Karachi port breaks all records of cargo/container handling

The cargo handling activities of the Karachi Port has gained a fast paced momentum which resulted in breaking all previously set records of cargo handling. The financial year 2014-15 has remained phenomenal for KPT as Karachi Port registered a record handling of 43.42 million tons cargo and 1.72 million Container TEUs (twenty equivalent units) during this financial year.

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Microsoft concludes “Lumia Jeet Ka Khazana” Phase 2, Winners rejoice

Microsoft Mobile Devices & Services Pakistan has successfully concluded the national campaign of “Lumia Jeet Ka Khazana” with the announcement of winners of the second and final lucky draw. The draw was held on June 29th, 2015 where the winner of the grand prize, a brand new BMW 2016 Model 318i, was announced followed by the winners of 10 prizes of PKR 100,000, and two prizes of PKR 500,000 during the draw proceedings.

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ETIHAD AIRWAYS AND PIA sign new code share agreement

Etihad Airways and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have signed a codeshare agreement which will provide travelers with enhanced connections between the United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, and beyond. 

Etihad Airways will place its EY code on PIA flights between Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Abu Dhabi.

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NIT ANNOUNCES INTERIM RESULTS FOR FY15

National Investment Trust Limited (NITL), the largest Asset Management Company of Pakistan has declared interim distribution for all Funds under its management for the year ending June 30, 2015. The announcements were made through a press release issued by NITL on June 24, 2015 after its Board of Directors approved the interim distribution for all Funds under its management.

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UBL Launches NRP Banking for Overseas Pakistanis

Mr. Wajahat Husain, President & CEO, United Bank Ltd along with

Mr. Abrar Mir, Group Executive, Banking Products, UBL, Mr. Aameer Karachiwalla, COO-UBL and Ms. Maliha Anwer Khan, Head Wealth Management & NRP, UBL have launched bank’s new

innovative product – NRP Banking for non-residenace Pakistani in Karachi yesterday.

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Mobilink signs Huawei to install Pakistan’s First 100Gbps Optical Network

Mobilink has awarded a contract to China-based telecoms equipment manufacturer Huawei to upgrade its existing network to 100 Gigabytes per second (Gbps) Optical Transport Network (OTN), a first of its kind in Pakistan. The 100Gbps OTN will be deployed across a long haul fiber network on a nationwide basis which shall facilitate Mobilink in fulfilling the ever growing data and speed requirements of subscribers and guarantee the introduction of differentiated services in a bid to remain Pakistan’s number one Telco.
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KARACHI PORT REGISTERS A RECORD CONTAINER HANDLING

Karachi Port saw a record handling of containers during the month ending May 2015,which reflects the favourable policies practiced by port authority under the dynamic leadership of Chairman KPT Vice Admiral (R) Shafqat Jawed. The port has registered handling of 160,649 TEUs (Twenty Equivalent Unit) of cumulative imports and exports containers at its two terminals – the Karachi International Container Terminal (KICT) and Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT) during the month of May surpasses the previous handling of 156,254 TEUs that it handled in the month of January 2015.

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