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The PM’s tangled web

From his body language, Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif does not exude the kind of confidence that one would normally expect, given his usual jauntiness. He appears to be edgy, with…

PMDC has a lot of ground to cover

THIS is with reference to the report ‘PMDC drafts new accreditation standards for medical colleges, hospitals’ (March 15). Unfortunately, the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has once again blatantly…

PMDC to celebrate global accreditation

The Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) has decided to celebrate Pakistan’s accreditation by the World Federation for Medical Education (WFME) which has enabled the country’s medical graduates to pursue…

Pakistan falls in human development

The global Human Development Report of 2023-24 has been released recently by the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) from New York. Since 1990, this report has been presenting rankings of…

Will Shehbaz Sharif succeed as PM?

There is a profound disquiet about the state of the country across all social, economic and political classes. People are worried about how badly the next wave of Ishaq Dar…

Data-driven developmentDr Murtaza Khuhro

The Pakistan Bureau of Statistics (PBS) stands as the principal government agency responsible for collecting and disseminating statistical data across various economic, social, and demographic dimensions within Pakistan. Given its…

PM’s roadmap

The Bank of America Corporation, the second-largest banking institution in the United States, has raised its recommendation for Pakistan dollar bonds to overweight from market-weight, citing falling political uncertainty after…

PMDC prohibits prescription of nutraceuticals

Despite strong opposition of the health ministry’s directives regarding the prohibition on prescribing nutraceuticals, the Pakistan Medical and Dental Council (PMDC) on Thursday endorsed the federal cabinet and Ministry of…