Khushhali Microfinance Bank’s clients win Accolades at Citi-PPAF Micro-Entrepreneurship Awards

Khushhali Microfinance Bank’s successful micro-entrepreneurs received acknowledgement at 12thCiti-PPAF Micro-entrepreneurship Awards Ceremony held to celebrate the achievements of outstanding micro entrepreneurs across Pakistan. These awards are given to individuals who demonstrate courage and resilience to overcome distressing circumstances and establish successful businesses.

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Raising of Funds for Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam

A four member bench, headed by Hon’ble Chief Justice of Pakistan Mr. Justice Mian Saqib Nisar and comprising other Hon’ble Judges Mr. Justice Faisal Arab, Mr. Justice Ijaz Ul Ahsan and Mr. Justice Munib Akhtar heard the CMA No.6155/2018 in Constitution Petition No.57/2016 (Advertisement by UBL and HBL regarding raising of Funds for Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam by the government of Pakistan.).

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American Embassy launches two new English access microscholarship programs

The American Embassy launched two new English Access microscholarship programs on Wednesday – one at Sir Syed Public School in Rawalpindi and another implemented by Vision Building Future at Pakistan Sweet Home.  Over 350 students will benefit from this program.

At the opening ceremony, John Hoover, the American Embassy’s Chargé d’Affaires, expressed the American government’s ongoing support for educational partnerships in Pakistan. 

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Widening twin deficits overshadow performance of the real economy

Real GDP maintained its upward trajectory, exhibiting a 13-year high growth of 5.8 percent in FY18. Benign inflationary environment and improved law and order situation boosted business sentiments, resulting in higher credit offtake especially for fixed investment. However, this improved economic growth came amid widening twin deficits, which pose challenges for sustainability of the growth momentum, noted SBP’s Third Quarterly Report on The State of Pakistan’s Economy released today.

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NIC Islamabad holds open house session for startups

The National Incubation Center (NIC) Islamabad, Pakistan’s premiere technology hub, held an open house session for all those who aspire to be a part of its fourth cohort. The open house was an open to all, information session with speakers from Ignite – National Technology Fund, Jazz and Teamup, informing the participants about the vision, mission and the future of the NIC in Pakistan.

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The National Incubation Center (NIC) Islamabad, Pakistan’s premiere technology hub, held an open house session for all those who aspire to be a part of its fourth cohort. The open house was an open to all, information session with speakers from Ignite – National Technology Fund, Jazz and Teamup, informing the participants about the vision, mission and the future of the NIC in Pakistan.

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Shell launches new performance fuel V-Power in Pakistan

Shell Pakistan has introduced its new Shell V-Power fuel with Dynaflex Technology in Pakistan in a ceremony held at the Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi. The new Shell V-Power is an innovative new premium formulation designed now with Dynaflex Technology that has 5 times the molecules that reduce engine dirt and friction.

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Business Community to support new dams: Mian Zahid Hussain

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF President AKIA, Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of and former provincial of Mian Zahid Hussain on Monday said that chief justice measures for banning taxes on mobile recharge and reduction in petroleum prices and now construction of new dams to curtail the water scarcity problems are highly appreciative.

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