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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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Balochistan – an ideal land for shrimp farming growth

  Shrimp farming keep going and growing and remained as one of the fastest growing sectors of the aquaculture industry. The sector has shown explosive growth during the last two decades and particularly during the period between 1985-95, the contribution from farm-raised shrimp to the total world supply of shrimp has grown by approximately 400 per cent. Shrimp farming in the world has grown into a multi billion-dollar giant, creating …

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Mega forestry projects to prosper Balochistan

  Ziarat in Balochistan possesses the second largest Juniper forests in the world. Besides Juniper, other major species include Almond, Khujak, Olea and Wild Ash are in Ziarat. Conservation of Juniper forest needs a long-term strategy on the part of the government. The objective of the forestry is to improve and expand the tree plantation, stabilize sand dunes, preserve the natural flora and fauna, complete and establish recreational parks and …

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69th Independence Day celebrations

  SBP launches vision 2020 to ensure a robust financial system in Pakistan The collective efforts of the government as well as Pakistan Army for restoration of peace and effectively addressing the security concerns in the wake of Zarb-e-Azb Operation was truly reflected in the extra ordinary zeal and fervor to celebrate 69th Independence Day was quite indicative of the improved confidence of the people towards the visible improvement in …

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