PCSIR declares Olper’s milk 100% pure & safe for consumption

The country’s leading scientific and technological research organization – Pakistan Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (PCSIR) declared Olper’s and Olper’s Lite, Engro Foods Limited’s (EFL) ultra-heat treatment (UHT) milk brands, 100% pure & safe, based over the tests on 16 packaged milk brands in line with the directives of the Supreme Court recent proceedings.

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NBP and UBL collaborate for offering Digital Financial Services

National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) and United Bank Limited (UBL) inked a Strategic Partnership Agreement for providing NBP customers Digital Financial services, at the signing ceremony that took place at the NBP Head Office.

This Strategic Partnership agreement brings together the largest Government Bank with the pioneers of Digital Financial Services in the country, UBL Omni.

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ETIHAD Airways expands services to Nigeria

Etihad Airways today reaffirmed its commitment to Nigeria with the announcement of two additional weekly flights on the popular Abu Dhabi–Lagos route, taking it to a daily service.

The new Tuesday and Thursday services will start on 1 May 2018. The route will continue to be operated by a two-class Airbus A330, with 22 Business Class seats and 240 in Economy.

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Zong 4G Delivers Again – Holds its most efficacious Annual Business Conference

To kick off the New Year with a new confidence to make strides for the digital innovation in the industry, Zong 4G held the most successful event ever, its Annual Business Conference on January 25, 2018 in Islamabad. Rising high on the bouts of optimism, the employees and management embarked on the highest confidence to continue carrying the momentum of largest, yet most stable 4G network, for sustainable growth.

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VMware and U.S. Consulate General Karachi Hosts Technology Leaders in Pakistan to Drive Digital Transformational Change in 2018

More than thirty technology leaders gathered at the inaugural Digital Transformation event hosted by  VMware Inc. (NYSE: VMW), a global leader in cloud infrastructure and business mobility, and the U.S. Consulate General Karachi for an evening of awards and networking. Leaders from the IT, manufacturing and financial industry, including National Bank of Pakistan, United Bank Limited, and Jubilee Life Insurance, discussed the importance of digital transformation in today’s business environment and how technology is reshaping their business.

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Monetary Policy Statement

Pakistan’s economic growth is on track to achieve its highest level in the last eleven years. Average headline inflation remains within the forecast range of SBP, but core inflation has continued to increase. Fiscal deficit for H1-FY18 is expected to fall close to the last year’s 2.5 percent.

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Telenor Velocity’s DuckStories return at 345

After a fun evening of forthright stories from Velocity’s startup founders in Lahore, DuckStories returned but this time in Islamabad at Telenor Headquarters – 345.

DuckStories is a series of regular events that share and celebrate mistakes and the times when things didn’t go quite according to plan.

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Hakim Mohammed Said Awards

‘The re-branding of any institution at the proper time is necessary and Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) Pakistan is doing the same, I congratulate its Chairperson, Mrs. Sadia Rashid and Managing Director & CEO, Usama Qureshi. I appreciate the way in which ‘re-branding’ and ‘new logo’ of Hamdard has been introduced and hope that positive effects of this step would be felt soon’.

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7th International Corporate Social Responsibility Summit & Awards by The Professionals Network (TPN)

Governor Sindh Muhammada Zubair said the country’s economic growth and ensuing societal prosperity could be achieved through investments on infrastructure and energy sector mainly to generate revenues for the public welfare.

The government focuses to enhance the fiscal spaces across the country that will engender financial resources as a result to develop projects of electricity and bridges, hence the businesses are flourished subsequently along with units of public healthcare and literacy.

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Senator Saleem Mandviwalla, Convener of Pak-China Parliamentary Friendship Group hosts dinner in honor of the Ambassador of People’s Republic of China H.E Mr. Yao Jing

Convener of Pak-China Parliamentary Friendship Group Senator Saleem Mandviwalla has hosted dinner in honor of the Ambassador of People’s Republic of China H.E Mr. Yao Jing in Islamabad.

The members of the Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Revenue and the Pakistan-China Parliamentary Friendship Group attended the Dinner.

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DP World Chairman meets Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at World Economic Forum

The importance of Canada to DP World’s global operations and the global trade enabler’s commitment to the country were a focus of discussions between DP World Group Chairman and CEO Sultan Ahmed Bin Sulayem and Canadian Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau in a bilateral meeting at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting in Davos, Switzerland this week.

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