Officials of Karachi Water & Sewerage Board (KW&SB) assured to resolve issues regarding supply and sewerage faced by Korangi Industrial Area. The meeting was held at Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) and arranged by KATI’s Standing Committee on KWSB.
Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of and former provincial of Mian Zahid Hussain on Wednesday said that high rise in prices of petroleum products will highly increase the cost of doing business ultimately affecting all industries equally. Prices of POL have risen on June 20 this year and again with a difference of only 10 days, prices are again increased.
Pakistan cement industry ended fiscal 2017-18 on a jubilant note, posting yearly growth of 13.84%; with domestic consumption increasing by 15.42% and exports inching up by 1.77% – first time in nine years that exports registered growth. According to data released by All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers’ Association (APCMA), during the fiscal year 2017-2018, domestic consumption stood at 41.147 million tons, an increase of 15.42% from 35.651 million tons in 2016-2017.
Pakistan’s Ambassador to Republic of Kosovo (resident in Ankara), Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi, presented his credentials to Kosovo’s President,H.E Mr. Hashim Thaçiin a graceful and dignified ceremony held at the Office of the President of Kosovo on 2 July 2018 in Pristina.
Tariq Haleem, Vice President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has urged the caretaker Prime Minister Nasirul Mulk to withdraw the recent price hike in P.O.L products and keep it at the June 20, 2018 price level by slashing the various tax rates and levies on their imports.
The senior management of Telenor, comprising Telenor Group CEO Sigve Brekke, Telenor Microfinance Bank President & CEO Shahid Mustafa, and Telenor Pakistan CEO Irfan Wahab Khan, met with Alibaba CEO Jack Ma and Ant Financial CEO Eric Jing, besides other senior officials from Alibaba Group and Ant Financial in China’s city Hangzhou, last week.
After benefiting thousands of patients from Thar Block II villages through the Marvi Clinic, the Thar Foundation has set up a similar establishment in Thar where lady doctor will be available to provide treatment and medicine free of cost to Gorano and surrounding areas.
Haroon Rashid has been appointed as the Chief Executive & Managing Director of Shell Pakistan Limited (SPL) with effect from July 01, 2018. Haroon has been a Director on the Board of SPL since 2011. He replaces Jawwad Cheema who is moving on to another senior leadership role within the Royal Dutch Shell Group.
Haroon Yasin, a Telenor Youth Forum (TYF) 2016 alumnus, has received the prestigious Queen’s Young Leaders Award from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth at the Buckingham Palace, London, in recognition of his digital learning project ‘Orenda’. The Award recognizes and celebrates exceptional people aged 18-29 from across the Commonwealth, who are taking the lead in their communities and using their skills to transform lives.