PTCL concludes its Experia Flagship Summer Program at a Closing Ceremony held at PTCL Headquarters, Islamabad. The Experia program is conducted every year in which selected students develop their professional skills over the course of six weeks.
This program enables selected students of renowned universities with experiential learning and hence contribute towards the development of future leadership.
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 Friday said IMF has given impossible targets to Pakistan without properly diagnosing economic ills and giving implementable solutions.
Standard Chartered, in partnership with INNOVentures Global (Pvt.) Limited, is excited to announce the five winners of this year’s Standard Chartered #SCWomenInTech Programme 2019. Today’s event saw five women led teams shortlisted from over 80 applicants win up to USD 10,000 in seed funding for their businesses.
In order to maintain International Quality Management System in National Highway Authority, concluding ceremony of 3 x day training was held at NHA headquarters here today. NHA’s Member Administration Capt® Mushtaq Ahmed distributed certificates among the 35 participating officers from NHA head office and regional offices.
Special Representative for Afghanistan Reconciliation Ambassador Zalmay Khalilzad visited Islamabad on August 1 and 2 and held discussions with Pakistani leadership on developments in the Afghan peace process. In his meetings with Prime Minister Imran Khan, Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi, and Chief of Army Staff General Javed Bajwa, Ambassador Khalilzad outlined the positive momentum in the Afghan peace process and next steps.
Counterpoint, the international authoritative analysis institution, recently announced a mobile phone shipment report for Q2 2019. According to the report, emerging smartphone brand realme showed eye-catching performance. After only one year of establishment, it quickly became one of the top 10 mobile phone manufacturers in the world, alongside with Samsung, Huawei and Apple.
Oxford University Press (OUP), a department of the University of Oxford and a leading publishing house, donated their Platinum Series of books to the Karachi Press Club Library. The activity was commemorated through a brief ceremony held at the Karachi Press Club (KPC).
The concept of effective exchange rate, which includes nominal (NEER) and real effective rates (REER), occupies a prominent place in macroeconomic analysis as it provides valuable information about a county’s relative position, in terms of competitiveness of its goods and services for trade, viz.
Uber, the global ride-hailing giant connecting riders to drivers, has announced the launch of Uber Pitch 2019, a nationwide competition aimed at enabling budding entrepreneurs. The contest gives tech startups a platform to pitch their ideas to some of Pakistan’s most prominent tech giants.
PTCL is proud to support the startups incubated at National Incubation Center (NIC), Karachi at a special graduation ceremony for their first cohort of startups at its facility in NED University, Karachi.
The ceremony was attended by Syed Shahzad Shah, Executive Vice President, Marketing & Communication, PTCL, Fariha Tahir Shah, GM Corporate Communication, PTCL, Atif Rais Khan, Chief Executive Officer, LMKT, Shabahat Ali Shah, Executive Director National Information Technology Board (NITB), Shahjahan Chaudhry, Project Director, NIC Karachi, along with tech entrepreneurs, business leaders, professionals and students.
The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$15,061.8 million on 26July2019.The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:-
- Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 7,767.0 million
- Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks : US$ 7,294.8 million
- Total liquid foreign reserves : US$ 15,061.8 million
During the week ending 26July2019, SBP’s reserves increased by US$155 million to US$7,767 million, due to official GoP inflows.
Pak-Qatar Family Takaful Limited (PQFTL) opened its new branch in Bahadurabad. The new branch was inaugurated jointly by Muhammad Nasir Ali Syed (CEO, PQFTL) and Deputy CEO Muhammad Menhas, along with senior management team. The new branch will create great convenience and provide a wide range of Takaful services to a vast number of consumers, living in Bahadurabad and nearby vicinities.
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