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Senator Saleem Mandviwalla elected as the Chairperson for the Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization

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Senator Saleem Mandviwalla has been unanimously elected in as the Chairperson for the Senate’s Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization. This decision was taken at a meeting convened at the Parliament House in order to elect the Chairpersons for the 34 parliamentary committees.

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SHURA HAMDARD DISCUSSES THE COMING NATIONAL BUDGET 2015-16

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Mrs. Sadia Rashir, President Hamdard Foundation Pakistan  addressing on“National Budget 2015-16 and public expectation”, presiding over by Justice (Rtd) Haziqul Khairi at a local hall. Dr.Shahid Hasan Siddiqi is also present  on this occasion.

Speakers at the meeting of Shura Hamdard Karachi chapter urged the government to try its level best to make the coming national budget 2015-16 people friendly as the masses are already under the burden of high prices of daily use commodities.

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Standard Chartered receives Islamic Finance News “Deal of the Year Award” for Pakistan

Islamic Finance News recognised Standard Chartered Saadiq for the Best Deal of the Year Award for successfully closing the US dollar dominated Government of Pakistan (“GOP”) International Sukuk.

The Bank was competing with some of the largest players in the Banking Industry and has won this award on the basis of its competence and commitment to the clients.

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5th PAS awards 2015 held in Karachi

The PAS Awards, organized by the Pakistan Advertisers Society, and one of the most recognized and credible advertising events in Pakistan, awarded jubilant winners at a star-studded gala awards function held at the Expo Center in Karachi on April 25, 2015.

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ETIHAD AIRWAYS appoints Abdulmohsen as Air Seychelles CFO

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Abdulmohsen Al Sayegh senior members of its finance team as Air Seychelles’ Chief Financial Officer. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Financial Services from the UAE’s Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) and has extensive experience working for Etihad Airways in the UAE and across the world.

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Mobilink now offers 3G connectivity in 43 cities of Pakistan

Karachi – 8th May, 2015: Mobilink has expanded its 3G network to 43 cities of Pakistan by adding seven new cities to the existing 36 that already were experiencing the telco’s superior internet connectivity. This is Mobilink’s fourth stage of commercial 3G rollout and covers the following cities: Bhalwal, Chakwal, Daska, Dipalpur, Mandi, Bahauddin, Pattoki, and Wazirabad. 

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Lifting of Moratorium on KASB Bank Limited

According to press release issued by State Bank of Pakistan, Federal Government has approved amalgamation of KASB Bank Limited with BankIslami Pakistan Limited. Hence the moratorium placed on former KASB Bank Limited has been lifted while depositors of the former KASB Bank Limited can now freely operate their accounts maintained at the respective branches with BankIslami Pakistan Limited.

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Telenor Pakistan appoints Irfan Wahab as Deputy CEO

Mr. Irfan Wahab Khan, Deputy CEO of  Telenor.

Mr. Irfan Wahab Khan, Deputy CEO of Telenor.

Telenor Pakistan has appointmented of Mr. Irfan Wahab Khan as Deputy CEO of the company in addition to his current responsibilities as Chief Marketing Officer.

Irfan has been with Telenor for 11 years, starting as Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Affairs Division at Telenor Pakistan in 2004.

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