“K-Electric hosts 2nd Health, Safety, Environment & Quality (HSEQ) Forum 2018 at Bin Qasim Power Station (BQPS) – II.
This knowledge sharing platform brought together HSEQ representatives from 20 leading companies located in the Port Qasim area, including Total PARCO, Engro Vopak & Indus Motor Company, to highlight their respective company’s safety best practices”… Read the rest
Centre for Peace, Security and Developmental Studies (CPSD), organized a national seminar on “Energy Security Policy: Thinking Beyond the Norm” on 3 December 2018 at Movenpick Hotel Karachi. Former Governor State Bank and Federal Minister Dr. Shamshad Akhatar and Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee (CJCSC) General Zubair Mahmood Hayat NI(M)graced the inaugural and closing sessions respectively as the Chief Guests.… Read the rest
The School of Leadership (SoL) is a prestigious institution that works for enhancing the capabilities and potential of youth. SoL is organizing the 18th Young Leaders Conference (YLC) in Lahore, from July 1st – 6th, 2019.
The one-of-a-kind premium youth leadership conference promises to gather 300 young people between the ages of 18 and 24 from across Pakistan and the world.… Read the rest
A delegation of Pakistan Council of Scientific & Industrial Research’s (PCSIR) Leather Research Centre (LRC), headed by Director Dr. Hafiz Rabb Nawaz called on Kornagi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) on Tuesday. Acting President of KATI Faraz-ur-Rehman, Vice President Maheen Salman, Director TDAP Gulzar Feroz, Head of KATI’s Standing committee for R&D Syed Wajid Hussain, Head of standing committee for leather development Ejaz Ahmed Shaikh and others welcomed the delegation.… Read the rest
Khushhali Microfinance Bank and IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, have agreed to enter into an advisory engagement to support the development of an agri-digital scorecard to accelerate financial inclusion and access to finance for low-income farmers in Pakistan.… Read the rest
Federal Minister for Finance, Revenue & Economic Affairs Asad Umer, Federal Minister of Energy (Petroleum Division) Ghulam Sarwar Khan, Advisor to Prime Minister on Commerce Razzaq Dawood and Minister of State on Revenue Hammad Azhar, during meeting with a high-level delegation of Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (KCCI) led by Chairman Businessmen Group & Former President KCCI Siraj Kassam Teli in Islamabad on Tuesday, assured that the Business and Industrial Community would continue to receive uninterrupted gas supply and there will be no closure of gas for three months to industries and captive power plants in Karachi and Sindh.… Read the rest
The cement sector is passing through a lean period which despite mammoth growth in exports still recorded negative overall growth of 1 percent in November 2018 as compared to same month last year. The growth momentum maintained by the cement industry for five years has now come to halt due to stagnant domestic consumption despite exports picking up from Southern part of the country due to huge devaluation of rupee.… Read the rest
Sigve Brekke, President and CEO of Telenor Group, along with Irfan Wahab Khan, CEO of Telenor Pakistan and Petter-Børre Furberg, Executive Vice President Telenor Group met the Honorable Prime Minister of Islamic Republic of Pakistan Imran Khan to discuss the growing and evolving digital ecosystem in the country and Telenor Group’s longstanding commitment to the country.… Read the rest
BankIslami Pakistan Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indus Motor Company Limited (IMC) to offer customized financing packages to IMC customers of Toyota Fortuner, Revo, Camry, and Rush across the country. The Bank will offer these financing options through its flagship product ‘Islami Auto Finance’.… Read the rest
CarFirst (an OLX Group company), Pakistan’s leading used-car online auction, and trading platform have launched Pakistan’s first all-female staff Purchase Center. The Purchase Center is located in heart of Lahore’s corporate business hub in Mini Market in Gulberg.
CarFirst’s Mini Market Gulberg Purchase Center operations are fully managed by a female purchase manager and a female inspection specialist, who happens to be Pakistan’s 1st car mechanic!… Read the rest
Pakistan is home to the largest Fulbright program in the world. The program allows Pakistani students to pursue master’s and doctoral degrees in the United States. More than 200 Pakistani alumni of the Fulbright Program gathered at the Serena Hotel in Islamabad from November 30 to December 2 for the 15th annual conference focused on “Emerging Leaders.” The event highlighted the diverse ways in which alumni are blazing new paths for Pakistan in agriculture, education, the arts, and media.… Read the rest
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 Monday said that the State Bank of Pakistan has increase policy rate by 1.5 percent to 10 percent, effective from December 3, 2018.… Read the rest
Minister for Finance Asad Umar Friday said the recent hike in dollar value against rupee was not linked to Pakistan’s negotiations with the International Monetary Fund (IMF). Addressing a press conference, the minister said the IMF had not asked Pakistan to depreciate the rupee value to a certain level.… Read the rest
Mr. Ghazanfar Bilour, President FPCCI is presenting Crest to H.E. Nawaf Bin Said Al-Malki, Ambassador of Saudi Arabia, at FPCCI head office Karachi.
Syed Mazhar Ali Nasir, Senior Vice President FPCCI, Mr. Tariq Haleem, Vice President FPCCI, Mr. Zubair F. Tufail, Shakeel Ahmed Dhingra, Abdul Sami Khan, Ishtiaq Baig and other also seen in the picture.… Read the rest
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