The survey said that Pakistans economy has been affected not just by the global economic crisis but also by the declining security
situation and intensification of conflict linked to terrorism.
The survey also indicates that declining security
investment is hindering adoption of new security technologies, with only 53 percent of respondents considering their organizations to be early adopters, or part of the early majority, down from 67 percent in 2007.
Hillary Clinton, the US secretary of state, met Hamid Karzai, the Afghan president, and Asif Ali Zardari, his Pakistani counterpart, as fears grew over the declining security
situation in both nations.
BAGHDAD / Aswat al-Iraq: An Iraqi parliamentarian on Tuesday blamed Iran and the Kurds for the declining security
situation in Diala, an accusation described by a Kurdistan Alliance spokesperson as an attempt to "add fuel to the fire.
There is no alternative - except keeping them in service and tolerating constantly rising costs and declining security
of declining security
in traditional businesses, skills and professions.