‫جاپان کا سب سے بڑا پارچہ بافی و ملبوسات او ای ایم اور او ڈیم میلہ اے ایف ایف اوساکا 2018ء اپریل میں منعقد ہوگا

اوساکا، جاپان، 19 مارچ 2018ء/پی آرنیوزوائر/– 2003ء میں شروع ہونے والا ششماہی ایونٹ دی ایشیا فیشن فیئر (اے ایف ایف) ہر سال بہار میں اوساکا اور خزاں میں ٹوکیو میں ہوتا ہے۔ اے ایف ایف پارچہ بافی اور ملبوسات کی صنعت میں اصل سازوسامان تیار کرنے والوں (او ای ایمز) اور اصل ڈیزائن بنانے والوں (او ڈی ایمز) کے لیے جاپان کے سب سے بڑے ایونٹ کی حیثیت سے چین سے 3,000 سے زیادہ نمائش کنندگان اور گزشتہ 15 سالوں میں 100,000 سے زائد خریداروں کو ایک ساتھ جمع کرچکاہے۔ یہ نمائش دنیا بھر میں صنعت کے اہم کرداروں کی جانب سے بڑے پیمانے پر تسلیم شدہ اور سراہی گئی ہے۔

اے ایف ایف اوساکا 2018ء 10 سے 12 اپریل 2018ء تک مایوڈوم، اوساکا میں ہوگی۔ 365 بوتھس کے لیے کافی جگہ کے ساتھ اس میلے میں 323 نمائش کنندگان شرکت کریں گے، جن میں 258 فوری تیار سامان بنانے والے، 27 فیشن لوازمات کے ادارے، 20 کپڑے فراہم کرنے والے، 14 گھریلو پارچہ جات بنانے والے، 3 مددگار مواد بنانے والے اور ایک نمونہ جات فراہم کرنے والے ہوں گے، کئی نمائش کنندگان بنگلہ دیش، کمبوڈیا، چین، جاپان، لاؤس، میانمر، پاکستان، امریکا اور ویت نام سمیت دیگر ممالک اور خطوں سے ہیں۔

نمائش کنندگان کو اُن کی مہارت کے اعتبار سے مختلف زونز میں یکجا کیا جائے گا، جیسا کہ بُنائی، جھالروں، جنوب مشرقی ایشیائی کارخانے، پارچہ جات اور مددگار مواد، گھریلو پارچہ بافی، او ڈی ایمز، پوستین، زیر چامے، بچوں کے ملبوسات ساتھ ساتھ فیشن لوازمات کے لیے زونز۔ نمائش کنندگان کی اکثریت جاپان کے ساتھ طویل المیعاد تجارتی تعلقات رکھتی ہے اور او ای ایم، او ڈی ایم، معیار، محدود تعداد اور کم لاگت کے لحاظ سے طلب کو پورا کرنے کی صلاحیت رکھتی ہے۔

مزید برآں، اے ایف ایف ٹوکیو 2018ء، میلے کا خزاں ایڈیشن، 26 سے 28 ستمبر 2018ء تک ٹوکیو میں سن شائن سٹی کے 12,500 مربع میٹر نمائشی علاقے میں ہوگا۔ ٹوکیو ایونٹ میں ایک نیا گھریلو ٹیکسٹائل زون ہوگا۔

ایونٹ کے بارے میں مزید معلومات اور نمائش کنندہ کی حیثیت سے شرکت کے حوالے سے مزید معلومات کے لیے میلے کی باضابطہ ویب سائٹ دیکھیں: www.asiafashionfair.jp۔

جناب یوچین ہوانگ
86-10-6528-5310+
info@asiafashionfair.jp

Japan’s Largest Textiles and Garments OEM and ODM Show AFF Osaka 2018 will Take Place in April

OSAKA, Japan, March 19, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — The Asia Fashion Fair (AFF), a biannual event which debuted in 2003, holds its spring edition in Osaka and autumn edition in Tokyo each year. As Japan’s biggest event for original equipments manufacturers (OEMs) and original design manufacturers (ODMs) in the textiles and garments industry, AFF has brought together more than 3,000 exhibitors from China and over 100,000 buyers over the past 15 years. The expo has been widely recognized and highly praised by industry players worldwide.

