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Anti-Riots Force introduced in Sindh

KARACHI: The Anti-Riots Force has been established in Sindh to deal with the riots and unlawful protests and rallies. According to an official, the force has been established on zonal level and each zone will be headed by a DIG police and the force could be deployed in any emergence situation. The official said that the Anti-Riots Force comprised of 357 personnel on initial basis and soon it would be extended to 1000. Read More: Asia Bibi case verdict: Rioters being arrested, booked countrywide Additional Inspector…

SBP has introduced Green Banking, says minister for climate change

ISLAMABAD/ BONN: Federal Minister  for Climate Change Senator Mushahidullah Khan has said the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has introduced Green Banking , acknowledging the responsibility of the financial sector in supporting policy initiatives for transforming a country’s economy towards a low carbon and climate resilient economy. "Green Banking is a paradigm shift from business as usual approach and has profound implications for strategic focus, financing, investment portfolio assessments etc," he said while addressing…

Bill introduced in NA to extend SC, IHC jurisdiction to Fata

ISLAMABAD: A bill has been introduced in the National Assembly to extend the jurisdiction of the Supreme Court and Islamabad High Court to tribal areas of Federally Administered Tribal Areas (Fata). The bill was moved in the House today by Law Minister Zahid Hamid on Friday. The Federal Cabinet had cleared the bill for introduction in the Parliament during its meeting on Tuesday. The National Assembly was informed that the government has taken a number of steps to achieve the objectives for climate change during the…