2013 January : AsiaNet-Pakistan

Archive for January, 2013

United States Ambassador announce funding for Pakistani researchers

January 31, 2013 | Embassies

Islamabad, January 31, 2013 (PPI-OT): U.S. Ambassador Richard Olson announced new funding for Pakistani researchers to turn their research into commercially viable projects with private sector partners. He announced this new funding to advance scientific cooperation today at the Pakistan-U.S. Science and Technology Symposium: Economic Growth Through Technology Transfer, organized by the Higher Education Commission […]

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Asian Development Bank appreciates services of National Highways and Motorway Police

January 31, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, January 31, 2013 (PPI-OT): A delegation of Asian Development Bank is on Pakistan’s tour now a days regarding Central Asia Regional Economic Cooperation program. The delegation visited the National Highways and Motorway Police Headquarters, Islamabad under the supervision of Mr. John Standing Ford, Transport planner/ Team leader of Asian Development Bank and met with […]

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Pakistan Lauded for role in peacekeeping

January 31, 2013 | Embassies

Islamabad, January 31, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan’s contribution to providing peacekeeping services in war affected countries is a remarkable and inspiring contribution to the maintaining of peace in the world. This was stated today by Ms. Ellen Margrethe Loej, Former Special Representative of the Secretary General and UN Head of Mission in Liberia during her meeting […]

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Radio Pakistan to broadcast running commentary on Pakistan-South Africa Cricket series

January 31, 2013 | Government Institutions

Islamabad, January 31, 2013 (PPI-OT): Radio Pakistan is exclusively broadcasting ball to ball running commentary on Pakistan VS South Africa cricket series live from South Africa beginning today (Friday). FM-93‚ FM-101 and Medium Waves networks of Radio Pakistan will air running commentary on the cricket series comprising three test matches‚ five ODIs and two T-20 […]

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Pakistan Meteorological Department predict widespread rains/snow during first week of February

January 31, 2013 | Misc.

Islamabad, January 31, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Meteorological Department predicted widespread rains/snow in the country during first week of February 2013. Spokesman of PMD informed that an active weather system presently giving rains over different parts of Middle East is likely to enter Pakistan during the coming weekend. Under the influence of this weather system widespread […]

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AKD Quotidian about — UBL: CY12 EPS can cross PKR 15.5

January 31, 2013 | Brokerage

Karachi, January 31, 2013 (PPI-OT): With MCB scheduled to announce its CY12 result next week, AKD Securities expects UBL to follow suit shortly (last year UBL announced its full-year result on Feb21`12). According to AKD Securities, in this regard, AKD Securities expects UBL to post NPAT of PKR 19.03 billion (EPS: PKR 15.55) in CY12 […]

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Etihad Airways wins ‘Airline Brand of the Year’ Award in Pakistan

January 31, 2013 | General Business News

Lahore, January 31, 2013 (PPI-OT): Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, has bagged the ‘Airline Brand of the Year Award’ organised by the Brands Foundation. The award, which is one of the highest honours bestowed in the business and corporate communities in Pakistan, was awarded to the airline due to its […]

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Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry appreciates Federal Cabinet for giving go-ahead to Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline project

January 31, 2013 | Chambers of Commerce, Industries

Lahore, January 31, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry Thursday appreciated the Federal Cabinet for giving go-ahead to Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline and hoped that the Ministerial Committee constituted to explore funding avenues for the project would proceed expeditiously. In a statement issued here, the LCCI President Farooq Iftikhar, Senior Vice President Irfan […]

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Indo-Pakistan Trade and Investment relations must go ahead for regional prosperity: S.M. Muneer

January 31, 2013 | Chambers of Commerce, Industries

Islamabad, January 31, 2013 (PPI-OT): Mr. S. M Muneer President of the India Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry (IPCCI) expressed its serious concern over recent tension on Line of Control between India and Pakistan which suspended cross border trade around 20 days and also delayed Commerce Secretary level talks which was due in February. […]

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Businessmen term Export Target unrealistic

January 31, 2013 | Chambers of Commerce, Industries

Islamabad, January 31, 2013 (PPI-OT): The Government has set $95 billion exports target in the next three years, but industrialists and businessmen term it an ambitious target in the wake of energy crisis and high production cost due to multiple factors etc. While commenting upon the second Strategic Trade Policy Framework (STPF) 2012-2015 which was […]

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Pakistan Industrial and Traders Association Front welcomes government decision to establish export import bank

January 31, 2013 | General Business News, Misc.

Lahore, January 31, 2013 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Industrial and Traders Association Front (PIAF) has welcomed the government decision to establish export import bank and extend markup support to certain sectors of of economy but termed $ 95 billion export target an ambitious one in the absence of electricity and gas. In a statement issued here, the […]

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Emirates is one of the biggest markets for Pakistani entrepreneurs

January 31, 2013 | Embassies, General Business News

Dubai, January 31, 2013 (PPI-OT): “UAE is one of the biggest markets for Pakistani entrepreneurs. Pakistani business community in the UAE is making good progress thus supporting the economy of Pakistan in the form of foreign exchange remittances”, said Ambassador Jamil Ahmed Khan while inaugurating the Afridi Travel and Tourism Camp in Dubai yesterday. Ambassador […]

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