Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) today announced the appointment of Mana Mohamed Saeed Al Mulla as Chief Group Support Services Officer, responsible for a range of support functions, including IT Services, Procurement and Supply Management, and Property and Facilities Management. He will report directly to the Group Chief Executive Officer.
Sheikh Imran-ul-Haque, Managing Director and Chief Executive Officer of the nation’s largest oil marketing company, Pakistan State Oil Company Limited (PSX: PSO), inaugurated a state-of-the-art New Vision retail fuel station in Lahore. The New Vision outlet, M/S Coral Gas, will serve the fuel and non-fuel needs of our customers in one of the most important areas of Lahore.
TPL Direct Insurance Limited – An insurance company with the heritage of providing phenomenal insurance solutions to its customers, has announced a change in its corporate identity. TPL Direct Insurance Limited will now be TPL Insurance Limited, with its commitment to provide continuous improvements in all its processes and to become the top general insurance solutions provider in Pakistan.
Managing Director of Sindh Solid Waste Management Board (SSWMB), Dr. A.D. Sanjnani, while underscoring the need to scientifically dispose of the solid waste, informed that the Board is currently examining the possibility of segregating the domestic, industrial and hospital solid waste so that all such types of wastes could accordingly be safely treated/ recycled and dumped separately at the landfill sites.
K-Electric (KE) held its 106th Annual General Meeting (AGM) – FY 2016 at a local hotel in Karachi. The meeting was chaired by Khalid Rafi, Independent Director on KE Board, in the presence of Tayyab Tareen, CEO; Moonis Alvi, CFO; Rizwan Dalia, Company Secretary and other members of KE leadership.
Etihad Airways has become the first airline in the region to offer fully automated credit card Installment payment plans after partnering with PayFort, the leading online payment service provider in the Arab world. The initiative allows Etihad Airways to offer consumers who book directly via Etihad.com that range from three to 60 months.
The Pakistan Society of Sugar Technologists (PSST) in partnership with Shell Pakistan conducts its 51st annual convention on18-19th September at the Pearl Continental Hotel, Rawalpindi. Sugar is one of Pakistan’s most valuable exports and has been a significant contributor to Pakistan’s GDP in recent years.
The digital industry of Pakistan has witnessed advancements because of its different e-commerce ventures catering to online audience. According to 2017 census, Pakistan with a total population of around 207.7 million people and with the millennials in control is more focused towards adopting non-conventional and modern ways of utilizing technology.
JazzCash and Pakistan Railways recently signed an agreement to facilitate the payment of online ticket fees across the country. Customers can now book their tickets online through the Pakistan Railways website or Pakistan Railways Mobile App, after which they would be able to pay for their booked e-tickets via JazzCash Mobile Accounts, JazzCash agents or debit/credit card of any bank.
Metro Cash N Carry has partnered with Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) for their Industrial Training Program 2017, based on technical training and developing 100 students over a period of 12 months in the fields of bakery and meat processing.
These students will go through robust class room trainings and on the floor practical demonstrations to develop their technical expertise and prepare themselves for professional roles in the retail industry of Pakistan.
Karandaaz Pakistan, an initiative to support financial inclusion and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is providing a grant of USD 2.3 million to a digitization project of the Central Directorate of National Savings (National Savings). Through this digitization project, CDNS will provide alternate delivery channels (ATM Cards, Internet and Mobile Banking) for the customers ofNational Savings.
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has allowed commencement of banking business to the Bank of China Limited. Earlier, SBP had issued a banking license to the bank in the month of May 2017. The Bank of China Limited has complied with the important regulatory and operational requirements of SBP necessary to commence banking business in Pakistan.
Pakistan Leather Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PLGMEA) Southern Zone held its elections for the year 2017-18 at PLGMEA office in Karachi for 50% seats as per Memorandum & Articles of Association. Mr. M Saleem Ahmed was elected as the Chairman of the Southern Zone while Mr.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates and the official airline partner of London Fashion Week, sponsored Julien Macdonald’s fashion show last night. The celebrated designer also hosted an intimate VIP after party for the fashion community and Etihad Airways VIP guests.
International marina operator and developer IGY Marinas and P&O Marinas, a subsidiary of DP World, today announced a new-build superyacht marina project in Sète, France with construction to start at the end of the year. Once open, it will offer 12 dedicated superyacht berths for the world’s largest vessels of up to 328 feet (100 metres) with a maximum draft of 23 feet (7 metres).
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