Etihad Airways has once again collected the ‘World’s Leading Airline’ award at the 23rd annual World Travel Awards (WTA) Grand Final Gala Ceremony 2016. This marks the eighth consecutive year that the airline has received the prestigious accolade. Last night’s beachside event was held before an audience of the industry’s leading luminaries and international media at the idyllic Sun Siyam Iru Fushi Beach Resort in the Maldives.… Read the rest
The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) is organising its first-ever National Production and Entertainment Trade Conference-FocusPK16 on December03-04, 2016 at a hotel in Karachi. The conference will showcase the entire business of production, entertainment and media – film, TV, theatre, radio, print and digital media at the two-day trade-related event, according to a press release issued here on Tuesday.… Read the rest
Further strengthening the knowledge platform for future engineers, K-Electric has partnered with NED University of Engineering and Technology (NEDUET) to establish its electrical engineering lab along with the provision of integrated equipment. The state-of-the-art lab was inaugurated by Prof Dr Muhammad Afzal Haque, Vice Chancellor, NEDUET and Syed Fakhar Ahmed, Chief Marketing & Communication Officer K-Electric along with university staff during an interactive ceremony held recently.… Read the rest
President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) said that consumers of Karachi has deprived of electricity tariff cut which is not acceptable. In a statement he referred to a decision of National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (PEMRA) in which Rs 2.6 per unit has cut off, but this relief has denied to consumers of K Electric.… Read the rest
‘We own Allama Iqbal, but we don’t follow his teachings. He gave us lesson of self-esteem meaning thereby is that we should bring forth our hidden qualities and virtues and act upon them to produce well for the nation and the country.… Read the rest
President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry Shamim Ahmed Firpo, while expressing sheer disappointment over the recently approved ‘FBR Audit Policy 2016’, termed it as ‘yet another attempt’ to harass the loyal taxpayers as this new policy empowers the officers to carry out audit of those cases again which have been audited last year.… Read the rest
Etihad Aviation Group has awarded the winners of a special ‘Hackathon’, which it hosted in partnership with Cognit, a joint venture between Mubadala and IBM Watson, as part of the UAE’s nation-wide Innovation Week celebrations last week. The Hackathon, which took place at Etihad Airways’ state-of-the-art Innovation Centre, saw more than 20 computer science and engineering students from leading Abu Dhabi based universities compete over three days to create innovative travel and aviation applications using IBM Watson’s cognitive technology. … Read the rest
The Institute of Financial Markets of Pakistan (IFMP), formerly Institute of Capital Markets (ICM) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with its British counterpart, the Chartered Institute of Securities and Investments (CISI), today in Dubai.
The MoU is expected to facilitate the cooperation between the two institutions working in the larger domain of financial markets education in Pakistan. … Read the rest
Dr. Navaid ul Zafar, Managing Director, Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) Pakistan, is seen addressing the Hamdard Sales Conference. Mrs. Sadia Rashid, Chairperson, Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf); Dr. Mahum Munir Ahmed, Vice President, Hamdard Foundation Pakistan; Fatema Munir Ahmed, Vice President, Madinat al-Hikmah, Hamdard’s distributers and stockiest were also present on the occasion.… Read the rest
In continuation of its resolute commitment toward fueling the country without interruption, Pakistan’s leading oil marketing company Pakistan State Oil continues smooth nationwide fuel supplies besides ensuring ample fuel reserves in stock. Amid a news item that recently appeared in an English daily claiming Pakistan’s fuel reserves to be falling down and oil suppliers facing storage constraints, Pakistan State Oil has dismissed the apprehensions on grounds of the timely measures it takes to ensure uninterrupted supply of fuel to all PSO retail stations across the country and replenish its reserves on a regular basis.… Read the rest
Patron-in-Chief of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) S. M Muneer and President KATI Masood Naqi have praised the outgoing Chief of the Army Staff Gen. Raheel Sharif for his services. The statement said that Gen Raheel Sharif brought the moral of soldiers in hard times and with his efforts national defense become unbeatable.… Read the rest
Photograph taken at a dinner held in honor of Ms. Grace Shelton, US Consul General Karachi by Mr. & Mrs. Abdul Kader Jaffer, former Pakistan High Commissioner to UK. Photograph show from left to right Mr. Jamshed Qureshi; Mr. Rafiq M.… Read the rest
Pakistan’s premier Mobile Telecommunication, Internet and Digital services provider, Telenor Pakistan today announced that Durdana Achkzai will be joining Telenor Pakistan as its first Chief Digital Officer.
At Telenor Pakistan, Durdana will lead the company’s ambition to transform into a holistic Digital Services Provider and have oversight into the newly formed ‘Digital Division’.… Read the rest
Zong, Pakistan’s No 1 data network, has partnered with Daraz.pk to bring Zong 4G Black Friday 2016. Black Friday will be the biggest and most extraordinary online retail event in Pakistan to date, marking the digitization of Pakistani consumer market. The sale event will have up to 80% off on the online marketplace, with over 150,000 genuine products.… Read the rest