KIA Lucky Motors has launched the much-awaited, Pakistan’s first all-wheel 2000 CC SUV in colourful ceremony in Karachi today. KIA Sportage is Pakistan’s first All-Wheel Drive car with 100,000 km or 4 years warranty. KIA Sportage comes in two models- top of the line being an All-Wheel Drive (AWD) version, which is a first of its kind in Pakistan among locally manufactured vehicles.
Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital communications company, has announced its financial results for the second quarter of 2019. The company has recorded unprecedented total revenue growth of 20.5% year on year.
In addition to an aggressive digital growth focus from the leadership, several factors have contributed to this solid growth.
Abu Dhabi Airports has completed the sufficient preparations, in collaboration with all of its stakeholders, to ensure the smooth and safe departure and return of pilgrims from Mecca and Medina during the Hajj season.
In order to facilitate the increase in traffic and the 15 additional Etihad Airways flights, including six charter flights dedicated to the General Authority of Islamic Affairs, Sheikh Zayed Foundation and Abu Dhabi Police.
The Board of Directors of MCB Bank Limited met under the Chairmanship of Mian Mohammad Mansha, on August 07, 2019 to review the performance of the Bank and approve the condensed interim financial statements for the six months ended June 30, 2019.
Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai, President FPCCI presenting crest to M. Siddique Sheikh, Chairman/Founder, Pakistan America Association-USA at Capital Office Islamabad.
M. Ijaz Abbasi, Vice President FPCCI, Zubair Ahmed Malik, Former President FPCCI, James Witte, Director PABA, Karim Aziz Malik, Mian Shaukat Masud, Sajjad Sarwar, Naima Ansari, Former Vice Presidents FPCCI, Malik Sohail Hussain, Chief Coordinator, Samina Fazil, Founder President, Rizwana Asif, President IWCCI, Zahid Shah, Nadeem Sheikh, Hassan Shah and other also seen in the picture.
The announcement of keeping the Torkham border open for 24/7 was highly well-received by the business communities across the border and is surely a step in the right direction, however, it is critical to ensure that upgraded infrastructure and well-equipped & competent staff is in place to tackle the challenges.
Pak-Qatar Family Takaful recently organized “Annual Sales Conference” in Bhurban, Pakistan to recognize the performance excellence of the Takaful Distribution Team across the regions of Pakistan. Managing Director, Pak-Qatar Takaful, Mr. Said Gul presided over the ceremony and distributed awards to the top performers.
Telenor Microfinance Bank and Samsung Electronics have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for disbursement of payments to Samsung’s channel partners through the bank’s digital banking service, Easypaisa. The partnership will enable Samsung Electronics to make payments to its retailers using Easypaisa’s reliable and secure network.
Within the framework of the UNIDO/GEF project “Transforming the Leather Processing Industries towards Low Emissions and Climate Resilient Development Paths”, Pakistan Tanners Association (SZ) Environmental Society and PTA (SZ) Karachi, in coordination with UNIDO and WWF has successfully organized an awareness raising workshop on “Saving Skins/Hides and use of Cleaner Production in Leather processing for Karachi Leather community.
Mr Abbas AkberAli, founder of The Hunar Foundation said that currently six centres of Hunar foundation have been working throughout Pakistan with the aim of increasing it to 30 centres in 3 to 5 years. Our people lack skills despite having higher degrees which prevents them from working here and abroad.
True to its principal of preserving the natural environment, Khushhali Microfinance Bank has taken the initiative of the plantation and maintenance of 6,000 plants at Changa Manga, near Lahore. These initiatives were taken in partnership with the Punjab Forest department.
The Tree Plantation, which covers 8.5 acres, will entail plantation of approximately 800 trees per acre, equaling 6,000 trees to help afforestation.
Federal Minister for Communications & Postal Services Mr. Murad Saeed paid rich tributes to martyrs of Officers and Jawans of Police who, side-by-side Armed Forces and Rangers, presented supreme sacrifices to bring peace back in the country. Extending full support to the struggle of the Kashmiris, he said the Kashmir issue is being raised on international forums.
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 rampant tax evasion is resulting in poverty, unemployment and illiteracy in the country.
Banks made disbursements of Rs 1,174 billion or 94% against the ambitious target of Rs 1,250 billion set by Agricultural Credit Advisory Committee for 2018-19. The achievement of agri. credit disbursement is a sizable performance in agri. lending despite number of demand and supply side challenges.
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