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Lahore Stock Exchange leads corporate briefing programme for Highnoon Laboratories

May 8, 2013 | General Business News

Lahore, May 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): The representatives of Highnoon Laboratories, Company Secretary Mr. Khadim Hussain, Director Finance Mr. Javaid Hussain visited The Lahore Stock Exchange to participate in the corporate briefing program, an interactive program initiated by the Lahore Stock Exchange under the Corporate Communications Department to encourage companies to come forward and share their […]

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Gold edges up on Wednesday, supported by demand from China

May 8, 2013 | General Business News

Karachi, May 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): Gold edged up on Wednesday, supported by demand from China and a tight physical market, but gains were capped by strong equities and a drop in bullion exchange-traded fund holdings to their lowest in four years. The price may get further support from the ongoing increasing demand from China, which […]

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Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company and Karachi Electric Supply Company ink deal for setting up 600MW Power Plant

May 8, 2013 | General Business News

Islamabad, May 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): Karachi Electric Supply Company (KESC) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) – a Joint Venture of Engro Powergen Limited (EPL) and Government of Sindh (GoS), for purchasing power from SECMC’s 600 MW Mine Mouth Power Plant at Thar Block II. The MoU […]

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Warid launches its ‘Scrolex’ app for iPhone users

May 8, 2013 | Telecommunication

Lahore, May 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): Warid Telecom, the leading innovator in Pakistan’s telecom industry has released the latest App for people using an Apple iPad. The application is called ‘Scrolex’ which is a word game to challenge and exercise your mind in a fun and easy way in order to improve your vocabulary and linguistic […]

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AlHuda Center of Islamic banking and economics (CIBE) Initiated a Al-Huda Center of Islamic banking and economics initiates Islamic Microfinance research study for Yemen Microfinance Network

May 8, 2013 | General Business News

Lahore, May 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): AlHuda Center of Islamic banking and economics (CIBE) Initiated a Islamic Microfinance research study for Yemen Microfinance Network (YMN) in Yemen. This study will be conducted in the Yemen’s capital Sana’a including Taiz, Adan and Almoukla, so that the Islamic Microfinance products can be examined broadly and further Islamic Microfinance […]

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Pakistan is the most promising land in the region for fresh British investment: President Karachi Chamber of Commerce and Industry

Karachi, May 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): “Pakistan is the most promising land in the region for the fresh British investment as many British corporations are operating successfully and expanding their businesses across Pakistan and beyond. The British companies in Pakistan are enjoying profitable business. However, these contributions do not reflect the true existing potential of investment […]

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Federally Administered Tribal Area Secretariat and International Union for Conservation of Nature Pakistan sign deal to manage Environmental Cell at Secretariat

May 8, 2013 | Misc.

Islamabad, May 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between IUCN Pakistan and the Federally Administered Tribal Area Secretariat at a ceremony, here in Islamabad today. According to the MoU, FATA Secretariat and IUCN Pakistan will cooperate in setting up and managing an Environmental Cell at the premises of the FATA Secretariat, Peshawar. […]

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Appointment of Presiding, Assistant Presiding and Polling Officers: Sindh High Court grants stay order in favour of Sui Southern Gas Company against directives of Election Commission of Pakistan

May 8, 2013 | Misc.

Karachi, May 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): The honourable Sindh High Court has granted stay order in favour of Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC), against the directives of the Election Commission of Pakistan, Provincial Election Commission and the Returning Officer (R.O.) for NA- 239. SSGC had prayed before the Honorable Court in its Constitutional petition No. D-1832 […]

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Governor Punjab calls on caretaker Chief Minister Sindh

May 8, 2013 | Government Institutions

Karachi, May 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): Governor Punjab Makhdoom Ahmad Mahmood called on Caretaker Chief Minister Sindh Justice (R) Zahid Kurban Alavi at C.M House on Wednesday. Both the leaders exchanged their views about the May 11 general elections and other matters of Mutual interest. Caretaker provincial Minister for law and Prisons Mr. Mahmood Yousuf mandviwala […]

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European Union provides Nobel Peace Prize funds to United Nations (International) Children’s Fund for Education in Northwestern Pakistan

May 8, 2013 | Misc.

Islamabad, May 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): The European Union has provided € 300,000 from its Nobel Peace Prize money to UNICEF to support its educational activities for children affected by a lack of security in parts of northwestern Pakistan. The agreement was formalised today in Islamabad, between Lars-Gunnar Wigemark, Ambassador and Head of Delegation of the […]

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Lahore Electric Supply Company wins Water and Power Development Authority annual Inter Unit Sports Competitions

May 8, 2013 | Government Institutions

Lahore, May 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): Lahore Electric Supply Company (LESCO) won the 44th WAPDA Annual Inter Unit Sports Competitions, while Faisalabad Electric Supply Company (FESCO) and Gujranwala Electric Power Company (GEPCO) bagged second and third positions in the competitions respectively. WAPDA Chairman Syed Raghib Abbas Shah was the chief guest of the prize distribution ceremony […]

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Turkmenistan wants to help Pakistan in energy sector: Envoy

Islamabad, May 08, 2013 (PPI-OT): Turkmenistan has abundant natural gas resources and is interested to help Pakistan in energy sector for improving its economy and bringing the two countries further closer. These remarks were made by H.E.Mr.Atadjan N Movlamov, Ambassador of Turkmenistan in Pakistan during a meeting with business leaders at Islamabad Chamber of Commerce […]

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