Kamran Michael assured the Shipping & Logistics Industry for Government’s full support

The well attended  5th Professionals Shipping , Logistics & Supply Chain Management Conference & Exhibition ended with speech by Chief Guest Mr. Kamran Michael ( Federal Minister for Ports & Shipping, Government of Pakistan ).

Group picture shows Kamran Michael, Federal Minister for Ports & Shipping, Government of Pakistan along with Mohammed Hanif Ajari Director Supply Chain, Getzs Pharma Pvt. Ltd., Vice Admiral Shafqat Javaid Chairman, KPT, H.E Hadi Santoso Consul General of Indonesia and others at 5th Professionals Shipping , Logistics & Supply Chain Management Conference & Exhibition.

Group picture shows Kamran Michael, Federal Minister for Ports & Shipping, Government of Pakistan along with Mohammed Hanif Ajari Director Supply Chain, Getzs Pharma Pvt.

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APCMA expresses reservations on various tax measures announced in federal budget 15-16

All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers’ Association has expressed reservations on various tax measures announced in federal budget 15~16 that would hurt investors’ sentiments in general and will particularly burden cement consumers in the country. Chairman APCMA Muhammad Ali Tabba has requested the Federal Finance Minister, Ishaq Dar to revisit some fiscal measures which would definitely result in increasing the cost of doing business in the country and are against norms of taxation.

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Bestway Cement inaugurates 13.5MW waste heat recovery plants

The inauguration ceremony of the 6MW and 7.5MW waste heat recovery power plants was held at Bestway Cement Limited’s operations at Hattar and Farooqia, District Haripur respectively on Friday, 24 July, 2015. Speaking at the ceremony held to mark the occasion, group Chairman Sir Anwar Pervez, hailed the accomplishment as yet another milestone in the long series of achievements by Bestway since its entry in Pakistan.

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K- Electric explains outage

K-Electric issued a detailed statement explaining the outage that occurred in Karachi on late Saturday. The outage in Karachi occurred due to a tripping on the Bin Qasim/Pipri 220 KV transmission line due to high humidity levels. The NDTC transmission line faced a similar issue last night as the current humidity levels are up to 99 per cent in the area of Pipri.

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Karachi port breaks all records of cargo/container handling

The cargo handling activities of the Karachi Port has gained a fast paced momentum which resulted in breaking all previously set records of cargo handling. The financial year 2014-15 has remained phenomenal for KPT as Karachi Port registered a record handling of 43.42 million tons cargo and 1.72 million Container TEUs (twenty equivalent units) during this financial year.

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Microsoft concludes “Lumia Jeet Ka Khazana” Phase 2, Winners rejoice

Microsoft Mobile Devices & Services Pakistan has successfully concluded the national campaign of “Lumia Jeet Ka Khazana” with the announcement of winners of the second and final lucky draw. The draw was held on June 29th, 2015 where the winner of the grand prize, a brand new BMW 2016 Model 318i, was announced followed by the winners of 10 prizes of PKR 100,000, and two prizes of PKR 500,000 during the draw proceedings.

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ETIHAD AIRWAYS AND PIA sign new code share agreement

Etihad Airways and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have signed a codeshare agreement which will provide travelers with enhanced connections between the United Arab Emirates, Pakistan, and beyond. 

Etihad Airways will place its EY code on PIA flights between Islamabad, Karachi, Lahore, Peshawar and Abu Dhabi.

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NIT ANNOUNCES INTERIM RESULTS FOR FY15

National Investment Trust Limited (NITL), the largest Asset Management Company of Pakistan has declared interim distribution for all Funds under its management for the year ending June 30, 2015. The announcements were made through a press release issued by NITL on June 24, 2015 after its Board of Directors approved the interim distribution for all Funds under its management.

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UBL Launches NRP Banking for Overseas Pakistanis

Mr. Wajahat Husain, President & CEO, United Bank Ltd along with

Mr. Abrar Mir, Group Executive, Banking Products, UBL, Mr. Aameer Karachiwalla, COO-UBL and Ms. Maliha Anwer Khan, Head Wealth Management & NRP, UBL have launched bank’s new

UBL recently launched its NRP Banking offering at the Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi. Mr. Wajahat Husain, President & CEO, UBL (second from right) attended the event. Also seen in picture are Ms. Maliha Anwer Khan, Head Wealth Management & NRP, UBL (first left) Mr, Abrar Mir, Group Executive, Banking Products, UBL (second left) and Mr. Aameer Karachiwalla, COO-UBL (first right).

UBL recently launched its NRP Banking offering at the Pearl Continental Hotel, Karachi.

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Mobilink signs Huawei to install Pakistan’s First 100Gbps Optical Network

Jeffery Hedberg, CEO Mobilink, Aragon Meng, CEO Huawei Pakistan and Ali Shi, President Huawei Middle East along with their teams at the contract signing for the deployment of Pakistan’s first 100 Gigabytes per secound Optical Transport Network.

Jeffery Hedberg, CEO Mobilink, Aragon Meng, CEO Huawei Pakistan and Ali Shi, President Huawei Middle East along with their teams at the contract signing for the deployment of Pakistan’s first 100 Gigabytes per secound Optical Transport Network.

Mobilink has awarded a contract to China-based telecoms equipment manufacturer Huawei to upgrade its existing network to 100 Gigabytes per second (Gbps) Optical Transport Network (OTN), a first of its kind in Pakistan.
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