After completing his MSc in mathematics from the University of Karachi in 2010,Burhan Abro entered a profession that none of his 139 classmates thought was exciting. In fact,only a few graduates of the department of mathematics,says Abro,had any conceptual understanding of the kind of work he wanted to do. Abro had . . . →Read More:Prospects for actuaries in Pakistan
Today is World Day Against Child Labour. Launched in 2002 by the International Labour Organisation (ILO),World Day Against Child Labour is intended to highlight the plight of child workers and serve as a catalyst for change. It is an opportunity for companies to examine their processes and explore what they can do to ensure that . . . →Read More:Putting an end to child labor
Prime Minister Yousaf Raza Gilani on Sunday said he had given directions to the Balochistan chief secretary to identify 35,000 graduates of the province for providing them jobs in government departments.
Talking to a delegation of PPP Balochistan led by provincial President Mir Sadiq Umrani at the Governor’s House,Gilani said 1,500 jobs had already . . . →Read More:35000 graduates from Baluchistan to be inducted in government departments
Karachi:The United States’ plan for establishing war-zone factories in Pakistan’s tribal areas along the border with Afghanistan now looks most unlikely to be pursued during the present Barack Obama administration.
United States trade officials in Washington told a visiting Pakistani delegation headed by Commerce Secretary Zafar Mahmood last month that the US had no intention to move any legislation that . . . →Read More:Obama administration unlikely to carry out ‘war zone’ factories in Pk
Rising unemployment,especially for young people. Here’s a radical solution,says commentator on office and workplace life,Lucy Kellaway of the Financial Times (born 1959).
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“Pakistan will receive a record $13.5 billion in foreign remittances – a sign of overseas Pakistanis’ confidence in the economic policies of the government,which have now put the national economy on the path to stability and growth,” Finance Minister Dr Abdul Hafeez Shaikh said on Monday.
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