SME financing by banks in Pakistan has first time crossed the milestone of Rs 500 billion. SME financing was recorded at Rs 513 billion at the end of CY 2018 compared to Rs 450 billion in the corresponding period last year, exhibiting growth of 14 percent.… Read the rest
Pakistan and Saudi Arabia have agreed to promote bilateral trade, investment and contacts between the two peoples and businessmen, besides encouraging the private sector to take lead in building a strong economic partnership. According to a joint statement issued by the Foreign Office on the conclusion of two-day state visit of Saudi Crown Prince, Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Defence Mohammed bin Salman bin Abdulaziz Al Saud, the two countries agreed to further strengthen measures to promote trade, participate in exhibitions and events, and welcome business meetings from both countries.… Read the rest
President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Monday said that Saudi crown prince Muhammad Bin Salman’s visit to Pakistan is a great success of Pakistan on diplomatic front and will further strengthen Pak – Saudi relations.… Read the rest
Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi has organized a “Musical evening” with famous Ghazal singer Salamat Ali and Azra Salamat at Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi. Both of them presented many famous Urdu Ghazals before audience. A large number of people from Karachi attended the evening.… Read the rest
Leading policy makers and business operators discussed the current and future issues facing the economy and the role of business leaders in shaping the future at the inaugural Karachi edition of this year’s “Pakistan Leadership Conversation 2019 (PLC2019)” organized by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants).… Read the rest
As the 26th Pakistan HVACR and Building Services Expo & Conference reached its conclusion in Karachi, after featuring numerous insightful sessions, technologies and strategic discussions representing the potential of HVAC products and the skill set of Pakistan. This highly informative event received tremendous response from industry professionals, engineering students, domestic customers, media and the general public.… Read the rest
The Board of Management (BOM) of Pakistan State Oil Company Limited (PSOCL) has reviewed the performance of the Company for first half of the financial year 2019 (1HFY19) in its meeting held on February 16, 2019.
The challenging economic trend in the country fueled by rupee devaluation and adverse balance of payment position resulted in negative growth of 27% in the cumulative liquid fuel market with negative contribution of white oil and black oil of 12% and 60% respectively.… Read the rest
A Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) delegation led by its Former President &Ex Chief Executive of TDAP and consisting of Kazi Abdul Mukhtar, Former Governor, State Bank of Pakistan, Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir, Advisor to President FPCCI, Hanif Gohar, Vice President FPCCI Lahore, Zaki Ahmed Sharif, Chairman FPCCI Standing Committees(Central) on Reforms and Austerity Measures; Arshad Rahim Khan, ShakaibArif COO National Foods – on the invitation of Rear Admiral Ather Saleem, Managing Director Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works (KSEW) visited KSEW and held an interactive session with its Senior Officers including all the General Managers, wherein the FPCCI delegates through a multi-media Presentation, were apprised of the existing performance, achievements, activities and future targets and goals.… Read the rest
The Gulf Center for Aviation Studies (GCAS), is the training arm of Abu Dhabi Airports,has been successfully accredited by the UAE’s National Emergency Crisis and Disaster Management Authority (NCEMA) to deliver NCEMA developed Business Continuity Management (BCM) courses.
GCAS is the only aviation training provider in the UAE to offer NCEMA developed BCM courses.… Read the rest
President Arts Council of Pakistan Muhammad Ahmed Shah has said that the behavior of Indian Poet and Writer Javed Akhtar about Pakistan is condemnable where the last lines of Shabana Azmi’s tweet regret us. “We believe that from Ameer Khusroo to Sahir Ludhianvi and Tegor, our tradition is common but the Indian Civil society and philosopher apart from this mission under the pressure of extremists, we didn’t cancel the Kefi Azmi conference at Arts Council of Pakistan but their denial canceled the conference”.… Read the rest