Korangi Association of Trade Industry (KATI) has announced unopposed election of 8 members of its Executive Committee. According to statement released by KATI Masood Naqi, Muhammad Salman , Gohar Naeem Khan, Najmul Arfeen, Usama Niazi, Umer Rehan and Shaikh Fazl-e-Jalil have been elected unopposed on the 8 vacant seats of Executive committee, for 2016-17.
Taking a major stride toward its financial inclusion goals in the country, Bank Alfalah has joined hands with Special Communications Organization (SCO) for the launch of its branchless banking service in Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. A brand envisioned as ‘S-Paisa,’ Bank Alfalah’s branchless banking offering is aimed to empower more than 6 million people of Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan through state-of-the-art, convenient, and secure Branchless Banking service.
The Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting today to review the revenue collection targets and the preparations for the sales tax refunds in cases where RPOs have been issued up till 30th June 2016. Chairman FBR Nisar Mohammad Khan briefed the Finance Minister about the latest revenue collection figures.
Advisor to Federal Ombudsman’s Regional Office Muhammad Yameen has said that National Bank is superior than all banks of the country, National Bank is not backward than anyone in the field of social welfare, services of NBP are better than other banks, he was addressing on the occasion of inauguration ceremony of ATM on 66th anniversary of National Bank.
In view of the requests and the huge interest shown by the perspective parties for acquisition of up to 40.25% in the share capital of Kot Addu Power Company (KAPCO), the Privatisation Commission has extended the date for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) & Statement of Qualification (SOQ) Commission till October 20, 2016 by 4:00 PM latest.
Etihad Airways was named ‘Best International Airline – Offline’ at the 2016 Travel Agents’ Association of New Zealand (TAANZ) National Travel Industry Awards held in Auckland on 10 September. Voted for by the New Zealand travel industry, the award recognises the airline’s world-class product and service.
Pakistan earnestly needs to revive Industrialization through DFIs, Joint Ventures FDI to promote value added sector if industrial survival was required in highly competitive regime of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Muhammad Iqbal Tabish, newly appointed CEO of Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) who desired a leading role for Ministry of Industries and Production in CPEC initiative, stated this.
REVIVAL OF PAKISTAN MOVEMENT’S ENTHUSIASM AND CREATION OF NATIONAL PRIDE IN THE NATION STRESSED
Speakers at the meeting of Shura Hamdard Karachi chapter urged the government to start a programme on national level to infuse the masses with enthusiasm of Pakistan Movement and imbue them with national pride in order to promote unity, fraternity and solidarity among the people of Pakistan as some outer forces are trying hard to create hat and dissension among them.
Dr. Farrukh Iqbal, Dean & Director IBA presented his first academic lecture after joining IBA on the topic “The Inclusivity of the Development Process in Pakistan” at the AERC (Applied Economics Research Centre) for the Prof. Dr. Ehsan Rashid Memorial Lecture, today on September 08, 2016.