400 govt depts. face possible closure: ‘Don’t look to govt for jobs’

Pakistan Information Minister Fawad Chaudhry during the interview with Arab News. (AN photo by Yazeed Alsamrani/File)
Updated 16 October 2019

400 govt depts. face possible closure: ‘Don’t look to govt for jobs’

October 16: In a departure from the ruling PTI’s election manifesto, Minister for Science & Technology Fawad Chaudhry on Tuesday asked the youth not to look for government jobs.

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‘Moving mountains’: How Pakistan’s ‘invisible’ women won workers’ rights

Updated 02 December 2020

‘Moving mountains’: How Pakistan’s ‘invisible’ women won workers’ rights

December 2: The Guardian report by Zofeen Ebrahim states that Shamim Bano has been an invisible worker for 40 years. Working 12-hour days from home as a “cropper” in the port city of Karachi, she cuts the loose threads off clothing and makes samosas to sell at schools.

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