KATI delegation headed by SM Muneer met with Zubair Motiwala

Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) Patron-in-Chief SM Muneer, President Faraz-ur-Rehman, KITE Limited CEO Zubair Chhaya, Vice President Muslim Mohammadi, UBG Leader Khalid Tawab, Ahmed Chinoy. Among others met the newly elected Chief Executive of TDAP Zubair Motiwala and congratulated him on taking charge.… Continue

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Jazz and Sprite collaborate for a new exciting offer “Thand Rakh Aur Bann Super”

Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital operator – and a part of VEON Group, has partnered with Sprite, the world’s leading refreshing soft drink, a brand of The Coca-Cola Company, to launch their latest joint campaign called, “Thand Rakh Aur Bann Super” nationwide.… Continue

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Appointment of COAS, JCSCC on seniority basis welcomed

Chairman of National Business Group Pakistan, President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum, and All Karachi Industrial Alliance, and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain on Friday said the appointment process of the eleventh Army Chief and Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee Chairman was completed on merit and without any major political controversy which is good for the country.… Continue

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Google Tech Valley to provide technological tools of learning to Pakistani schools

To bring innovation in the education sector Google has tied up with a private school with a nationwide presence.

Under the agreement, Google Tech Valley signed a memorandum of understanding with the private school to upskill teachers and give exposure to students to universal tools of learning.… Continue

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One week training course on “Cotton Ginnin” – KCA

The Karachi Cotton Association (KCA) has organized One Week Training Course on “Cotton Ginning” with the collaboration of the Pakistan Cotton Standards Institute (PCSI) from November 21-25, 2022, at the premises of the KCA to impart basic knowledge regarding the process of cotton ginning.… Continue

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Pakistanis say YouTube is the no.1 online video and music platform

YouTube hosted its first-ever YouTube Brandcast in Pakistan to celebrate YouTube’s creator community, and to share the latest insights, updates, and inspiration from brands succeeding on the platform. At Brandcast, YouTube also spotlighted how the platform is supporting the Pakistani creator ecosystem by building a reliable, multi-format platform that enables creators to build local and global communities that meet the evolving needs of their audiences

According to Google and Kantar’s Unlocking Digital in Rural Pakistan research, YouTube is the most popular online video platform in Pakistan with 62% of online Pakistanis ages 18-24 reported watching YouTube once a month or more. … Continue

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Shell Pakistan signs ABHI as first customer for voluntary carbon compensation offer

Shell Pakistan Limited signed ABHI, Pakistan’s first financial wellness platform, as its first official customer for the launch of its new voluntary carbon compensation program. This program provides an avenue for all ABHI employees who are using Shell Fuel Cards to offset hard-to-abate carbon emissions from their fuel consumption by using Shell’s global portfolio of carbon credits.… Continue

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Gluco Kahani’s memorable Children’s Day rhyme teaches the spirit of helping others

This International Children’s Day, Peek Freans Gluco has launched a new rhyme, ‘Qadam Barhaein Hum’ in their popular series in the children’s edutainment category, called Gluco Kahani. This rhyme comes as a gift to Gluco Kahani’s young fans through which they can learn social, moral, and ethical values in their national language Urdu.… Continue

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KATI felicitates the appointment of General Syed Asim Munir as Army Chief of Pakistan

Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) Patron-in-Chief SM Muneer, President Faraz-ur-Rehman, CEO of KITE Limited Zubair Chhaya, Senior Vice President Nighat Awan, Vice President Muslim Mohammadi along with the Executive Committee members welcomed the appointment of General Syed Asim Muneer as Chief of Army Staff and Lt General Sahir Shamshad Mirza as Chairman of Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee by the Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif.… Continue

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OGDCL selects 64 employees for Hajj and Umrah through balloting

The Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL) held balloting to select employees for Hajj and Umrah for the year 2022-23. Managing Director/CEO OGDCL, Mr Khalid Siraj Subhani announced names of the lucky employees who will perform their religious obligations under the company-sponsored Hajj and Umrah Scheme.… Continue

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Visit of the Prime Minister to Türkiye (25-26 November 2022)

On the invitation of His Excellency President Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Prime Minister Muhammad Shehbaz Sharif will pay a two-day official visit to Türkiye, from 25-26 November 2022. Alongside President Erdogan, the Prime Minister will jointly inaugurate the third of the four MILGEM Corvette Ships for the Pakistan Navy, PNS Khyber at the Istanbul Shipyard.… Continue

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U.S. Ambassador Donald Blome highlights broad partnership with the people of Balochistan Province

U.S. Ambassador Donald Blome visited Quetta, Balochistan, on November 23 to meet with Chief Minister Abdul Quddus Bizenjo, local partners working to advance climate change adaptation, representatives of higher education institutions, leaders of local NGOs, and Afghan refugees. During his visit, Ambassador Blome discussed U.S.… Continue

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Pakistan Business users to benefit from availability of SAP Build

SAP announced the launch of SAP Build, a powerful new low code offering to unleash the power of business users, launched at SAP TechEd conference in Las Vegas, USA, recently.
SAP Build empowers users of all skill levels to create and augment enterprise applications, automate processes, and design business sites with drag-and-drop simplicity.… Continue

