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Not the time for referendum, government to study proposal: PM’s spokesman

LONDON: United Kingdom‘s Prime Minister Boris Johnson is still thinking that it is not the time for a referendum, his spokesman said on Tuesday regarding Scotland‘s independence proposal. He added that it is now for the supreme court the consider. “Our position remains unchanged: Both (the British government’s) and the Scottish government’s priority should be working together with a relentless focus on the issues that we know matter to people up and down the country,” he told reporters. “A decision has been taken by the first minister so we will carefully study theRead More

Imran Khan berates coalition govt for plunging country into quagmire

Says repatriating Sharif, Zardari half of laundered money could address economic woes    ISLAMABAD: /DNA/ – Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) chairman Imran Khan blasted the imported government for plunging the country into quagmire of problems and told the cabal of crooks that the the ailing economy could be fixed if Zardari and Sharif families brought back half of their plundered wealth parked abroad. Addressing a press conference here on Tuesday, Imran Khan said that the people were unable to comprehend what has happened to the country in just two months afterRead More

National Hazardous Waste Management Policy approved

ISLAMABAD, JUN 28 (DNA) — The Federal Cabinet has approved the country’s first ever National Hazardous Waste Management Policy. This was announced by Minister for Information and Broadcasting Marriyum Aurangzeb while briefing media in Islamabad on Tuesday, alongside Minister for Climate Change Sherry Rehman and Adviser to Prime Minister on Kashmir Affairs Qamar Zaman Kaira.   Giving details of the policy, the Minister for Climate Change said a National Action Plan for the implementation of the Policy will be framed within three months. She said the policy will help protect theRead More

Deceptive marketing practices have a direct impact on consumers: CCP

Rawalpindi: /DNA/ – The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (RCCI) in collaboration with Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) organized an Advocacy Session on Competition Law. Chairperson CCP, Ms. Rahat Kaunain Hassan, in her address said that deceptive marketing practices have a direct impact on consumers and the competitors of the businesses and therefore, while marketing their products, businesses must be truthful. She recommends businesses to, “Show what you sell and say what you mean,” which can make them fully compliant and truthful to the consumers and not allow businessesRead More

CEO Serena Hotels fetes outgoing Swiss, Jordan envoys

Special Correspondent ISLAMABAD: CEO Serena Hotels South and East Asia Aziz Boolani hosted a reception for the outgoing Ambassador of Switzerland Benedict Cerjat and Deputy Head of Mission Jordan Dr. Maen. While talking about the Ambassador of Switzerland Aziz Boolani said that the outgoing diplomat had contributed greatly towards promotion of bilateral relations between Pakistan and Switzerland. Boolani admired Ambassador Benedict’s love for Pakistan and people of Pakistan. He especially praised the way the ambassador had project the positive image of Pakistan, through his writings and the social media tools.Read More

From a strong state to a vibrant nation with a shared destiny

Benedict de Cerjat After completing two wonderful years in Pakistan, while about to retire from the Swiss Foreign Service, I feel inclined to share some of my observations and thoughts on your fascinating country. This is by no means a lecture by a foreigner — of which this country has had its fair share — but rather a well-meaning piece of advice, or rather an observation. I am still puzzled by the enormous gap between the rich past and incredible cultural diversity of the Land of the Pure and theRead More