Tag: Implementation

PPP to move SC, ‘N’ seeks implementation

The Pakistan People’s Party (PPP) said on Thursday that the Lahore High Court (LHC)’s decision in President Asif Ali Zardari’s dual office case was...

DCO wants implementation of new theatre policy

LAHORE - Lahore District Coordination Officer (DCO) Ahad Cheema on Saturday ordered implementation of the new theatre policy, which was prepared after consensus of the Alhamra Arts Council, Punjab Home Department, Punjab Excise and Taxation Department, theatre owners and representatives, and the environment district officer's (DO) Staff Officer Tariq Zaman. He was chairing a meeting to review the theatre policy.
Participants of the meeting agreed on the following points: All

Afghan MPS demand effective ATTA implementation

LAHORE - Afghan parliamentarians have encouraged the Pakistan business community to consider sizeable investment in the reconstruction phase of Afghanistan and have sought technical assistance in the mutually interested areas to deepen further economic cooperation.
A 30-member group of Afghan Parliamentarians led by Syed Ishaq Jilani was invited at an exclusive dinner meeting hosted by SAARC Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SAARC CCI) Vice President Iftikhar Ali Malik.

SHC moved for implementation of consumer laws

KARACHI - A constitutional petition was filed on Wednesday in the Sindh High Court for the implementation of consumer laws in Sindh. Rana Faiz ulHassan of United Human Rights moved the petition, stating that the court had issued directions to the Sindh government to implement the consumer protection law in Sindh, but till now, no concrete measures had been taken.
The petitioner argued that due to the absence of consumer law, citizens are being adversely affected. The prices of

SA demands implementation of quota system

KARACHI - The Sindh Assembly on Monday passed a resolution unanimously demanding of the Sindh government to ensure implementation of the 60-40 percent ratio of quota in government jobs and promotions of employees in government departments as well as autonomous bodies.
PPP's Ghulam Mujadid Isran presented the resolution on Private Members Day of the assembly; the MQM, PML-F and other parties also supported the resolution.
Isran, while explaining his resolution, said that

IMF stresses implementation on reforms agenda

ISLAMABAD - The International Monetary Fund (IMF) on Monday categorically conditioned its support to Pakistan with immediate measures to implement economic reforms to control the rising fiscal deficit and inflation, as the government asked for at least one more tranche of the $11.3 billion stand-by arrangement.
The IMF team, consisting of the Mission Chief for Pakistan Adnan Mazarei and Director Middle East and Central Asia Department Masood Ahmed, and Resident Representative

PPP lawmakers love the 18th Amendment… but implementation is a different...

KARACHI - Provincial ministers indirectly admitted at the Sindh Assembly session on Tuesday while it was facing complications in the "proper" implementation of the 18th Amendment, the Sindh government had itself delayed implementation in some cases due to political compulsions.
Sindh Culture Minister Sassui Palijo told SA members that the federal government has transferred 126 archaeological sites to the province, but funds for these have not been transferred. Responding to MPAs'

AASHA demands implementation of harassment laws

ISLAMABAD - Alliance Against Sexual Harassment (AASHA) - a coalition of dozen civil society organisations working to eliminate sexual harassment and promoting women's rights - urged the provincial governments to swiftly legislate to protect women against sexual harassment on Saturday.
AASHA organised a seminar to advocate the need of implementation of the law against women's sexual harassment, in Islamabad. Speakers at the seminar called upon the provincial chief ministers to

Implementation Commission reviews devolution proposals

ISLAMABAD - Devolution of organs, attached departments, autonomous and semi-autonomous institutions in the five ministries which are to be devolved to provinces in the second phase were discussed by the implementation commission on 18th Constitutional Amendment in a review meeting on Monday.
Important Decisions on the fate of these ministries were taken, sources informed Pakistan Today.
"The Establishment Division (ED), Cabinet Division and the ministry of Inter-Provincial

NVM DG refuses to follow implementation commission’s orders

ISLAMABAD: The director general of National Volunteer Movement (NVM), Nazar Hussain, has refused to follow the orders of the implementation commission of surrendering all NVM resources to the Ministry of Youth Affairs.
Sources informed Pakistan Today that in its meeting held on December 1, the Implementation Commission had decided that all five ministries being devolved to the provinces from the Centre and their subordinating organisations would be abolished.
However, the

Federal Implementation Commission to meet Punjab officials

LAHORE: The Federal Implementation Commission members would meet Punjab government departments officials on Monday to sort out different "contentious" issues related to dissolution of federal ministries, Pakistan Today has learnt.
The federal government had announced transferring 10 federal ministries to provinces, while Federal Finance Minister Dr Hafeez Shaikh had announced that five federal ministries would be shifted to provinces under the 18th Amendment by end of 2010.

F-9 Park case – CDA must report verdict implementation in 3...

ISLAMABAD: A three-member Supreme Court bench on Tuesday directed the Capital Development Authority (CDA) to submit within three days the report on the implementation of the court's verdict - ordering the cancellation of land lease for the restaurant of an international food chain- in the F-9 Park.
The bench comprising Chief Justice of Pakistan (CJP) Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry, Justice Ghulam Rabbani and Justice Khalilur Rehman Ramday, was hearing the contempt-of-court petitions