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Four varsities functioning without HEC NOC

Four varsities functioning without HEC NOC

ISLAMABAD – Four universities of public and private sectors are operating in the country without acquiring no-objection certificate (NOC) from the Higher Education Commission (HEC), which is mandatory for a university to award degrees.
According to an official source, the universities of private sector which have not acquired NOCs include Leads University Lahore, Ali Institute of Education Lahore and COMMECS Institute of Business and Emerging Sciences Karachi. Shaheed Benazir

LHC dismisses petition challenging NOC for foreign travel

LAHORE – The Lahore High Court Chief Justice Ijaz Ahmed Chaudhry on Wednesday while strongly admonishing the lawyer dismissed a petition challenging condition of getting NOC for citizens to go abroad. The CJ while reprimanding Advocate Noshab A Khan, petitioner, said that by filing such useless petition they wasted important time of the court. The CJ said only to get projection in media they file such petition even without studying the relevant law. The CJ was holding proceeding of

SAFMA slams NoC condition

ISLAMABAD – Criticizing the decision of the government that artists, writers, journalists and civil society activists must obtain No Objection Certificate (NoC) from the Ministry of Interior prior to their visits abroad, particularly to India, South Asian Free Media Association (SAFMA) has called for immediate withdrawal of the condition.
“We do not accept this NoC policy and demand of the government to immediately withdraw its decision as it reflects mindset of Hitler’s regime,”

LHC objects on petition against NOC requirement

Lahore – The Lahore High Court (LHC) registrar office on Tuesday has put a procedural objection on a petition challenging requirement of No Objection Certificates (NOCs) before traveling abroad and has asked the petitioner to affix impugned notification issued by interior ministry in this regard. Earlier petitioner advocate Noshab A Khan had challenged the requirement saying that the impugned decision taken by the interior ministry was a gross infringement of civil liberties. He said

LHC moved against ‘traveling abroad NOC’

LAHORE – A petition has been filed in the Lahore High Court (LHC) challenging condition of obtaining No Objection Certificates (NOCs) for citizens especially artists, students and journalists before traveling abroad. Advocate Noshab A Khan filed the petition saying the impugned decision taken by federal government was an infringement of civil liberty.
Petitioner said the democratic government’s decision to consider such a possibility was disappointing, leave aside expound it

NoC from govt – Artists assail curbs on travel to India

Lahore – Artists from various sections strongly condemned Rehman Malik’s statement in a discussion at Press Club on Friday. They said that the notification that no artist or journalist can travel abroad without the government’s No Objection Certificate (NOC) was ridiculous and against human rights and democracy.
“The journalists should be with us on this,” said Madeeha Gauhar from Ajoka Theatre. She was backed by Usman Peerzada, Samina Peerzada, Faizan Peerzada, Samina Ahmed, Ali

‘Artists, students to seek NoC for foreign visits’

ISLAMABAD – Interior Minister Rehman Malik on Wednesday informed the National Assembly that his ministry was devising a new strategy to tackle terrorism by introducing a new performa for foreigners and Pakistanis visiting abroad.
“Under the new mechanism, which will be introduced within a few days, there will be a proper check on foreign scholarships offered to Pakistani students, while Pakistani artistes visiting other countries will also have to seek a no-objection certificate

Petronas gets NOC to exit Pakistan

ISLAMABAD – The Malaysian exploration and production company, Petronas, has been granted a No Objection Certificate (NOC) by the government to exit Pakistan. An informed source said that the government had finally accepted the request of the Malaysian company and had granted the NOC for its exit.
Petronas had sought NOC from the Ministry of Petroleum, after signing a sale and purchase agreement with the Austrian company OMV, selling its entire oil and gas exploration and

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