A press briefing was held to highlight the uniqueness of the World Islamic Finance Forum (WIFF) 2016, an international Islamic conference organized by Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance (CEIF), IBA. Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Minister of Finance would be the Chief Guest at WIFF 2016, a unique conference which will bring together researchers, academicians and practitioners for generating innovative ideas to stimulate Islamic Finance growth, while overcoming present day industry challenges.
A Jalsa of Eid Milad-un-Nabi (Peace be upon him) presided over by Dr. Navaid ul Zafar, Managing Director, Hamdard Laboratories (Waqf) and comprised speeches, na’at and salam, was held recently under the auspices of Hamdard Unity Workers Union at a hall, Nazimabad, Karachi.
President of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) Zahid Saeed has urged that for industrial growth and promotion of investment in Sindh, the development process should be expedited in the province. He said that Sindh contributes more than half of Pakistan’s Industry and exports but the development ratio is not accordingly.
Shell Select at Askari filling station at Rashid Minhas Road has reopened its doors for customers with an exciting array of shopping choices. With an expanded range of convenience items, the store also houses popular brands like Pie in the Sky, Cold Stone Creamery, Meat One and GreenO along with ABL and UBL ATMs for quick cash withdrawal.
Advisor to the Chief Minister Sindh on Labour & Human Resource Senator Saeed Ghani Said has said that labour issues could not be resolved without industrial growth, meaningful consultation will be taken on any lawmaking regarding labour and industry issues , we will resolve all issues within a year.
Engro and the World Wide Fund for Nature-Pakistan (WWF-Pakistan) have entered into a partnership for community development and fishery improvement.
Aiming to provide alternative livelihoods to fishing communities and reduce harmful fishing practices,the top management from both organizations, including Khalid Siraj Subhani – CEO & President, Engro Corporation; Syed Muhammad Ali – CEO Engro Vopak and Elengy Terminal Limited and Hammad Naqi Khan, Director General, WWF-Pakistan, inaugurated the two-and-a-half-year long initiative at a local hotel yesterday.
Federal Tax Ombudsman (FTO) Abdul Rauf Chaudhry has said that the number of FTO offices has successfully been raised to nine by setting up four more offices in numerous cities including Faisalabad, Sukkur, Abbottabad and Multan whereas other FTO offices will also be opened in more cities as well in order to ensure speedy justice to the perturbed taxpayers.
A function of Hamdard Naunehal Assembly Karachi chapter, comprised speeches, national songs, tableaus and dua-i-Said, held yesterday on the theme: “Freedom ought to be guided by wisdom and intellect (Saying of Hakim Said)” at a local hotel.
Speaking on the occasion, Mrs.
Sindh’s minister of Commerce and Industries Manzoor Husain Wassan has said that all projects of roads and infrastructure development will complete till the December 31 this year. While addressing a large gathering of business community on the occasion of his visit to Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI), he said that 2017 would prove a different year for Sindh and Pakistan.
In order to further ensure safety and security of its employees, Telenor Pakistan has collaborated with National Highway and Motorway Police (NH&MP) through its Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) department. The collaboration facilitated a series of sessions on Driving Safety for Telenor Pakistan’s teams across the country.
Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (Formerly: Karachi Stock Exchange Limited) [“PSX”] has received an overwhelming feedback from foreign as well as local investors in response to its invitation for Expression of Interests (EOIs) for acquiring equity stake in PSX.
Divestment Committee of PSX, constituted by SECP towards the end of February 2016 in pursuance of provisions of Stock Exchanges (Corporatization, Demutualization and Integration) Regulations, 2012, was mandated to oversee and complete the process for divestment of PSX’s 40% equity stake to local and/or international investors.
Sustainable Shipping, Logistics and Supply Chain Management summit & exhibition will be taking place on August 24th, 2016 at a local hotel in Karachi. Prominent speakers from various corporate companies will present their presentations on the important global subject of Shipping & Supply Chain Management.
Group photograph show Ms. Belinda Lewis, British Deputy High Commissioner, Karachi attending a dinner hosted by Mr. Abdul Kader Jaffer, former Pakistan High Commissioner to UK with Mr. Dall’Orso, French Consul General, Mr. Tariq Jaffer, Mr. Brian Heath, US Consul General, Host Mr.