Meeting of the Board of Directors (BoD) of National Bank of Pakistan (Bank) was held on February 22, 2017 at the Bank’s Head Office in Karachi. The BoD approved the financial statements of the Bank for the year ended December 31, 2016.
JazzCash, Pakistan’s fastest growing Mobile Financial Service and Digital money transfer serviceWorldRemit have announced a partnership for instant mobile remittances to Pakistan for over 9 million Pakistani expatriates currently living abroad.
Bryce Currie, Global Business Development Director at WorldRemit, commenting on this partnership, said, “WorldRemit is utilized to complete more than 580,000 money transfers to Pakistan every month.
Seminar on “Duty of Youth is to challenge the Corruption” organized by National Accountability Bureau (NAB) in collaboration with Bahria University Islamabad, was held on 21st February 2017 at Bahria University Islamabad. The Director General (Awareness and Prevention) National Accountability Bureau (NAB) Aliya Rashid urged the youth to play their role in curbing the menace of corruption from the society.
In order to control accidents on National Highway & Motorways, the launching ceremony of National Road Safety Plan was held at National Highway Authority, Headquarters here today. Federal Secretary Communications/Chairman, National Highway Authority, Mr. Shahid Ashraf Tarar, Senior Advisor Law, Wafaqi Mohtasib, Hafiz Ahsan Ahmed Khokhar, I.G(National
The Executive Board of National Highway Authority accorded approval to the PC-1 for construction of infrastructure of Metro Bus Service for Peshawar More to New Islamabad International Airport (NIIA). Presiding over the meeting, Chairman NHA Mr. Shahid Ashraf Tarar said, this project is undertaken on the directive of the Prime Minister of Pakistan and all the necessary arrangements are being made for timely completion of Peshawar More-NIIA Metro Bus Project.
Zong CMPak, Pakistan’s leading 4G network, and Xiaomi, one of the world’s largest smartphone makers, have joined hands to launch Xiaomi products in Pakistan. Zong is the only cellular network in Pakistan to have entered into a partnership with Xiaomi. Xiaomi’s decision to enter into this partnership with Zong is based on Zong 4G’s fastest internet speeds and the widest 4G coverage in the industry.
President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) Masood Naqi, Vice President Ghazanfar Ali Khan and Vice President Umer Rehan showed their concern over harassment to business community caused by unjustified action of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR), in a joint statement.
Mr. Nisar Khuhro- Minister, Food and Parliamentary Affairs; Rtd. Justice Zahid Qurban Alvi-Chairman, Zakat and Ushr Department, Sindh; Mr. Riaz Soomro- Secretary, Zakat and Ushr Department, Sindh; Mr. Khalid Lateef- Chairman, Zakat and Ushr Department, Karachi East and Mr. Yousif Naz- Chairman, Zakat and Ushr Department, Karachi South visited Deaf Reach School and Training Center, Karachi.
K-Electric has collaborated with Faysal Bank to facilitate customers seeking new electricity connection. The collaboration will now enable customers to deposit funds against new electricity connection. In addition to paying their regular monthly bills, customers can now also deposit funds against new KE connection at all Faysal Bank branches across Karachi and Hub.
JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company Limited (JCR-VIS) has assigned initial entity ratings of ‘AA+/A-1+’ (Double A Plus/A-One Plus) to Bank Alfalah Limited (BAFL). Outlook on the assigned ratings is ‘Stable’. The assigned ratings reflect the Bank’s diversified operations, healthy financial risk profile, strong sponsors and existing market presence.
The Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) plans to buy three tankers at an estimated cost of $65 million, Minister of Ports and Shipping Senator Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo said while addressing a media briefing at the PNSC Building, and added the corporation would also build oil storage tanks and setup a dredging company to meet country`s growing needs in these sectors.
The launch of Tesco Label products at Alpha Supermarkets in Pakistan was announced by the British High Commissioner Thomas Drew CMG and Limestone Private Ltd. at a press briefing held at the British Deputy High Commission in Karachi today. Tesco PLC is one of the world’s biggest companies and is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer with stores in 12 countries across Asia and Europe.
Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) and Former President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Siraj Kassam Teli has announced that preparations were in full swing for staging 14th My Karachi – Oasis of Harmony Exhibition 2016 in a vivid and lively manner, which will start on 7th April 2017 and will conclude on 9th April 2017 at Karachi Expo Center.
In the remote town of Mansehra, a clinic powered by Zong 4G and operated by doctHERs serves the urban slum area in Shahnawazchowk. 14-year-old Rehmat from the areas is brought to the clinic by his father who works as a mechanic.
Latif Kapadia Memorial Welfare Trust [LKMWT] recently held a family festival at Sindbad’s Wonderland in Karachi, the festival attracted both parents and children. Chief Guest, Mr. Shamim Ahmed Firpo, President Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) graced the occasion along with Mr.