Tag Archives: Technical

Bhatti’s killing initiates technical manoeuvring on PPP’s part

ISLAMABAD – PPP Senator Khatu Mal Jeewan is going to resign from the Senate to block the way of Michael Javed to the National Assembly, who is next to Jeewan on the PPP’s priority list for MNAs submitted with the ECP in 2008.
The move will also secure the senate seat for a close aide of President Asif Ali Zardari.
According to the records of the ECP, after the killing of minorities minister Shahbaz Bhatti, Jeewan should have been notified as the MNA on the minorities’

LABARD to provide technical training to disabled

LAHORE – The Lahore Businessmen Association for Rehabilitation of Disabled (LABARD) President MNA Mohammad Pervez Malik claimed that LABARD has chalked out a well thought-out three-pronged strategy to ensure technical training to maximum number of disabled persons. He was speaking at the LABARD certificates distribution ceremony at LABARD Vocational Training Institute, Shahdman, on Monday.
LCCI President Shahzad Ali Malik, Senior Vice President Sheikh Mohammad Arshad, LABARD

Who needs engineers to run technical depts in KESC?

KARACHI – In a blatant violation of the Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC) Act, 1976 (PECA 1976), four “non-engineer” officials in the Karachi Electric Supply Company are heading many of its departments. According to sources, four directors of the KESC – Zulfiqar Haider Ali, Arshad Zahidi, Nayar Hussain and Tayyab Tareen – are not engineers.
They are serving as the Special Projects head, the Generation and Transmission chief strategic officer, the Distribution chief strategic

Technical body for grain storage project holds first moot

KARACHI – The technical and financial evaluation committee formed by the Sindh government to select a private partner for the execution of the modern grain storage facility project in the public-private partnership mode held its first meeting on Wednesday.
The meeting, presided over by Adviser to the Sindh Chief Minister on Planning and Development Dr Kaiser Bengali, discussed the modalities and framework of the grain storage project. The committee includes adviser to the chief

No funds for technical education and vocational training

KARACHI – The Sindh Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (STEVTA), which was established by the present government, lacks funds to improve its Technical, Education and Vocational Training (TEVT) system.
Moreover, STEVTA officials recently approached the World Bank (WB) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) for financial assistance to successfully manage the authority’s affairs and ensure its effective working, well-placed sources in the Sindh government