Telenor Group CEO Sigve Brekke calls on Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in Davos


Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met Mr. Sigve Brekke, CEO Telenor Group at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos today. Special Assistant to PM Mr. Ali Jehangir Siddiqui and senior government officials were also present.

During the meeting, the Prime Minister appreciated that Telenor has created jobs for around 130,000 Pakistanis, directly and indirectly.

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Schwabe Award Winner 2017 represents Pakistan at Davos 2018

Fayeeza Naqvi, Chairman and Co-Founder of The Aman Foundation attended the World Economic Forum 2018 at Davos. The Aman Foundation was a part of the Pakistan Pavilion hosted by PathFinder Group in collaboration with Swiss-Asian Chamber of Commerce (SACC).
Aman Foundation was nominated as the sole philanthropy partner for its award winning critical care ambulance service and vocational training.

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Telenor Pakistan nominated for GSMA Global Mobile awards for Digital Birth Registration (DBR) project

The Digital Birth Registration (DBR) project from Telenor Pakistan has been nominated for the prestigious GSMA Global Mobile Awards (GLOMO) 2018 in the ‘Outstanding Mobile Contribution to the UN SDGs’ category. DBR aims to provide the fundamental right to identity and to millions of children across Pakistan, lack of which is a critical impediment in provision of basic services to citizens by the governments.

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Tariq Haleem of PSAA becomes VP of FPCCI

Mr. Tariq Haleem a nominee of Pakistan Ship’s Agents Association (PSAA) has been elected as Vice President of Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce & Industry by securing highest number of votes in an election held recently. This is the first time that a person from shipping and maritime sector has been elected as vice president of apex trade body of Pakistan.

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Alamgir appointed Diplomatic Committee Chairman

Mr. Ghazanfar Bilour, President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI), has appointed Alamgir Firoz as the Chairman of FPCCI’s Standing Committee on Diplomatic Affairs for the year 2018. Alamgir Firoz is a well-known businessman in the diplomatic circle and has a rich experience in diplomatic matters.

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TCS inaugurates ZTE Warehouse in Tarnol, Islamabad

A TCS warehouse for ZTE Corporation has been inaugurated in Tarnol near Islamabad. A ZTE delegation from China participated in the inauguration ceremony hosted by TCS. ZTE aims to place TCS at the forefront concerning all its logistic needs in Pakistan and manage its warehousing and logistics requirements across the country.

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Milaha acquires its largest container vessel

Doha, Qatar — Milaha, a Qatar-based maritime and logistics conglomerate, has acquired its largest container vessel to date, Majd, a 3,768 TEU vessel. The new vessel will be one of the 17 container vessels that the group operates, and is part of the ongoing expansion of the group’s overall fleet.

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Hamdard to send its 14 Workers on Hajj and 4 on Umrah

Hamdard Pakistan, as usual, will send its 14 workers to perform Hajj and 4 Umrah this year of 2018. The names of workers were selected through ballot. Balloting ceremony was held yesterday at Al-Majeed Hamdard Centre, Nazimabad, Karachi.

Mrs. Sadia Rashid and Usama Qureshi Chairperson and Managing Director & CEO, Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) Pakistan respectively had announced the names of successful candidates after drawing their name-slips from the balloting machine.

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Dawlance brings the ultimate gift for its valued customers this wedding season

Dawlance – Pakistan’s leading home appliance manufacturer in its aim to further reward its esteemed customer base, has launched an exclusive ‘Wedding season offer’ in Pakistan. Through the means of this offer, upon purchase of the wide-range of Dawlance home appliances, the consumers don’t just get supreme quality products that will serve the purpose, as they move on to this precious phase of their lives, but also get rewarded with the ultimate wedding gift for their selection of one of Pakistan’s most trusted home appliance manufacturing brand.

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Shaheen Air International announces amazing discount offer

In line with its commitment of facilitating its passengers, Shaheen Air International (SAI) has announced its amazing discount offer, a limited time offer of 5 percent discount on all its basic fares, both domestic and international.

The discount can be availed purposefully from Shaheen airport ticketing offices and city ticketing offices exclusively.

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METRO Cash & Carry and Careem to facilitate customers in country

METRO Cash & Carry Pakistan in a new initiative has join hands with Careem, the ride-hailing app, to make the travelling experience to METRO stores, economical and with ease. This partnership encourages customers to use Careem app when coming to and from METRO stores for shopping by using exclusive promo codes and by having dedicated pick-up points at all the locations for customer convenience.

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