Intellectual property protection helps Pakistani businesses

For Sialkot businesses, reaching for gold in intellectual property and sports is more than just this year’s World Intellectual Property Day theme – it’s their business model.  While many Pakistanis take pride in how the 2018 FIFA World Cup used soccer balls made in Pakistan, few know how the patents registered by Pakistani innovators have helped create jobs and boost the economy at home.

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President FPCCI participates in Belt and Road CEO Conference at Beijing

Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai, President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) attended Belt and Road CEO Conference held in Beijing China organized by China Council for the Promotion of International Trade (CCPIT), China Chamber of International Commerce, All-China Federation of Industry and Commerce (ACFIC) and State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration of Commission Council (SASAC) at China National Convention Center, Beijing China

In his address, Engr.

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BankIslami posts PAT of Rs.251 million in 1QFY19

The Board of Directors of BankIslami has approved the Bank’s First Quarter Financial Statements for the period ended March 31, 2019 in their meeting held in Karachi on April 24, 2019.

The Bank has witnessed a promising start of the year 2019 and posted impressive results during first quarter of the current year.

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PTCL upgrades 13 more exchanges in 7 cities

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has transformed 13 more exchanges in 7 cities as part of its Network Transformation Project (NTP). The upgraded exchanges include Ghakhar, Vaniawala and Pasroor Road exchanges in Gujranwala, Shahdara, Egerton Road and Bahria Town exchanges in Lahore, Chaklala & Islamabad Town exchanges in Islamabad, Charsadda Road & Cantt.

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JBS inks MoU with EFU for IT Infrastructure Transformation

Jaffer Business Systems (JBS) and EFU Life Assurance recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). According to the MoU, JBS has partnered with EFU Life for providing Hewlett Packard Enterprise (HPE) Server Solutions.

Whilst, addressing the MoU ceremony, Veqar ul Islam, Director and CEO of JBS, said, “In this tech-driven and highly competitive environment, it is very important for organizations to always strive for staying relevant tomorrow.

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A high powered delegation visits KE

A delegation comprising officials from the World Bank, Board of Investment and National Electric Power Regulatory Authority visited K-Electric’s office to discuss the customer-centric initiatives taken by the power utility to improve Pakistan’s ranking in the Ease of Doing Business Index – Getting electricity indicator”

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Engro Corporation to invest in telecom infrastructure sector

Pakistan’s largest conglomerate announces PKR 7.5 Billion investment in telecommunications infrastructure sector, initiation of a detailed feasibility study to set up a polypropylene facility and gets Board’s nod to proceed with PKR 1.76 billion acquisition of Engro Eximp FZE

Pakistan’s premier conglomerate, Engro Corporation (PSX: ENGRO) announced its financial results for the first quarter ended March 31st, 2019, at a meeting held yesterday at the Engro Leadership Academy.

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DP World reports flat gross volume in 1Q2019

DP World PLC handled 17.5 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first quarter of 2019, with gross container volumes declining by 0.6% year-on-year on a reported basis. Gross like-for-like volumes declined by 0.7% in 1Q2019 due to the higher year-on-year comparables (1Q2018 like-for-like volumes grew 8.4%), and softer volumes in the UAE and Australia.

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DP World reports flat gross volume in 1Q2019

DP World PLC handled 17.5 million TEU (twenty-foot equivalent units) across its global portfolio of container terminals in the first quarter of 2019, with gross container volumes declining by 0.6% year-on-year on a reported basis. Gross like-for-like volumes declined by 0.7% in 1Q2019 due to the higher year-on-year comparables (1Q2018 like-for-like volumes grew 8.4%), and softer volumes in the UAE and Australia.

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