A New Hope’ volunteers of Zong 4G’s flagship CSR program took the opportunity over this weekend to spend an iftaar with the street children of Islamabad. The children dwell in the urban slums of the Bari Imam area and sustain themselves by washing cars, picking garbage and selling small merchandise on the streets.
A contract for indigenous construction of Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) at Karachi Shipyard & Engineering Works Ltd. was signed on 12th June, 2017 by MD KS&EW Rear Admiral Hasan Nasir Shah, DMP Navy Cdre Shafqat Azad SI(M), and representative of Messrs Damen (The Netherlands) in MoDP, Rawalpindi.
Simon Cooper, CEO, Corporate & Institutional Banking was in Pakistan on a two-day visit in the latest demonstration of Standard Chartered’s deep commitment to the country. During his visit to Pakistan, Simon met with industry, business and finance leaders to explore the country’s growth strategies and the opportunities for greater Group involvement for the Bank.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates (UAE), has announced the appointment of Hassan Al Yousuf as its new General Manager for the Sultanate of Oman. Based at the airline’s offices in Muscat, Hassan is responsible for leading Etihad Airways’ commercial operations in Oman, as it continues to grow its presence and operations across the region.
Mr. Zubair F. Tufail President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) congratulated the Prime Minister of Pakistan Muhammad Nawaz Sharif for his successful visit to Astana, Kazakhstan and participation in Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) Summit and obtaining its permanent membership.
Continuing its efforts to impart best in class education and training to its students, Pakistan’s leading science and technology institution, Usman Institute of Technology (UIT) organized a two-day workshop for its students in collaboration with the United States Consulate General, Karachi.
A delegation of academics from Wharton Business School, University of Pennsylvania from the United States have visited DP World headquarters to research the company’s growth as a global trade enabler and to see first-hand the operations at its flagship Jebel Ali Port.
In line with its vision to building a world class institute of higher learning, Usman Institute of Technology continues to identify and hire exceptionally qualified & experienced faculty including its newest addition, Dr. Abdul Karim. Mr. Karim is joining the UIT faculty as a Professor and the Head of Problem/Project- based Learning Programme.
Samsung Electronics continues with its tradition of enriching the society. The global technology leader has announced its latest Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) campaign – Let’s Celebrate Eid like Eid, with a philanthropic spirit and to wish everyone a blessed, holy month of Ramadan.
The Pakistan Canada Trade Expo 2017 has been rescheduled and now will be held from 21 to 24 August 2017 at Toronto this was announced jointly by Mr. Zubair F Tufail President FPCCI and Mr. Nasiruddin Sheikh, Chairman Fairs and Exhibitions FPCCI.
State Bank of Pakistan, through its subsidiary SBP Banking Services Corporation (SBPBSC) has re-launched the SMS service for issuance of fresh currency notes to the general public. The fresh notes will be available from designated commercial bank branches called “e-branches” and the sixteen field offices of SBP BSC.
President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) Masood Naqi has demanded to Sindh Government to include industrial infrastructure projects in development plans. According to a statement released by KATI, Masood Naqi said that industrial areas of Karachi are facing severe infrastructural problems and lacking basic facilities, CM Murad Ali Shah assured solutions for these problems, several times.
DP World fully owned subsidiary, P&O Maritime today announces its acquisition of Reyser (Remolques y Servicios Maritimos, S.L.) a Spanish company providing maritime services internationally since 1966, from Bergé y Cía, S.A.*. The transaction value is below 5% of DP World’s net asset value.
“Although the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) does not believe in strike / shutdown of business premises however, it may take extreme action in case if its set of vital demands is not accepted before passing of the Finance Bill from the National Assembly”.