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FPCCI demands refund of claims

Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai, President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) has urged the Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance & Revenue, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh to fulfil his commitments made, from time to time, particularly in the Finance Act, 2019 and release export sectors’ all accumulated refund claims including deferred Claims ; Customs Duty Drawback ; DLTL etc., lying pending for payment since long for facilitating and enabling environment to the exporters to overcome their liquidity crunch to meet their export orders well in time ; enhance exports and reduce trade deficit so that the export targets as envisaged in the Finance Act, 2019 are met.

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Reviews of PTI govt one year performance

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Monday said government’s one-year performance remained a mixed bag of achievements and failures.

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BASF collaborates with government to improve safety in locust control in Sindh and Punjab!

Partnership with the Department of Plant Protection to create safety awareness among locust control teams

Education for pesticide sprayers on the importance of personal protective equipment in pest control

BASF is collaborating with the Department of Plant Protection (DPP) and the Department of Agriculture Extension to increase safety awareness of locust control in Sindh and Punjab provinces.

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Best Corporate and Sustainability Report 2018 Awards organized by ICAP & ICMAP

“High-quality, transparent financial reporting is fundamental to building trust in the capital markets and to making investment decisions.”

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and Institute of Cost and Management Accountant of Pakistan (ICMAP) organized Best Corporate and Sustainability Report 2018 Awards at a local hotel on 20th August 2019.

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20 trainees graduate from Telenor Pakistan’s 6th ‘Open Mind Pakistan’ program for PwDs

Telenor Pakistan, in collaboration with Unilever Pakistan and Special Talent Exchange Program, launches the ‘Disability Job Center’ for the differently-abled.


The 6th iteration of Telenor Pakistan’s ‘Open Mind Pakistan’ program empowered 20 young, differently-abled trainees who have graduated this year.

The graduation ceremony took place at Telenor Pakistan campus 345.

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ENGRO 2QCY19 Result Review: Fair jump in earnings and payout

Engro Corporation (ENGRO) announced 2QCY19 consolidated NPAT of PKR2.9bn (EPS: PKR4.97) as compared to PKR1.9bn (EPS: PKR3.29) in SPLY, up by 51%yoy. This takes the 1HCY19 profitability to PKR6.9bn (EPS: PKR11.93), up 13% yoy. The result announcement was accompanied with an interim cash dividend of PKR8.0/sh, taking cumulative 1HCY19 payout to PKR15.0/sh.

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KATI urges to revamp infrastructure in Karachi

President Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) Danish Khan, Senior Vice President Faraz-ur-Rehman and Vice President Maheen Salman has urged the Federal and Provincial government to invest heavily in infrastructure of Karachi. In a joint statement, office bearers of the association expressed their concern over the aftermath of recent rainfall in the city.

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