Tariq Haleem becomes Chairman of PSAA

Tariq Haleem has been elected unopposed as Chairman of Pakistan Ship’s Agents Association (PSAA) for the term 2018-2019 in the annual elections of the association. Tariq Haleem is also Vice President Pakistan Stevedores Conference (G) Limited (PSCL) and Vice President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI).

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Pakistan’s Liquid Foreign Reserves Position

The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$15,521.5 million on 19 September2018.The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:-

Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 9,036.2 million

Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks : US$ 6,485.3 million

Total liquid foreign reserves             : US$ 15,521.5 million

During the week ending 19September2018, SBP’s reserves decreased by US$293 million to US$9,036 million, due to external debt servicing and other official payments.

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Signify named Industry leader in the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Index

Signify (Euronext: LIGHT), the world leader in lighting, today announced that it achieved the status of Industry Leader in the Electrical Components and Equipment category of the 2018 Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI). The company’s overall score was 88 out of 100 points, demonstrating that sustainability is central to Signify’s company strategy and purpose.

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Karandaaz Pakistan launches Customer Segmentation Framework Report

Karandaaz Pakistan, a key proponent of financial inclusion in the country, shared the findings of its study on Consumer Segmentation at an event in Islamabad. The customer segmentation report, funded by the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF), is based on an exhaustive study by Karandaaz’s international consulting partners, Dalberg Design Impact Group.

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Phased evacuation exercise at Terminal 1 Departure in Abu Dhabi International Airport on Thursday

Abu Dhabi Airports will be conducting a phased evacuation exercise in Terminal One Departure area at Abu Dhabi International Airport on Thursday 27th September 2018, in accordance with Emergency Actions Plans requirements issued by the UAE Civil Defense, and in compliance with standards and recommendations as stipulated by the Abu Dhabi Occupational Safety and Health Center OSHAD.

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An event for the accomplishment of the second version of “Saima Ishaq’s” poetry known as “Rakht”

Adabi Committee of Arts council of Pakistan Karachi with the collaboration of Bazm-e-Farog Adab Pakistan organized an event for the accomplishment of the second version of “Saima Ishaq’s” poetry known as “Rakht”. The event was presided by Mehmood Sham in which he said that, Saima Ishaq has her unique name in Urdu literature, her poetries are simple that can easily be understood, he further congratulated Saima Ishaq on her hard work that he achieved in the form of a book.

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JazzCash moves to digitize medical payments

Pakistan’s fastest growing mobile financial service provider, JazzCash, has collaborated with Medicount, a leading financial and advisory services provider in the area of consumer health management to launch Healthpass. This industry first product allows customers to get discounts of up to 20% on healthcare expenses by paying through JazzCash Quick Response (QR).

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