Last update: Mon, 02 May 2016 05pm

General News: Pakistan


Hundreds of labourers including women workers on Sunday participated in trade unions' seminar at Hamdard Centre and later gathered at Gelani Park Jaild Road from where they took out rally till Shadman Chowk to mark the May Day.
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Minister for Labour and Mineral Development, Anisa Zeb Tahirkheli has said that the formulation of labour and child labour policy to prevent child labour have been included as project in annual development program (ADP) of the province.
Scores of rallies were taken out under banners of various political parties, trade unions, peasants and workers from different parts of Hyderabad district to observe May Day with traditional enthusiasm, here on Sunday.
On International Labour Day, Pakistan Peoples' Party (PPP) Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari paid tributes to the tilling and toiling classes of the country for their contribution and struggle and termed them as the backbone of the nation, state, economy and the society.
The workers staged a big rally on the occasion of the International Workers Day here on Sunday and demanded justice be done to the labourers and workers. They observed that the working condition in many factories and workplaces in Pakistan were even worse than the factories of the nineteenth century.
Two more model seminaries will be established in Sukkur and Karachi for imparting religious, contemporary and technical education among students, Chairman, Pakistan Mardasah Education Board (PMEB) Dr Aamir Tauseen said on Sunday.
Plying a car on Islamabad Highway, from Koral to T-chowk has become as difficult task as to perform in a Circus, and only a skilful driver can accomplish the task. Don't get excited after leaving the office for home if you are residing somewhere around the airport of newly established colonies at Zone 4 and 5 as a complete traffic mess is awaiting both at Koral chowk and some meters ahead of it.