A joint delegation from Pakistan and Afghanistan under the leadership of Zubair Motiwala, Chairman PAJCCI, met under the aegis of Beyond Boundaries- A CRSS led project to discuss difficulties arising out of the abrupt closure of Pakistan-Afghanistan border. Motiwala also had frequent discussions with H.E.
A new branch was inaugurated by Khushhali Microfinance Bank Monday in Attock, for customer facilitation in the area. This new branch will allow residents of Attock and adjacent areas an easy access to finance for their financial needs. President Khushhali Microfinance Bank, Ghalib Nishtar said: “Ghalib Nishtar, said that opportunity drives us and there is a huge untapped potential in the remote and northern markets.”
“Head of Retail at Khushhali Microfinance Bank, Amina Hassan, mentioned that competition is also one of the driving factors of this growth”.
SGM Director of Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) Saeed Ahmed Larak hinted the initiation of RLNG distribution during a meeting at Korangi Association of Trade &Industry (KATI). On a visit, along senior officials, to KATI, SGM said that industries, who required additional gas for their requirements, should inform their concerned associations.
Pakistan’s leading banking institution, Bank Alfalah, has bagged the International Finance Magazine Award in ‘Best Credit Card Offering’ category at IFM Awards organized by International Finance Magazine in Singapore for recognizing best-in-class banks and financial institutions. Bank Alfalah is the only bank in Pakistan to have achieved the prestigious IFM Award.
Deputy Mayor Karachi, Mr. Arshad Vohra being briefed by K-Electric on its efforts towards energy conservation at the 11th Power & Alternative Energy Asia 2017.
President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) Shamim Ahmed Firpo attended the Annual Dinner of Junior Chamber International in Hyderabad.
Senior Vice President KCCI Asif Nisar, Vice President KCCI Muhammad Younus Soomro, President Junior Chamber International Amanullah Qasim and Secretary General JCI and others are also present at the picture.
Greenstar Social Marketing (Greenstar), an independent network member of Population Services International, collaborated with South Asian Federation of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (SAFOG) for the 11th SAFOG Conference. The theme for the three day conference, taking place in Lahore, is ‘Improving Women’s Health – Old Problems, New Remedies.’ On behalf of Greenstar, Professor Sir Sabaratnum Arulkumaran, former president of the Royal College of Obstetricians andGynaecologists and the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics, and president-elect of the British Medical Association hosted the plenary session on ‘South Asia’s run to improve contraceptive prevalence rate’.
Mr. Usama Qureshi, Managing Director & CEO, Syed Ziauddin, Director, Corporate and Legal Affairs of Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) Pakistan met Muhammad Ayub Sheikh, Secretary, Ministry of National Health Services and Dr. Aslam Afghani, CEO, DRAP.
In the meeting Usama Qureshi has suggested and offered the services of Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) to form a Hamdard Forum to coordinate between government and the manufacturers of Unani Medicine to solve the problems.
High consumer taxes mean the poorest Pakistanis are unable to afford mobile broadband
The GSMA today set out a number of measures that Pakistan will need to take in order to close the digital divide in the country and reach its Vision 2025 goals.
President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry Masood Naqi has showed concern over expending trade deficit to the record level of 20 billion USD during current fiscal year. In a statement released by KATI Masood Naqi said that although Federal Government announced two packages for the revival of export industry but due to unaddressed root causes of down sliding exports nothing worked effectively.