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Steps afoot to provide women with opportunities: Anusha

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Minister of State for ITandT Anusha Rehman has inaugurated Women Development and Empowerment Centre (WDandEC). The opening of the centre established by Pakistan Baitul Maal (PBM) on Lehtrar Road here marked the International Women Day. The centre will offer advanced computer courses, besides skill training of beautician, embroidery, sewing and cooking to women belonging to marginalized segments of the federal capital and adjacent areas. A well-equipped IT…Read More

Plan afoot to have laptop assembly plant

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Pakistan has planned to have a laptop assembly plant and in this regard it is mulling to invite global manufacturers to get their assembly plants installed in Pakistan. "Pakistan is in efforts to get a laptop assembly plant running in the country to meet local demands primarily and then to export laptops to foreign nations in future," said a senior official close to this development without disclos. The decision was taken during a meeting for the…Read More