Education conference demands ‘Right to Education without Discrimination’

The conference organized by Centre for Social Justice (CSJ) in collaboration with the Peoples Commission for Minorities Rights (PCMR) organized urging the federal and provincial governments to undertake effective measures to ensure the ‘Right to Education without Discrimination’.

The conference resolution, unanimously adopted, called for, among other steps, the removal of hate material from educational curricula; educational quota for minorities in higher education institutes, and expansion of subject options available to minority students vis-à-vis religious education to enforce their right to study their own religion as guaranteed under Article 22 of the Constitution of Pakistan, 1973.

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FPCCI organizes Press Conference on Federal Budget 2019-20

The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) called a press conference to apprise the press and media about the proposals of Federal Budget 2019-20 at Federation House Karachi. Engr. Daroo Khan Achazai, President FPCCI regretted that as per past practice the Government did not undertake the consultative sessions with FPCCI regarding the upcoming Federal Budget 2019-20.

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Chughtai Art Awards Ceremony held in Bitlis

High school students in the Bitlis province of Turkey enthusiastically participated in the Chughtai Art competition, organized by the Pakistan Embassy in Ankara in collaboration with Turkey’s Ministry of National Education. The thematic focus of the competition was, “Landmarks of Pakistan.” Governor of Bitlis Oktay Çağatay, senior officials of the provincial Directorate of National Education Ministry as well as a large number of students, teachers, and families attended the Chughtai Art Awards ceremony held in Bitlis. 

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Overseas Pakistanis remit US $16.1 billion in the first nine months of FY19

Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US $16096.33 million in the first nine months (July to March) of FY18, showing a growth of 8.74 % compared with US $14802.96 million received during the same period in the preceding year.

During March 2019, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to US $1745.80 million, which is 10.73% higher than February 2019 and 3.20% lower than March 2018.

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BankIslami Pakistan signs MOU with NUST

BankIslami Pakistan Limited, one of the leading Islamic Banks in the country, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with National University of Sciences & Technology (NUST), one of the leading universities of the country. The MOU signing ceremony was held at the Head Office of BankIslami Pakistan Limited.

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Introducing COLABS: A collaborative workspace is set to open its doors for business!

Introducing COLABS, Pakistan’s largest collaborative workspace. COLABS has been thoughtfully designed to provide entrepreneurs, organizations, startups and companies, with a modern and forward-thinking space to work, learn, grow, interact and collaborate. COLABS is a commercial project of SABCON, one of Pakistan’s most innovative development firms, and is the brain-child of co-founders and twin brothers, Omar & Ali Shah.

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Lucky Cement wins MAP’s Corporate Excellence Award

Pakistan leading cement producer- Lucky Cement Limited, won the Management Association of Pakistan’s Corporate Excellence Award in the Cement Sector category. Syed Noman Hasan, Executive Director of Lucky Cement Limited received the award at the 34th MAP Annual Corporate Excellence Award Ceremony held at a local hotel yesterday.

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Youth Convention & All Sindh Youth Debate contest titled “Hum Zinda Qaum Hain” concludes

Sports & Youth Affairs Department & Youth Parliament organized Youth Convention & All Sindh Youth Debate Contest titled ‘Hum Zinda Qaum Hain’, yesterday at Hyderabad Club, Hyderabad. The motive of this event was to promote peace, harmony and debating culture in Sindh and provide youth an opportunity to gain versatile knowledge cutting across several disciplines outside the learner’s normal academic subjects.

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National Foods releases short documentary

National Foods Limited, one of the leading foods companies headquartered in Karachi, Pakistan has released an enlightening short documentary. The documentary takes the viewer through their manufacturing processes, along with their health, safety & quality standards. Above all, it stresses on their best practices and values, which have led them to being a core part of almost every Pakistani household.

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Pakistan’s homegrown social and corporate messaging platform launched– Tello Talk

TPL e-Ventures, Venture Capital arm of TPL Corp, today announced an investment and partnership agreement with TelloTalk, Inc. – Pakistan’s homegrown social and corporate messaging platform. The strategic partnership aims to accelerate the digitization of Pakistan’s economy by introducing a hyper-localized messaging platform that allows people to communicate, share content, transfer paymentsand transact with businesses.

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