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Certain NGOs just wasting money of the West: law minister

ISLAMABAD: Minister for Law Muhammad Farogh Naseem on Tuesday said the government of Pakistan will support all the genuine non-governmental organisations (NGOs) that were working in Pakistan, but there were certain NGOs that were just wasting money of the West and not helping in any cause and, therefore they were not supported. He said this during the meeting with seven-member delegation of European Parliament Committee for Relations with South Asia under the leadership of Jean Lambert, while the issue of extending…

Law minister calls for devising mechanism to control public sector companies

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Law Barrister Dr Muhammad Farogh Naseem and Finance Minister Asad Umar on Friday held a meeting for devising a mechanism for control of Public Sector Enterprises (PSEs). The federal minister for law and justice said there were two types of public sector companies in Pakistan such as incorporated companies, under the companies' laws of Pakistan, and statutory corporations, which were created through statutes. "Currently, all the PSEs are under administrative control of the federal…

Law minister calls for proposals to protect women in criminal justice system

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Law and Justice Farogh Naseem along with Parliamentary Secretary for Law and Justice Barrister Maleeka Bukhari held a meeting on Monday to develop a comprehensive plan for ensuring protection of women in criminal justice system. The meeting that was held to seek suggestions from all the concerned stakeholders was attended by officials from provincial law departments, home departments and police departments. Maleeka Bukhari presented various proposals including secondary legislation on…