Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US$ 3966.53 million in the first two months (July to August) of FY19, showing a growth of 13.45% compared with US$ 3496.13 million received during the same period in the preceding year. During August 2018, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to US$ 2037.33
Prime Minister Imran Khan emphasizing the urgency of building Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand dams on Monday said he might supervise the dams project himself. He said this during a meeting with Chairman Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Lt Gen (R) Muzammil Hussain at the Prime Minister Office.
Federal Secretary Communications Mr. Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui on Monday inaugurated the “Plantation for Pakistan campaign” of the ministry at National Transport Research Centre (NTRC) by planting a sampling of araucaria excelsa. He nominated NTRC Chief Sajjad Afzal Afridi as the focal person of the campaign of the ministry in the country.
Pakistan Federation of Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) and Bahria Foundation (BF) have signed an agreement to establish a cooperative relationship in facilitating and advancing economic commercial activities to promote Pakistan’s trade for socio-economic prosperity.
The purpose of this MoU is to create Industry-Navy Linkages to promote industry driven programs and plans for economic development and promotion of In-Land Water Ways Transportation.
Engro Foods from Pakistan has been awarded the Commonwealth Company of the Year Award from the Commonwealth Businesswomen’s Network. The award recognises a company that has had a significant impact on women’s economic empowerment in the organisation and the wider community.
The Career job fair 2018 was held on September 5, 2018 at Expo Centre, Karachi, organized by Hamdard University Karachi. Speaking on the occasion, Prof. Dr. Shabibul Hasan said that the purpose of this job fair was to get aware of students about job opportunities, possible industries which hire persons and provide jobs and also make students to understand their hidden capacity, talents, and capabilities, so that after getting knowledge of their abilities they would be in better position to find suitable jobs.
By Chris Chelliah, Group Vice President & Chief Architect, Technology & Cloud Platform, Oracle APAC
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Oil & Gas Development Company (OGDC) posted FY18 PAT of PKR78.74bn (EPS: PKR18.31), up 23% yoy. 4QFY18 EPS is PKR5.10, up 9% qoq and 35% yoy, which is higher than local research house estimated EPS of PKR4.64. OGDC also announced a final cash dividend of PKR2.50/sh,
A large number of Turkish military and civilian dignitaries and other guests attended the Pakistan Defence & Martyrs Day reception, hosted by Pakistan Embassy on Thursday evening.
The prominent guests included the Minister for National Defence Hulusi Akar, Chief of the Turkish General Staff General Yaşar GÜLER, Land Forces Commander General Ümit Dündar and Air Force Commander General Hasan KÜÇÜKAKYÜZ.
Dawlance – Pakistan’s no.1 home appliances brand, bagged the prestigious OHSAS 14001:2015 certification for occupational health and safety, which was presented to the organization by SGS – a multinational company headquartered in Geneva, Switzerland which is known for providing inspection, verification, testing and certification services, and has also featured on Forbes Global 2000 thrice; in 2015, 2016 and 2017 respectively.