Zakat and Ushr Department, Sindh Government’s Support of Deaf Education

Mr. Nisar Khuhro- Minister, Food and Parliamentary Affairs; Rtd. Justice Zahid Qurban Alvi-Chairman, Zakat and Ushr Department, Sindh; Mr. Riaz Soomro- Secretary, Zakat and Ushr Department, Sindh; Mr. Khalid Lateef- Chairman, Zakat and Ushr Department, Karachi East and Mr. Yousif Naz- Chairman, Zakat and Ushr Department, Karachi South visited Deaf Reach School and Training Center, Karachi.

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K-Electric facilitates customers seeking new electricity connection

K-Electric has collaborated with Faysal Bank to facilitate customers seeking new electricity connection. The collaboration will now enable customers to deposit funds against new electricity connection. In addition to paying their regular monthly bills, customers can now also deposit funds against new KE connection at all Faysal Bank branches across Karachi and Hub.

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Bank Alfalah assigned AA+/A-1+ entity ratings by JCR-VIS

JCR-VIS Credit Rating Company Limited (JCR-VIS) has assigned initial entity ratings of ‘AA+/A-1+’ (Double A Plus/A-One Plus) to Bank Alfalah Limited (BAFL). Outlook on the assigned ratings is ‘Stable’. The assigned ratings reflect the Bank’s diversified operations, healthy financial risk profile, strong sponsors and existing market presence.

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PNSC plans to buy three tankers

The Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) plans to buy three tankers at an estimated cost of $65 million, Minister of Ports and Shipping Senator Mir Hasil Khan Bizenjo said while addressing a media briefing at the PNSC Building, and added the corporation would also build oil storage tanks and setup a dredging company to meet country`s growing needs in these sectors.

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Alpha supermarkets launches TESCO in Pakistan

The launch of Tesco Label products at Alpha Supermarkets in Pakistan was announced by the British High Commissioner Thomas Drew CMG and Limestone Private Ltd. at a press briefing held at the British Deputy High Commission in Karachi today. Tesco PLC is one of the world’s biggest companies and is a British multinational grocery and general merchandise retailer with stores in 12 countries across Asia and Europe.

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14th My Karachi-Oasis of Harmony to start at Expo Center from April 7th: Siraj Teli

Chairman Businessmen Group (BMG) and Former President of the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI), Siraj Kassam Teli has announced that preparations were in full swing for staging 14th My Karachi – Oasis of Harmony Exhibition 2016 in a vivid and lively manner, which will start on 7th April 2017 and will conclude on 9th April 2017 at Karachi Expo Center.

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LKMWT ORGANIZES FAMILY FUN FESTIVAL AT SINDBAD

Latif Kapadia Memorial Welfare Trust [LKMWT] recently held a family festival at Sindbad’s Wonderland in Karachi, the festival attracted both parents and children. Chief Guest, Mr. Shamim Ahmed Firpo, President Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industries (KCCI) graced the occasion along with Mr.

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Terrorism is a by-product of corruption

Speakers at the meeting of Shura Hamdard Karachi chapter urged the government to do whatever it can to root out the corruption from Pakistani society as terrorism is a by-product of corruption. The meeting was held on Thursday February 9, 2017 on the theme: Corruption and terrorism”, presided over by Justice (Rtd) Hazizul Khairi at a local hall.

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Awareness Seminar on PASTIC Services at Hamdard University

An awareness seminar on PASTIC (Pakistan Scientific & Technological Information Centre) services was organized at Hamdard University. The seminar was facilitated by Mr. Muhammad Khalid, Deputy Director, PASTIC. The seminar was aimed to introduce services of PASTIC available for research scholars in completion of their research projects and Ph.D./M.Phil.

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FPCCI holds interactive session on Halal Industry

The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) held an interactive session on potentials and challenges faced by the Halal industry which was presided by Mr. Ishtiaq Baig, Vice President, FPCCI. The session was attended by leading businessmen, research scholars and representatives of trade bodies.

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Acting President FPPCI

President Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) Zubair F. Tufail has left abroad. During his absence Aamir Ata Bajwa, Senior Vice President FPCCI will be the Acting President.

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Not a single household in Balochistan will be left out in the BISP National Socio Economic Survey this time: Marvi

“Not a single household in Balochistan will be left out in the BISP National Socio Economic Survey this time,” said Minister of State and Chairperson BISP Ms. Marvi Memon while launching the NSER pilot survey in Kila Saifullah during an Area Opening Meeting which was attended by large number of local elders and notables.

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KATI urges government to focus on oilseeds to cut trade deficit

Pakistan could overcome trade deficit to enhance edible oil production capacity in local industry, this is said by Umer Rehan, Vice President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) while talking to a delegation of traders. He told on this occasion that Pakistan become third largest importer of Palm Oil in the world which costs 2.5 bn USD annually and import of oil seeds has been hit to the level of 1.5 bn USD.

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