​​Cement industry capacity utilization touches 95% during first ten months of this fiscal

Bullish trend in cement dispatches continued unabated in April 2018 and buoyancy in exports was an icing on the cake as exports increased for the second month by over 81 percent as sector posted highest capacity utilization. According to data released by All Pakistan Cement Manufacturers Association (APCMA), the industry dispatched 4.237 million tons of cement in April 2018 that was 17.46 percent higher than the dispatches of 3.576 million tons achieved during the corresponding month of last fiscal.

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KEC anniversary and Press Freedom Day Seminar

A group photo taken on the occasion of Seminar on Freedom of Press and Challenges organised by Karachi Editors Club (KEC) on Press Freedom Day and its First Anniversary on last Thursday. It shows participants with chief Guest Syed Nasir Hussain Shah Provincial Information Minster (Sindh), Toshikazu Isomura Consul General of Japan at Karachi and Senator Haseeb Khan, guest of honours on the occasion.

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Zong 4G supports the spirit of deaf cricket team

Karachi: Zong 4G is leaving no stone unturned to create a more socially inclusive Pakistan through various initiatives. Believing that every individual has an equal right to access the opportunities, Zong 4G recently facilitated the cricket team’s participation in the tournament organized by Islamabad Deaf Cricket Club.

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Iran wishes FTA with Pakistan

(Karachi) Consul General of Islamic Republic of Iran Ahmad Muhammadi said that Iran is looking forward for Free Trade Agreement (FTA) with Pakistan, both countries lack banking channel which is directly effecting business interests of both countries businessmen. He was talking to a meeting here at Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI).

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FPCCI shows concern over dissolution of EDB

Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir Sr. Vice President FPCCI showed his serious concern over the decision of abolishing of Engineering Development Board (EDB) and termed it as anti-industry which would affect the engineering industrialization in Pakistan particularly disaster to auto industry.

He stated that EDB is playing a crucial role in promotion of engineering sector by protecting the domestic industry and facilitating the engineering sector with incentives.

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Envoy advises KCCI to have more interaction with Turkish counterparts

Turkish Consul General in Karachi Tolga Ucak has advised the Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) to have more interaction with their counterparts in Turkey and the business & industrial community should focus on ‘innovation’ particularly in the textile sector with a view to improve the existing trade volume, besides taking steps to promote tourism opportunities in both countries.

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