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Even after adopting Article 25-A of the 18th Amendment to the Constitution that calls for free and compulsory education for children aged 5-16, more than 20 million children still remain out of school. Thats a big number. Lack of good governance, like in other sectors, is a major reason for the education apartheid in Pakistan.
The bedroom is certainly where the heart is and its difficult not to lose ones heart over the range of crisp subtle bed linen. According to the data released by UN Comtrade--an extensive database of global commercial trade--"bed and other linen is still Pakistans top 2013 export, but rice and cotton yarn are closing in."
Fund managers have a heavy responsibility of managing investors monies. And talking about Pakistan, one must say that some of the fund managers have been doing a great job in that regard, which is why local mutual funds are now being recognised globally.
Another IMF’s privatisation condition: check. What’s even better is that unlike the last transaction of United Bank Limited (UBL) a few weeks ago, PPL’s secondary public offering (SPO) was far less contentious.
Sindh may be the worst performing province in terms of education spending but to give credit where it is due, the province is ranked the highest in terms of generating its own revenues.
Pakistan sports goods industry is once again in the limelight the proud manufacturers of Brazuca football for Adidas, making its way as the official World Cup football. This feat serves to cement the notion that football producers form the backbone of the country’s sports goods industry.
In a study “A road map for optimising Pakistan’s GSP plus status” Pakistan Business Council (PBC) estimates that due to the GSP+ status, the maximum imports by the EU from Pakistan in 2016 will reach approximately $7.7 billion, that is, an increase of $1 billion over a three-year period after fulfilling all criteria under the GSP+ scheme.