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ICCI, PBC and Unilever collaborate to highlight the significance of ESG

The Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OICCI) and the Pakistan Business Council (PBC) collaborated to host a design sprint on best practices needed to develop an effective Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) framework for Pakistan. The two-day workshop was facilitated by Unilever Pakistan Limited.… Continue

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LUMS and London School of Economics partner to celebrate 75 years of Pakistan

LUMS recently hosted the ‘Pakistan@75’ Summit curated by the South Asia Centre of the London School of Economics and Political Science. This collaborative event brought together over two hundred and fifty students, academics, industry professionals, and entrepreneurs to participate in a series of critical conversations around topics ranging from policy and philanthropy to health and the future of Pakistan’s economy.… Continue

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Malaysian CG underscores need to review 15-year-old FTA

Consul General of Malaysia Herman Hardynata Bin Ahmad has said that Malaysia and Pakistan, in addition to having several multilateral agreements as members of UN, OIC and D-8, had also signed 20 bilateral agreements including a Free Trade Agreement (FTA) but this 15-year-old FTA, which was inked in 2008, needs to be reviewed with a view to further improve the existing trade ties between the two brotherly countries.… Continue

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EFP recognises foodpanda as a leader in women’s empowerment

foodpanda, one of the leading q-commerce and delivery companies in the country, has been recognised by the Employers’ Federation of Pakistan (EFP) as one of the ‘top 10’ organisations in the country facilitating women’s empowerment through its business.

The prestigious recognition comes as a part of EFP’s research across 250 organisations that practise and enable women’s empowerment.… Continue

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NIMA observed World Fisheries Day 2022

Joint efforts of Government and stakeholders are essential for transforming the fisheries sector to address depleting fish stocks and economic prosperity; Mr Tameezuddin Khero, Secretary of Livestock & Fisheries, presides over NIMA’s Webinar

The fisheries sector of Pakistan has a lot of potentials; however, it can be developed with the active support of all stakeholders, including Federal and Provincial Governments.Continue

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OGDCL distributes wheelchairs, rickshaws, and school uniforms to the Hindu community

The Oil and Gas Development Company Limited (OGDCL), under its CSR program, has distributed 20 wheelchairs, five rickshaws and 1021 school uniforms and shoes among Hindu community members in the Tharparkar district of Sindh province.

As a responsible corporate entity, OGDCL distributed the wheelchairs, rickshaws, school uniforms and shoes worth PKR 2.4 million from the company’s CSR funds at the request of the Pakistan Hindu Council (PHC).… Continue

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Spotify brings Pakistan’s first masterclass for Artists Community

Spotify hosted its first Masterclass in Pakistan, exclusive to artists and labels, with the aim to educate them about Spotify For Artists. The signature educational session shed light on avenues for artist development offered through Spotify where musicians have access to the data, tools, and knowledge that they require to facilitate their journey of raising their profile and finding fans across borders.… Continue

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Pakistan’s Cricket superstars debut as action heroes with Free Fire

Free Fire Pakistan has released a live action music video featuring cricket superstars Babar Azam, Shadab Khan, Shaheen Afridi and Shoaib Malik as superheroes. The veteran and the Runner ups for the T20 World Cup have been in the limelight for their heroics on and off the field and befittingly feature as Superheroes in this action packed film.… Continue

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U.S.-Pakistan Women’s Council and S&P Global commemorate Pakistan million women mentors’ initiative

S&P Global Pakistan (S&P Global) has successfully mentored more than 12,000 women as part of its pledge to mentor 20,000 under the U.S.-Pakistan Women’s Council’s (USPWC) Pakistan Million Women Mentors (PMWM) Initiative.

The company announced this milestone during an event co-hosted by the U.S.-Pakistan… Continue

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ACCA, IFAC release a global guide on public financial management reforms

A new joint guide by ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) and the International Federation of Accountants (IFAC) released at the World Congress of Accountants (WCOA) aims to boost PFM reforms across the globe by defining for the first time the idea of professionalisation specifically in the context of public sector finance.… Continue

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Pakistan State Oil welcomes ministry officials

Minister of State (Petroleum Division), Ministry of Energy, Mr Musadik Malik and Captain (retd.) Mohammad Mahmood, Additional Secretary (In-charge) for Petroleum Division visited PSO’s Head Office in Karachi.

Managing Director & CEO, Pakistan State Oil (PSO), Syed Taha along with the company’s senior management discussed the various aspects of energy demand and supply scenario, sustainability of supply chain, future strategy and road map to meet country’s requirements with the guests.… Continue

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Over 250 cyclists participated in The Citizens Foundation event cycle

Over 250 cyclists participated in The Citizens Foundation (TCF) Event Cycle For Change this year to help raise funds to bring flood-affected children in Pakistan back to school.  A significant number of cyclist groups participated from various parts of Karachi and gathered at TCF School Shirin Sultan Dossa Campus, Qayyumabad  to advocate for quality education.… Continue

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