The ambassador of Vietnam visits KATI

The ambassador of Vietnam in Pakistan, Nguyen XuanLuu said that a top level delegation will visit Pakistan in October to discuss mutual trade opportunities and MoUs are expected to be signed to facilitate investors of both countries. While speaking to office bearers of Korangi Association of Trade &Industry (KATI) he also said that investors from Vietnam see great potential in Textile raw material and Fisheries sectors in Pakistan.

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NHA executive board approves projects for Balochistan

The Executive Board of the National Highway Authority approved award of work for construction of two sections of Yakmach-Kharan road in Balochistan during a meeting held at NHA head office today with Chairman Shahid Ashraf Tarar in the chair. The 200 km long project is divided into four packages of which approval for the first two was earlier granted by the Executive Board and where the construction work is already in progress.

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NBP president visits Gwadar Chamber of Commerce

The President and CEO of National Bank Pakistan (NBP) Mr. Saeed Ahmad visited the Gwadar region to assess prospects for NBP to play an active role for participation in business opportunities and to strategically focus on business development activities in the light of China Pakistan Economic Corridor.

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DP World Chairman and Hong Kong CEO discuss strategic partnerships

Global trade enabler DP World and Hong Kong leaders discussed collaboration in a range of sectors from ports, logistics and customs to education and innovation at a meeting in Hong Kong this week. DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem met with Hong Kong’s Chief Executive Carrie Lam at Government House in the presence of the Consul General of the United Arab Emirates to Hong Kong, Nabila Abdelaziz Nasir Saeed Alshamsi, Hong Kong Secretary for Transport and Housing, Frank Chan Fan, Hong Chief Executive-Elect Office Director, Kong Eric Chan Kwok-ki, and senior company officials.

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Greenstar and KfW Inaugurate Third Portable Container Health Center

Greenstar Social Marketing (GSM) inaugurated its third Portable Container Health Center (PCHC) in district Sheikhupura, Punjab. The ceremony took place at village Noon, where Wolfgang Möllers, Director KfW Development Bank (KfW) Pakistan Office, inaugurated the PCHC. Dr. Masuma Zaidi, the Project Coordinator Health Sector at KfW was also present on this occasion.

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Zong 4G leads customer-centricity with state-of-the-art Customer Service Centers

Zong 4G, Pakistan’s No.1 4G networks has vowed to set the standard for customer centricity by greatly expanding the reach of its Customer Service Centers across Pakistan. Already operating the largest network of company owned CSCs in the country, Zong 4G, continues to lay emphasis on directly reaching out to its customers everywhere, pioneering 4G connectivity throughout Pakistan.

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New CEO for Etihad Airways Engineering

The Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) today confirmed Abdul Khaliq Saeed as the new Chief Executive Officer for Etihad Airways Engineering, replacing Jeff Wilkinson, who is leaving the post after 11 years with the company. Mr. Saeed brings over 35 years of international maintenance, repair and overhaul (MRO) industry experience, and joins Etihad Airways Engineering from Abu Dhabi based, Turbine Services & Solutions (TS&S) where he has been Chief Executive Officer since 2014.

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SPECIM, Spectral Imaging plans to investment EUR 3.5 million

Specim is a global pioneer in hyperspectral imaging technology and related products and solutions. Its products are widely used in industrial, environmental and security applications. Specim’s solutions serve mining industries in drill core scanning and producing mineral maps, agriculture to screen the crops for disease and infestation, and they are key components in state-of-the-art waste sorting robotics.

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KATI and PFA singed MoU

Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) and Pakistan Food Association(PFA) singed MoU to build a proactive working relation between the two bodies. In the signing ceremony, President of KATI, Masood Naq, President of PFA Rafique Rangoonwala, Rashid Ahmed Siddiqui, Syed Farukh Mazhar and other were present.

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UNDP & NBP sign MoU & form partnership for PMYBL scheme

The young Pakistanis aged 21–45 who have participated in vocational and business training provided by the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will receive access to affordable credit to develop small businesses from National Bank of Pakistan (NBP). The facility will be provided as part of the Prime Ministers Youth Business Loan Scheme (PMYBL).

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Pakistan businesses shortlisted for Shell Global Entrepreneurship innovation prize

Three Entrepreneurs from Pakistan have been shortlisted for Shell LiveWIRE ‘Top Ten Innovators’ a global competition which highlights and rewards LiveWIRE businesses that demonstrate excellence in innovation. ‘Top Ten Innovators’ is a worldwide competition open to the alumni of Shell LiveWIRE, a Royal Dutch Shell Social Investment Programme, operating in 15 countries, which enables young people to start their own business and create employment.

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