The AFF Osaka 2018 will be held at Mydome Osaka from April 10 to April 12, 2018. With enough space for 365 booths, the show will be attended by 323 exhibitors, including 258 ready-to-wear manufacturers, 27 fashion accessories companies, 20 fabrics suppliers, 14 home textiles producers, 3 auxiliary materials makers and one samples supplier, with many of the exhibitors originating from Bangladesh, Cambodia, China, Japan, Laos, Myanmar, Pakistan, the US and Vietnam, among other countries and regions.

The exhibits will be grouped together in zones according to the exhibitor’s specialty, with zones for knitting, tatting, Southeast Asian factories, fabrics and auxiliary materials, home textiles, ODMs, furs and down, underwear, children’s wear as well as fashion accessories. The majority of the exhibitors have longstanding trade relationships with Japan and are able to address the demands in terms of OEM, ODM, quality, limited quantities and low cost.

In addition, AFF Tokyo 2018, the autumn edition of the fair, will take place in a 12,500-square meter exhibition space at Sunshine City in Tokyo from September 26 to September 28, 2018. The Tokyo event will include a new home textiles zone.

For more information about the event and participating in the show as an exhibitor, please visit the fair’s official website: www.asiafashionfair.jp.

Mr. Yuchen Huang
+86-10-6528-5310
info@asiafashionfair.jp

Board of Directors of Sunrays Textile Mills Limited

Karachi, Sunrays Textile Mills Limitedinformed Pakistan Stock Exchange that the eleven persons have been elected as Directors at the Extra Ordinary General Meeting of the Company, held on March 16, 2018, for a term of three years commencing from March 16, 2018.

Sunrays Textile Mills Limited is a company incorporated in Pakistan on August 27, 1987. It is a public limited company the foundations of which are laid under the Companies Ordinance, 1984. The principal business activity of the company is a manufacture, trading and sale of yarn. The company also operates a ginning unit and an ice factory on leasing arrangements. The mill is located at District Muzaffarhgarh, DeraGazi Khan Division, in the province of Punjab. The shares of the company are quoted on Karachi Stock Exchange of Pakistan. The registered office of the company is located at Karachi.

The symbol “SUTM” is being used by the stock exchange for the shares of Sunrays Textile Mills Limited.

Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited Market Position on 19-03-2018

Karachi, March 19, 2018 (PPI-OT):

                                                               DAILY STOCK MARKET REPORT

                                                          Market Position Printed On March-19-2018

COMPANIES                KSE              KSE-30         KSE-100         KSE-ALLSHR      KMI-30        BATi          OGTi          PSX-KMI
POSITION                 INDICES          INDEX          INDEX           INDEX           INDEX         INDEX         INDEX         INDEX
Plus               188   Current          21700.01       43539.60        31619.13        74208.18      16714.94      20391.81      21808.58
Minus              166   Previous         21550.69       43363.21        31607.70        73773.12      16689.14      20180.12      21677.82
Unchanged           15   High             21747.71       43620.81        31695.45        74274.26      16809.35      20449.88      21823.18
Total              369   Low              21510.06       43313.00        31528.04        73773.12      16566.66      20096.97      21667.10
                         Net Change         149.32         176.39           11.43          435.06         25.80        211.69        130.76
                         Percentage           0.69           0.41            0.04            0.59          0.15          1.05          0.60

                     TURNOVER                                 TRADING VALUE                            MARKET CAPITAL
Current              115,968,720                              5,258,962,281                            9,063,184,143,715
Previous             193,397,480                              6,699,808,339                            9,064,822,135,389

