The Chairperson of Hamdard Laboratories Mrs. Sadia Rashid has appointed Mr. Usama Qureshi as the new Managing Director & CEO of Hamdard Laboratories with effect from February 1, 2017. Mr. Usama Qureshi has over 16 years of professional experience in general management, operations, finance, strategic planning and marketing.
K-Electric has initiated construction of Port Qasim Grid Station along with 220 KV Double Circuit Transmission Lines with an estimated investment of US$ 71 million. The ground breaking of 220KV Port Qasim Grid Station, which spreads over an area of 11 acres, was performed by Dale Sinkler, Chief Generation & Transmission Officer, K-Electric today.
Etihad Airways today announced the launch of “Runway to Runway,” a unique rewards program specially designed to support the fashion community’s international travel requirements.
Since announcing its fashion partnership with IMG in 2016, Etihad Airways has worked with the company and its fashion industry network to develop a bespoke membership program that offers specialized travel benefits.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between State Bank of Pakistan and the Nepal Rastra Bank – the central bank of Nepal to cooperate in the field of Supervision and Exchange of Supervisory Information. The cooperation between the countries, is in accordance with Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision.
The product, will be providing electronic medical record solutions for small and big medical facilities.
Ms. Gunn Wærsted, Chair of Telenor Group, recently concluded a one day visit to Telenor Pakistan during which she held high level meetings with top management representatives of Telenor Pakistan and discussed company’s strategic goals. During her visit Ms. Wærsted also called on Ms.
Mr. Amin Rajput, Acting MD SSGC was conferred an ‘Appreciation Award’ by honourable President of Pakistan, Mr. Mamnoon Hussain in recognition of SSGC’s sustainable supply of gas to FFBL at the inauguration ceremony of FPCL Coal Power Plant held at FPCL Plant Site, Bin Qasim, Karachi.
Inspector General Police A.D. Khowaja has said that the Police Act 1861 was not workable at all in dealing with crimes of 21st century hence, this more than 150 years old Act, has to be replaced with a new Police Act which must ensure operational and administrative independence to police department.
Sahibzadi Mahin Khan has been appointed as Chairperson, FPCCI’s Standing Committee on “Cyber Crimes” for the year 2017 by Mr. Zubair Tufail, President FPCCI. Previously for Year 2016 she was appointed as Chairperson, FPCCI Standing Committee on Press & Electronic Media.
An international expo of Automotive industry is going to held on 3 to 5 March this year in Expo Center Karachi, including 56 companies from China , huge number of participants from Europe, Turkey and others would take part in this event.
Cement sector has posted a nominal increase of 0.78 percent in local cement dispatches while export dispatches declined by 2.71 percent in January 2017 compared to this with same month last year. Due to heavy rains and snowfall across the country during the month of January 2017, domestic cement dispatches remains low which affects the capacity utilization as well.
The Board of Management of Pakistan State Oil Company Limited (PSOCL) convened to review the performance of the company for the first half of the financial year 2016-2017 (1HFY17). The board witnessed a significant upturn in the profitability of the company during the period.
President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI), Zubair F Tufail has appointed Zahid Saeed as Chairman FPCCI Standing Committee on Pharma industry for the year 2017, said a statement. He had previously served as Chairman Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association besides being member of different FPCCI Standing Committees and former President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry.
Minister of IT, Mrs. Anusha Rahman launched the National Incubation Centre by JAZZ, Pakistan’s Number 1 digital company under the public-private partnership of Ministry of Information Technology & Telecom through National ICT R&D Fund and Teamup. The NIC will provide startups with a free of cost workspace, incubation, acceleration – Jazz xlr8 program – seed funds, and access to 50 million plus mobile customers.Commenting