The banking sector continues its steady expansion, says the Quarterly Performance Review of the Banking Sector

State Bank of Pakistan has released its Quarterly Performance Review (QPR) of the Banking Sector for the quarter ended March 31, 2017 (Q1CY17) on June 9, 2017. The document has highlighted that the asset base of the banking sector has expanded due to rise in both the advances and investments supported by marginal rise in deposits and increase in borrowings from financial institutions.

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Industry’s concern related to Labour Laws would be resolved soon, Nasir Hussain Shah assured

Provincial minister for Labor, Human Resources, Transportation & Mass Transit Nasir Hussain Shah has assured that all reservations of industrialists regarding labor laws would be addressed. While addressing to an Iftar Dinner arranged by Korangi Association of Trade &Industry (KATI), he said that we will try our best to facilitate business community.

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Commercial Consellor of Iran visits FPCCI

The matter of custom valuation of Iranian origin Chocolates has been resolved and its price has been reduced, this was stated by Sheikh Muhammad Tariq, Chairman FPCCI Standing Committee on International Affairs in a meeting with Mr. Moorad Nemati, Commercial Consellor of Iran in Karachi.

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Zong 4G hosts iftaar for street children

A New Hope’ volunteers of Zong 4G’s flagship CSR program took the opportunity over this weekend to spend an iftaar with the street children of Islamabad. The children dwell in the urban slums of the Bari Imam area and sustain themselves by washing cars, picking garbage and selling small merchandise on the streets.

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Simon Cooper, CEO, Corporate & Institutional Banking visits Pakistan

Simon Cooper, CEO, Corporate & Institutional Banking was in Pakistan on a two-day visit in the latest demonstration of Standard Chartered’s deep commitment to the country. During his visit to Pakistan, Simon met with industry, business and finance leaders to explore the country’s growth strategies and the opportunities for greater Group involvement for the Bank.  

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Etihad Airways appointments new General Manager in Oman

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has announced the appointment of Hassan Al Yousuf as its new General Manager for the Sultanate of Oman. Based at the airline’s offices in Muscat, Hassan is responsible for leading Etihad Airways’ commercial operations in Oman, as it continues to grow its presence and operations across the region.

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A delegation of academics from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania from the United States have visited DP World headquarters to research the company’s growth as a global trade enabler and to see first-hand the operations at its flagship Jebel Ali Port.

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