saturday to empower the functioning of the media cell and float a summary to hire contractual staff for the chief minister’s approval.
He was presiding over an introductory meeting with the senior officers of the Information Department. He also stressed the need for reactivating the print media monitoring system and ensure timely action on news items pertaining to

Afghan MPS demand effective ATTA implementation

LAHORE – Afghan parliamentarians have encouraged the Pakistan business community to consider sizeable investment in the reconstruction phase of Afghanistan and have sought technical assistance in the mutually interested areas to deepen further economic cooperation.
A 30-member group of Afghan Parliamentarians led by Syed Ishaq Jilani was invited at an exclusive dinner meeting hosted by SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC CCI) Vice President Iftikhar Ali Malik.

NA body suggests measures to make PEC effective

ISLAMABAD – In order to elect competent professionals at the apex engineering forum of the country, Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC), the National Assembly Standing Committee on Science and Technology Friday directed enhancing the contesting fee five times for the governing body and making it non-refundable.
The committee, which met with Abdul Qadir Khanzada in the chair to discuss the PEC by-laws pertaining to its elections, said the fee for contesting elections for the

‘Child Complaint Office set to play effective role’

KARACHI – Appreciating the role of the United Nations’ Children Fund (UNICEF), Sindh Ombudsman Asad Ashraf Malik said that the fund is playing an important role in protecting the rights of children.
Talking to UNICEF Child Protection Specialist Dr Jabeen Fatima Abbas and Child Protection Officer in Sindh Suhail Ahmed at his office, the ombudsman expressed confidence that the Child Complaint Office set up at the Sindh Ombudsman Secretariat,in cooperation with UNICEF, would play an

PPP will be an effective opposition in Punjab: PM

LAHORE – Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani told reporters at his residence here on Sunday that the Pakistan People’s Party would continue its policy of reconciliation for Pakistan’s security and sovereignty and to strengthen the parliament and democratic institutions.
Gilani said that he had been doing consistent politics and amassing power had never been his target. The PM said the PPP would continue to play its role constructively whether it was in the government or in the