Gulf and Brunei’s investors eyeing Pakistan’s real estate market

Pakistan has become a priority market for investors from Brunei and Gulf regions and currently many companies from the Middle East and ASEAN countries are looking to enter Pakistan’s booming real estate sector. This was said by Adnan Iqbal, Chief Coordinator of UAE-based Real Estate and Investment Pakistan Expo (RIPE), which is going to be held in Sharjah on December 8 and 9, 2017.

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2nd Int’l Summit on Wind Energy in Pakistan

According to Organizer of the 2nd Int’l Summit on Wind Energy Theme: From Energy Sufficiency to Energy Security” to be held on November 22, 2017 in Karachi Marriott Hotel with the support & collaboration of Sindh Energy Dept (Govt of Sindh); Private Power and Infrastructure Board (PPIB),World Wind Energy Association (WWEA); Alternative Energy Development Board (AEDB); Asian Development Bank (ADB); USAID, KFW, Danish Embassy, US Embassy, UK Embassy; Pak-German Chamber of Commerce & Industry and Sindh Board of Investment (Govt of Sindh).

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METRO Cash & Carry ranked as the ‘Best Place to work’ in Pakistan

The retail giant bags two awards in Top Quartile and Over 1000 Employees categories.

Metro Cash & Carry Pakistan (METRO) has been ranked as the ‘Best Place to Work’ 2017 by Pakistan Society of Human Resource Management (PSHRM), a professional association for HR practitioners, in collaboration with Engage Consulting in two categories namely; Top Quartile, and company with Over 1000 employees.

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Donate blood to save lives from thalassemia as every drop is worth a smile!

Speakers at one-day seminar urged the people to donate blood to save lives as every drop was worth a smile and prevention was the only hope against Thalassemia. The seminar, on the occasion of Silver Jubilee of Hamdard University, was held yesterday on the theme: “Thalassemia awareness”, organized by Faculty of Eastern Medicine, Hamdard University in collaboration with Hussaini Blood Bank at Bait al-Hikmah auditorium, Madinat al-Hikmah, Karachi.

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Etihad marks 10 Years of “Future Leaders Programme” at 2017 graduation ceremony

Etihad Aviation Group (EAG) has celebrated the graduation of 396 members of its2017 Future Leaders Programme, one of the largest groups to graduate from a corporate programme in the UAE. Etihad Aviation Group Board members attended the proceedings at Zayed University’s Abu Dhabi campus, which saw 305 from the UAE and 91 from around the world graduate as pilots, engineers, managers and administrators.

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The U.S.-Pakistan Science and Technology Cooperation Program announces 14 research grants

The Governments of the United States and Pakistan announced today the awarding of science and technology cooperative research grants to 14 joint teams of U.S. and Pakistani researchers.  These grants are a part of the U.S.-Pakistan Science and Technology Cooperation Program, co-funded by the Department of State and the United States Agency for International Development (USAID), and implemented by the U.S.

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Tribute to Allama Iqbal by Pakistan High Commission, Singapore

Prof. Salahuddin Mohammad Shamsuddin, eminent scholar, delivered a lecture on Allama Iqbal at the residence of the Mr. Nasrullah Khan, Pakistan’s High Commissioner to Singapore on the evening of 11.11.2017. The talk was organised by Pakistan High Commission to pay tribute to Allama Iqbal, the sub-continent’s great poet-philosopher on occasion of his 140th death anniversary. 

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QEC IBA Karachi Holds a Seminar on ‘Promoting Quality Culture in Higher Education Institutions’

Quality Enhancement Cell of IBA Karachi organized a seminar on ‘Identification and Prioritization of Critical Issues and Challenges in Promoting the True Quality Culture in Higher Education Institutions’ followed by a panel discussion. The seminar was attended by a large number of QECs, faculty members and management personnel from different renowned universities of Karachi, Nawabshah, Sindh and Balochistan.

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Portuguese delegation visits KATI

A Portuguese delegation of Business executives visited Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) on Thursday in Karachi. President of KATI Tariq Malik along with Senior Vice President Salman Aslam, Vice President JunaidNaqi, Chairman of KATI’s Standing Committee of diplomatic affairs Masood Naqi, CEO KITE DMC Zubair Chhaya and others welcomed the delegation.

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SBP: Pakistan’s liquid foreign reserves position

The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$19,695.0 million on 10November2017.The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under: –

Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 13,677.6 million

Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks : US$ 6,017.4 million

Total liquid foreign reserves             : US$ 19,695.0 million

During the week ending 10November2017, SBP’s reserves decreased by around US$183 million to US$13,678 million due to external debt and other official payments.

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