Magazine Features

Greenstar hosts a forum on Breast-Cancer, Abortion-Care & Family-Planning

Greenstar Social Marketing (GSM) – an independent network member of ‘Population Services International’, recently organized an informative Focus Group Meeting on Breast Cancer, Post Abortion Care & Family Planning at the Arena Recreational Complex in Karachi. The session provided a safe space for the audience, especially females to learn about causes, symptoms and prevention measures regarding these health challenges.

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17 employees of NHA will perform hajj this year

Hajj Balloting 2020 was arranged in the headoffice of National Highway Authority today. As per balloting, 17 employees of National Highway Authority will proceed for Hajj this year. A large number of officers and NHA employees were also present.

In Category A, 8 employees working in Scale of 1-16 will perform Hajj.

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UBG demands Business council’s elections of FPCCI

UBG spokesman Gulzar Feroz and Sindh Region Chairman Sheikh Khalid Tawab said that after passage of two months FPCCI by not scheduling elections of Business Councils is affecting country’s economy and seems like a conspiracy against the trade.

UBG leaders have questioned the present FPCCI leadership about their poor performance and said that FPCCI has business councils of different countries, the office bearers of these Business Councils work with businessmen and embassies / governments of foreign countries.

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Pakistan’s liquid foreign reserves position

The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$ 18,742.8 million on 21-February-2020. The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:-

Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 12,591.5 million

Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks : US$ 6,151.3

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Pakistan’s liquid foreign reserves position

The total liquid foreign reserves held by the country stood at US$ 18,742.8 million on 21-February-2020. The break-up of the foreign reserves position is as under:-

Foreign reserves held by the State Bank of Pakistan: US$ 12,591.5 million

Net foreign reserves held by commercial banks : US$ 6,151.3

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Meezan Bank and Orient Electronics join hands for transaction banking services

Meezan Bank, Pakistan’s first and largest Islamic bank and Orient Electronics Private Limited, a leading manufacturer of home appliances have recently joined hands to streamline Transaction Banking Services for Orient Electronics. Under this agreement, Meezan Bank, through the provision of its state-of-the-art online banking solution, named eBiz+, will enable Orient Electronics to fully automate its dealer collections and business payments.

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Pakistan-Iran bilateral trade relations

President Tehran Chamber of Commerce & Industry (TCCI) Masoud Khansari has stressed the need to enhance interactions between the business communities of Iran and Pakistan in various sectors of the economy through regular exchange of trade delegations and organizing numerous exhibitions to promote the existing bilateral trade relations between the two brotherly countries.

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