Speakers at the meeting of Shura Hamdard Karachi chapter urged the government to do whatever it can to root out the corruption from Pakistani society as terrorism is a by-product of corruption. The meeting was held on Thursday February 9, 2017 on the theme: Corruption and terrorism”, presided over by Justice (Rtd) Hazizul Khairi at a local hall.
TPL Maps, Pakistan’s first digital mapping solution, part of TPL Trakker, joined hands with School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (SEECS) at National University of Sciences and Technology Islamabad to launch speech-based navigation software for TPL Maps. This feature will enable consumers to create route via simple voice commands.
An awareness seminar on PASTIC (Pakistan Scientific & Technological Information Centre) services was organized at Hamdard University. The seminar was facilitated by Mr. Muhammad Khalid, Deputy Director, PASTIC. The seminar was aimed to introduce services of PASTIC available for research scholars in completion of their research projects and Ph.D./M.Phil.
The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) held an interactive session on potentials and challenges faced by the Halal industry which was presided by Mr. Ishtiaq Baig, Vice President, FPCCI. The session was attended by leading businessmen, research scholars and representatives of trade bodies.
President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Zubair F. Tufail has left abroad. During his absence Aamir Ata Bajwa, Senior Vice President FPCCI will be the Acting President.
“Not a single household in Balochistan will be left out in the BISP National Socio Economic Survey this time,” said Minister of State and Chairperson BISP Ms. Marvi Memon while launching the NSER pilot survey in Kila Saifullah during an Area Opening Meeting which was attended by large number of local elders and notables.
Pakistan could overcome trade deficit to enhance edible oil production capacity in local industry, this is said by Umer Rehan, Vice President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) while talking to a delegation of traders. He told on this occasion that Pakistan become third largest importer of Palm Oil in the world which costs 2.5 bn USD annually and import of oil seeds has been hit to the level of 1.5 bn USD.
Pakistan State Oil-sponsored team has successfully clinched top positions at the ‘Cholistan Desert Challenge’ Jeep Rally 2017 organized at Derawar Fort, Southern Punjab. Five PSO-branded vehicles participated in the rally on behalf of Pakistan State Oil of which three bagged the top positions.
Dawlance has announced two Android based applications meant to make consumers’ life easier. ‘Dawlance Care’ is an application, which acts as a bridge for the consumers and local home appliances giant whereas it also benefits the dealers by helping them to develop better understanding.
Mrs. Sadia Rashid, President, Hamdard Foundation Pakistan and Pakistan Historical Society in her statement have expressed deep sorrow on the sad demise of renowned historian, educationist and politician, Dr. Hameeda Khoro, who died recently.
While praying for the eternal peace for the departed soul and solace for the grieving family, Mrs.
Consul General of Indonesia, Mr. Dempo Awang Yuddie has urged the Business and Industrial Community of Karachi to diversify their exports to Indonesia in order to improve their existing share in the Indonesian market. Speaking at a meeting during his visit to the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI), the Indonesian CG said that some traditional items including leather, rice, footwear, kinnows, cotton and textile products etc.
In line with its commitment to provide digital solutions to the needs of today’s customers, JazzCash has partnered with Daewoo Express. Under the agreement, travelers can now pay for their reserved Daewoo ticket through JazzCash. Talking about the partnership, Aniqa Afzal Sandhu, Chief Digital & Financial Services Officer – Jazz said, “This agreement allows Daewoo Express to offer payment convenience and security to its customers.
Mr. Anjum Zafar, Chairman, Pakistan Tanners’ Association (PTA) in a statement stated that the leather sector of Pakistan, which is the 2nd biggest export oriented industry of the country still deprived in result of major omission/missed the export related H.S. Codes of FINISHED TANNED LEATHER such as 112.0000/4113.1000/4113.9000/4107.1200/41.07.9200/4107.9100/4302.1910/4302.1990 in the related SOR # 62(I)/2017 dated 02.02.2017 issued the Ministry of Commerce, Government of Pakistan in the wake of Incentive Package announced by the Honourable Prime Minister on 10.01.2017.
Chairman of Karachi Chamber’s Income Tax & Federal Excise Duty Sub-Committee, Imran Aftab has presided the first meeting of his Sub-Committee at Aiwan-e-Tijarat. In the Picture, President KCCI, Shamim Ahmed Firpo is seen addressing the meeting while Senior Vice President KCCI Asif Nisar, Vice President KCCI Muhammad Younus Soomro and others are also present at the picture.
Shell Pakistan Limited has signed a three year contract with Fatima Group – one of the leading conglomerates in the country, for the supply of Lubricants, technical assistance and services. “We are proud to partner with one of the most progressive business conglomerates in Pakistan.