OLX, Pakistan’s No.1 marketplace, in order to cater the problem of consumer not been able to buy new cars and opting for used cars following the hike in prices after the Finance Bill 2019, has launched its CarPro services in Karachi starting from August.
Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US $
2039.30 million in the first month (July) of FY20 as compared with US $
1981.73 million received during the same period in the preceding year, says a statement issued by State Bank of Pakistan today.
Hamdard Pakistan has celebrated 72nd Independence Day in befitting manner with national fervor on Thursday August 8, 2019 by holding an impressive ceremony, presided over by Mrs. Sadia Rashid, Chairperson, Hamdard Pakistan at Hamdard Corporate Office, Karachi.
On this occasion whole Hamdard Corporate Office was decorated with national flags, buntings and balloons of green and white colours, depicting the colours of national flag; and all Hamdard’s employees including the chairperson and Managing Director & CEO, Hamdard Pakistan and Mutawallia Hamdard (Waqf) Amena Humayun Mian wore national dresses of national flag’s colours with miniature badges of Pakistani flag to celebrate this auspicious national event in the wake of new Pakistan.
Mr. Gulzar Firoz, Convener, Standing Committee on Environment, FPCCI in a press statement welcomed the decision of the Sindh Govt. to completely ban polythene bags. This step will save many environmental issues including choking of nallas and sewerage by polythene bags.
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, today launched the all-new fourth generation of its most popular feature phone – Nokia 105 in Pakistan. Available in Dual SIM in the country, the new Nokia 105 comes with everything the Nokia 105 is known for, including a battery that lasts, allowing you to talk from sunset to sunrise with one charge.
Taking another stride towards network transformation and digitalisation, Telenor Pakistan and its network partners have geared up to make the network 5G ready to pass on the benefits of this transformative technology to the people of Pakistan in the coming years.
Founded in 2016, TikTok is a global platform for creating and sharing short videos on the go, and is now available in over 150 markets, and in 75 languages. As a platform for fun and creative expression through short videos, TikTok is a widely popular app in Pakistan.
Book launching ceremony of founder and chairman of the largest private interest-free lending institution in the world, country’s most respected social activist, author, prestigious scholar and speaker, Dr. Amjad Saqib’s, “Molo Musali” was held here at Governor House Lahore. Chief guest of the event was Governor Punjab ‘Chaudhry Muhammad Sarwar’.
Day 1 of the two-day programme of 60th Children’s Literature Festival CLF culminated today at Arts Council in Karachi, with children and adults participating with great gusto in all the sessions. All locations of the venue being used for the festival had been renamed by CLF to commemorate authors, literati, artists, citizens, noble prize winners and grand geographies of Pakistan like Shah Abdul Latif Bithai Auditorium, Sohail Rana open air theatre, Hakim Said ki Baithak, Anita Ghulam Ali Auditorium, Fahmida Riaz ki Baithak, Dr Hamida Khuhro ki Baithak, Sadequain Gali, Bab-e-Hingol, Abdus Salam labs, Jamshed Nusserwanjee Mehta Courtyard, and Burns Road.
In what can be termed a historic development for addressing the issues relating to water in Sindh province including in the areas downstream Kotri Barrage and cosmopolitan city of Karachi, the Prime Minister of Pakistan has formally approved to develop a water reservoir / water body by constructing a barrage on River Indus about 45 kilometer (Km) upstream of its outfall into sea.
President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Wednesday said COAS Gen. Qamar Javed Bajwa has responded to Indian according to the aspirations of the masses.
In a major push for increasing green cover, Thar Foundation – the CSR front for Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) & Engro Powergen Thar Limited (EPTL) – has announced a collaboration with the Sindh Forest Department for plantation of 100,000 saplings across the province.
K-Electric reiterates the significance of safety especially during monsoon rains. In light of the expected rains, the power utility urges people to adopt necessary precautionary measures to avoid any safety hazards.
In light of the alert for heavy rainfall and stormy winds, people are cautioned to maintain a distance of at least 3 meters from power infrastructure including poles, transformers, downed power lines, low-hanging power lines, trees that have fallen on power lines and tilted.
FPCCI on behalf of whole business community condemns against India’s illegal actions, Indian atrocities and violation of rights of Kashmiri people. India has made breach of all international laws.
According to resolutions of UNO, Kashmir is a disputed territory and actions taken presently by India are futile.
A UK commitment to provide financing for renewable energy and energy efficiency to Pakistan’s industrial Small and Medium Enterprises (SME) sector has been signed by the Department for International Development (DFID). As part of DFID’s Sustainable Energy and Economic Development (SEED) programme, Karandaaz will invest over £15 million to promote renewable energy generation and efficiency measures in Pakistani businesses.
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