Embassy of Pakistan in Ankara organized seminar on the occasion of Kashmir Day

Hundreds of Turks, representing various segments of the society, attended “Kashmir Solidarity Day Seminar” and expressed strong solidarity with the oppressed people of the Indian Occupied Kashmir and reaffirmed unflinching support for their democratic right to self-determination. The seminar was held with joint collaboration of the Economic & Social Researches Centre (ESAM) and the Embassy of Pakistan in Ankara on Monday evening to commemorate the Kashmir Solidarity Day.

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American Ambassador meets executive committee of ABC

American Ambassador David Hale met with American Business Council of Pakistan (ABC) President Kamran Nishat and the Council’s Executive Committee on February 6 to discuss opportunities to grow American-Pakistani commercial and economic ties.  With bilateral trade having reached a record high of more than $6 billion in 2017, the Ambassador stressed America’s commitment to fostering increased economic cooperation and welcomed ABC’s efforts to work with the Pakistani government to improve the country’s business and investment climate.

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Pakistan: Cement industry capacity utilization touches 99 % in January 2018

Domestic consumption of cement increased by a whopping 37.3 percent in January 2018 on year-on-year basis as the construction activities continued to lead the economy and employment of both skilled and unskilled workforce of the Pakistan. However, the dismal performance of exports remained the achilles’ heels of cement industry as the exports went down by 7.82 percent from 0.376 million tons in January 2017 to 0.347 million tons in January 2018.

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Indus Motor Company and I Am Karachi Launch Clean Karachi Campaign

Indus Motor Company (IMC) initiated a Clean-drive campaign across the city of Karachi in partnership with Society for I Am Karachi (IAK). Spread over 4 months, the drive aims not only to clean Karachi but to bring citizens together to foster a sense of civic responsibility, ownership and unity among the Karachi-ites for keeping their city clean and litter-free.

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NBP Aitemaad Islamic Banking Sets Foot in Mohmand Agency

President and CEO National Bank of Pakistan, Mr. Saeed Ahmad inaugurated National Bank of Pakistan’s (NBP) Aitemaad Islamic banking branch in Ghalanai, Mohmand Agency. With this move, the bank aims to provide financing facilities to the community based on Islamic modes to strengthen the financial stability in the violence affected region.

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Information Technology University of Punjab Fintech center inks agreement with Karandaaz Pakistan

Information Technology University (ITU) of the Punjab and Karandaaz Pakistan entered into an agreement to initiate three research projects through the Fintech Center established at ITU. The three specific academic researches undertaken by this FinTech Center will improve the existing knowledge on women’s use of digital financial services and the barriers they face.

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ETIHAD and MERCEDES-BENZ announce partnership for premium transfers within UAE

Etihad Airways has announced a strategic partnership with Mercedes-Benz that will see its vehicles used for all the airline’s eligible premium customer transfers within the UAE. Under the agreement, customers travelling in The Residence, First Class and Business Class will be chauffeured by a dedicated Mercedes-Benz fleet anywhere within the UAE.

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