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Importance of education for Pakistan

  For a long time and in many societies, education for all has been a debate for the progress and the development of society. Education is what helps an individual to be more aware of what is happening around the world; it is about the attainment of knowledge and being able to understand the difference between right and wrong. In a society like Pakistan’s which is still developing and progressing, …

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Over 78pc of population face high stakes of vector-borne diseases: UN

  More than 78 percent of the world population is on high stakes of vector-borne diseases due to toxically-infested unsafe drinking water — for which, in almost 72-83 percent cases, particularly in the developing countries of Asian and African regions, the ecologically non compatible sewage system is the major attributable provenance root-source, learnt the World Health Observance through UN WWD 2005-2015 program. According to the UN statistical records, over 8,69,000 …

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Education & Insurance — Key players of developed economies

  Interview: Dr. Syed Arif Hussain, chief executive officer Takaful Pakistan Ltd Dr. Syed Arif Hussain MBBS, MBA (Marketing) who is the Chief Executive Officer of Takaful Pakistan Ltd believes that the education and the insurance are the key players behind all the developed economies, which indicates how much it is important for building the national economy in Pakistan. Talking to PAGE Dr Syed Arif said that Takaful Pakistan has …

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Information technology and education

  There are two contrary opinions about Pakistanis being Information technology savvy: 1) Pakistan has reasonable percentage of technology savvy people and 2) the level of IT education is far from satisfactory. Some experts say both the opinions are valid and it depends on the segment of population anyone is trying to explore. However, the split between urban and rural areas continue to have impacts. They say a lot depends …

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IBA establishes center for excellence in Islamic finance

  Dr. Ishrat Husain announced the establishment of the Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance at IBA, with the objective of bridging the gap between trained human resource and industry’s growing requirement. The Centre will broadly perform in the areas such as offering degree programs in Islamic Finance, Conduct Research and case studies for enhancing and disseminating knowledge in Islamic Finance; offer short term open and customized executive courses for …

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Disparity in education

  Access to quality education is the right of every youth of Pakistan irrespective of his financial background. It is the duty of government to protect this right for both the prosperous and poor by ensuring the same standard of education throughout country. Unfortunately, one can observe a candid disparity in education — rich receiving education in high-standard institutions; while poor have no choice and only have to learned through …

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Importance of education to develop human resources in Pakistan

  Pakistan is rich in natural resources. Only the educated, skilled and healthy people can make the best use of the enormous natural resources of the country. The better human capital equipped with education in science and technology can be instrumental in increased productively with modern technology in all economic sectors. This will enhance industrial productivity and increase exportable output of the country. Education is the main tool to develop …

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State of education in Sindh

  The education sector in the country is full of inequalities when the public and private sector are taken into consideration. The conditions of schools which are run privately and those run by the government are in no way comparable with the former certainly outperforming the latter. The condition of government-run schools in Sindh in particular can be judged from the fact that almost 22,000 schools are found without having …

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Health has become luxury

  Excellent healthcare is being provided in Pakistan, but at a high cost. An overwhelming majority of Pakistanis cannot afford the specialized healthcare that they seriously need. The challenge in Pakistan is to enable access to quality healthcare to those who cannot afford it. The quality of healthcare largely depends upon the skill and experience of physicians and the ready availability of advanced equipment needed for diagnostics and procedures. In …

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First-ever liver cancer treatment facility in Pakistan

  First stoke center has also been established at Lahore general hospital For the first time in the medical history of Pakistan, a government hospital i.e., Lahore General Hospital (LGH) has started liver cancer treatment at its Interventional Neuro-Radiology Department. Credit of this great achievement goes to Senior Radiologist Dr. Muhammad Farooq who took this initiative under the supervision of Head of the Department Dr. Umair Rasheed Chaudhry by treating …

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