KATI sees gas load shedding as set back to economy

Patron-in-Chief of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) SM Muneer, President Danish Khan, Senior Vice President Faraz-ur-Rehman and Vice President Maheen Salman expressed grave concerns over interrupted gas supply to the industry and captive power plants in Karachi.

According to a statement released by KATI SM Muneer said that in a recently meeting with the Prime Minister, Imran Khan categorically reaffirmed that no load shedding of gas will be observed for the industry of Karachi in coming months, so that export targets could be met.

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FPCCI applauds the decision by Sc on High Rise Buildings

Mr. Ghazanfar Bilour, President FPCCI, Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir, Senior Vice President FPCCI, S.M. Muneer, Former President FPCCI & Former CEO TDAP, Mr. Zubair F. Tufail, Former President FPCCI and Mr. Khalid Tawab, Former Senior Vice President FPCCI have applauded the decision taken by the Supreme Court of Pakistan by lifting the 18 month old ban on construction of high rise buildings above 6 floors.

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Overseas Pakistanis remit US $9.02 billion in the first five months of FY19

Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US$9028.60million in the first five months (July to November) of FY19, showing a growth of 12.56% compared with US$8021.18million received during the same period in the preceding year.

During November 2018, the inflow of workers’ remittances amounted to US$1608.62million, which is 19.58% less thanOctober 2018 and 2.02% higher than November 2017.

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BankIslamipartners with Jubilee Life to introduce Referral Model for Takaful Sale

BankIslami, one of the leading Islamic banks of Pakistan, recently signed the Referral Model agreement with Jubilee Life -Window Takaful Operations, the country’s leading life insurance and Takaful operator. The agreement was signed at a ceremony held at BankIslami head office to commemorate the partnership aimed at expanding Islamic banking in the market.

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Over 135 Pakistani students prepare for a semester exchange in the US

United States Chargé d’Affaires Paul Jones today congratulated more than 135 Pakistani undergraduate students who were selected to participate in U.S. Government-funded Global Undergraduate Exchange Program (Global UGRAD).  Since 2010, approximately 1,700 Pakistani students have participated in the Global UGRAD program, where they spend a semester studying at U.S.

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At Telenor Youth Forum, sixteen youth propose four digital solutions to health’s biggest challenges

Sixteen Telenor Youth Forum delegates (for the 2018-2019 programme) have worked over the last four days in Oslo to develop solutions aimed to reduce inequalities within global health. These health-related challenges are to optimise agriculture, ensure clean water, reduce the rise of non-communicable diseases and support a growing elderly population.

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DICE Pakistan Fellowship announced to support creative and social entrepreneurs

The British Council in Pakistan and School of Leadership are set to launch the DICE (Developing Inclusive and Creative Economies) Pakistan Fellowship Programme. The launch ceremony took place on Monday 10 December in Karachi. DICE is a multi-year project and shall be rolled outin five priority countries; Pakistan, South Africa, Egypt, Indonesia, Brazil and the UK.

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Businessmen welcome meeting with Prime Minister Imran Khan:Mian Zahid Hussain

Businessmen Panel Pakistan’s senior vice chairman and former provincial minister Sindh, Mian Zahid Hussain and Presidential candidate of BMP, former chief minister Balochistan Allauddin Marri while talking to the business community said that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s meeting with different delegations of the business community and assuring the inclusion of their recommendations in the policies is appreciative and encouraging for investors and industrialists.

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Haleeb Foods proudly sponsors the Winner of Kinnaird Business Week 2018

Pakistan’s premier food and beverages company, Haleeb Foods Ltd. sponsored this year’s Kinnaird Business Week 2018 as a platinum sponsor. HFL also sponsored the winner of the inter-university competition held at KBW 2018. Like every year, KBW 2018 had a number of motivational speaking sessions by prominent people belonging to different industries of Pakistan including Haleeb Foods Ltd.’s Head of Marketing, Abdul Sami Qahar and Head of Human Resources, Sana Sheraz.

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