All three manufacturing facilities of Dawlance have been awarded the ‘Trusted Workplace’ certificate, after an audit was voluntarily conducted by Arcelik, through DQS – the globally trusted assessment partner for quality-focused companies in every industrial sector. As an independent third-party, DQS has endorsed that the work-environment, products and services of Dawlance fulfil all the safety standards.
A meeting was held on Thursday via video-link by the Advisor to Prime Minister for Commerce Mr. Abdul Razzak Dawood, with presidents of various chambers of commerce including Karachi, Lahore, Faisalabad and Gujranwala to discuss and elicit views of the stake holders regarding initiative of the Tariff Rationalization Board to review and reform the tariff structure of various industrial raw materials imported by various sectors and to rationalize the same in order to support the industrial sectors and stimulate growth.
Leading the digital innovation and heralding a new digital revolution in the country, Zong, in collaboration with ZTE Corporation, has successfully launched the first commercial MEC (Multi-access Edge Computing) trial in Pakistan. The major development paves the way for conducting more 5G trials in Pakistan while preparing Zong to benefit from the launch of future technologies.
Huawei top brass are making a rare appearance in the limelight this week at an online summit for customers and media. The modest conference over several days is a shadow of the expansive company events of the past, like the annual Shanghai confab where 20,000 customers would pack out a convention center.
Lipton Pakistan, part of Unilever’s extensive brand portfolio, has unveiled new offerings for the summer as part of its green tea range. The freshly brewed delight has been launched in watermelon mint flavour for a cold or hot brew, presenting a summer twist to healthy regimes in a fruity flavor.
The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$ 19,562.9 million on 30-July-2020.The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:-
Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 12,542.2 million
Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks : US$ 7,020.7 million
Total liquid foreign reserves : US$ 19,562.9 million
During the week ended 30-July-2020, SBP reserves increased by US$ 567 million to US$ 12,542.2 million.
President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum and All Karachi Industrial Alliance, FPCCI’s Businessmen Panel Sr. Vice Chairman, and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Wednesday said Eid helped boost the economy as almost Rs100 billion were transferred from cities to villages.
Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) shared the results of its Business Confidence Index (BCI) Survey – Wave 19, which shows that the overall Business Confidence Score (BCS) in Pakistan stands at 50 percent negative, a further drop by 5 percent from the already – 45 percent negative score in Wave 18 Survey conducted in August 2019.
Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s first and largest Islamic bank has successfully launched electronic subscription to IPOs (Initial Public Offerings) for its corporate customers via CDC’s (Central Depository Company) newly launched Master TREC Module in Centralized eIPO System (CES).
Using Master TREC in CES, Meezan Bank will allow registered Master TREC Holders (Brokerage Houses) to make payments electronically on behalf of their customers through Meezan Internet Banking.
The Embassy of Pakistan Ankara organized an event today to observe “Youm-e-Istehsal as a show of solidarity with the oppressed people of the Indian Illegally Occupied Jammu and Kashmir (IIOJK). Pakistan community members, Kashmiris living in Ankara as well as media representatives attended the event.