Daily Archives: September 13, 2017

CPDI urges govt to implement Consumer Protection Act

Islamabad, Sept 11: Expressing concern over the inordinate delay in the establishment of the Consumers Protection Council in the capital, the Centre for Peace and Development Initiatives (CPDI) has urged the federal government to immediately implement the Islamabad Consumers Protection Act, 1995. In a statement issued here on Monday, CPDI Executive Director Amer Ejaz said under the Islamabad Consumers Protection Act, 1995, the federal government had to establish the Consumers Protection Council for determining, promoting and protecting the rights of consumers; however, it has failed to do so even after the passage of 22 years. “The delay speaks volumes of […]

FAO Tackling climate change and improving livelihoods through Chilghoza pine

From FAO Website Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) with the collaboration of Ministry of Climate Change and provincial Forest Departments will contribute to improving environment, enhancing resilience and improving livelihoods in Pakistan over the next 5 years through its project “Reversing deforestation and forest degradation in high conservation value Chilgoza Pine in Pakistan.” Global Environment Facility (GEF) which is the largest public donor for projects aimed at improving the global environment will provide financial support for the project. As part of the consultative process, a two day National Validation Workshop was held on 7-8 September at […]