A group photo taken on the occasion of Seminar on Freedom of Press and Challenges organised by Karachi Editors Club (KEC) on Press Freedom Day and its First Anniversary on last Thursday. It shows participants with chief Guest Syed Nasir Hussain Shah Provincial Information Minster (Sindh), Toshikazu Isomura Consul General of Japan at Karachi and Senator Haseeb Khan, guest of honours on the occasion.
In an effort to encourage Pakistani sports, Telenor Pakistan is bringing Super Kabaddi League (SKL), Pakistan’s first-ever international sports league to be played entirely on the Pakistani soil. A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between Telenor Pakistan as the main partner and Strawberry Sports Management, the league owner, in this regard.
American Ambassador David Hale hosted Federal Minister for Energy (Power Division) Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari for a briefing and tour of the American Embassy’s energy sustainability initiatives. The Embassy Chancery, which was completed in 2015, achieved LEED Silver certification by incorporating locally and regionally available materials, maximizing the use of open space, and using recycled water in the facility’s landscape and irrigation system.
A group of 20 students from the London Business School visited Pakistan Microfinance Investment Company (PMIC) office in Islamabad on April 5, 2018. The group is currently visiting Pakistan on a trek, the fourth of a series of treks to Pakistan by students of three of the world’s top universities.
The National Day of Pakistan was celebrated in Ankara at an impressive ceremony at Pakistan Embassy in Ankara today. The Ambassador of Pakistan to Turkey, Mr. Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi, raised the Pakistan flag to the tune of the National Anthem in presence of the Pakistani community, Pakistani students studying in Turkish Universities and Embassy officials and their families.
The National Day, 23rd March 2018, was celebrated in Singapore with traditional fervor and national spirit. The day began with the hoisting of the flag by the High Commissioner, Nasrullah Khan. The officers and officials of the High Commission, as well as a cross section of Pakistani community/diaspora attended the ceremony.
Syed Mazhar Nasir, Sr. Vice President, Waheed Ahmed, Shabnam Zafar Vice Presidents of FPCCI along with the Consul General of Sri Lanka, Consul General of Korea, Acting Consul General of Afghanistan inaugurating 2nd Gems Bazaar Exhibition at Federation House, Karachi. Senior Members of Business community Abdul Sami Khan, Dr.
Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir acting President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry showed his serious concern over the visit of government officials at factories without prior information and was disappointed on launching of unjustified FIRs.
He also highlighted the ineffectiveness of Sindh Environmental Council under Sindh Environmental Protection Act 2014.
Renowned digital media solutions and event management company AlphaPro is organising a grand Social Media Summit in the federal capital in March to promote the positive use of social media and forge related strategies accordingly. Over the last few years, social media has globally emerged as one of the most powerful opinion making tools where ordinary public has the leverage to make their presence felt and voice heard.
Make the Future Singapore, a free festival of bright energy ideas and innovations for Asia, will take place at Singapore’s Changi Exhibition Centre from March 8 to 11, 2018. Returning to Singapore for a second year, the public festival will be a platform for conversation, collaboration and innovation around the global energy challenge: how to generate more energy, while producing less CO2 emissions.