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Ignite Reconstituted its board to induct New minds

Islamabad:  (Parliament Times)   Reconstituted board of Ignite held its kick off meeting under the chairmanship of Mr. Shabahat Ali Shah, Executive Director, National Information Technology Board (NITB). A public private board governs Ignite; among the 6 ex-officio office bearers in the Federal Government Mr. Shabahat Ali Shah, ED NITB, Mr. Jawad Paul, Additional Secretary, Mr. Syed Junaid Imam, Member IT …

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Business community urged to highlight Kashmiris’ plight at global level

Rawalpindi:   (Parliament Times)    Special Assistant on Information and Broadcasting Dr. Firdous Ashiq Awan has urged the business community to use their linkages and connections abroad to highlight the plight of Kashmiri people and expose the true face of India. Different forums including that of the parliament are being used to raise awareness about the tyranny and persecution unleashed by …

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DAWLANCE expands its production capacity for export-quality electronics

KARACHI:    (Parliament Times)   Dawlance, being Pakistan’s market leader in home appliances, with a vision to expand its exports business from Pakistan has now inaugurated two new production lines – one for manufacturing automatic washing machines and one for manufacturing water dispensers. The products manufactured on these modern lines will also be exported to other countries, ensuring strict compliance to …

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Govt efforts to reduce deficit succeeding: PBIF

KARACHI:    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 Friday said efforts of the government to reduce current account deficit are succeeding. The government decisions have been pushing economy towards stability but reducing exports are not enough …

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Rupee bounces back against US dollar

KARACHI:            The Pakistani rupee on Friday bounced back against the US dollar gaining Rs0.73 at the start of trading in the interbank market. The dollar was trading at Rs157.70 and since its peak of Rs164.25 on June 27 has fallen by Rs6.75. The decline in the cost of the dollar will help reduce the debt …

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RCCI condemns raids & harassment in preview of plastic bags ban

Staff Reporter, Rawalpindi: The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has shown serious concerns on recent wave of raids, sealing and closure of shops and food outlets on the account of plastic bag ban. RCCI President Malik Shahid Saleem in a meeting with traders at chamber house here on Thursday said that the Chamber has received multiple complaints of …

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PBIF supports the decision to extend tenure of COAS Bajwa

KARACHI:                   President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Wednesday lauded the decision of the Prime Minister Imran Khan to extend the tenure of COAS Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa. Mian Zahid Hussain said that the decision reflects the importance of COAS amid serious regional situation …

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Extension to Gen Bajwa in larger national interest to offset external threat : FFC Chief Mian Kashif

LAHORE:      Mian Kashif Ashfaq Chief Executive Pakistan Furniture Council (PFC) Wednesday hailing the extension to COAS Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa termed it an excellent decision under prevailing circumstances which would help Pakistan to offset external security threats effectively. In a statement issued here, Mian Kashif said Prime Minister Imran Khan took this decision in the large interest of …

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MPCL wins 1st Position in Corporate and Sustainability Report Award

Islamabad:    (Parliament Times)    MPCL Annual Report 2018 has been declared winner of 1st Positon in Fuel & Energy category. The Award was conferred by the Joint Committee of Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan and Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan at the Best Corporate and Sustainability Report Awards held at Karachi today August 20, 2019. …

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Deforestation one of the major reasons for climate change in Pakistan: Abid Sattar

Islamabad:   (Parliament Times)    Askari Bank is continuing with its pledge for a GREENER PAKISTAN and has announced August 26 as #AskariBankGreenDay for a dedicated tree plantation activity through its network of 516 branches in 152 cities across Pakistan. Mr. Abid Sattar, President & CEO Askari Bank, in his message said, “Deforestation is one of the major reasons for climate …

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