Bank Alfalah partners with SCO to launch branchless banking service in AJK and Gilgit-Baltistan

Taking a major stride toward its financial inclusion goals in the country, Bank Alfalah has joined hands with Special Communications Organization (SCO) for the launch of its branchless banking service in Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan. A brand envisioned as ‘S-Paisa,’ Bank Alfalah’s branchless banking offering is aimed to empower more than 6 million people of Azad Jammu & Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan through state-of-the-art, convenient, and secure Branchless Banking service.

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Finance Minister reviews the revenue collection target

The Federal Minister for Finance Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar chaired a meeting today to review the revenue collection targets and the preparations for the sales tax refunds in cases where RPOs have been issued up till 30th June 2016. Chairman FBR Nisar Mohammad Khan briefed the Finance Minister about the latest revenue collection figures.

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National Bank is superior than all banks of the country, Yameen Akhtar

Advisor to Federal Ombudsman’s Regional Office Muhammad Yameen has said that National Bank is superior than all banks of the country, National Bank is not backward than anyone in the field of social welfare, services of NBP are better than other banks, he was addressing on the occasion of inauguration ceremony of ATM on 66th anniversary of National Bank.

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In view of the requests and the huge interest shown by the perspective parties for acquisition of up to 40.25% in the share capital of Kot Addu Power Company (KAPCO), the Privatisation Commission has extended the date for submission of Expression of Interest (EOI) & Statement of Qualification (SOQ) Commission till October 20, 2016 by 4:00 PM latest.

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Etihad Airways named ‘Best International Airline

Etihad Airways was named ‘Best International Airline – Offline’ at the 2016 Travel Agents’ Association of New Zealand (TAANZ) National Travel Industry Awards held in Auckland on 10 September. Voted for by the New Zealand travel industry, the award recognises the airline’s world-class product and service.

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Industrial Revival in CPEC Regime must for Country’s Prosperity Says CEO – PIDC

Pakistan earnestly needs to revive Industrialization through DFIs, Joint Ventures FDI to promote value added sector if industrial survival was required in highly competitive regime of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor. Muhammad Iqbal Tabish, newly appointed CEO of Pakistan Industrial Development Corporation (PIDC) who desired a leading role for Ministry of Industries and Production in CPEC initiative, stated this. 

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Shura Hamdard Karachi meeting


Speakers at the meeting of Shura Hamdard Karachi chapter urged the government to start a programme on national level to infuse the masses with enthusiasm of Pakistan Movement and imbue them with national pride in order to promote unity, fraternity and solidarity among the people of Pakistan as some outer forces are trying hard to create hat and dissension among them.

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New U.S. Embassy Website Offers Information on Programs and Resources

American Ambassador David Hale officially launched the U.S. Mission to Pakistan’s new and improved website with an online greeting for all virtual guests.  In his message, Ambassador Hale invites everyone to the website to see “all of the different ways America and Pakistan are working together … and see how cooperation between our two nations makes our enduring partnership grow even stronger.”  You can view the Ambassador’s message and all of the features of the website at:

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SECMC and EPTL get telecom facility from Wateen

Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) and Engro Thar Power Limited (EPTL) signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Wateen Telecom – Pakistan’s largest telecommunication service provider – for provision of Dedicated Internet, Data and Telecommunication services to SECMC and EPTL at their coal mining and power plant sites at Thar.

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Indonesia’s Solo Exhibition


President Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry Younus Muhammad Bashir alongwith Consul General of the Republic of Indonesia Hadi Santoso cutting ribbon at the opening ceremony of Indonesia’s Solo Exhibition & Cultural Dance Performances at local shopping Mall.

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Bank Alfalah, Pak Suzuki join hands to offer ‘Finance Arrangement Program’

In line with its commitment to facilitate customers in every possible way, Bank Alfalah has partnered with Pak Suzuki Motor Company Limited (PSMCL) to offer ‘Finance Arrangement Program’ to their extensive customer base.

The program will cater to the evolving financial needs of mutual customers by delivering innovative solutions with value-added benefits.The collaboration has been designed to boostBank Alfalah and PSMCL’s market standing and footprint by growing their respective shares in Pakistan’s Auto Finance industry.

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Easypaisa brings the most affordable and accessible Car Insurance policy in Pakistan

Consistently bringing innovation in Pakistan’s financial services framework, Easypaisa, in collaboration with United Insurance Company, is proud to introduce the industry’s first ‘Easypaisa Car Insurance’, offering the most affordable and accessible set of auto coverage in Pakistan.

Easypaisa Car insurance can be availed by paying a premium price of 2.5% of the car’s market value annually, whereas competitive plans typically cost more.

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World Islamic Finance Forum (WIFF) to kick off on 5th September 2016

A press briefing was held to highlight the uniqueness of the World Islamic Finance Forum (WIFF) 2016, an international Islamic conference organized by Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance (CEIF), IBA. Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Minister of Finance would be the Chief Guest at WIFF 2016, a unique conference which will bring together researchers, academicians and practitioners for generating innovative ideas to stimulate Islamic Finance growth, while overcoming present day industry challenges.

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