G-8


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G-8Group of 8
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The CDA had recently issued notices to all encroachers in the city, including G-8 Markaz.
Indeed, there appears to have been no lie in that assessment, with other G-8 leaders largely welcoming Abenomics during the annual gathering, including during bilateral talks held on its fringes.
Chairman CDA, Syed Tahir Shahbaz has directed Environment Wing, Sanitation Directorate, City Sewerage Division, Enforcement Directorate, Municipal Administration, Water Supply, Engineering Wing and other concerned formations of the authority to ensure their presence in G-8 Camp Office for redressal of complaints of General Public.
Chairman CDA has requested residents of Sector G-8 for cooperation with CDA to make "Clean and Green Islamabad" a successful campaign.
The G-8 foreign ministers also urged North Korea to "engage in credible and authentic multilateral talks on denuclearization" and abide by its international obligations under all relevant U.N.
A group statement from the G-8 leaders said that $20 billion from international development banks could go to Egypt and Tunisia over the next three years.
"This isn't the end, additional funding will likely come from other sources after the G-8, and I think they'll be satisfied with at least the ball starting to roll," Jenilee Guebert of the G-8 Research Group at the Munk School of Global Affairs in Toronto.
He added: "If the G-8 is to remain credible, it must demonstrate that it is keeping its promises.
The G-8 fell far short of this goal, especially with respect to Africa.
Five years ago, during the Birmingham G-8 summit, 70,000 people formed a human chain to protest against the debt burden of poor countries.
The one-billion-dollar (U.S.) debt relief pledged by the G-8 leaders fell far short of expectations and earlier promises of $64 billion.
''We are very pleased with the outcome of this meeting,'' South African President Thabo Mbeki said at a news conference in Calgary after the end of a two-day G-8 summit in Kananaskis, a Canadian Rocky Mountains resort about 100 kilometers away.