Nida Mehmood

  • They say, that the “illiterate of the 21st Century will not be those who cannot read and write, but those who cannot learn, unlearn and relearn”. In this regard, a private law school recently conducted the First National Conference on Continuing Professional Development (CPD) in Law at ...

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  • The origin of language as a medium of instruction and medium of communication arose by virtue of the socio development of primitive man into organized and more complex civil societies overtime and language invariably has reflected the stage of development of man at any given time. It has served a ...

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  • Pakistan is on its way to develop its own ‘model’ Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) as the standard international investment treaty to seek and attract foreign investment. Such ‘model’ investment treaties usually contain blanket and comprehensive provisions to cater to ...

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  • Upon receiving a welcoming response from the readers on my previous article titled, “The Way Forward”, published in The Nation on June 4, 2013, I write to further expand and elucidate the concept of Limited Liability Partnerships (LLPs) and how they can be inculcated in Pakistan, as a ...

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  • The election frenzy is over and the country is on its way to the first historic handover of one democratic government to another, reviving a new hope and vision for Pakistan. Accordingly, time is most apt for suggesting reforms in the law that will go a long way to deal with an already crippled ...

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  • The International Judicial Conference 2013 was recently held in Islamabad with the objective of involving all stakeholders in the dispensation of justice and to share their experiences, knowledge and perceptions on critical issues being faced by the judicial system. It was based on nine thematic ...

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  • The Lahore Canal has been the subject of much controversy and public attention ever since the Punjab government first decided to widen the road from Dharampura to Thokar Niaz Baig in 2006. In 2009, however, the conflict between the governmental authorities and the concerned citizens of Pakistan, ...

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  • The recent hullabaloo about the signing of the controversial Pak-US Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) by the Minister of State and Chairman of Board of Investment, Mr Saleem H. Mandviwalla, in the absence of consultation with the stakeholders, including the Foreign Office, has once again ...

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