Advisor to Chief Minister Sindh on Law, Climate Chang & Costal development Murtaza Wahab told the backlog of pilled garbage in Karachi would be cleared within 30 days, while he was addressing to a gathering of industrialists at Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) on Saturday.
“Karachi Fun Festival” an occasion for all has been arranged on the 28th & 29th of September in Karachi. Cultural festivities are the veins of Karachi which is actually a way to somewhat relax the people of Karachi from the daily hustles of life and this positive image that we all see is due to the tireless efforts of the electronic and print media.
Additional Inspector General Sindh Police Ghulam Nabi Memon said that 60 pc of street crimes were committed by drug addicts to address this issue police will establish 12 rehabilitation Centers in the city. He was addressing a gathering of industrialist at Korangi Association of Trade &Industry (KATI) on Friday.
An event entitled”Respect and Dignity of Women in Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir”was organized by the Embassy of Pakistan in Ankara today to express solidarity with the resilient women of Indian Occupied Jammu & Kashmir. The event was attended by a large number of Turkish and Pakistani community, students as well as media representatives.
Oxford University Press (OUP) has today announced that it is bringing together its two education divisions—Oxford Education and Asia Education—into one new business operating across the world. It will be led by Fathima Dada, the current Managing Director of Oxford Education, who joined OUP in December 2018.
Lahore, Punjab, 20 September 2019 – PepsiCo Pakistan, Amal Academy and the Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the presence of Mr. Furqan Ahmed Syed, CEO, PepsiCo Pakistan and Afghanistan and Prof. Dr. Fazal Ahmed Khalid, Chairman PHEC.
The outgoing week saw uplift in sentiments from previous week amid encouraging newsflow on the economic front. The week kicked off on a positive note with Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) announcement of status quo on Policy Rate and decline in Current Account Deficit (CAD) by 55% for 2MFY20, and increase in forex reserves by USD146mn on weekly basis.
A high-powered meeting of FPCCI senior members including Office Bearers and Leaders of the Business Community throughout the country held at Karachi lasted 3 hours and reviewed the current Economic Policies of the government, which has resulted in closure of industries; increased bank defaults, unemployment and poverty in the country.
Khushhali Microfinance Bank Limited (KMBL) has planted 11,000 trees across Pakistan as part of its tree plantation drive for 2019. KMBL had pledged to plant 10,000 trees in the country by the end of 2019 to elevate the environmental conditions. However, before even getting close to the year-end, KMBL has surpassed its target.
Mr. Hamish Mac Master, High Commissioner of New Zealand in Pakistan shared his views on bilateral trade relation with Pakistan at an event held in Karachi today. He was speaking at a dialogue hosted by the Karachi Council on Foreign Relations (KCFR) on breakfast at a local hotel.
A delegation of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) led by the Director Middle East and Central Asia Department, Mr. Jihad Azour, called on the Governor State Bank of Pakistan Dr. Reza Baqir today in Karachi. He was accompanied by the IMF Mission Chief to Pakistan, Mr.
The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$15,898.1 million on 13September2019.The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:-
Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan : US$ 8,600.4 million
Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks : US$ 7,297.7 million
Total liquid foreign reserves : US$ 15,898.1 million
During the week ending 13 September2019, SBP’s reserves increased by US$138 million to US$8,600.4 million.
JS Bank, Pakistan’s fastest growing financial institution and JS Global Capital Limited (JSGCL), a JS Bank subsidiary and Pakistan’s flagship equity brokerage and investment banking company have been recognized for their performance at multiple national and international forums.
Amongst its awards, JS Bank numbers Pakistan’s Best Mid-Sized Retail Bank, Pakistan’s Best Consumer Finance Product, and Pakistan’s Best SME Bank received at the Asian Banking & Finance Awards 2019, the “Best Bank for Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs)” received at the 2019 Asiamoney Awards and the “Best Payment Technology/Solution Provider” for its Digital Traffic Challan Initiative at the 2019 DIGI Awards.
Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) has offered unique service to bring back deceased at home free of cost. According to a press release of national airlines, overcome with the loss of a loved one is never easy, and in the midst of dealing with every emotion imaginable, if you have to worry about logistics and finances of carrying your deceased loved one back home, it is a nightmare that you cannot get out of.
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