Thursday, November 30, 2006

The Cartoon Issue cost Denmark DKK 28 million

extra expenditure of DKK 28 million – this is the extra bill for the Danish Ministry of Foreign Affairs after the Mohammed crisis at the beginning of 2006, Jyllands-Posten wrote today.In total, evacuation, protection of embassies and intensive diplomatic activities have caused the extra expenditure of DKK 28 million after the cartoons published in Jyllands-Posten triggered trade boycots, violent demonstrations and attacks against Danish embassies in a number of Muslim countries. Read Full Story

Wednesday, November 15, 2006

MBA made mandatory for fresh DMG officers

ISLAMABAD — Prime Minister Shaukat Aziz has approved a proposal making it mandatory for every fresh entrant into country’s top bureaucracy, the district management group (DMG), to do a specially designed Master’s of Business Administration (MBA) from the prestigious Lahore University of Management Sciences (Lums). Read Full Story