Donate blood to save lives from thalassemia as every drop is worth a smile!

Speakers at one-day seminar urged the people to donate blood to save lives as every drop was worth a smile and prevention was the only hope against Thalassemia. The seminar, on the occasion of Silver Jubilee of Hamdard University, was held yesterday on the theme: “Thalassemia awareness”, organized by Faculty of Eastern Medicine, Hamdard University in collaboration with Hussaini Blood Bank at Bait al-Hikmah auditorium, Madinat al-Hikmah, Karachi.

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Etihad marks 10 Years of “Future Leaders Programme” at 2017 graduation ceremony

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) has celebrated the graduation of 396 members of its2017 Future Leaders Programme, one of the largest groups to graduate from a corporate programme in the UAE. Etihad Aviation Group Board members attended the proceedings at Zayed University’s Abu Dhabi campus, which saw 305 from the UAE and 91 from around the world graduate as pilots, engineers, managers and administrators.

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The U.S.-Pakistan Science and Technology Cooperation Program announces 14 research grants

The Governments of the United States and Pakistan announced today the awarding of science and technology cooperative research grants to 14 joint teams of U.S. and Pakistani researchers.  These grants are a part of the U.S.-Pakistan Science and Technology Cooperation Program, co-funded by the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and implemented by the U.S.

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Tribute to Allama Iqbal by Pakistan High Commission, Singapore

Prof. Salahuddin Mohammad Shamsuddin, eminent scholar, delivered a lecture on Allama Iqbal at the residence of the Mr. Nasrullah Khan, Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Singapore on the evening of 11.11.2017. The talk was organised by Pakistan High Commission to pay tribute to Allama Iqbal, the sub-continent’s great poet-philosopher on occasion of his 140th death anniversary. 

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QEC IBA Karachi Holds a Seminar on ‘Promoting Quality Culture in Higher Education Institutions’

Quality Enhancement Cell of IBA Karachi organized a seminar on ‘Identification and Prioritization of Critical Issues and Challenges in Promoting the True Quality Culture in Higher Education Institutions’ followed by a panel discussion. The seminar was attended by a large number of QECs, faculty members and management personnel from different renowned universities of Karachi, Nawabshah, Sindh and Balochistan.

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Portuguese delegation visits KATI

A Portuguese delegation of Business executives visited Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) on Thursday in Karachi. President of KATI Tariq Malik along with Senior Vice President Salman Aslam, Vice President JunaidNaqi, Chairman of KATI’s Standing Committee of diplomatic affairs Masood Naqi, CEO KITE DMC Zubair Chhaya and others welcomed the delegation.

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SBP: Pakistan’s liquid foreign reserves position

The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$19,695.0 million on 10November2017.The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under: –

Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 13,677.6 million

Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks : US$ 6,017.4 million

Total liquid foreign reserves             : US$ 19,695.0 million

During the week ending 10November2017, SBP’s reserves decreased by around US$183 million to US$13,678 million due to external debt and other official payments.

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