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Disabled Persons Employment, rehabilitation (Amendment) Bill approved by National Assembly body

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National Assembly Standing Committee on Cabinet Secretariat has unanimously approved “The Disabled Persons Employment and Rehabilitation (Amendment) Bill, 2014” to facilitate the disabled in government and private sector jobs. The committee meeting was held with Asad Umar in the chair at Parliament House on Tuesday. It said that the bill is aimed at making physical […]

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IT companies relocating as Pakistan gets tax-hungry

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LAHORE: Nearly 40% of Pakistan’s companies that provided IT services have moved their business to the United Arab Emirates, largely due to the 8% additional tax on revenues levied by the government in 2015-16, said Sajjad Syed, chief executive officer of Excellence Delivered (ExD) Private Limited . ExD outsources non-core operations and is currently working […]

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Worrying statistics emerge in FATA survey

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PESHAWAR: The latest survey conducted by the FATA Secretariat and the Bureau of Statistics shows that war and extremism has left the tribal belt in tatters. Only 4,000 houses were surveyed in all of the Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata) except North Waziristan, and parts of Khyber and Orakzai agencies and information extracted during this […]

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