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the good of a community


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Contract notice: New headquarters centre general welfare.
LAHORE -- Director Police Sports Board and Additional Inspector General Welfare and Finance, Sohail Ahmad Khan said sports activities not only boosted the performance of officials but had positive impact on the departments.
1) Council on Economic & General Welfare Representative to the Board--2 year term
The donation will support the charity's URconnectABLE project that supports people with many issues, such as accessing independent/ supported housing, bene-fit advice and applications, accessing the community, home visits and general welfare issues.
Its 23,000 members advance the nursing profession by fostering high standards of nursing practice, promoting the economic and general welfare of nurses in the workplace, projecting a positive and realistic view of nursing, and by lobbying the Legislature and regulatory agencies on health care issues affecting nurses and the public.
The adversarial system should be rethought, because this throwback to the medieval mode of trial by combat, also called wager of battle and judicial duel, no longer can be justified in a time when the public interest and the general welfare must be served.
The Chief Minister commended the efforts of Pakistan Air Force and the Ski Federation for their role in the general welfare of the people with special emphasis on education to the locals.
It is generally believed that the former rulers used to perform this Puja for the general welfare of the people of the state.
Appearing in public view while exposing one's skin or undergarments below the waist is contrary to safety, health, peace and good order of the parish and the general welfare," the ruling states.
The administration called on boat and ship owners and sea-goers not to throw waste in the waters and to comply with signs placed by the municipality and government bodies along the Kuwaiti coastline for the general welfare, in order to avoid legal accountability.
So we have this current fiscal fiasco, the political power-struggle in Washington and the media hype on television, none of which address the real issue of fiscal responsibility or promoting the general welfare.
In upholding the Affordable Health Care Act, Chief Justice John Roberts invoked the clause in the Constitution that empowers Congress to levy taxes and pay debts for the general welfare of the country.
In the last chapter of To Promote the General Welfare, Paul Light of New York University identifies the federal government's greatest accomplishments from 1945 to 2000.
Although intended to play a crucial role in the country's social transformation from one system to another, Velinovska says the Court has become an invincible fort that uses its powers not for swift transformation leading to general welfare and social progress but for conservation of the previous system and its exponents, including itself.
This memory," the minister said, "is at the same time a signpost showing us and the future generations the way of living in peace and solidarity with the others and different, irrespective of their ethnicity, race, gender, religion or any other distinction, for the general welfare.
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