                                                           COMPANIES REFLECTING SIGNIFICANT TURNOVER

Company Name                   Prv.Rate     Opening Rate        Closing Rate      Highest Rate          LOW Rate            Turnover
Lotte Chemical                  10.01            10.00               10.35             10.50              9.97              20,105,000
Nimir Resins                    10.14            10.13               11.11             11.14             10.10               9,494,000
Fauji Foods Ltd                 28.74            28.69               29.74             30.17             28.25               6,045,500
Faysal Bank                     25.74            25.90               25.53             26.00             25.43               4,400,000
TRG Pak Ltd                     34.67            34.57               35.40             35.65             34.20               4,359,000
Unity Foods Ltd                 26.74            26.73               27.49             27.69             26.55               4,057,000
Pak Elektron                    46.54            46.70               46.12             46.75             45.77               4,036,000
Azgard Nine                     14.99            14.89               14.73             15.30             14.65               2,677,500
Matco Foods Ltd                 33.76            34.10               35.44             35.44             33.95               2,569,000
Shabbir Tiles                   17.24            17.40               18.24             18.24             17.40               2,501,000

                                                     COMPANIES REFLECTING HIGHEST INCREASE/DECREASE IN THEIR RATES

Company Name                    Increased By                     Closing Rate            Company Name          Decreased By     Closing Rate
Rafhan Maize                          100.00                        7800.00             Philip Morris Pak.           157.50        2992.50
Ghandhara Ind.                         40.21                         844.48             Pak Tobacco                  105.25        1999.75

                                                                    FUTURE CONTRACT

                                  TURNOVER                                Plus                                 128
Current                           26,106,000                              Minus                                 16
Previous                          31,855,000                              Unchanged                              2

Company Name                         Prv.Rate     Opening Rate         Closing Rate      Highest Rate         Low Rate      Turnover
LOTCHEM-MAR                           10.06            10.00                10.37             10.53            10.00        10,896,500
PAEL-MAR                              46.71            46.71                46.22             46.80            45.76         4,800,000
TRG-MAR                               34.81            34.98                35.47             35.70            34.34         4,723,000
DGKC-MAR                             150.65           151.00               151.83            152.20           149.11           784,500
EPCL-MAR                              29.57            29.70                30.02             30.10            29.65           588,000

For more information, contact:
Senior Manager
Public Relations
Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited
Tel: (92-21) 111-001122
Fax: (92-21) 3241 0825, (92-21) 3241 5136
Email: info@psx.com.pk
Web: www.psx.com.pk

Unilever announces USD 120 million investment in Pakistan

Islamabad, March 19, 2018 (PPI-OT): Unilever has announced an investment of USD 120 Million (PKR 11 Billion) in Pakistan acknowledging the country’s high potential for long-term growth. The announcement was made in the presence of Miftah Ismail, Minister of State and Advisor to the Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs.

A majority of the investment will be made to enhance manufacturing operations across Unilever’s four factories in Pakistan over the next two years. This is a testament to Unilever’s commitment to growing the business in Pakistan and highlights the increasing uptake of consumer good products across the country.

Shazia Syed, Chairperson and CEO, Unilever Pakistan Limited, highlighted “We have been a part of Pakistan’s growth for nearly 70 years, during which time we have seen our business grow to over 30 brands in areas of Home Care, Personal Care, Foods, Beverages and Ice Cream. We take pride in the fact that over 95% of our brands are produced locally, creating employment for thousands, contributing to the exchequer of the country and simultaneously creating a better future every day for the people of Pakistan.”

Unilever’s operations in Pakistan are counted amongst the best performing businesses units within Unilever’s global operations. In 2013, Unilever Overseas Holding, which is a majority shareholder in Unilever Pakistan Limited, invested over €400 Million (USD 530 Million) in Pakistan which is the single largest foreign direct investment in the recent history of Pakistan. This investment re-affirmed Unilever’s strong commitment to local operations and to Pakistan’s economic potential.

