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Wafaqi Mohtasib – A Glimmer of hope

Wafaqi Mohtasib - A Glimmer of hope

By: Syed M Ilyas Over the years, the institution of the Wafaqi Mohtasib has emerged as a strong and effective bulwark against bureaucratic red tape, maladministration, arbitrary decision making and delays, thereby providing relief to millions of downtrodden Pakistanis, who are often at the receiving end and remain a victim of such delays and hiccups. At independence, the country inherited a colonial type of bureaucratic machinery typically rooted in archaic rules and regulations, which have seldom been updated to meet the requirements of the present age. It seriously hampered theRead More


PTI Core Committee congratulates newly elected party Chairman, other officials

PTI Core Committee congratulates newly elected party Chairman, other officials

DNA ISLAMABAD: In a smart move, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) Core Committee decided to speed up its peaceful political activities across the country and special instructions were issued to PTI Punjab chanpter to start preparations for holding workers conventions across the province after successful workers conventions in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP). PTI Core Committee meeting congratulated all the party’s officials including the newly elected PTI Chairman Barrister Gohar Ali Khan for their unopposed election in the recently held intra-party elections after their nomination by PTI founding Chairman Imran Khan. The forum held outRead More


Ambassador of Somalia calls on IIUI President

Ambassador of Somalia calls on IIUI President

ISLAMABAD, DEC 04 (DNA) — Ambassador of the Federal Republic of Somalia, Shirwa Abdullahi Ibrahim along with the Rector of Somalia National University, Prof. Dr. Hassan Osman Gaal and the Rector of Somalia’s Benadir University Prof. Dr. Mohamed Mohamud Hassan, Monday, called on Dr. Hathal Homoud Alotaibi, President, International Islamic University, Islamabad (IIUI) at his office at New Campus. During the meeting issues pertaining to mutual interests including promotions of education and enhancement of educational ties between higher education institutions of both countries were discussed. It was agreed that cooperationRead More


Pakistan emerging digital hub of the region: Dr Umar Saif

–Says Pak IT cos to leverage resourceful Qatar diaspora in establishing foothold in Qatar DOHA, DEC 04 (DNA) — Caretaker Federal Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MOITT) Dr. Umar Saif has said that Pakistan is the emerging digital hub of the region where 30 thousand IT companies and more than 75 thousand IT graduates every year are the way to make this country the future information and communication technology (ICT) hub. Qatar is home to abundant Pakistani knowledge workers, urging Pakistani IT companies to leverage this resourceful Qatar diasporaRead More


Speedy Approvals: CDA implements rapid building plan processing

Speedy Approvals: CDA implements rapid building plan processing

DNA ISLAMABAD, DEC 4: Building Control Directorate of Capital Development Authority has introduced state-of-the-art fast-track service by modernizing the system of providing amenities to the citizens.  In this context, on Monday, CDA has started to ensure the approval of the building plan in the facilitation center on fast track. Under this modern and fastest system, residential buildings of 356 yards will now be approved with an additional fee of 20,000 thousand with required documents within 2 days, while residential buildings larger than 356 yards will be approved with a feeRead More


Minister for Culture Jamal Shah inaugurated National Music Academy at PNCA

PNCA

ISLAMABAD, Dec 4: /DNA/ – Caretaker Federal Minister for National Heritage and Culture Jamal Shah on Monday inaugurated National Music Academy (NMA) here at Pakistan National Council of the Arts (PNCA). Federal Secretary National Heritage and Culture Division Humaira Ahmed, Director General PNCA Muhammad Ayoub Jamali, Pakistan first Opera Singer Saira Peter, Music Director Stephen Smith, Zafar Francis, Chairman Sir Syed Memorial Society Syed Ahmed Masood, PNCA Board Member Hasan Raza, musicians and vocalist were also present on the occasion. While addressing the ceremony, the minister highlighting the importance ofRead More