Ambassador Paul Jones welcomes newly elected leaders of Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network

Fifty-two newly elected leaders of the Pakistan-U.S. Alumni Network (PUAN) met in Islamabad to kick off their terms leading its efforts to strengthen ties between the United States and Pakistan. Representing the network of over 29,000 Pakistani alumni of U.S. government-funded overseas and in-country exchange programs, these new PUAN leaders from across the country spent two days sharing best practices and developing innovative plans to improve their communities and connect the American and Pakistani peoples.

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NIC & PTCL collaboration: Sharing commercial strategies and global trends

At NIC Peshawar, there’s a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship and engagement. Each day consists of identifying problems within the country, and what young entrepreneurs can do to create a solution, execute it and bring it into the local market.

Mr. Jahanzeb Taj, Chief Business Operating Officer (CBOO) at PTCL, visited NIC Peshawar to meet the team and the startup community there.

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Garments’ exports could only increase 0.5 percent despite GSP+ status.: Mian Zahid Hussain

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 that textile sector plays vital role in Country’s economy; having 8.5 percent share in GDP, 40 percent share in industrial workforce, 25 percent share in industrial value addition and 21 percent share in large scale manufacturing.

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Poland continues to support GSP Plus for Pakistan

“A lot of potential for expansion in bilateral trade exists between Pakistan and Poland which needs to be exploited upto optimum level. “This was stated by Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai, President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) in a meeting with Piotr Opalinski, the Ambassador of Poland in Pakistan who visited Federation House, Karachi and held a meeting with Office Bearers and other members of FPCCI.

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Ministries of Communications & Ministry of Climate Change sign MOU

Minster for Communications & Postal Services Mr. Murad Saeed has said that promise of elimination of corruption shall be fulfilled. Under clean and Green Pakistan programe, pragmatic steps are being taken for plantation along national highways and motorways. He was addressing signing ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between Ministry of Communications and Ministry of Climate Change for implementation of Project titled “Apni Shahrah” to establish plantation in the Right of Way of Motorways and National Highways, in the country.

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PTCL earns revenue of Rs. 70.1 bn in FY2018

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the country’s leading telecom and ICT services provider, has announced its financial results for the year ended December 31, 2018, at its Board of Directors’ meeting, held in Islamabad on February 12, 2019.

PTCL Group’s revenue for the year2018 has grown YoY by 8% to Rs.126.2 billion as a result of positive contribution by all group companies.

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‘SCENE ON’ announces Platinum Sponsorship for Karachi Kings

As the whole nation is gearing up to enjoy the most exciting cricket-extravaganza of 2019 that promises to feature thrilling performances by the world’s most popular cricketers; The exciting new brand of salty snacks with tantalizing flavors– “SCENE ON” by National Foods has announced to be the Platinum Sponsor for the star-studded team – the Karachi Kings.

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Pakistan leadership conversation to discuss how to shape the future of country

Current and future issues facing the business in Pakistan and the role of business leaders in shaping the economy will be the main focus at the annual conference ‘Pakistan Leadership Conversation 2019 (PLC 2019)’ announced by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants), with high-profile events in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad starting 18 February.

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Storm Fiber and Peshawar Zalmi come together to bring the Yellow Storm to PSL 4

Peshawar Zalmi has pulled off yet another coup, joining hands with StormFiber as its official broadband partner for Pakistan Super League #PSL4.StormFiber is a leading provider of premium broadband services, powered by 100% fiber backbone. JavedAfridi, owner of Peshawar Zalmi and the CEO of Haier Pakistan, surprised us all with news of this partnership through his Twitter account.

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3-day 26th HVACR Expo and Conference begins in Expo Centre Karachi

The 26th Pakistan HVACR & Building Services Expo and Conference has begun in Expo Centre Karachi. The mega event was inaugurated by the former President of American Society of Heating, Refrigeration & Air-Conditioning Engineers (ASHRAE) Mr. Tim Wentz, in presence of senior officials of Pakistan Heating, Ventilation, Air-Conditioning and Refrigeration (PHVACR) society.

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