Bombay Chowpatty join hands with Aman Ambulance to save lives this Ramadan

Karachi: Crescent Star Group’s franchise, Bombay Chowpatty has signed a MoU with the Aman Foundation to support the Aman Ambulance network this Ramadan. For every meal bought from Bombay Chowpatty, a percentage will go towards saving lives through Aman’s operations.

In addition, this collaboration aims to create awareness about Aman Ambulances and the need for life-saving ambulance services in Karachi.

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Fertilizer industry capacity hit by gas shortage

The PML (N) generally known to be business friendly and pro industrialization, but during the current tenure, it has been reportedly deadly for the industry. While the industrialization remained limited to power and sugar sector for obvious reasons, textile was worst hit and now the fertilizer industry is in line to the disastrous policy.

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P@SHA wins major government incentives for the IT industry

Karachi: The Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) has won a major incentives package for the IT industry, announced personally by the Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi. The policy announcement covered a wide range of support mechanisms and government incentives to boost the IT sector, both for the export and domestic markets.

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Biggest decline in over five months in Karachi Stock Exchange

According to a research house report, Pakistan equities witnessed a Bloodbath Monday with benchmark KSE100 Index closing deep in red, below 42,500 level; down 2.5% or ~1100 points and recording the biggest daily decline since December 7, 2017. Market caved in to selling pressure as political noise in the country rose given Civil-Military tensions over ousted PM’s remarks involving Mumbai attacks.

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Telenor Hackathon 2018’ adds fresh blood into digital industry

Telenor Pakistan, the country’s foremost telecom and digital services provider, hosted ‘Telenor Hackathon 2018’at its campus ‘345’ in Islamabad. The 4 – day event brought together tech loving university students, fresh graduates, entry level professionals, Telenor Pakistan employees and startups from across Pakistan to showcase their innovative ideas for solving problems prevalent in our society.

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Engro Foods empowers dairy farmers with Big Push project for developing dairy sector

Karachi: Engro Foods Limited is committed to foster growth of Pakistan’s dairy industry through various developmental projects. Engro Foods along with Punjab Skill Development Fund (PSDF) started the Big Push for Rural Economy (BPRE) project since 2017.Big Push for Rural Economy (BPRE) project targeted approximately 9000 individuals across the South Punjab region.

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Businesses unite in bid to achieve U.N. sustainable development goals

Business leaders in Dubai met recently to discuss harnessing their employee resources to achieve the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Mobilising volunteering programmes to achieve sustainable change by 2030 was the focus of a Leadership Forum organised by DP World and Emirates NBD as part of IMPACT 2030 – the only international private-sector led coalition aligning employee resources to achieve the goals which focus on key global issues such as poverty, inequality and climate change.

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Arts Council of Pakistan pays tribute to Shahnaz Siddiqui

The president of Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi, Mohammad Ahmed Shah, said that one of the chambers of art councils should be attributed and named after the highly respectful late Shahnaz Siddiqui. He expressed his views in a condolence reference session held in the memory of Shahnaz Siddiqui on May 10th where he remembered his memories.

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FPCCI organizes brand of the year award ceremony today

Karachi: “Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) will be holding a “Brand of the year award distribution ceremony” on May 12, 2018 at Grand Convention Marquee, which will be graced by Dr. Miftah Ismail, Federal Finance Minister as the Chief Guest.” This was stated by the Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir, SVP of FPCCI in a press release.

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KCCI meets diplomats

President Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry Muffasar Atta Malik speaks at a breakfast meeting with diplomats organized by Karachi Chamber at a local hotel. Consul General of Japan Joshikazu Isomura, Consul General of the Peoples Republic of Korea Kim Dong Gi, Commercial Counsellor of the Peoples Republic of China Guo Chunshui, Head of Vietnam Trade Mission Nguyen Hong Tien, Senior Vice President Abdul Basit Abdul Razzak, Vice President Rehan Hanif, Chairman of Diplomatic Missions & Embassies Liaison Sub-Committee Sohail Amin and KCCI Managing Committee members are also seen in the picture.

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