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Karachi Expo Center equipped with latest facilities

  Exhibitions make an important contribution to various business sectors globally. The more global a business sector the more significant the role of trade explains in introducing vendors to buyers and ensuring that industry players sustain contact with industry’s growth. Trade explains tend to be a celebration of success with successful firms exhibiting and visiting. These exhibitions do much great result than introduce one person to another of course. We …

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Empowering women in Balochistan

  Pakistan has a poor record when it comes to women’s rights. Under the anti-women practices like wanni or budla-i-sulh, the women are traded like commodity and they are given in forced marriages against their will to settle personal, family or tribal disputes. These practices are widespread in rural areas of Balochistan, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Sindh province where tribal and feudal system is still very strong even women are …

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CSR: Commitment Or Ritual

  The word CSR (Corporate Social Responsibility) seems to have become a talking point in Pakistan’s corporate sector. The members of Board of Directors and senior management often include many items in CSR, which hardly have any relevance with the community they work with of the people employed in the entities. While huge sums are being allocated and spent under CSR, the trickledown effect is often not visible. In this …

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How to overcome unemployment rate in Pakistan?

  Unemployment is a major problem of Pakistan because when unemployment is high, resources are squandered and citizens incomes are depressed; during such phases, economics distress spills over to affect common man lives and people’s emotions. The socio economic system of the country and institutions has failed to offer employment to the rising labor force. The country has the 9th largest labor force in the world. The total labor force …

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Foreign investment in Pakistan’s hotel industry

  Movenpick hotels & resorts plans 100 hotels open around the world by 2015 Movenpick Hotels & Resorts, which has acquired Sheraton Hotel Karachi, has unveiled a major renovation and refurbishment plan for the Karachi property, which was reflagged as Movenpick Hotel Karachi on January 1, 2014. The announcement was made at a press conference addressed by Mr. Andreas Matmoller, Chief Operating Officer, Middle East and Asia, Movenpick Hotels & …

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Construction of dams by India: lawmakers express serious concern

  Several lawmakers from the treasury and the opposition benches in the National Assembly on Tuesday last expressed concern over construction of dams by India on the waters of Pakistan, they cautioned the government that water issue was even more serious than terrorism and required immediate measures to tackle it. Some of the speakers alleged that India was conspiring to make Pakistan barren. The legislators from both the sides of …

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Child labour menace

  Child labor is a work that harms children or keeps them away from attending school. Around the world and in the developing countries like Pakistan, growing gaps between rich and poor and huge price hike in recent decades have forced millions of young children to work. The International Labor Organization estimates that 215 million children between the ages of 5 and 17 currently work under conditions that are considered …

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Earthquake catastrophes: Are we prepared?

  In the past decade, earthquakes were the deadliest disaster as 60 percent of deaths caused by such hazards. The quakes remain a serious threat for millions of people worldwide and eight of the most populous cities in the world are built on earthquake fault-lines, this was observed by Margareta Wahlstrom, first Special Representative of the Secretary-General of United Nations for Disaster Risk Reduction, stressing the importance of investing in …

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Global retail franchises making good progress in Pakistan

  Despite security concerns, the country has witnessed an immense influx of foreign retail brands. It is a fact that international brands are making good entry into the country’s lucrative market by opening up their franchises in mega cities and in towns. Certainly, the growing number of international entrants in the local market establishes this fact. The entry of foreign retail franchises into Pakistan is a testament to the enhanced …

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Best and quality packaging allure customers

  Packaging raises the worth of the product/item because the final users repose faith in buying packed item rather than the non-packed ones. Accordingly households not shy of paying more for packed items with comparison to non-packed items which shows that the packaging is on rise or will double its value amid the quality and standard be maintained. Value of a product is raised when packaging is design in such …

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