Magazine Features

KARACHI PORT REGISTERS A RECORD CONTAINER HANDLING

Karachi Port saw a record handling of containers during the month ending May 2015,which reflects the favourable policies practiced by port authority under the dynamic leadership of Chairman KPT Vice Admiral (R) Shafqat Jawed. The port has registered handling of 160,649 TEUs (Twenty Equivalent Unit) of cumulative imports and exports containers at its two terminals – the Karachi International Container Terminal (KICT) and Pakistan International Container Terminal (PICT) during the month of May surpasses the previous handling of 156,254 TEUs that it handled in the month of January 2015.

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PTA hails federal budget

Pakistan Tanners Association (PTA) has announced that with the continued
support of Mr. S.M. Muneer, Chief Executive, Trade Development Authority
(TDAP) as well as cooperation and support of all the three leather related
Associations i.e. PLGMEA, PFMA and PGMEA, the Government has granted
exemption of Sales Tax on local supply of raw hides and skins in the Federal
Budget 2015-16, which was announced on 5th June’2015 under Financial Bill
2015.

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Operation Burq- showing results

K-Electric released details related to the ongoing Burq campaign which is targeting heavy defaulters and thieves from all pockets of the Karachi city. KE’s team along with the LEA’s has been working round-the-clock to end the menace of electricity theft and has reaped positive results from areas where previously KE’s team could not even enter due to resistance from public and defaulters.

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West Africa an Emerging Market of Islamic Finance: Zubair Mughal

Zubair Mughal, Chief Executive Officer, AlHuda CIBE along with participant of Specialized Workshop on “Takaful for West African Countries” at Dakar – Senegal, organized by AlHuda CIBE & AAMAS Afrique “.

 

There is an ample scope of Islamic banking and finance in western African region and Senegal can play a vital role in elevating it through the countries.

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Mrs. Sadia Rashid,President Hamdard Foundation Pakistan received 10th Consumers Choice Award 2014 by Chairman Senate of Pakistan Mian Raza Rabbani

Mrs. Sadia Rashid, Chairperson, Hamdard Laboratories   (Waqf ) Pakistan receiving Consumers Choice Award on Rooh Afza from  Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani at 10 Consumers Choice Award 2014 at a local hotel. Kaukab Iqbal, Chairman, Consumers Association of Pakistan and other are present on this occasion.

Mrs. Sadia Rashid, Chairperson, Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf ) Pakistan receiving Consumers Choice Award on Rooh Afza from Chairman Senate Mian Raza Rabbani at 10 Consumers Choice Award 2014 at a local hotel. Kaukab Iqbal, Chairman, Consumers Association of Pakistan and other are present on this occasion.

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