100 textile mills to reopen given to incentives for textile sector: Mian Zahid Hussain

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President AKIA, Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Monday said that Panama Leaks became a reason of political instability in the Country which has drawn worst impacts on the economic situation causing the 13 years higher GDP growth rate of 5.8 percent to only 3 percent for the current fiscal year as expected by the IMF.

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IndiGo begins new daily flights to Abu Dhabi International Airport

Abu Dhabi International Airport (AUH) today welcomed the IndiGo’s inaugural flight to and from India, commencing daily flights that connect the UAE capital with Cochin International Airport (COK) and Calicut International Airport (CCJ). IndiGo is amongst the fastest growing low-cost carriers in the world, bringing a simple philosophy of low-cost fares, on-time flights and a courteous, hassle-free travel experience.

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PSX: Shadow of Doubt!

The 100 Index lived through another volatile session, initially witnessing a rally driven by news flow that in a bid to revive investor confidence the government is mulling over reducing advance income tax and capital gains tax on the sale and purchase of shares.

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ACCA upholds ‘Ethics’ as a key pillar for an Emerging Pakistan

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has teamed up with Carnegie Council for Ethics in International Affairs and CFA Institute to celebrate this year’s Global Ethics Day (17 October 2018). To mark this landmark occasion, the organisations will be exploring how businesses are preparing for an ethical future in the face of threats and challenges presented by globalisation, technology and human psychology.

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Book launching ceremony “Bikhri Yaadein Aur Baatein’

The President of Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi Mohammad Ahmed Shah said,” Sibgatullah Qadri is an honest man. As he lives in London but he loves his home country Pakistan. This book picturize his whole life, he share his views while addressing the book launching ceremony “Bikhri Yaadein Aur Baatein” written by Sibgatullah Qadri.

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Telenor Pakistan to increase farmers’ knowledge

Telenor Pakistan, the country’s foremost telecom and digital services provider, entered into a partnership agreement with Winrock International, a leading provider of social, agricultureand environmental solutions. Under the agreement, Telenor Pakistan, through its flagship m-agri service ‘Khushaal Zamindar’, will collaborate with Winrock International to facilitate farmers by increasing productivity and reducing post-harvest losses through the introduction of innovative techniques and technologies in 12 districts of Sindh and Punjab provinces.

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ICRC joins hands with CEJ-IBA to organize 2nd Humanitarian Reporting Awards

The International Committee of the Red Cross (ICRC) is all set to organize ‘Humanitarian Reporting Awards 2018’ in coordination with the Centre for Excellence in Journalism (CEJ) at the Institute of Business Administration. The objective of the awards is to acknowledge, appreciate and embrace the unrecognized efforts of humanitarian reporters, who out of their comfort zones, manage to capture and pen down the humanitarian crises like violence against healthcare, disaster reporting, issues related to people with disabilities, disaster response/preparedness, and other similar issues.

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