Novo Nordisk earns the Best Place to Work Certification in Pakistan for 2022

ISLAMABADNov. 10, 2022 /PRNewswire/ — Novo Nordisk been officially recognized as one of the Best Places to Work in Pakistan and Best Place to Work for Women recognizing the company’s achievements in promoting continuous learning at work and in fostering a high-performing workplace culture. During the assessment, 95% of the employees ranked the company high on employee conditions, workplace culture and policies recognizing the company as one of the rewarding places to work where people can unlock their potential in a diverse and inclusive workplace.

Best Places to Work is an international certification program, considered as the ‘Platinum Standard’ in identifying and recognizing top workplaces around the world, provide employers the opportunity to learn more about the engagement and the satisfaction of their employees and honor those who deliver an outstanding work experience with the highest standards in regards to working conditions.

In a statement from Noman Javaid, Head of People & Organisation for Novo Nordisk Pakistan, he said “It was an experience to participate in the BPTW Survey. I am particularly delighted to see the results and it speaks about the commitment of leadership towards providing an open, transparent, and expressive environment to its people. This achievement substantiates our commitment to building an amazing workplace culture. We aspire to make this organisation a place where employees feel happy and satisfied to work with and contribute towards society. I also take this opportunity to recognise BPTW Certification Organisation for their commitment to bring methodical and progressive approach to certification and looking forward to partner again in future. Rashed Rafique, General Manager & Vice President of Novo Nordisk has key role to play in the achievement, he has been a center figure around all the achievements that Organisation has been collecting since past 5-6 years.

Celebrating Novo Nordisk as a top workplace for women recognizes the effort of the organization to implement intentional strategies for women advancement and those of diverse backgrounds into leadership roles creating a culture of belonging and inclusion.  Novo Nordisk is known for its culture, where women can experience career growth and excellence.

The certification process is based on two assessments: the first is a confidential employee survey and the second is an in-depth review of the organization’s culture. This offers a rigorous representation of the organization from an employee perspective, and an overall portrait of the workplace culture. Together, we provide crucial data around 8 topics characterizing high performing organizations.

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Rana Sanaullah said a handful of PTI workers have been disturbing people for the last four days at the behest of the police. He said people's patience is running out due to the prevailing situation.

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Source: Radio Pakistan

Federal Govt to include declaration on finality of Prophethood in marriage registration form

National Assembly Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf chairs the session

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The assurance was given by Parliamentary Secretary for Interior Muhammad Sajjad, while responding to a calling attention notice moved by Muhammad Jamal-ud-Din and others regarding non-inclusion of the Oath of finality of the Prophethood of Hazrat Muhammad [Peace Be Upon Him] in the marriage registration form in Islamabad Capital Territory on the pattern of NADRA and Passport forms, causing grave concern amongst the public.

The chair referred the matter to the concerned standing committee of the House for further action.

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Drawing attention of the National Assembly toward closure of roads by PTI activists, he said hooliganism in the name of long march is continuing in Pakistan under the direct supervision of the Punjab Police.

He said PTI and its leadership are conspiring to sabotage the upcoming visit of the Saudi Crown Prince.

The Leader of the Opposition demanded of the Federal Government to uphold law and order in the country.

Meanwhile, Majority of PTI’s members of the National Assembly has nominated Afzal Khan Dhandla as its parliamentary leader in the House.

This was announced by Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf.

Earlier, the National Assembly resumed its session at the Parliament House in Islamabad on Thursday evening with Speaker Raja Pervaiz Ashraf in the chair.

Source: Radio Pakistan

Info Minister castigates PTI Chief for creating chaos, anarchy

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Responding to PTI Chairman Imran Khan's speech on Thursday, she said people have stopped listening to slander and lies. The Minister said Imran Khan has become the victim of frustration.

She said Imran Khan is taking names of Prime Minister and officers to keep him relevant.

Source: Radio Pakistan