A delegation of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade visited KATI

A delegation of China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT) visited Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI). On this occasion President of KATI Masood Naqi welcomed the delegation and said that Pakistani industrialists and traders are willing to introduce Pakistani products in Chinese Market along with promotion of bilateral trade between the two countries.

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TPL Trakker & SIM4 Joint Venture

TPL Trakker Limited, Pakistan’s largest tracking solutions provider have embarked into a Joint Venture with SIM4, a startup incubated at Teamup. The entity formed under the Joint venture is TPL mobile which will offer high quality and affordable mobile communication services to resident and non-resident Pakistanis.

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Govt asked to control widening current account deficit :Mian Zahid Hussain

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President AKIA, Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former Provincial Minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Wednesday asked the government to take steps to contain widening current account deficit. Last year’s current account deficit stood at 3.3 billion dollars while the deficit for the current year may hit the mark of nine billion dollars, he said.

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KarandaazPakistan-partnered‘LUMS Startup Weekend’ concludes with great entrepreneurial fervor

Country’s largest entrepreneurial festival ‘LUMS Startup Weekend’, a collaboration of Karandaaz Pakistan and Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), concluded today with the NFC payment solution ‘Paycard’ winning the competition. The event was in line with Karandaaz Pakistan’s mission to foster financial and digital inclusion in the country as it brought together scores of aspiring entrepreneurs and mentors working together to revitalize Pakistan’s startup landscape.

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KPT starts the online transfer of pension to its pensioners

The Karachi Port Trust (KPT) took a bold initiative to facilitate its pensioners through commissioning an online transfer system to transfer pension directly in the accounts of KPT Pensioners. The facility was inaugurated by Chairman KPT Vice Admiral (R) Shafqat Jawed HI (M) in the Pension Office at KPT Head Office building, while pressing button of the system, in presence of General Manager Finance Mr.

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ECO to develop into a key regional economic bloc soon: PM

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Tuesday expressed his confidence that the Economic Cooperation Organization (ECO) would soon develop into a key regional economic bloc.

“Synergizing our strengths, we can soon change our region’s destiny. The way forward for us has been laid out in ECO Vision 2025 in the form of pragmatic and tangible organisational targets,” the prime minister said in his video message released on the occasion of 13th Summit being held on Wednesday (March 1).

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Exporters of Leather in Punjab, facing the worst-ever crisis due to complete stoppage of cheques of duty drawback claims

In his press statement, Mr. Azam Malik Chairman Pakistan Tanners’ Association (Northern Zone) said that exporters Lahore and Multan are badly hit by liquidity crisis which is worsening due to held up of their funds in duty drawback refunds. Respective collectorates are unable to release pending cheques against sanctioned claims of duty drawback.

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Bank Alfalah partners up with Beaconhouse School System to deliver top-notch digital services

Pakistan’s premier banking institution, Bank Alfalah, has struck a historic deal with the country’s top educational institution, Beaconhouse Schools, to extend its leading edge digital products and services to facilitate the countrywide schools network.

The CEO of Bank Alfalah and the CEO of Beaconhouse School System in the presence of senior officials from both the institutions signed the agreement.

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Leather exports continue to decline

During first seven months of current financial year i.e. July – Jan. 2017, Pakistan leather industry earned export revenue of US$ 545.14 million compared to $587.62 million in corresponding months of last fiscal. This translates a fall of 7.2% in over all export on YoY basis.

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A convention of Chambers of Commerce and Industry  and Trade Associations from all over Pakistan was organized by Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry on Monday 27th February’2017,  to discuss and formulate a joint strategy to seek resolution of issues and problems faced by trade and industry all over Pakistan due to harassment, extortion and arm-twisting by the taxation authorities having immense discretionary powers and utter disregard for the budget proposals submitted by the chambers and associations every year.

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Samsung Expands Tablet Portfolio with Galaxy Tab S3 and Galaxy Book, Offering Enhanced Mobile Entertainment and Productivity

New tablets demonstrate Samsung’s continued heritage of delivering best-in-class Galaxy technology


Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab S3 and the Samsung Galaxy Book, stylishly designed tablets with advanced computing technology offering a premium mobile experience. For digital content enthusiasts, the Galaxy Tab S3 delivers superior video and gaming experiences along with versatile usage as a productivity tool, while the Galaxy Book gives professionals enhanced computing power for work and play.

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A new era for Nokia smartphones

Three new Android smartphones unveiled at Mobile World Congress

Joined by a colourful reimagining of the Nokia 3310

Globally available in Q2, 2017


HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today unveiled a new generation of Nokia smartphones, setting a new standard in design, quality and user experience throughout the range.

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A stunning combination of technology and art, HUAWEI P10 launched at MWC 2017

Coming soon to Pakistan, Huawei’s new P series debuts new colors and Leica style portraiture

To kick off Mobile World Congress 2017, Huawei Consumer Business Group launched the new HUAWEI P10 and HUAWEI P10 Plus. The highly-anticipated additions to the P series feature a combination of beautiful hardware and the latest advances in software technology.

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Asif Zuberi appointed Convener SAFE Working Group

Asif Zuberi, CEO AAJ TV, Director Business Recorder, and Director Employers’ Federation of Pakistan was unanimously appointed as Convener of Working Group on Communication of the South Asian Forum of Employers at the 6th meeting of SAFE in Kathmandu, Nepal. This is the first-ever Working Group since inception of SAFE in 2011.

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Sindh govt. starts work on new Police Act, says Shehla Raza

Deputy Speaker of Sindh Assembly Shehla Raza, while terming it a ‘good news’, said that the Sindh government has started work devising a new Police Act in order to resolve the policing issues under the existing obsolete Police Act 1861. Speaking at a meeting during her visit to the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) on Thursday, Deputy Speaker added that instead of complaining in front of the society about the obsolete Police Act 1861, IG Sindh A.D.

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