K-ELECTRIC INITIATES CONSTRUCTION OF PORT QASIM GRID STATION WITH US$ 71 MILLION

K-Electric has initiated construction of Port Qasim Grid Station along with 220 KV Double Circuit Transmission Lines with an estimated investment of US$ 71 million. The ground breaking of 220KV Port Qasim Grid Station, which spreads over an area of 11 acres, was performed by Dale Sinkler, Chief Generation & Transmission Officer, K-Electric today.

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ETIHAD AIRWAYS ANNOUNCES LAUNCH OF “RUNWAY TO RUNWAY

Etihad Airways today announced the launch of “Runway to Runway,” a unique rewards program specially designed to support the fashion community’s international travel requirements.

Since announcing its fashion partnership with IMG in 2016, Etihad Airways has worked with the company and its fashion industry network to develop a bespoke membership program that offers specialized travel benefits.

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State Bank signed MOU with Nepal Rastra Bank

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between State Bank of Pakistan and the Nepal Rastra Bank  – the central bank of Nepal to cooperate in the field of Supervision and Exchange of Supervisory Information. The cooperation between the countries, is in accordance with Basel Core Principles for Effective Banking Supervision.

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Jazz’s commitment to corporate social responsibility rewarded by Pakistan Center for Philanthropy

Jazz has won the Pakistan Center of Philanthropy (PCP) Award for being the top giving telecom company in the field of Corporate Social Responsibility. This award was presented to Ali Naseer, Chief of Corporate and Regulatory Affairs – Jazz by the President of Pakistan, Manmoon Hussain at the 10th PCP Corporate Philanthropy Award ceremony.
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SSGC conferred an ‘Appreciation Award’

Mr. Amin Rajput, Acting MD SSGC was conferred an ‘Appreciation Award’ by honourable President of Pakistan, Mr. Mamnoon Hussain in recognition of SSGC’s sustainable supply of gas to FFBL at the inauguration ceremony of FPCL Coal Power Plant held at FPCL Plant Site, Bin Qasim, Karachi.

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Cement dispatches remains flat in January 2017

Cement sector has posted a nominal increase of 0.78 percent in local cement dispatches while export dispatches declined by 2.71 percent in January 2017 compared to this with same month last year.  Due to heavy rains and snowfall across the country during the month of January 2017, domestic cement dispatches remains low which affects the capacity utilization as well.

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Zahid Saeed appointed as Chairman of FPCCI’s Standing Committee on Pharma

President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI), Zubair F Tufail has appointed Zahid Saeed as Chairman FPCCI Standing Committee on Pharma industry for the year 2017, said a statement. He had previously served as Chairman Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association besides being member of different FPCCI Standing Committees and former President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry.

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Ministry of IT & Jazz launch Pakistan’s first National Incubation Center

Minister of IT, Mrs. Anusha Rahman launched the National Incubation Centre by JAZZ, Pakistan’s Number 1 digital company under the public-private partnership of Ministry of Information Technology & Telecom through National ICT R&D Fund and Teamup. The NIC will provide startups with a free of cost workspace, incubation, acceleration – Jazz xlr8 program – seed funds, and access to 50 million plus mobile customers.Commenting on the launch, Anusha Rehman, Minister of State for IT & Telecom – Pakistan, said, “The launch of the National Incubation Center is an important milestone in the Government of Pakistan’s digital agenda.

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