Etihad Airways wins ‘World’s leading airline’ award

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

FPCCI-Conference Production, entertainment trade event, FocusPK16, on Dec 3-4

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

K-electric further strengthens knowledge platform for future engineers

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

KCCI OPPOSES FBR AUDIT POLICY 2016 – Shamim Firpo terms it ‘yet another attempt’ to harass loyal taxpayers

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 announces winners of Innovation Week Hackathon

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

IFMP signs MoU with UK-counterpart

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

Hamdard Sales Conference

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

Pakistan State Oil continues seamless nationwide fuel supply, ensures ample fuel reserves

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

KATI pays Tribute to outgoing COAS

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

Durdana Achakzai joins Telenor Pakistan as CDO

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