ACCA’s integrated master’s programme with the University of London changing lives across the globe

The first group of graduates to complete the University of London master’s route to ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) membership are looking forward to future opportunities afforded through having two world-renowned qualifications. Made possible through an innovative partnership between ACCA and the University of London, the MSc in Professional Accountancy is the only integrated master’s programme with an accountancy body at a professional level in the world.… Read the rest

27th Ramzan – Independence Day of Pakistan

Mrs. Sadia Rashid, Chairperson, Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) in a statement has said that Shaheed Hakim Mohammed Said was the torch-bearer of the movement of “27th Ramazan – Independence Day of Pakistan” and he started this movement in order to re-create the passion, enthusiasm and sincerity of Pakistan Movement in the Pakistani nation.… Read the rest

Nauman Ansari to be CEO, Bank Alfalah

The Board of Directors of Bank Alfalah Limited has announced appointment of Mr. Nauman Ansari, formerly, CEO Faysal Bank as new President and CEO of the Bank Alflah. The board has accepted the resignation of Atif Bajwa from the office of President and CEO of the Bank, who held the office of President and CEO for over five years, and is stepping down for personal reasons.  … Read the rest

Awareness Campaign on Safe Charity Started by Youth in Karachi

‘It is inspiring that the youth of Karachi and students of local universities have started an awareness campaign of safe charity. These peace champions from IBA, Karachi University, NED, and IOBM are using banners, fliers, panaflexes, rickshaw flexes, car posters and stickers and key chains to urge especially the businessmen of the markets in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Bahaddurabad, Tariq Road, DHA, North Nazimabad, and the Saddar areas.’… Read the rest

Revision of Selected Chapters of Foreign Exchange Manual

In view of the changing market requirements, the State Bank has recently initiated revision of the Foreign Exchange Manual, which is mainly aimed at introduction of new regulations, simplification of the existing instructions, removal of redundancies and gradual delegation of powers to the Authorized Dealers for facilitation of the stakeholders.… Read the rest

K-Electric supports NICVD chest pain facility in Gulshan

K-Electric, under its Sustainability initiative, has partnered with the National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases for the provision of free-of-cost electricity for a year to its mobile chest pain facility established in Gulshan-i-Iqbal. A ceremony was held recently to formally energize the facility in the presence of KE and NICVD teams.… Read the rest

Mrs Sadia Rashid, President, Hamdard Foundation Pakistan, pointed out that the holy month of Ramazan is meant to reinforce the virtues of peace, forbearance and fraternity. As Pakistan needs peace and unity today like never before, we ought to take the opportunity of Ramazan’s blessings and make special prayers this month.Read the rest

PSO leaps towards retail modernization by providing branchless banking services in partnership with Telenor Pakistan

Pakistan’s largest oil marketing company, Pakistan State Oil, has partnered with Telenor Pakistan, Pakistan premier digital and mobile financial services provider, to offer branchless banking services nationwide utilizing its 3,500 outlets across the country and massive cash management strength; giving its customers the convenience like never before.Read the rest

DP World sponsors legoland® Dubai’s boating school and Seaport attractions at Dubai Parksand resorts

Global trade enabler DP World has partnered with LEGOLAND® Dubai, to present the theme park’s Boating School and Sea Port attractions as the exclusive ‘port terminal’ sponsor. Boating School offers children the opportunity to captain their own boats andSea Port is a themed playground island where they can climb and roam structures to experience the workings of a port.… Read the rest

Philips Lighting initiates a sustainability program

Philips Lighting (Euronext Amsterdam ticker: LIGHT), a global leader in lighting, in Pakistan has initiated a sustainability program to create awareness about energy efficiency and climate change amongst schoolchildren. The rapid growth in urban population has increased the overall energy demand including lighting, which contributes to roughly 15 percent of the world’s energy consumption.… Read the rest

MoU signed between Matco Foods and Oxfam to improve socioeconomic conditions of rice growers

A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on June 14 between Matco Foods, Pakistan’s largest Basmati rice exporter, Oxfam in Pakistan and Doaba Foundation pledging to improve the socioeconomic conditions of rice growers in Pakistan. The MoU was signed in a ceremony organized at the Matco Foods factory in Sadhoke and was attended by the senior management of the three organizations.… Read the rest

NBP Iftar Dinner

National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), as per its past tradition and practice, arranged a graceful Iftar-cum-Dinner in the honour of leading working journalists of Pakistan at local hotel in Karachi on June 16. The occasion was graced by President, National Bank, Mr.… Read the rest