PTCL supports Shaukat Khanum Research Center

As part of PTCL’s Coronavirus support and relief package, the company is supporting Shaukat Khanum Research Center for the purpose of enhancing Coronavirus testing facilities.

Nadeem Nazir, GM HR, PTCL is presenting cheque to Nadeem Hashmi, Marketing Head, Shaukat Khanum Research Center, along with Akram Zubair, GM Admin & Security, PTCL and Zeeshan Sarwar, Head of Corporate Collaboration, Shaukat Khanum Research Center.

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Pakistan resumes limited domestic flight operations from May 16

Pakistan Minister for Aviation Ghulam Sarwar Khan on Friday said that domestic flight operations will resume from tomorrow (May 16) after a nearly two-month-long suspension.

In a video message, Sarwar said that the decision was taken during a National Command and Operation Centre (NCOC) meeting while keeping “the difficulties of people in mind”.

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Budget should not focus on enhancing revenue but growth, Says Mian Zahid Hussain

FPCCI’s Businessmen Panel SVP, President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum and All Karachi Industrial Alliance, and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Friday said the budget-making process amid crisis will be a challenge for the government.

The upcoming budget should be a traditional one but a modern document to provide some relief to the masses.

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SBP reduces interest rates to 8%

At its meeting on 15th May 2020, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) decided to reduce the policy rate by 100 basis points to 8 percent. This decision reflected the MPC’s view that the inflation outlook has improved further in light of the recent cut in domestic fuel prices.

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Haleeb Foods appoints Syed Mazher Iqbal as CEO

The Board of directors of Haleeb Foods Limited (HFL) appoints Syed Mazher Iqbal as CEO effective April 2020; Mr. Iqbal is a certified director and a fellow member of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan. Mr. Iqbal brings to HFL over three decades of senior management experience of local and multinational companies including manufacturing concerns as well as commercial and investment banks.

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Asia Fruit Logistica reschedules to November 20

Asia Fruit Logistica is rescheduling to 18-20 November 2020 in Singapore to ensure a successful trade show for every exhibitor and visitor coming from all over the world. “We’ve come to this decision after a long, detailed, and very careful assessment of the situation with our exhibition venue partner and the authorities in Singapore as well as with key people in the international fresh produce business,” says Will Wollbold, Commercial Director of Global Produce Events (GPE), the organiser of ASIA FRUIT LOGISTICA.

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Gas & Oil Pakistan to introduce electric vehicle charging facilities

Gas & Oil Pakistan Limited (GO), the fastest growing Oil Marketing Company (OMC) in Pakistan has announced that it has become the first OMC in Pakistan to introduce Electric Vehicle (EV) charging facility at its retail outlets.

The first of these EV chargers, made by ABB Italy, the Swiss-Swedish multinational, has been installed at GO’s Company Owned & Operated Outlet, COCO-3 near the Expo Centre in Lahore.

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QR Payments – Safe and Practical

The Coronavirus pandemic has forced us all into self-isolation. Undoubtedly, carrying out day to day activities has become quite inconvenient, but strictly following social distancing practices is of the utmost important right now considering the pace at which the virus is spreading.

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Contracts awarded for Diamer Basha dam construction, consultancy services

In the wake of a meeting presided over by Prime Minister Mr. Imran Khan couple of days ago about water security and construction of mega dams including Diamer Basha Dam Project, all efforts are underway by the Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) to ensure timely mobilization of the contractor and effective follow up on Diamer Basha Dam Project.

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