A delegation of Sindh Board of Technical Education (SBTE) visited K-Electric to witness the ongoing training & development activities at the utility’s training academy. KE has established a Distribution Network Academy (DNA) housing state-of-the-art training facilities for continuous skill development of its field teams whereas a formally certified Apprenticeship Programme is also underway at the facility.… Read the rest
The environmental watchdog of Balochistan has made conditional issuance of its NOC for an upcoming 300 MW coal-based power plant in Gwadar on fulfilment of the condition that the electricity from the new plant would be supplied free of charge to household consumers of the area.… Read the rest
The Professionals Network has conferred the Best Sustainability Report Award to K-Electric during the 6th Corporate Social Responsibility Awards 2017. Zehra Mehdi, Deputy Director ESG & Sustainability received the award on behalf of the organization during a ceremony held at a local hotel here in Karachi.… Read the rest
Pakistan State Oil Company Limited, the oil market leaderin Pakistan, held its 39th Annual General Meeting (AGM) at a local hotel in Karachi. The meeting was chaired by Mr. Sheikh Imran UlHaque, Managing Director and CEO of PSO. Present at the meeting were Mr.… Read the rest
A dinner reception hosted by the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) and the Businessmen Group (BMG) to mark 18 years of Public Service of Businessmen Group from KCCI’s platform at PAF Convention Center recently.
Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) and Former President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Siraj Kassam Teli, while strongly criticizing the passage of Gas Infrastructure Development Cess (GIDC) Bill 2015 by the Parliaments, urged the business and industrial community of Karachi, particularly the textile sector, to lodge protest against this anti-business move of the government.… Read the rest
Operation Burq, KE’s campaign against defaulters and thieves continued with some positive results as some residential and commercial thieves were targeted. KE’s team with the help of FIA, Sind Police and Pakistan Rangers raided almost 80 different spots today which included North Karachi, Nazimabad, Defence, Gulshan, Surjani, Korangi, Clifton, Bahadurabad, Lyari, Baldia, Gadap, ShahFaisal, Malir and Johar, says a statement.… Read the rest
Sachal Energy Development (Pvt) Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of Arif Habib Corporation Limited has announced that they have been sanctioned financing of US $107 million from Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) World’s Largest Bank.
It may be mentioned here that Sachal Energy has signed a financing agreement with Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) for Sachal Wind Power Plant.… Read the rest
The All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) has expressed serious reservations over GIDC Act terming it discriminatory. The Act will not treat different gas consuming sectors on equitable basis while recovery of GIDC of the past years and mark up is illegal, said Ghiyas Abdullah Paracha, Chairman Supreme Council APCNGA.… Read the rest
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated the first unit of the Quaid-i-Azam Solar Power Park (QASP) Bahawalpur on May 6, 2015.
The 500-acre solar power park for the plant has been set up by the Punjab government with Chinese assistance in 11 months at a cost of Rs 15 billion.… Read the rest