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Climate change: Govt asked to define Paris moot position

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LAHORE: Justice Mansoor Ali Shah of Lahore High Court (LHC) on Wednesday directed the foreign ministry to apprise the court regarding Pakistan’s role in international conference on climate change slated to begin in Paris on November 30. The judge was hearing a petition seeking the implementation of the National Climate Change Policy 2012 and Framework […]

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Climate change: LHC summons report of commission’s meeting

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LAHORE: Lahore High Court (LHC) sought a report on Monday on the meeting of the commission formed to address climate change till November 19. Justice Mansoor Ali Shah issued the order while hearing a petition filed by Asghar Leghari. When hearing resumed on Monday, a representative of the Law Ministry informed the court that they […]

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Up to the task? Provinces found wanting on climate change policy

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The provinces have notified, after much delay owing to their own shortcomings, the respective implementation committees to go ahead with the national climate change policy. In the first meeting of the policy’s implementation committee, held on April 23 and attended by various ministries, provincial representatives, climate change experts and development partners, several decisions were taken […]

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Maryam-led PML-N social media cell active on all fronts

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ISLAMABAD – Ruling Pakistan Muslim League (Nawaz) social media cell is proactively busy in building party’s image as well as dispelling and countering negative things on social media under the supervision of Maryam Nawaz Sharif. The social media cell not only deals with the image building of the party on popular social media forums like […]

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Sindhi version of national climate change policy launched

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Karachi: Speakers representing academia, research institutions, Sindh government and civil society on Tuesday emphasised the need to encourage the youth of universities to take up the issues of climate change through research and focus on threats to natural resources due to climatic variations. They were speaking at the launching ceremony of the National Climate Change […]

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Telecom policy goals explained

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ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rahman has said that telecommunication infrastructure of Pakistan provides supportive environment for sustainable growth. While presenting policy statement at the World Summit on Information Technology Forum 2015 in Geneva, Ms Rahman said the goals of the telecommunication sector policy to enable socio-economic growth were aligned with Post-2015 […]

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Policy to institutionalise women empowerment launched

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KARACHI: Sindh government on Thursday launched comprehensive policy document focused on institutionalising women empowerment and creation of enabling environment for women to realise their potential in all spheres of life. Caretaker Sindh Minister for Women Development, Anis Haroon on the occasion said there was a need to end the cynicism prevalent in certain sections of […]

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