Hamdard University convocation on Feb 24

The 22nd convocation of Hamdard University will be held on Saturday February 24, 2018 at 4.30 pm at the main campus of University, Madinat al-Hikmah, Karachi. The Chief Guest will preside over the Convocation, in which diplomats, elite of the city, distinguished guests are expected to participate.

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A delegation of Korangi Association of trade and Industry (KATI) called on Chief of Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mehmood Abbasi. While talking to a delegation led by President KATI Tariq Malik, he said that Pak navy is guarding seas of Pakistan with the best of capacity and professionalism.

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Pakistan’s Liquid Foreign Reserves Position

According to State Bank of Pakistan, the total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$18,828.7 million on 16February2018.The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:-

Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan : US$ 12,703.7 million

Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks : US$ 6,125.0 million

Total liquid foreign reserves             : US$ 18,828.7 million

During the week ending 16February2018, SBP’s reserves decreased by US$130 million to US$12,704 million, due to external debt servicing and other official payments.

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FPCCI asks gov. to formulate policies for combined treatment plants

Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir acting President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry showed his serious concern over the visit of government officials at factories without prior information and was disappointed on launching of unjustified FIRs.

He also highlighted the ineffectiveness of Sindh Environmental Council under Sindh Environmental Protection Act 2014.

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Social Media Summit to carve out digital media strategies

Renowned digital media solutions and event management company AlphaPro is organising a grand Social Media Summit in the federal capital in March to promote the positive use of social media and forge related strategies accordingly. Over the last few years, social media has globally emerged as one of the most powerful opinion making tools where ordinary public has the leverage to make their presence felt and voice heard.

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Jazz initiates BIMA awareness campaign in Sheikhupura

Jazz, Pakistan’s leading Telco, in partnership with Milvik Mobile Pakistan (Private) Ltd. conducted an awareness campaign for its BIMA insurance service in the region of Sheikhupura. This awareness drive involved setting up of 38 information kiosks, where around 250 insurance agents provided on spot information and support to the public.

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Pakistani students to compete in Singapore

Make the Future Singapore, a free festival of bright energy ideas and innovations for Asia, will take place at Singapore’s Changi Exhibition Centre from March 8 to 11, 2018. Returning to Singapore for a second year, the public festival will be a platform for conversation, collaboration and innovation around the global energy challenge: how to generate more energy, while producing less CO2 emissions.

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Engro Corp. & Liberty Mills join hands for water projects

In line with its core values of giving back to the country, Pakistan’s largest conglomerate, Engro Corporation and its existing power-sector partner, Liberty Mills Ltd. signed an MoU with Punjab Board of Investments and Trade (PBIT). The MoU was signed between the two firms to jointly work towards providing solutions and develop water infrastructure projects across the country.

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Uber airlifts trophy of Pakistan’s biggest cricket gala

In a bid to promote the upcoming third edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL), the tournament’s trophy was airlifted in an Uber chopper from Atlantis Lounge to Me’aseim, Dubai. This initiative highlights Uber’s commitment as PSL’s official transport partner.

As the trophy touched down in Me’aseim, captains of all six PSL teams transported the trophy via Uber to Dubai International Cricket Stadium, where Darren Sammy, Captain of Peshawar Zalmi unveiled the trophy to the media.

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