For more information, contact:
Corporate Relations Manager,
Unilever Pakistan Limited
Avari Plaza, Fatima Jinnah Road,
PO Box 220, Karachi – 75530, Pakistan
Tel: +92-21-35660062
Fax: +92-21-35680918
Email: sadia.dada@unilever.com
Website: https://www.unilever.pk/

Faysal Bank Car Finance and Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Limited enter into a Strategic Alliance

Islamabad, March 19, 2018 (PPI-OT): Faysal Bank Limited (FBL), one of the leading banks in Pakistan, joins hands with Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Ltd. to offer exclusive rewards and value added services to their customers. As part of the Strategic Alliance between Faysal Bank and Honda Atlas Cars Pakistan Limited, customers can avail fast track vehicle delivery along with complimentary vehicle maintenance and accessories. Furthermore, customers will also receive priority treatment at Faysal Bank and Honda Atlas Authorized Dealership Premises.

Speaking on this occasion, Mr. Yousaf Hussain, President and CEO of Faysal Bank said “I believe both Faysal Bank and HACPL form a natural alliance considering the market segment we are operating in. I am hopeful this alliance will prove to be successful in terms of offering the best services to our customers”.

Mr. Tahir Yaqoob Bhatti, Head Retail Banking at Faysal Bank added, “Faysal Bank and HACPL are key players in growing the auto finance business and together we can contribute towards further strengthening the industry standards”. Mr. Syed Iftikhar Ul Haq, Head Consumer Finance Faysal Bank also mentioned, “This alliance will add to our vision of providing the best customer value proposition along with building a healthier consumer finance portfolio”.

Speaking at the occasion Mr. Hironobu Yoshimura, CEO of Honda Atlas Car Pakistan Limited, said “This initiative has created an ideal scenario for both Faysal Bank and Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Limited. Via this alliance, we aim to strengthen our customer relations by providing the best Honda vehicles at the best possible financial package offered by Faysal Bank Auto Finance”. Faysal Bank believes that this alliance will play an essential role in cultivating a strong mutually beneficial business relationship for both Faysal Bank and HACPL and will benefit their customers.

For more information, contact:
Head Office,
Faysal Bank Limited
Faysal House, ST-02, Shahrah-e-Faisal, Karachi, Pakistan
UAN: +92-21-111-747-747
Fax: +92-21-32795234
Email: corpcomm@faysalbank.com
Website: www.faysalbank.com

Bank Alfalah team visits Korangi Association of Trade and Industry

Karachi, March 19, 2018 (PPI-OT): Members of the Bank Alfalah senior management team, including three Group Heads, Mehreen Ahmed (Group Head Retail Banking), Mr Bilal Asghar (Group Head Corporate, Investment Banking and International Business), Syed Ali Sultan (Group Head Treasury, Capital Markets and Financial Institutions), along with other bank employees, visited the Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) to interact with members of the association, industrialists and businessmen.

Tariq Malik (President KATI) welcomed Bank Alfalah’s representatives, and applauded the bank’s outstanding performance, especially in reference to catering to the needs and requirements of the SME sector. During the meeting, those attending discussed the bank’s policy towards the SME Sector, special incentives for export enhancements and the future economic challenges.

Mehreen Ahmed, on behalf of Bank Alfalah President and CEO, Nauman Ansari, recorded her views in KATI’s visitor-book. Bank Alfalah’s Group Heads were presented with shields, while flowers were presented to others attending. The event was widely covered by the electronic and print media.

For more information, contact:
Head of Corporate Communications
Bank Alfalah Limited
2nd Floor, B.A Building, I.I Chundrigarh Road,
Karachi, Pakistan
Tel: (+92-21) 111-777-786 Ext 2638
Tel: (+92-21) 32423952
Email: salimahshiraj@yahoo.com