KATI is willing to play role for industry’s partnership in CPEC

President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) Masood Naqi has said that country’s private Industry is willing to play its role in CPEC as a partner. In a statement released by KATI Naqi also said that CPEC is a game changer for the region , it is now become the biggest attraction for Foreign investment, which would not only provide the employment opportunities and will also speed up industrialization in the country.

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PRBC to send high powered delegation to Romania in May 2017: Sohail Firpo

Chairman of Pakistan Romania Business Council (PRBC) Sohail Shamim Firpo has informed that PRBC was planning to send a high-powered delegation to Romania in May 2017 to explore more opportunities of enhancing the existing bilateral trade between Pakistan and Romania. Sohail Firpo, who was accompanied by all the Directors of PRBC during his visit to Karachi Chamber, expressed his eagerness to utilize all available resources, make collective and all-out efforts to raise the existing trade volume between the two countries. 

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State Bank Annual Report Release: Reforms and Active Private Sector Participation Can Boost Economic Growth

State Bank of Pakistan released its Annual Report on the State of Economy for the year 2015-16 today. According to the Report, Pakistan’s economy maintained its momentum towards a higher growth trajectory in FY16, as higher infrastructure spending by the government and decades low interest rates provided a boost to domestic demand.

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Hamdard Karachi chapter urges the government to hold regular elections of local bodies

Speakers at the meeting of Shura Hamdard Karachi chapter urged the government to hold regular elections of local bodies on appointed hour in order to evolve new leadership in the country. The meeting was held yesterday on the theme: “The foundation of political parties should be laid on socio-economic welfare of the masses”, presided over by Justice (Rtd) Haziqul Khairi at a local hall.

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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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