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PPI Original Text (PPI-OT) – ‘Eminent international experts are expected to take part in ‘National Consultation on Green Economy’

[ 0 ] May 15, 2012 | General Business News

Islamabad, May 15, 2012 (PPI-OT): Eminent international experts and high level Pakistani officials and business representatives are expected to take part in ‘National Consultation on Green Economy’ jointly organized by the Federal Ministry of Climate Change, the United Nations Development …

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The experts said inequality, energy crisis and poor governance threaten stability and security of the country while social justice and pro-poor governance are must for a peaceful and prosperous future

[ 0 ] January 2, 2012 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: Imtiaz Gul, Chairman, Centre for Research and Security Studies (CRSS), Ali Khizar Aslam, Head of Research, Business Recorder, Karachi, Arshad H. Abbasi, Senior Advisor, Water and Energy, SDPI and Arif Naveed, Senior Research Associate, SDPI spoke at seminar on …

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Development projects are planned without considering the human and environmental

[ 0 ] December 28, 2011 | Misc.

Islamabad: Sustainable development can only be achieved by putting people and environment at the heart of development process in Pakistan, said SDPI experts during a briefing for the students and academics from Sustainable Development Study Centre (SDSC) of Government College …

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Speaker and participants, while deliberating on worsening human rights situation in Balochistan

[ 0 ] December 26, 2011 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: Speaker and participants, while deliberating on worsening human rights situation in Balochistan, unanimously demanded an immediate end to ongoing security operation in the province and recovery of missing persons and an end to bullet-ridden bodies besides judicial investigation for …

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Actionable, creative research agenda needed to ensure country s sustainable development: Experts

[ 0 ] December 16, 2011 | General Business News

Karachi: There is a dire need of collaboration among academicians and researchers in order to determine actionable and creative research agenda to save this country and ensure its sustainable development, said Dr Nadeem Ul Haque, Deputy Chairman Planning Commission of …

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We must look towards East for sustainable development

[ 0 ] December 13, 2011 | Government Institutions

Karachi: Given the multiple crises in the West, daunting challenge of poverty at home, and the emerging needs to look towards East, paradigms of sustainable development in South Asia need to be redefined, said the speakers at the inaugural session …

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Pakistan joins Nobel Peace Prize global celebrations

[ 0 ] December 12, 2011 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: Pakistani people stand united with peace-builders around the world on December 10 to celebrate the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize and women’s participation in building a secure world, said Aman-o-Nisa: Pakistan Women’s Coalition Against Extremism in a statement issued here …

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Painting roofs can cut energy costs

[ 0 ] November 21, 2011 | Misc.

Islamabad: Experts at a seminar were unanimously agreed that painting the roofs and build environment with white can reduce temperature in cities and can drastically cut energy consumption by lowering the energy demand.

They urge on government to take subsequent …

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Government urged to make conscious effort to preserve Ormuri language

[ 0 ] November 20, 2011 | Government Institutions

Islamabad: Deliberating on the need to protect endangered languages in Pakistan, the national and international experts, urge on making conscious effort to preserve extinct Ormuri language spoken by Ormuri people in South Waziristan and Lugar province in Afghanistan.

They discussed …

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Sustainable Development Policy Institute seminar on the Crisis in Pakistan’s energy sector

[ 0 ] October 21, 2011 | Misc.

Islamabad: There is a need to control lines losses, rationalize energy tariffs, establish a single coordinating agency for energy development in Pakistan, appointing competent professional CEO’s and private management for public sector energy enterprises, and abolish all kind of untargeted …

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Sustainable Development Policy Institute Press Release

[ 0 ] August 22, 2011 | Misc., Multiutilities

Islamabad: The benefits of Public Sector Development Programme (PSDP) could only reach if approval and implementation processes are put in place through reforming the planning mechanism in the country, said Dr Vaqar Ahmed, National Institutional Advisor, Planning Commission of Pakistan.…

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Need for demand side accountability mechanisms in the country urged

[ 0 ] August 19, 2011 | Misc.

Karachi: Amidst the ongoing governance crisis in the country and failure of supply side accountability to cope with this crisis, there is an immediate need for demand side accountability mechanisms to promote good governance in the country, said Gulbaz Ali …

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