Grow trees to fight adverse effects of climate change: Usama Qureshi

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.

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FPCCI and Federal Ombudsperson on harassment ink an MoU at FPCCI

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.

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Philips lighting becomes Signify

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.

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Telenor Microfinance Bank joins hands with Careem for rickshaw financing

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.

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Bombay Chowpatty join hands with Aman Ambulance to save lives this Ramadan

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.

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Fertilizer industry capacity hit by gas shortage

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.

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P@SHA wins major government incentives for the IT industry

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.

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