Nothing to celebrate
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Nothing to celebrate

Women’s day is supposed to be my day, but I am not celebrating it. I am not celebrating it because my country Pakistan ranks second worst on the gender gap statistics. Simply put, women are not treated well in this country.The World Economic Forum’s 2017 Gender Gap Report placement of Pakistan shows that the greatest distance between male-female equality occurs in two areas; namely economic participation and political empowerment. A
CPEC is silent on Pakistan’s agriculture, says PARC chairman
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CPEC is silent on Pakistan’s agriculture, says PARC chairman

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) chairman Dr. Yousaf Zafar said on Wednesday that modern technology had a pivotal role in the future of agriculture sector in Pakistan. However, a lack of awareness and proper understanding of new technological advancements in this field continues to impede adoption. Therefore, the role of the media, both electronic and print, was even more important in terms of carrying a pro-technology message to the
Measuring and Improving the Impact of IT Parks in Pakistan
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Measuring and Improving the Impact of IT Parks in Pakistan

Science and Technology Park is a space where dynamic and innovative tech activities are done in collaboration with government, academics, business, and community. Technology parks are one of the most effective entities that provide innovation in various sectors, regions, and economies. Due to intensive developments of economies of different countries, it is necessary to maintain a competitive edge which is quite difficult to do without technology and innovation. Measuring and
Adviser asks government to review taxation policy
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Adviser asks government to review taxation policy

ISLAMABAD: Adviser to the Prime Minister on Aviation Sardar Mehtab Khan Abbasi said the Federal Government has been requested to review its taxation policy on the air travel in order to attract more travellers. “We have made a suggestion to the Federal government for rationale taxation on the air travel so that more travellers can be attracted and more revenue can be generated,” Sardar Mehtab while talking to newsmen here
Taxes for welfare
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Taxes for welfare

In his latest book, Dr. Ishrat Husain has rightly highlighted that under the existing tax system, less-privileged segments of society are subjected to oppressive taxation. What makes the situation more painful is the fact that money collected is not used for the welfare of the public but to finance the benefits of the elites. I am referring to the militro-judicial-civil complex and politicians in power. The elites enjoy tax-free perquisites,