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MehreenJabbar joins RINSTRA Board of Advisors

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.

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Shariq Vohra urges government to immediately withdraw KE’s electricity tariff increase

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.

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KATI expresses concern over hike in KE tariff

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.

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Global Economic Conditions Survey shows recovery in confidence in Q3

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.

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Boskalis finances new mega suction cutter dredger

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.

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