KATI sees inclusion of automotive part in FTA with Thailand a threat to local industry

Vice President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) Mohammad Ghazanfar Ali Khan said that Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Thailand could cause damage for local Automotive Parts Manufacturing industry. Ghazanfar Ali, who also chairs the standing committee of KATI for Automotive, said this in a meeting with auto part manufacturers.

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Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan meets British Home Secretary Ms. AmberRudd

Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan met the British Home Secretary Ms. Amber Rudd in London on Monday. The Interior Minister is on a three-day visit to London where he is holding meetings with senior British government dignitaries.

The two leaders discussed a host of issues ranging from cooperation in counter-terrorism, illegal immigration, organized crimes, narcotics control, money laundering, and other issues of mutual interest.

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Telenor Pakistan first Google DevFest

With an ambition to develop a digital ecosystem in the country, Telenor Pakistan held the country’s first Google DevFest in collaboration with Google Developer Groups (GDG) Islamabad. The event featured product demos and talks on the future of digital innovation, Firebase, Telenor Appbox, Design Sprint, Women in Tech & other technologies across web, cloud and mobile platforms for students, professionals and educators.

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KCCI president pays courtesy call to Consul General of China

President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry Shamim Ahmed Firpo presenting souvenir to Consul General of the People’s Republic of China Wang Yu during the visit of KCCI delegation to Chinese Consulate in Karachi. Senior Vice President KCCI Asif Nisar, Vice President Muhammad Younus Soomro and Former President Abdullah Zaki are also seen in the picture.

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Telenor Digital Winners Asia concludes in Myanmar

Telenor Group’s first regional Digital Winners Asia start-up event successfully concluded in Yangon, Myanmar on Wednesday. The event brought aboard eight Asian startups, including two promising teams from Pakistan, where Thailand’s Startup ‘TakeMeTour’ was crowned champion. The two-day event was aimed at enabling participants to achieve scale across markets.

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Easypaisa App now allows everyone to register for Easypaisa Account regardless of their mobile operator

With the latest version of the Easypaisa Android App, users of other mobile operators can now open and access the most popular branchless banking service that had been up till now limited to Telenor users only. Easypaisa is one of the most popular financial applications in Pakistan and is one of the fastest growing branchless banking applications with more than 200,000 installs in less than 6 months.

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HomeNet Pakistan likes efforts of Sindh Government in taking lead for protecting HBWs rights

HomeNet Pakistan is highly thankful and acknowledges the remarkable efforts of Sindh Government in taking lead for protecting HBWs rights; Cheif Minister Sindh has approved Policy of HBWs in Sindh today. HomeNet Pakistan is striving for socio-economic and political rights of home based workers since 2005, HomeNet Pakistan has strived for HBWs policy formulation and finailiaztion in collaboration with relevant government departments. 

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VimpelCom celebrates 20 year listing in the US

VimpelCom (NASDAQ: VIP) will today ring the closing bell at NASDAQ, marking 20 years since it first listed in the United States. VimpelCom first listed on the New York Stock Exchange in 1996, before transferring across to the NASDAQ to take its place alongside the world’s most innovative and successful technology companies. 

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Sindh Food Authority’s bill to be tabled soon: Khuhro

Parliamentarians will table a bill to establish Sindh Food Authority in the next session of Sindh Assembly in order to set up standards for edible products for ensuring quality of foods for the masses throughout the province. This was stated by Senior Minister for Food, Nisar Ahmed Khuhro while speaking to 9th Consumer Food Safety and Quality Conference 2016 organized by Consumer Association of Pakistan (CAP).

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