PSM layoffs

The government has sacked over 4,500 employees of the Pakistan Steel Mills. The move is not entirely surprising as the federal government had announced to layoff over 9,300 employees of the loss-making industrial complex as part of a revival process.

Anti-rape laws

The government has approved two ordinances aimed at awarding stricter punishment for offenders including chemical castration and hanging, but not publically, to curb the increasing rape incidents against women and children in the country. The prime minister has earlier called

Climate action

Despite several inherent flaws, the global community seems to be acknowledging Pakistan’s efforts against the coronavirus pandemic. The Davos-based World Economic Forum held a County Strategic Dialogue on Pakistan and hailed the efforts of the prime minister on climate change.

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