Awards Ceremony for 3rdedition of “Jinnah Young Writers Awards” held in Ankara

Awards ceremony for the third edition of “Jinnah Young Writers Award” essay competition was held in Ankara recently. Turkey’s Minister for National Education Ziya Selçuk was the chief guest on the occasion. The Award, named after the Founder of Pakistan, Quaid-e-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, is the initiative of the Pakistan Embassy, organized in collaboration with the Ministry of National Education of Turkey.

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Increase in gas prices may impact farmers and fertilizer industry

The recent hike in gas prices for fertiliser sector is estimated to jack up urea price by Rs128 per bag, not only dealing a blow to local farmers’ profitability, but also overall agriculture, industry officials said on Tuesday. “The fertliser industry is already suffering on account of subsidy of Rs20 billion, withheld by the government,” a spokesman for Fertiliser Manufactures of Pakistan Advisory Council (FMPAC) said in a statement.

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NHA launches countrywide Anti Encroachment drive

Under directive of the Federal Government, National Highway Authority has launched countrywide Anti Encroachment Drive to clear its Right of Way (ROW). About 2872 encroachments points have been identified as target from various provinces to clear the Right of Way. As per details, encroachments removal activity is being accelerated at 310 locations in D.I Khan, 40 in Hyderabad, 70 in Multan, 150 in Bahawalpur, 983 in Rahim Yar Khan, 100 in Batkhela, 24 in Wazirabad, 45 in Lahore, 950 in Rawalpindi and 200 locations in Swat.

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President, SVP and VP of KATI elected unopposed

Mohammad Danish Khan, Faraz-ur-Rehman and Maheen Salman have been elected unopposed President, Senior Vice President and Vice President of Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) respectively for the year 2018-19.

Patron-in-Chief of KATI SM Muneer, outgoing President Tariq Malik, SVP Salman Aslam, VP JunaidNaqi, Senator Abdul Haseeb Khan, Zubair Chhaya, SM Naseer, SM Naseem, Akbar Farooqui, Farhan-ur-Rehman, Gulzar Firoz, Masood Naqi, SM Ilyas, SM Yaya, Shaikh Fazal-e-Jalil, Syed Johar Ali Qandhari, Ehtisham Uddin, Syed Farukh Mazhar, Rashid Ahmed Siddqui, Zahid Saeed and members of Executive Committee of KATI congratulated the new elected office bearers and expressed hope that new elected office bearer would play their role to resolve problems of business community and affective representation of industrial community.

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Book launching ceremony of “Wisal-e-Zindagi”

The Adabi Committee of Arts Council of Pakistan Karachi organized a book launching ceremony of “Wisal-e-Zindagi”, written by Syeda Nadia Muslim. The event was presided by Prof. Haroon Rasheed in which he said that, the dissertations of Nadia Muslim are very simple, by reading her book childhood memories revised into the mind.

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Shell Pakistan holds first Technology Leadership Conference in Pakistan

Shell Pakistan held a first of its kind ‘Shell Technology Leadership Conference’ (STLC) in Islamabad, showcasing energy solutions in lubricants, fuel, and technological advancements in the energy industry.

The conference welcomed 200 of Shell Pakistan’s Lubricants Business-to-Business (B2B) customers with the purpose of bringing them together at one platform to learn from global experts about new technology breakthroughs in the Shell World.

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Jazz Releases Sustainability Report 2016-17

Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital communications company, has launched a report on the status of the company’s contribution to sustainability. As a leader in digital transformation the Jazz Sustainability Report 2016-17 elaborates on the impactful interventions, the communities it has empowered and its sustainability strategy.

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Haleeb Foods provides support to Dairy Farmers

In line with its vision to facilitate the growth of the dairy sector of Pakistan, Haleeb Foods Ltd. under the banner of its Asli Milk brand, carried out support initiatives with the dairy farmers of Jhang yesterday. Under these initiatives, HFL provided means to build sheds to facilitate dairy farmers and educational training sessions were also conducted by its Milk Collection and Dairy Services (MCDS) department.

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