Pakistan Vision 2025 drives future cities growth

Pakistan Vision 2025 and the China Pakistan Economic Corridor are driving investment in Future Cities to deliver economic growth and enhance urban livability, the new country manager for Future Cities enabler SAP announced today. With the United Nations projecting over half of Pakistan set to live in cities by 2025, the China Pakistan Economic Corridor partnership is investing millions of rupees in Future City projects in Islamabad, along with Gwadar, and Quetta, and supporting Pakistan Vision 2025 digital transformation goals.

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Shabbir Tiles & Ceramics unveils “Modish Collection”

Stile unveiled their new stunningly beautiful Modish Collection of Wall and Floor Tiles for its consumers building new homes or upgrading existing ones. Comprising of a wide variety of colors and designs the new collection is designed to suit the modern taste of Stile’s consumers and to set their homes apart from all others.

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Advance Telecom to launch Nokia Smart Phones in Pakistan

Advance Telecom recently announced that it will be launching Nokia Smart Phones in Pakistan as the official distribution partner of HMD Global-The Home of Nokia Phones. At a ceremony held to celebrate the placement of first smart phones order, Mr. Rizwan Majid, CEO Advance Telecom, reiterated the commitment that Advance Telecom has made to Nokia phones by voluntarily deciding to dedicate all its efforts and resources to Nokia smart phones.

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Etihad Airways celebrates the delivery of its 10th A380

Etihad Airways has taken delivery of its 10th and final Airbus A380. Employees from Etihad Airways and Airbus gathered at the European plane-maker’s Hamburg Finkenwerder plant in Germany, where the aircraft was officially handed over to the UAE national airline before commencing its delivery flight to Abu Dhabi. 

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IBA Karachi and Shanghai University China to Collaboratively Offer a Master of Finance Program

Dr. Farrukh Iqbal, Dean & Director IBA and Dr. Nasir Afghan, Assistant Professor & Director MBA Program IBA, participated in ‘The 2nd Belt and Road Initiative University Presidents’ Forum’ at Shanghai University. Focusing on the theme, ‘Innovative Talent Development in University’, the forum brought together eminent educationists and academics from the countries across the proposed belt; providing an excellent platform to exchange insights and to encourage collaboration on agendas, such as university development and innovative talent development.

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The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government signed four agreements with the FWO for many mega projects worth $10.86 billion

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Pervez Khattak attended a ceremony conducted for signing of four major agreements between the government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa and Frontier Works Organization (FWO) at the Chief Minister Secretariat Peshawar. The agreements valued $10.86 billion equivalent to Rs.1173 billion that included Peshawar Model/Smart City Township and KP China Investment Plan (KPCIP)-M1 City Nowshera, three hydro power plants in Chitral, one cement plant at Haripur and one state of the art Oil Refinery at Karak.

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Faysal Bank announces new CEO & Board Members

The Chairman and Board members of Faysal Bank Limited (“FBL”) are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. Yousaf Hussain as Acting Chief Executiveof the Bank with immediate effect. In a statement issued today,Mr. Farooq Rahmatullah Khan, Chairman of the Board of Directors, FBLstated, “The board has also inducted three independent directors namely Mr.

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3-year diploma course

Picture shows, Engro Powergen Thar Limited (EPTL) CEO, Ahsan Zafar Syed and PESSDCC CEO Brig (Retd) Raja Muhammad Ali after signing an agreement to execute 3-year diploma course for associate engineers.

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KATI looks up upcoming budget “Industry Friendly”

President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) Masood Naqi has said that Budget should be “industry friendly” as well as it should be “people friendly”. He said that prosperity of county’s economy only can achieve through prosper industry. He said that industrial sector is the single largest employment provider of the country but it is suffering many issues.

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ADB $20 million loan to increase credit access in Pakistan

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a USD 20 million loan to help Pakistan’s Khushhali Microfinance Bank (KMBL) to expand access to credit for agriculture-related borrowers and small businesses. “Agriculture and small business are critical sectors in Pakistan’s economy that play a significant role in job creation and poverty reduction,” said Ms.

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