International forum on unlocking Islamic Finance potential in CPEC and beyond

The Centre for Excellence in Islamic Finance (CEIF), IBA held an International Forum on ‘Unlocking Islamic Finance Potential in CPEC and Beyond’ at IBA City Campus. The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), often called a ‘game-changer’ in this region, primarily consists of $45 billion worth of domestic infrastructure projects planned by the government of Pakistan.Read the rest

Partnership Strategy a core element of Etihad Growth, says Group President and CEO

Etihad Aviation Group’s partnership strategy has been a core element of the growth of the business, said President and Chief Executive Officer James Hogan in a speech today. Delivering a keynote at the 19th Annual Global Air finance Conference in Dublin, Mr Hogan said the strategy, which resulted in 5.5 million guests connecting onto the Etihad Airways network from code shares and partners in 2016, had delivered revenue and synergy benefits.… Read the rest

Chairman TAA visits KCCI

President, Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry (KCCI) Shamim Ahmed Firpo presenting KCCI’s crest to Chairman Travel Agents Association of Pakistan Muhammad Naeem Sharif, who led a delegation during its visit to KCCI. Senior Vice President KCCI Asif Nisar, Vice President KCCI Muhammad Younus Soomro and others are also present at the picture.Read the rest


A high profile  Afghan trade delegation led by the Afghanistan Ministry of Defense Advisor Washma Frogh visited FPCCI and discussed in depth  the declining volume of bilateral trade between the two brotherly countries including various trade barriers, bottlenecks hampering bilateral trade that has gone as low $1.5 Million in 2015 and going down further in 2016.Read the rest

Food Mela organised by Hamdard Public School

Abdul Rashid Bhikha and  Hakim Syed Zilur Rahman cutting the ribbon of Food Mela organised by Hamdard Public School, Madinat al Hikmah, Karachi. Mrs. Sadia Rashid ,President Hamdard Foundation Pakistan,Prof. Dr. Hakim Abdul Hannan, Vice Chancellor Hamdard University, Mrs. Abdul Rashid Bhikha and Fatema Munir Ahmad, C.E.ORead the rest

KATI lands hope on Prime Minister’s Package for exporters

Patron-in-Chief of Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) S M Muneer and President KATI Masood Naqi welcome Prime Minister Mian Nawaz Sharif’s package for exporters in a statement released by the association. S M Muneer Said that Rs 180bn package for exporters would help the local industry to compete in international arena, and to fight back other challenges faced by manufacturers and exporters.Read the rest

JS Bank celebrates its 10th year anniversary

JS Bank, one of the fastest growing banks of Pakistan, has successfully marked its 10thyear anniversary under the leadership of its highly experienced management team. Hosted by Sidra Iqbal a discussion was held with Ali J.Siddiqui, Chairman of JS Bank at the Jahangir Siddiqui auditorium at the Institute of Business Administration in Karachi and was attended by the management and the employees.… Read the rest

Shura Hamdard demands inclusion of essays on Hakim Said in national curricula

Members and speakers at the meeting of Shura Hamdard Karachi chapter unanimously demanded the federal and provincial governments of Balochistan, Sindh and Punjab to include essays on Hakim Said in their school’s curricula, as did by KPK government, keeping in view his great services to the nation particularly in the fields of education and health.… Read the rest

Delegation members of Pakistan-Afghan Joint visit KCCI

Delegation members of Pakistan-Afghan Joint Committee have underscored the need to effectively deal with numerous bottleneck hindering enhanced trade between Pakistan and Afghanistan which declined to less than US$1.5 billion in 2015 and continued to go down in 2016. Exchanging views during their visit to the Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the delegation members said that trade must thrive and move on a fast-track which can be done when business communities work together and play the role of a strong bridge by bringing people of the two countries close to each other.Read the rest

Maximizing learning potential: Oxford University Press Educators’ Symposium

Oxford University Press (OUP) is organizing a symposium for educators on the theme’Maximising Learning Potential’ on 15 January 2017 from 8.45 a.m. to 5.15 p.m. at the Waldorf Astoria Dubai Palm Jumeirah. The event will showcase the textbooks, supplementary readers, and digital resources published by OUP China, India, and Pakistan for all Indian, Pakistani and Arabic medium schools.Read the rest

Dawlance signs MOU with MCB Bank Ltd for joint product promotion & services

Dawlance, Pakistan’s leading home appliance manufacturer signed a memorandum of understanding with MCB Bank Ltd, which will allow the Bank’s credit card consumers to avail all high-end Dawlance products at zero mark-up on 12-month and 18-month installments plans respectively. The promotion is applicable on selected Dawlance refrigerators, washing machines, deep freezers, split air conditioners and microwave ovens.Read the rest