200 companies will attend automotive expo next year: FPCCI

Senior vice president of Korangi Association of Trade &Industry (KATI) and Chairman of FPCCI’s standing committee on Automotive Ghaznafar Ali Khan told that 150 to 200 Chinese companies will participate in Auto expo, going to held in Pakistan, next year. He welcomed that more than 70 Chinese companies are currently participating in Karachi expo.

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KCCI celebrates International Women’s Day

Member Provincial Assembly (MPA) Rubina Qaimkhani cuts cake to mark International Women’s Day at a ceremony held at Majeed Bawany Auditorium of Karachi Chamber. Chairman Businessmen Group & Former President KCCI Siraj Kassam Teli, Vice Chairmen BMG Haroon Farooki, President KCCI Shamim Ahmed Firpo, Senior Vice President KCCI Asif Nisar, Vice President Muhammad Younus Soomro, Former President KCCI Younus Muhammad Bashir, Chairperson Women Entrepreneurs Sub-Committee Durre Shahwar Nisar and others are also seen in the picture. 

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Khushhali Microfinance Bank introduces a special saving scheme for senior citizens, pensioners, widows and juniors

Khushhali Microfinance Bank (KMBL) has introduced a special saving scheme for senior citizens, pensioners, widows and juniors that would help them in planning a prosperous and secure future with exceptional offering of profits up to 13%. Always striving towards financial inclusion Khushhali Microfinance Bank has especially tailored this scheme for these segments as a much better alternate to national saving certificates and committee style saving system for them to achieve their financial objectives. 

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Overseas Pakistani workers remit $12.3 billion in first eight months of FY17

Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US$ 12363.3 million in first eight months (July to February) of FY17, compared with US$ 12676.64 million received during the same period in the preceding year. During February 2017, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to US$ 1416.92 million, which is 4.7% lower than January 2017 and 6.9% less than February 2016.

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FPCCI Crest to Minister of Industry for Belarus

Mr. Aamir Ata Bajwa, Acting President FPCCI is Presenting FPCCI Crest to Minister of Industry for Belarus, Mr. Mirza Ishtiaq Baig, Ms. Masooma Sibtain, Vice Presidents FPCCI, Mr. Abdul Haseeb Khan, Mr, Shakeel Ahmed Dhingra, Maher Alam Khan, Acting Secretary General FPCCI and others also seen in the Picture. 

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Prime Minister announces launch of a new phase of development in Sindh

Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif Thursday announced launch of a new phase of development in Sindh and vowed to bring modern basic facilities for its neglected rural areas. Addressing a large public gathering here the prime minister announced a number of development projects for Thatta, Sajawal and Tando Mohammad Khan aimed at building better road network, healthcare facilities and provision of electricity and natural gas.

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Secretary IBNH directs PID, PEMRA, PBC, PTV to ensure decency

Secretary Ministry of Information, Broadcasting and National Heritage (IBNH) Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui Thursday directed PID, PEMRA, PBC and PTV to ensure the norms of morality, decency and ethics in advertisements, publications and broadcasts. The secretary, who appeared before the Islamabad High Court on an urgent notice in the blasphemy case, conveyed in writing the apex court’s directives to Press Information Department (PID), Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), Pakistan Broadcasting Corporation (PBC) and Pakistan Television (PTV) that “advertisements, publications and broadcasts must adhere to norms of morality, decency and ethics.”

Shoaib asked heads of the organizations concerned to give due attentions towards sensitive issues to protect moral and social fabric of the society.

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Shura Hamdard Karachi chapter : Promotion of alternative medicine stressed

Speakers at a meeting of Shura Hamdard Karachi chapter urged the government to promote Alternative Medicine in the country in order to solve the problem of public health care. The meeting was held on Thursday March 09, 2017 on the theme: “Public health care and government responsibilities”, presided over by Justice (Rtd) Haziqul Khairi at a local hall.

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PACRA upgrades UIC’s rating to AA

The Pakistan Credit Rating Agency (PACRA) has upgraded the IFS rating of The United Insurance Company of Pakistan Limited (UIC) to “AA-“(Double A Minus). The rating denotes very strong capacity to meet policyholder and contract obligations. Risk factors are Modest, and the impact of any adverse business and economic factors is expected to be very small.

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H.E. Mr. Carlos Morales, Ambassador of Spain visits FPCCI

Mr. Alamgir Firoz, Chairman Standing Committee Diplomatic Affairs said that Pakistan and Spain enjoyed cordial relations since but the dedicated efforts are required from both sides to further improve two-way trade. Pakistan’s major exports to Spain included some textiles products while Pakistan’s major imports from Spain included all sorts of machinery & parts, chemical materials & products, iron & steel etc.

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