The first HP Invitation Golf Tournament 2015 Pakistan held at Karachi Golf Club on May 16. Despite hot weather, 123 amateur golfers participated in this 18-hole premier event comprising of representatives from leading MNCs, Banks & Financial Institutions, Utility & IT companies, and Industrial sector.
Senator Saleem Mandviwalla has been unanimously elected in as the Chairperson for the Senate’s Standing Committee on Finance, Revenue, Economic Affairs, Statistics and Privatization. This decision was taken at a meeting convened at the Parliament House in order to elect the Chairpersons for the 34 parliamentary committees.
Mrs. Sadia Rashir, President Hamdard Foundation Pakistan addressing on“National Budget 2015-16 and public expectation”, presiding over by Justice (Rtd) Haziqul Khairi at a local hall. Dr.Shahid Hasan Siddiqi is also present on this occasion.
Speakers at the meeting of Shura Hamdard Karachi chapter urged the government to try its level best to make the coming national budget 2015-16 people friendly as the masses are already under the burden of high prices of daily use commodities.
Mobilink has expanded its 3G network to 53 cities of Pakistan by adding ten new cities to its 3G network. Mobilink’s expansion of 3G network is a result of carefully designed roll-out plan that makes the best use of 10MHz spectrum, while focusing on excellence in customers’ experience.
Islamic Finance News recognised Standard Chartered Saadiq for the Best Deal of the Year Award for successfully closing the US dollar dominated Government of Pakistan (“GOP”) International Sukuk.
The Bank was competing with some of the largest players in the Banking Industry and has won this award on the basis of its competence and commitment to the clients.
The PAS Awards, organized by the Pakistan Advertisers Society, and one of the most recognized and credible advertising events in Pakistan, awarded jubilant winners at a star-studded gala awards function held at the Expo Center in Karachi on April 25, 2015.
BMA Capital Management Limited, Pakistan’s premier financial services group, has promoted Mr. Mirza Kamran Baig, as Senior Vice President and Head of company’s Treasury Operations business. As Head of Treasury he will have oversight of both Fixed Income and Foreign Exchange Sales businesses of BMA Capital.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has appointed Abdulmohsen Al Sayegh senior members of its finance team as Air Seychelles’ Chief Financial Officer. He holds a Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration and Financial Services from the UAE’s Higher Colleges of Technology (HCT) and has extensive experience working for Etihad Airways in the UAE and across the world.
Karachi – 8th May, 2015: Mobilink has expanded its 3G network to 43 cities of Pakistan by adding seven new cities to the existing 36 that already were experiencing the telco’s superior internet connectivity. This is Mobilink’s fourth stage of commercial 3G rollout and covers the following cities: Bhalwal, Chakwal, Daska, Dipalpur, Mandi, Bahauddin, Pattoki, and Wazirabad.
According to press release issued by State Bank of Pakistan, Federal Government has approved amalgamation of KASB Bank Limited with BankIslami Pakistan Limited. Hence the moratorium placed on former KASB Bank Limited has been lifted while depositors of the former KASB Bank Limited can now freely operate their accounts maintained at the respective branches with BankIslami Pakistan Limited.
Telenor Pakistan has appointmented of Mr. Irfan Wahab Khan as Deputy CEO of the company in addition to his current responsibilities as Chief Marketing Officer.
Irfan has been with Telenor for 11 years, starting as Executive Vice President and Head of Corporate Affairs Division at Telenor Pakistan in 2004.
Pakistan’s Prime Minister Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif has inaugurated the first unit of the Quaid-i-Azam Solar Power Park (QASP) Bahawalpur on May 6, 2015.
The 500-acre solar power park for the plant has been set up by the Punjab government with Chinese assistance in 11 months at a cost of Rs 15 billion.
Pakistan International Airline (PIA) has acquired another Airbus A-320 aircraft on dry lease which arrived at Jinnah International Airport, Karachi on Tuesday.
11th Health Asia 2015 Int’l Exhibition & Conferences incorporating Pharma Asia Int’l Exhibition will be held from 8th to 10th September 2015 at Karachi Expo Centre. The Event is organized by Ecommerce Gateway Pakistan (Pvt) Ltd. with the support of Pakistan Society of Anesthesiologists, Friends of Cardiac Surgery, Ministry of Health Government of Sindh; Trade Development Authority of Pakistan, Pharma Bureau of Information and Statistics, Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturers Association (PPMA).