FTAs & PTAs to be revisited urges FPCCI

The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry FPCCI has urged Government to re-visit the prevailing Free Trade & Preferential Trade agreements as they are heavily in favour of Partner Countries. The President Mr. Zubair Tufail in his statement has said that although FPCCI supports the bilateral trade agreements with different countries and Regional blocks to enhance Pakistan’s trade relations with them but these are to be based on mutual benefits and at the same time protecting Pakistan’s economic interests.

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NHA executive board meets

The Executive Board of the National Highway Authority met in the chair of Chairman NHA Mr. Shahid Ashraf Tarar. In the meeting NHA’s financial and administrative affairs were discussed at length. The meeting accorded approval to award of work for Package-2D of Hakla-D.I.Khan section of Western Route of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

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Dawlance aims to change the game with the launch of Pakistan’s first ever Convertible Freezer

Dawlance – the leading home appliances brand of Pakistan, recently unveiled its impressive series of no frost vertical freezers that feature a convertible option along with a direct cool vertical freezer and also comes with a glass door option. The aim is to cater to all storage requirements of the consumers, especially during the festive occasion of Eid ul Azha.

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National Bank of Pakistan becomes a constituent of the FTSE4good index series

National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), following its successful assessment by FTSE Russell, has been included as a constituent of the FTSE4Good Index Series, which assesses listed companies in terms of their environmental, social and governance performance. The inclusion of NBP in the FTSE4Good international index demonstrates that the Bank, along with its business activity, is also highly aware of environmental, social and governance issues.

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Olper’s offers PKR 15 savings on its 1.5 liter pack

Committed to the provision of nutritional dairy products to Pakistanis, Engro Foods Limited (EFL) now offers PKR 15 savings on Olper’s 1.5 liter value pack. This savings offer is in comparison to the price of Olper’s 1 liter pack and looks to promote the brand and its nutritional goodness amongst millions of Pakistanis, especially children.

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Lucky One Shopping Mall’s façade illuminates by Philips

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, announced recently the illumination of one the largest shopping malls in Pakistan – Lucky One in Karachi –with architectural LED lighting technology.

Transforming Karachi’s skyline

The dynamic LED lighting, which can create stunning light effects, transformed the mall into one of the city’s most iconic new landmarks.

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Etihad Aviation Group recognises partnership with women for Emirati Women’s day

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) is celebrating the third annual Emirati Women’s Day with a series of events to highlight this year’s theme, Women are partners in giving, in line with the UAE’s 2017 Year of Giving initiative. Women comprise 36 per cent of EAG’s nearly 26,000-strong workforce, working alongside men in what are traditionally regarded as male professions such as engineering, the flight deck and cargo.

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American experts hold workshop to support Pakistan Water Dialogue Project

Three experts from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA) are conducting water-resource workshops in Islamabad this week to support the Pakistan Water Dialogue Project.  Eighty-five senior officials and technical experts from the federal and provincial ministries, universities, and NGOs are attending the events, which were organized by USDA and the International Center for Agricultural Research in the Dry Areas (ICARDA).  

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