Archive for November, 2009

Re-promulgation of Competition Ord. to improve President’s image

Lax attitude of legislators amounts to helping cartels
Business mafias will celebrate demise of CCP after seven days
The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Friday said re-promulgation of Competition Ordinance, 2007 (CO ‘07) is need of the hour. It will improve image of the President Asif Ali Zardari who is presently at the centre stage of a malicious media campaign. read more…

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KL act conspiracy to increment US spies in Pakistan: Zaki

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Act a threat to national security, strategic assets: Mughal
Sugar coated NRO would be end of morality in Pakistani politics

Former Secretary General and Minister of State for Foreign Affairs Akram Zaki on Sunday said Kerry Lugar act is a conspiracy to augment number of US intelligence operators in Pakistan.
He said that US deals India like a long-term ally while Pakistan is being used as a tool that has resulted in distrust which is running deep.
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NRO: MQM saved country from civil disorder

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Move strengthened democracy, saved country from global embarrassment 

The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Tuesday said refusal by Muttahida Qaumi Movement (MQM) to support controversial National Reconciliation Ordinance (NRO) in the Parliament has saved country from anarchy.
Unprecedented step by MQM proposing President Asif Ali Zardari to resign in the interest of Pakistan and face the courts caught him off guard. President was left with only one option to back out and announce abandoning the move to table the bill.
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Bulk SMS packages distressing masses

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The Pakistan Economy Watch (PEW) on Sunday said SMS packages offered by different mobile operators have become a source of inconvenience for the public.
Many are misusing the facility of unlimited packages provided against payment of few rupees.
“Last year 20 billion SMS were sent while this year the average stands at 10 billion per month,” said Dr. Murtaza Mughal.
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