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Day: November 17, 2022

SAPM lauds efforts of NPO in bringing productivity culture in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to the Prime Minister (SAPM) Tasneem Ahmed Qureshi has stressed the need to improve productivity and competitiveness to remain competitive both in local and global markets. He said this while visiting the National Productivity Organization (NPO) headquarters here in Islamabad on Thursday. Speaking on the occasion, the Special Assistant recognized the critical role of NPO for improving competitiveness and productivity in the industrial and service sectors as well as to ensure effective public governance. He assured that the Ministry of Industries and Production would support NPO it in its efforts to enhance the productivity. He appreciated the efforts of NPO in bringing productivity culture in Pakistan.

Adviser expresses satisfaction on overall performance of NADRA

ISLAMABAD: Chairman National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA) Tariq Malik called on Adviser to the Prime Minister for Political, Public Affairs, National Heritage and Culture, Engineer Amir Muqam here in Islamabad on Thursday. During the meeting, NADRA’s performance was discussed in general and particularly in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The Adviser to the Prime Minister expressed satisfaction on the overall performance of NADRA. Meanwhile, while addressing a ceremony here in Islamabad on Thursday, Minister of State for Petroleum Musadik Malik said the government is striving hard for the improvement of energy sector to provide people an affordable and sustainable energy. He said we would encourage agriculture sector to move toward sustainability. He said our vision of Pakistan is ...

SC dismisses plea to stop PTI’s long march

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by the JUI-F Senator Kamran Murtaza seeking to stop the PTI Chairman Imran Khan’s long march. A three-judge bench comprising Chief Justice Umar Ata Bandial, Justice Ayesha Malik and Justice Athar Minallah declared the petition infructuous and noted that it is a political matter that can be solved politically. The Chief Justice observed that prima facie, the court’s interference on the issue would be premature. He said the court will exercise judicial restraint in such political matters. The court, however, told the petitioner, who is also a lawyer of the apex court, that he could file a fresh petition if the law and order situation worsens at any stage. During the hearing the petitioner apprised the court that it has...

Pakistan’s unique geo-economic position ideal destination for US investors: Envoy

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Masood Khan has said that Pakistan is an ideal destination for U.S investors and businesses due to its unique geo-economic position and impressive demographic cohorts. In an exclusive interaction with the board of Directors of the Pakistan-American Chamber of Commerce (PACC) in Los Angeles, he appreciated the work done by the Chamber to promote trade and investment ties between the two countries. He said while bilateral trade between the two countries jumped from 8.5 to 12 billion dollars last year, there was potential to increase it further by enhancing economic cooperation in targeted areas such as technology, IT tourism, extractive industry, oil and gas exploration, manufacturing, healthcare and agriculture. The event was al...