Canadian High Commissioner sees tremendous potential for enhancing trade

High Commissioner of Canada Perry Calderwood has said there was a tremendous potential to enhance trade between Pakistan and Canada as both countries have significant trade volume and longstanding economic relationship. “Pakistan and Canada can enhance their trade and investment cooperation in different sectors including agriculture, renewable energy, oil & gas, mining and infrastructure etc., particularly here in Karachi and also in Sindh Province.

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NIBD Launches a New Journal in Health Sciences

National Institute of Blood Diseases and Bone Marrow Transplantation is launching a new journal recognized by the Press Information Department, Government of Pakistan. ; NJHS will publish scholarly articles as Open Access related to broad spectrum of research disciplines quarterly. It aims to provide clinicians and academicians, a platform to publish cutting-edge research in Health sciences. 

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BAFL enters into strategic partnership with LUMS to connect industry and academia

Bridging gaps between industry and the academia for shared benefit, Pakistan’s leading financial institution, Bank Alfalah Limited (BAFL) has entered into a strategic partnership with Pakistan’s prestigious educational institution, (LUMS). The partnership will connect industry and academia to devise viable strategies for promoting mutual learning and training in lieu of evolving industrial requirements.

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Pakistan State Oil Launches New Range Of Premium Quality Fuel Products

In continuation of its efforts to serve its customers better, Pakistan’s leading oil marketing company Pakistan State Oil has launched a new range of superior quality fuel products namely Altron Premium and Altron X High Performance nationwide. The new product range is now on sale at Pakistan State Oil stations in Karachi and will be made available nationwide in 3 to 4 days as product transhipment to central/north region is currently underway.

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Sindh Minister urges private sector to provide jobs to special persons as per quota

Sindh Minister for Social Welfare, Shamim Mumtaz has said that Sindh government has raised employment quota for the disabled persons, which was introduced in 2014, from 2 percent to 5 percent whereas the minorities’ quota has also been enhanced to 5 percent and the job quota for women has been lifted to 15 percent which have been implemented in all Sindh Government Departments.

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Delegation of Auto Industry will call on Ishaq Dar

A delegation of Auto Industry related Industrialist, headed by Presidential candidate Zubair Tufail, will call on Federal Finance Minister Ishaq Dar, next week. According to statement released by Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI), Senior Vice president of KATI and chairman of FPCCI’s standing committee on Automotive Ghazanfar Ali Khan told this in a meeting with local industrialist of Auto Industry.

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Mobilink Posts Solid Results for Q3, 2016

Mobilink posted a strong positive growth of 17% on its YoY organic revenue for the quarter ended 30 September 2016 (Q3 2016) driven by growth in all revenue streams. For the same period, the company has reported PKR 38.5 billion post-merger consolidated revenue for both companies, up from PKR 25.9 billion as reported in Q3 2015.

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Chinese delegation visits to KCCI

President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry, Shamim Ahmed Firpo presenting KCCI’s crest to leader of the delegation and Vice Chairman, Weihai General Chamber of Commerce Xia Zhongping at a meeting during his visit to Karachi Chamber. Senior Vice President KCCI Asif Nisar, Vice President KCCI Muhammad Younus Soomro and others are also seen in the picture.

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Maryam Aurangzeb sworn in as state Minister

President of Pakistan Mr. Mamnoon Hussain Administered the oath to Member National Assembly Maryam Aurangzeb as state minister in a special ceremony held at the Aiwan-e-Sadr in Islamabad on Wednesday. Speaker National Assembly Ayaz Sadiq, State Minister for CADD Tariq Fazal Chaudhry, Minister of State/Chairman Privatization Commission Muhammad Zubair, Members of Parliament and senior government officials also attended the oath-taking ceremony. 

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KATI appreciates govt’s efforts to end energy crises

Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) Patron-in-Chief S.M Muneer and President KATI Masood Naqi see hope after improvement of Pakistan’s position in World Bank’s “Doing Business Ranking”. The report also indicated more improvement for the next year. SM Muneer said that Federal Government also is also working of reforms of Business laws and economic policies, it is also hoped the after these efforts Foreign investments and Industry in the country will boost up, and exports will hit higher levels.

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