KCCI first meeting of diplomatic missions

Chairman of Karachi Chamber’s Diplomatic Missions and Embassies LiaisonSub-Committee Altaf A. Ghaffar presiding over the first meeting of his Sub-Committee at Aiwan-e-Tijarat. In the Picture, President KCCI, Shamim Ahmed Firpo is seen addressing the meeting while Senior Vice President KCCI Asif Nisar, Vice President KCCI Muhammad Younus Soomro, former SVP Muhammad Ibrahim Kasumbi, former VP, Muhammad Idrees, Deputy Chairman of the Sub-Committee Muhammad Haris Agar, Member of Managing Committee Ms.

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Etihad cargo boosts freighter fleet with 10thaircraft

Etihad Cargo has taken delivery of its 10th freighter further boosting Etihad Airways’ fastest growing division. The addition of an A330F takes its Airbus freighter fleet to five, joining five Boeing 777 freighters that collectively serve 42 destinations worldwide. The delivery follows 12 months of sustained growth for the carrier, which launched 10 new freighter routes and carried 602,026 tonnes of cargo – a moderate increase on 2015.

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Usman Institute of Technology hosts COMNET ‘17 National ICT Conference

In line with its commitment to foster technology in the country, Pakistan’s premier technology education provider, Usman Institute of Technology, hosted the 7th COMNET National Conference. Themed ‘The Next Generation ICT Infrastructure,’ the Conference explored the challenges and complexities of both global and local ICT infrastructure and how Pakistan can benefit from these technologies.

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KCCI meeting

Chairman of Karachi Chamber’s Industry Sub-Committee Muhammad Hanif Ayub presiding over the first meeting of his Sub-Committee at Aiwan-e-Tijarat.

In the Picture, President KCCI, Shamim Ahmed Firpo is seen addressing the meeting whileSenior Vice President KCCI Asif Nisar, Vice President KCCI Muhammad Younus Soomro, former President, Abdullah Zaki, Advisor of the Sub-Committee Arif Lakhany and Secretary General S.M.H.

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SBP takes media on-board over its meeting with CEOs of commercial banks

State Bank of Pakistan, for the first time, took electronic and print media on-board after Governor State Bank of Pakistan Mr. Ashraf Mahmood Wathra addressed CEOs of commercial banks at SBP headquarters I.I Chundrigar Road, Karachi. Thanking media representatives for arriving on short notice, Governor SBP said this is the first time that we have invited media as a follow on to such a meeting with the presidents and CEOs of banks.

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Etihad Aviation Group opens multi-purpose Shared services centre in Belgrade

  • Facility to perform shared services functions, including Contact Centre and Loyalty Operations for EAP carriers
  • “Centre of Excellence” allows EAP airlines to compete in a complex and competitive global market
  • Provides new job opportunities for Serbian nationals and furthers economic growth in Serbia


EAP Shared Services, part of Etihad Aviation Group, has opened a new global Shared Services centre, in Belgrade.

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Samba Bank Pakistan Live with Temenos Core Banking System

Samba Bank Limited Pakistan, a majority owned subsidiary of Samba Financial Group of Saudi Arabia has successfully implemented the new Temenos Core Banking softwareR15 for its retail and corporate banking services. Temenos teamed up with regional partner, National Data Consultant (pvt) Ltd (“NDC”) on the implementation for this project.

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Karandaaz Pakistan announces launch of 2nd Innovation Challenge Fund (ICF)

Kaiyan Yousaf, Senior Manager Knowledge Management, Karandaaz Pakistan, speaks about the importance of supporting women-owned enterprises and startups at the Women Entrepreneurship Conference – WECON ’17 – held at the HEC Auditorium, Islamabad. He introduced the concept behind the second round of theInnovation Challenge Fund (ICF) that will focus on women’s entrepreneurship and is funded by the Department of International Development (DFID) UK.

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SECMC inaugurates first Free WiFi villages of Tharparkar, Sindh

With an aim to make people empowered through access to information, the Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) with the support of Wateen Telecom inaugurated first Free WiFi villages of Tharparkar, Sindh. The inauguration was performed by SECMC CEO, Mr. Shamsudin Shaikh and TV celebrity and Filmmaker Reham Khan during a ceremony held here in village Senhri Dars of Taulka Islamkot, Tharparkar.

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