PIBT starts operations

Understand from Pakistan International Bulk Terminal Limited (PIBTL) that country ‘s first state-of-the-art mechanized, coal, clinker and cement bulk cargo terminal at Port Qasim has commenced its hot commissioning to become fully operational and achieved a significant milestone by handling the first coal cargo vessel of 41,000t to call the Terminal.

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Chairman KPT distributes cash award amongst cricket team players

The KPT has organized a ceremony to distribute cash awards amongst the KPT Cricket Team players and officials. Two separate cheques of Rupees 100,000/- each – one from KPT and the other from KCCA – total amounting Rupees 200,000/-, were given out today to KPT Cricket Team players and officials for showing excellent performance and winning the coveted Karachi City Cricket Association Trophy for KPT in great fervour against the Pakistan Navy at KCCA ground.

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Saleem assumes additional charge as PIO

Senior Officer of Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage, Director General Directorate of Electronic Media and Publications (DEMP) Muhammad Saleem Wednesday assumed additional charge as Principal Information Officer (PIO), Press Information Department. An office order issued here said Muhammad Saleem has been assigned to look after the responsibilities of DG/PIO, PID Islamabad in addition to his own duties, with immediate effect and until further orders.

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New roles for senior UAE nationals at Etihad Aviation Group

Etihad Airways today announced new roles and responsibilities for four of its most senior UAE nationals.

Ahmed Al Qubaisi, who currently holds the position of Vice President Aero Political and Industry Affairs, will be promoted to Senior Vice President and take on responsibility for International Affairs and for Environmental Affairs.

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Staying committed to its mission of promoting digital inclusion and strengthening the mobile broadband ecosystem in the country, Telenor Pakistan has entered into a partnership with Pakistan’s top-selling mobile phone brand QMobile. The MOU was signed between Irfan Wahab Khan, CEO, Telenor Pakistan, and Zeeshan Akhtar, CEO, Q Mobile during an MOU signing ceremony at a local hotel in Islamabad. 

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IBA Conducts a Seminar on Safe Charity

IBA Karachi and Bargad Organization for Youth Development co-organized a session on ‘safe charity’ at the G&T auditorium, IBA Main Campus. An initiative of the IBA Community Welfare Society, the session had representatives from Bargad, Alamgir Welfare Trust and Alfajr Academy.

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Sindh High Court (SHC) has ruled in favor of Shaheen Air International (SAI) against the Pakistan Civil Aviation Authority (CAA). The CAA had recently directed SAI to submit documents for a fresh Regular Public Transport (RPT) License within 45 days or face a ban on operations.

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Telenor Pakistan celebrates ‘Girls in ICT Day’,

To encourage Pakistani girls to prepare themselves for opportunities offered by the booming ICT sector, Telenor Pakistan celebrated the ‘International Girls in ICT Day’ where it held an awareness session for female students of class 8 to 10 at GSIS School and College, Islamabad, followed by setting-up of an ICT lab at Hamara School, a private school cum orphanage in the outskirts of Islamabad.

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Pakistani-American Expert Supports Pakistan’s Knowledge Economy and Intellectual Property Rights on Embassy Sponsored Tour of Pakistan

Emphasizing the link between protecting intellectual property and economic growth, Pakistani-American attorney and patent expert Haris Bajwa met this week with students and entrepreneurs in Islamabad, Lahore, and Karachi.  Bajwa’s visit, which is part of the U.S. Embassy’s 2017 Entrepreneurship Speaker Series, coincided with World Intellectual Property Day, April 26.

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Participants of National Management Course visit NHA

Early completion of CPEC top priority: Chairman NHA

The participants of Inland Study Tour of National Management Course visited NHA head office today where they were given a detailed briefing about the organization, its working and a detailed overview of development projects currently under construction in various parts of the country.

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