A meeting ofHamdard Naunehal Assembly Karachi chapter was held yesterday on the theme: “Holy Ramazan and summer vacations”, comprised recitation of holy verses, na’at, speeches and dua-i-Said at a local hotel. Addressing the gathering of children, the Chief Guest, Managing Director and CEO, Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) Pakistan, Usama Qureshi said that Pakistan faced serious threats of climate change and environmental pollution as Pakistan was among most vulnerable countries.… Read the rest
Ms. Kashmala Tariq, Federal Ombudsperson on harassment of women at workplaces held a meeting with Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir Sr. Vice President FPCCI and other Office Bearers of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) at FPCCI Head Office Karachi and inked an MoU for close cooperation, protection at workplace and implementation of anti-harassment laws in trade, industry and environment sector.… Read the rest
edotco Pakistan Private Limited has successfully obtained approval from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), allowing local lenders to fund the acquisition by edotco PK of Jazz’s portfolio of 13,000 tower assets currently under Deodar Private Limited (Deodar).
The above marks another one of the approvals related to the transaction steps on the acquisition.… Read the rest
Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, has today launched its new company name, following the amendment of the company’s articles of association changing its name from Philips Lighting N.V. to Signify N.V. “The choice of our new company name originates from the way light becomes an intelligent language, which connects and conveys meaning,” said Eric Rondolat, CEO of Signify.… Read the rest
Telenor Microfinance Bank, Pakistan’s top microfinance institution, has joined hands with Careem, one of the most used and trusted ride-hailing services in the country, to begin rickshaw financing on easy installments. The partnership is in line with Careem and Telenor Microfinance Bank’s shared mission of empowering the people of Pakistan through new and easy income avenues while promoting economic and financial inclusion in the country.… Read the rest
Karachi: Crescent Star Group’s franchise, Bombay Chowpatty has signed a MoU with the Aman Foundation to support the Aman Ambulance network this Ramadan. For every meal bought from Bombay Chowpatty, a percentage will go towards saving lives through Aman’s operations.
In addition, this collaboration aims to create awareness about Aman Ambulances and the need for life-saving ambulance services in Karachi.… Read the rest
The PML (N) generally known to be business friendly and pro industrialization, but during the current tenure, it has been reportedly deadly for the industry. While the industrialization remained limited to power and sugar sector for obvious reasons, textile was worst hit and now the fertilizer industry is in line to the disastrous policy.… Read the rest
Speakers at the meeting of Shura Hamdard Karachi chapter urged the government to make it mandatory for the work places and factories, having 250 or more employees that they should establish “Day Care Centres for Children” for women employees and empower the women that they can take decision for the education of their children.… Read the rest
Karachi: The Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) has won a major incentives package for the IT industry, announced personally by the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The policy announcement covered a wide range of support mechanisms and government incentives to boost the IT sector, both for the export and domestic markets.… Read the rest
Karachi: K-Electric (KE) clinched the CAA T-20 Cricket Tournament 2018 with a 7-wicket win over the Civil Aviation team in the final. was organized by the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA); two of their teams participated alongside Medicam and KE at the CAA Cricket Ground, Karachi.… Read the rest