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Pakistani industry recovering: Mian Zahid Hussain

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 the world is heading towards economic famine.

Globally, around 35 percent businesses will go bankrupt due to the pandemic which will be a great challenge to their economics, he said.

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Metro Pakistan initiates Madadgar programme with Akhuwat Foundation

The micro-finance programme, in collaboration with Akhuwat, will provide support to the small businesses which are impacted by the ongoing pandemic and its aftermaths. Karachi: METRO Pakistan is all set to launch”Madadgar”, a support initiative, in collaboration with Akhuwat Foundation. Madadgar is an effort to provide moral and financial support to the hardworking people who have lost their business during the current pandemic, lost their job and have no capital to start all over again to earn income and to feed themselves and their families.

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Emirates resumes service to Nairobi, Baghdad and Basra

Emirates has announced it will resume flights to Nairobi (from 2 August), Baghdad and Basra (from 10 August), expanding its growing network, and offering customers around the world more convenient connections to Dubai, and via Dubai.

This will take the airline’s passenger network to 67 destinations in August, including seven points in Africa and five points in the Middle East.

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Telenor Pakistan offers subsidized internet bundle to enable DigiSkill trainees in their learning journey

Enabling the youth by connecting them to what matters most, Telenor Pakistan has joined hands with Ministry of Information & Technology (MoIT) and Virtual University (VU) to introduce subsidized internet packages for students of DigiSkills Program. DigiSkills is an online training program that seeks to empower the youth with skills that are in-demand.

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Pakistan Stock Exchanges continued journey upward

The market opened on a positive note today with +158pts and posted a total gain of 480pts, ending the session +419pts (unadjusted). The banking sector remained in the limelight, which was further helped by Cement, Refinery, Textile and Chemicals. Profit selling was observed mainly in E&P and Fertilizer sectors.

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