Mehreen Jabbar, Pakistan’s most creative and imaginative director/producer has joined RINSTRA’s Content Advisory Board. She will be advising the board and the management on content creation, while mentoring the young and emerging filmmakers on content treatment and digital storytelling. RINSTRA is Pakistan’s first short-form digital media platform for on-demand streaming and for creation of user generated original content.
Tyre manufacturing sector of the country has urged government to withdraw the decision of discontinuation of stamping of goods “In Transit to Afghanistan” at Karachi Ports and Port Qasim. This decision will hurt the local industry and reverse all the efforts of curbing illegal practices of smuggling.
The Asia Internet Coalition (AIC) in a letter to Prime Minister Imran Khan said it was “deeply concerned” by the lack of consultation regarding the Citizens Protection (Against Online Harm) Rules 2020 and urged the Prime Minister to share a draft with industry for feedback.
President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) Shariq Vohra, while referring to Power Division’s notification in which K-Electric (KE) has been allowed to increase rates of electricity ranging from Rs.1.09 to Rs.2.89 per unit with effect from September 1, 2020, stated that this anti-business move would give a serious blow to the trade & industry which was still struggling really hard to recover from the disaster caused by the lockdown for six months imposed to contain Covid-19 pandemic.
Pakistan’s top cellular and digital services provider, Zong 4G, has joined hands with Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital and Research Center to spread awareness about breast cancer in Pakistan. In view of the current Covid-19 crisis, the awareness sessions were held online to keep the employees safe amid the pandemic.
Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) has raised concerns over hike in K-Electric tariff approved by the federal government. In a statement released President KATI Saleem-uz-Zaman, Senior Vice President Zaki Sharif and Vice President Nighat Awan termed that this decision will put more burden on already struggling industry and the people of the city.
The Government of Indonesia is once again hosting its biggest annual international business exhibition, the Trade Expo Indonesia (TEI) on 10 – 16 November 2020. The 35th TEI will now be held virtually, and can be participated by visitors from around the world, including Pakistan.
A global survey of senior accountants reveals an improvement in optimism in Q3 after a torrid first half of the year which saw confidence at record lows. Activity measures, such as orders, capital spending and employment, also improved in the latest survey but only modestly – they remain at low levels consistent with the global economy operating well below the pre-COVID-19 level into 2021.
Agha Steel Industries’ general public subscription of the 30 million shares (25% of the total offer size) will begin on 14th October (today) and conclude on 15th October at the price of Rs32.
The book-building phase of the Initial Public Offer (IPO) of Agha Steel concluded last week which was oversubscribed 1.63 times.
Boskalis has today financed its mega suction cutter dredger Krios through an innovative Export Credit Agency (ECA) covered loan. This marks the first ECA insured financing of its kind in the Netherlands. With this EUR 121 million facility, Boskalis has refinanced a substantial part of the construction costs of the Krios.