KE BQPS-II: First Pakistani power plant to achieve ISO 50001 certification

K-Electric’s flagship Bin Qasim Power Station (BQPS)-II has become the first Pakistani power plant to achieve ISO 50001 energy management system certification. The certification was awarded by ISO-accredited body Bureau Veritas Pakistan to KE after due process alignment and auditing. The power utility is recognized as one of the industry leaders in energy management best practices and this certification is yet another testament to KE’s longstanding commitment to sustainability, including energy management initiatives to reduce energy consumption and greenhouse emissions.

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Shura Hamdard: Not just medical health care, better environment leads to healthy society

Speakers at a meeting of Shura Hamdard Karachi chapter urged the government to improve the environmental conditions of the country as not just medical health care, but the better environment leads to healthy society. The meeting was held yesterday on the theme: “Industry of drugs manufacturing and requirements of public health”, presided over by Justice (Rtd) Haziqul Khairi at a local hall.

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KATI demands refunds release

President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) Tariq Malik, Senior Vice President Salman Aslam and Vice President Junaid Naqi demanded to issue Custom Drawback Duty and tax refund. It was also said that to resolve this long awaited issue, whatever strategy would be finalized by business community , KATI will stand by it, in a statement released by KATI.

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DP World Chairman & Dominican Republic President discuss strategy to attract foreign investment

DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem met with Dominican Republic President Danilo Medina recently to discuss the expansion of the global trade enabler’s Caucedo port operations, including its logistics park and quay side facilities. During their meeting in Caucedo, discussions focused on a growth plan that would attract more foreign investment to the country.

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Businessmen Group, KCCI to celebrate 20 Years of Public Service today

The Businessmen Group and the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) will celebrate 20 years of “Public Service” to the Business and Industrial Community and Karachiites at a captivating and glittering ceremony today (Friday, October 13, 2017) at Baradari. According to a statement issued, the Celebration will be attended by Chief Minister Sindh Syed Murad Ali Shah along with his entire Cabinet whereas prominent dignitaries, top government functionaries, heads of law enforcing agencies, and members of diplomatic corps will also be present on the occasion.

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Ashar Haleem Qureshi new Chairman of APCNGA

Noted businessman of the energy sector Ashar Haleem Qureshi has been elected unopposed as Chairman of the All Pakistan CNG Association (APCNGA) for the year 2017-18. Mr. Qureshi hails from Rawalpindi and he has been working in oil and gas sector since the last twenty years while his vision is taken seriously in the concerned circles.

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Hamdard Laboratories receive FPCCI Achievement Award – 2017

Mrs Sadia Rashid, Chairperson, Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) Pakistan receiving the FPCCI Achievement Award – 2017 (Gold medal) on outstanding performance in export of Rooh Afza and herbal medicines from Mr. Muhammad Zubair, Governor of Sindh at the 5th FPCCI Achievement Awards distributing ceremony, held at hotel Pearl Continental, Karachi on October 4, 2017.

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WowBox becomes number 1 free lifestyle app in Pakistan

The digital lifestyle app by Telenor, WowBox, was launched in May 2016 in Pakistan which is fully home grown and has now become Pakistan’s number 1 free lifestyle appon Google Play Store with 1 million active users. Telenor Pakistan envisions to empower Pakistani society and has been a frontrunner in developing the digital ecosystem through its products and services.

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