The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has announced the results of Assessment of Fundamental Competencies (AFC) Examination and Writing Skills Test (PCSC-1) held in June 2018. As many as 1042 candidates have been declared passed in AFC and 986 in Writing Skills Test whereas 649 candidates have obtained permanent credits in AFC.
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Pakistan equities managed to close in green after a shallow morning start. Market opened gap down as Index heavy E&Ps took the brunt of selling following the decline in global crude prices as demand concerns rises due to US-China trade war.
“The Officers of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) appreciating the order of the four-judge bench headed by the Chief Justice of Pakistan Mian Saqib Nisar for the construction of Diamer–Bhasha and Mohmand Dams have decided to fulfill their national obligation by donating their One-day salary, voluntarily, to the announced Fund for this cause of national importance”.
State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) held a press conference at its head office in Karachi explaining arrangements made at field offices and bank branches across Pakistan to receive donations for Supreme Court of Pakistan Diamer Bhasha and Mohmand Dam Fund established on the instructions of honorable Supreme Court for construction of the two said dams in the country.
Marta Youth, the U.S. State Department’s Bureau of Population, Refugees, and Migration Office Director for Europe, Central Asia, and the Americas visited the Construction Technology Training Institute (CTTI) in Islamabad. Supported by the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR), CTTI provides vocational and technical skills training to both Afghan refugees and Pakistanis from refugee-hosting communities.
The stark landscapes of Balochistan are a backdrop for the colourful embroidery of the region. Exceedingly fine work, all done by hand, it is recognized the world over for its fine quality. The skills are acquired from childhood onwards, but the women who do the work live in remote corners of the province.
Abu Dhabi Airports’ Procurement and Logistics Department has won the “Best People Development Initiative” and “Most Innovative Use of Technology” at a ceremony held in Dubai by the Chartered Institute of Procurement and Supply – CIPS.
Recognized as international standards of excellence within the industry, the CIPS awards validate the outstanding work and effective performance achieved by Abu Dhabi Airports’ team.
President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President AKIA, Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of and former provincial of Mian Zahid Hussain on Wednesday said that inflation is increased by 1 percent to 5.2 pc in June as compared to 4.2
Khushhali Microfinance Bank’s successful micro-entrepreneurs received acknowledgement at 12thCiti-PPAF Micro-entrepreneurship Awards Ceremony held to celebrate the achievements of outstanding micro entrepreneurs across Pakistan. These awards are given to individuals who demonstrate courage and resilience to overcome distressing circumstances and establish successful businesses.
Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US $19622.62million duringFY18 showing a growth of 1.4% compared with US $19351.36million received during the same period in the preceding year. During June2018, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to US $1594.41million, compared to US $1771.21 million during May 2018.