USAID’s Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program

Representatives from organizations working throughout Pakistan gathered in Islamabad to celebrate the impact of initiatives supported by USAID’s Small Grants and Ambassador’s Fund Program. Since the funding program was established in 2010, grants have provided assistance to organizations working in some of the most remote and underserved geographic locations in the country and encouraged communities to participate in the local decision-making processes.

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FPCCI UK delegation in Karachi

Mr. Zahid Saeed, Vice President FPCCI is Presenting Crest to FPCCI UK delegation at FPCCI Head Office Karachi.

 

Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir, Senior Vice President FPCCI, Ms. Shabnam Zafar, Vice President FPCCI, Dr. Mirza Ikhtiyar Baig, Mr. Abdul Sami Khan, Mr.

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Pakistan resolute to fight Pneumonia

Every year, November 12 is marked as the World Pneumonia Day to create awareness on the importance of prevention, protection and treatment of Pneumonia, the leading killer of children under five years of age. It kills nearly 1 million children globally every year which is more than the deaths caused by HIV/AIDS, malaria and measles combined.

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Shura pays tribute to Allama Iqbal

Speakers at the meeting of Shura Hamdrd Karachi chapter urged the government to introduce collective farming and vocational education to boost agriculture and reduce unemployment and also to include the students of madaris in national educational main stream to forge unity among the nation.

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Karandaaz launches study on the bankability of Pakistan’s road transport sector

Karandaaz Pakistan has launched a study on the bankability of the road transport sector. The transport and logistics sector is one of the most important elements of an economy. While transportation focuses on the movement of goods from one place to another, logistics refers to the management of this flow and in addition to transport, includes storage, handling, inventory, and packaging among other things.

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PC Board to initiate appointment process of FA for PSEs tomorrow

The Privatisation Commission Board meeting under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Privatisation Muhammad Mian Sommro is expected to hold on November 13, 2018. The meeting will consider the approval for initiation of appointment process of Financial Advisors for Public Sector Entities (PSEs) approved by the Federal Cabinet in the Active Privatisation Program.

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KATI’s delegation called on Commissioner Karachi

A delegation of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry called on Commissioner Karachi Iftikhar Ali Shalwani and applauded action against encroachments within the city. Led by President KATI Danish Khan, Chairman & CEO KITE Zubair Chhaya, Senior Vice President Faraz-ur-Rehman and Vice President Maheen Salman met the commissioner at his office.

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Govt to continue promoting country’s diverse culture: Shafqat Jalil

Secretary Information and Broadcasting Shafqat Jalil on Sunday said the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting would continue its endeavours to promote the country’s diverse culture and acknowledge artists’ talent by holding cultural shows.

Addressing the award distribution ceremony of Lok Mela, which ended here at the Lok Virsa today, he said there was no dearth of talent in the country, which needed ample opportunities to flourish and the ministry would do the needful.

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Secretary Information and Broadcasting Shafqat Jalil on Sunday said the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting would continue its endeavours to promote the country’s diverse culture and acknowledge artists’ talent by holding cultural shows.

Addressing the award distribution ceremony of Lok Mela, which ended here at the Lok Virsa today, he said there was no dearth of talent in the country, which needed ample opportunities to flourish and the ministry would do the needful.

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Sastaticket.pk raises US$1.5m Series A, funding round led by Gobi Partners

Sastaticket.pk, an online travel agency (OTA) based in Karachi, Pakistan, announced today at the 021 Disrupt Conference that it has secured US$1.5 M for its Series A, led by regional venture capital firm Gobi Partners. The investment marks Gobi’s first venture into the Pakistani market and adds another pioneering company to its growing TaqwaTech portfolio.

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