Shaheen Air inducts fourth Airbus A319 into its fleet

In line with its commitment of offering the best services to its passengers,Shaheen Air International (SAI) has inducted afourth Airbus A319into its fleet. The new aircraft allows SAI to expand on its local and international routes, while providing passengers highest standards of service and reliability.

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Bank Alfalah to disburse PTET employees’ pensions via digital wallets

Bank Alfalah, Pakistan’s leading banking institution, has entered into a strategic arrangement with Pakistan Telecommunication Employees Trust (PTET) for disbursement of pensions to its pensioners through dedicated digital branchless banking wallets. This arrangement would usher in great deal of ease and convenience to pensioners in receiving their monthly pensions.

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DP World wins the Dubai Quality Award

Global trade enabler DP World has won the Dubai Quality Award in recognition of sustained business excellence and best practiceat an awards ceremony hosted by the Department of Economic Development (DED) at the Dubai World Trade Centre. The award employs a detailed framework requiring companies to benchmark performance against international standards, documenting their achievements as part of a model for organisational excellence.

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Pak-Iran banking channel will be opened soon: FPCCI

The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Thursday said to facilitate trade with Iran the State Bank of Pakistan will select some local banks within days. Opening up of the banking channel with Iran will boost bilateral trade by one hundred percent within one year, said Zubair Tufail, President FPCCI.

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Zong and Silkbank join hands for strategic partnership

Pakistan’s No. 1 data network Zong has joined hands with renowned banking network Silkbank to forge a strategic partnership which envisions mutual collaborative ventures.

To this effect, the two companies signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the provision of Zong’s Mobile Broadband (MBB) devices to Silkbank which will allow the bank’s credit card customers and its employees to get the MBB devices with upfront purchase of 12 months bundles.

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DP World signs MoU with the NIIF to develop logistics infrastructure

Global trade enabler DP World and the National Investment and Infrastructure Fund (NIIF) have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to develop the logistics sector in India. The agreement comes as a result of the visit to India in February 2016 of His Highness Sheikh Mohammed bin Zayed Al Nahyan, Crown Prince of Abu Dhabi and Deputy Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces of the United Arab Emirates and Sultan Ahmed bin Sulayem, DP World Group Chairman and CEO.

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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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