National Assembly denies 530 Percent increase in President’s Salary

The ruling party moved a bill recently in National Assembly, bill called for the humongous increase of 530% in salary of President of Pakistan. However, the opposition stood tall against the bill, saying the federal government is proving to be unable to pay salaries to the teachers on government non permanent contract, how can they justify this salary increase after this. The current salary for President of Pakistan is 133,333, which government was hoping to rev up to 846,550 through this bill. Last time president’s salary had been increased back in 2004 from previous 80,000. This is however difficult to understand why government thought a humongous increase of 713,217 Rs (550%) is needed, specially when they are being revealed of […]

Zardari to initiate several short term power generation projects in Sindh

Apparently very much into the third year of Pakistan Peoples Party in government, Mr. Zardari finally thought something about treating the power shortage situation in the country. So he have recently advised the authorities of Sindh to start getting bids for several energy projects in Sindh, which will serve the province’s power needs. These projects will start as part of Sindh’s electricity generation policy and will be completed with in 12 to 18 months. Now question is electricity problems were there since beginning, why Mr. Zardari didn’t thought of doing something as soon as he came in power. Doesn’t it look like some kind of popularity stunt before the next elections?, which are not more far away now then just […]