Standard Chartered exceeds one year target for Goal beneficiaries in Pakistan

 

Standard Chartered celebrates one year of Goal in Pakistan

Goal is Standard Chartered’s leading education programme that provides financial literacy, life skills and employability training to low-income adolescent girls across its footprint. Since the launch of the programme in April 2016, the Bank has reached a total of 2447 beneficiaries, exceeding the planned target of 1,765 girls across seven schools in Lyari.

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Philip Morris lends helping hand to DSF to provide new lives to acid burn survivors

A countrywide project to help dozens of acid burn victims rebuild their lives through medical and psychological treatments as well as professional trainings, concluded with a grand prize distribution ceremony held at a local hotel. The ceremony aimed at honouring, encouraging and expressing support for acid burn victims who completed vocational training and self-reliant business education plan.

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Amjad Bashir, visits to KCCI

President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) Shamim Ahmed Firpo presenting Chamber’s crest to Member of the European Parliamentarian Amjad Bashir, during his visit to KCCI. Senior Vice President KCCI Asif Nisar and others are also present at the picture.

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Ambassador of Netherland visits FPCCI

Mr. Zubair F. Tufail, President FPCCI is presenting FPCCI Crest to Mrs. Jeanette, Ambassador of Netherland. Mr. Aamer Ata Bajwa, Senior Vice President FPCCI, Mr. All Hajj Dhani Bukhuh Memon, Vice President FPCCI, Mr. Alamgir Firoz, Chairman Diplomatic Affairs FPCCI, Mr.

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Opening of designated bank branches for the Collection of Hajj Applications

State Bank of Pakistan, upon the request of Ministry of Religious Affairs and Interfaith Harmony, has directed 10 designated banks (viz. Habib Bank, United Bank, National Bank of Pakistan, MCB Bank, Allied Bank, Bank of Punjab, Bank Alfalah, Zarai Taraqiati Bank, Habib Metropolitan Bank and Meezan Bank) to open their designated branches on 22nd and 23rd April 2017 (Saturday & Sunday) from 10:00 a.m.

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UIT Announces Series of Short Evening/Weekend Courses

Staying committed to its mission of promoting technology education and imparting technical skills to the youth, Usman Institute of Technology has announced a series of short evening/weekend courses in collaboration with PanaCloud, CTTC, EDVON, AXON, and Total Network Solutions. The announcement was made in an Open Session held at the institute’s Karachi.

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Zong to upgrade all sites to 4G in 2017

Pakistan’s No. 1 4G network Zong is all-set to upgrade all sites to 4G by the end of 2017, a significant development which implies that the number of 4G sites would touch 10,600 mark by end of 2017. It is pertinent to mention that Zong was the first 3G and 4G network in Pakistan and currently leads the 4G market, with over 3.3 Million 4G subscribers and an impressive 75% market share.

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Ms Cindy Berman, visits KCCI

President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) Shamim Ahmed Firpo presenting Chamber’s crest to Head of Knowledge & Learning Ethical Trade Initiative (ETI) UK Senior Vice President KCCI Asif Nisar, Vice President KCCI Muhammad Younus Soomro, Senior Advisor ETI Ben Rutledge and Member of Managing Committee KCCI are also present at the picture.

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KATI urged to restore Rangers with powers in Karachi

Petron in chief of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry(KATI) SM Muneer, President Masood Naqi, Senior Vice president Ghazanfar Ali Khan and Vice President of the association Umer Rehan uploaded the efforts of Pakistan Rangers Sindh for law enforcement and maintaining peace in Karachi, in a joint statement.

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Consul General of Korea visits FPCCI

Mr. All Haj Dhani Bukhsh Memon, Vice President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) is seen presenting Crest to Mr. Kim Dongi, Consul General of Korea. Mr. Hassan Sohail Churra, Chairman Pakistan-Korea Business Counsel FPCCI, Mr. Sohail NIsar Churra, Former Chairman Pakistan-Korea Business Counsel FPCCI and other also seen in the picture.

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NHA EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETS

The Executive Board of the National Highway Authority approved award of work for Rehmani Khel to Kot Belian section (Package 2A) on the Western Route of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) during a meeting held at NHA head office today with Chairman Shahid Ashraf Tarar in the chair.

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5th Pakistan CIO Summit 2017 Held in Karachi

The widely recognized IT Show of Pakistan, running for the fifth consecutive year now, 5th Pakistan CIO Summit began today in a local hotel in Karachi. The show brings together over 300 CIOs, IT Heads and Technologists from all over Pakistan under one platform to share knowledge and information about latest trends in IT.

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ICAP partners with Telenor Pakistan for online payments solution

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP), the premier professional accountancy body of the country, joined hands with Pakistan’s first and largest branchless banking service, Easypaisa, for providing online payments solution to its students and members.

This joint initiative is aimed at encouraging the progression of paperless processing, cashless transactions and promotion of the online experience amongst the future corporate managers of Pakistan.

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