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Archive for May 2nd, 2019

Bank Alfalah Islamic signs Strategic Partnership MoU with LUMS

May 2, 2019 | General Business News

Karachi, May 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): Bank Alfalah Islamic Banking has recently signed MoU for Strategic Partnership with Centre for Islamic Finance (CIF) at Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) to jointly setup a research initiative to promote Pakistan’s first ever …

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Hutchison Ports Pakistan deploys 5 new hybrid yard cranes

May 2, 2019 | General Business News

Karachi, May 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): Hutchison Ports Pakistan has deployed 5 new hybrid yard cranes as the terminal continues with its productivity enhancement programme and to provide better customer service. It brings the terminal’s total number of hybrid yard cranes …

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Bykea raises $5.7 million in Series A funding

May 2, 2019 | General Business News

Karachi, May 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): Bykea, a technology platform for on-demand transport and related services, announced today that it has completed a $5.7 million Series A round of financing from Pakistan’s first VC fund Sarmaycar and institutional investors from South …

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Standard Chartered Saadiq holds an Art Exhibition, ‘Rhythms of Recurrence’, to raise funds for Future makers

May 2, 2019 | General Business News

Karachi, May 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): Building on our brand promise Here for good, Standard Chartered Saadiq organised ‘Rhythms of Recurrence’ – an exclusive exhibition of contemporary works of art and selected artifacts based on the underlying grid in Islamic geometry, …

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SMEDA to lead SME Development Agenda of the Government

May 2, 2019 | General Business News

Lahore, May 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): The National Steering Committee on SME Policy reviewed a draft developed by Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) for the new “SME Policy 2019” at a meeting with Mr. Abdul Razzak Dawood, Advisor to …

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FTO assures to resolve tax complaints of business community

May 2, 2019 | General Business News

Islamabad, May 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): Aftab Ahmed, Advisor, Federal Tax Ombudsman, Islamabad said that FTO would play role to resolve tax complaints of business community for providing speedy and expeditious relief in tax grievances. He said this while addressing business …

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High Commissioner visits Scotland, calls on the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, meets Trade and Investment Officials, addresses Community

Islamabad, May 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): Pakistan High Commissioner to the UK, Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, called on Rt. Hon. Nicola Sturgeon MSP, First Minister of Scotland, at her official residence, Bute House, says a press release received here today from London. …

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Pakistan Navy Ship SHAMSHEER visits Port Sultan Qaboos, Oman as part of Regional Maritime Security Patrols

May 2, 2019 | General, Official News

Islamabad, May 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): Pakistan Navy Ship SHAMSHEER with embarked AL-43 helicopter, visited Port Sultan Qaboos at Muscat as part of Overseas Deployment for Regional Maritime Security Patrols (RMSP) in North Arabian Sea, Gulf of Oman and Arabian Gulf …

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Islamic Development Bank delegation call on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh

Islamabad, May 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): An Islamic Development Bank (IsDB) delegation, led by President Dr. Bandar M. H. Hajjar, called on Adviser to Prime Minister on Finance, Revenue and Economic Affairs, Dr. Abdul Hafeez Shaikh, here today. The meeting was …

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32nd Board Meeting of BISP held in Islamabad

Islamabad, May 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): The 32nd board meeting of BISP was held over two days recently (April 19 and April 29) due to the extensive agenda that needed to be covered by the board. On both days, Chairperson of …

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Pakistan urges UN Security Council to address Kashmir, Palestine disputes

Islamabad, May 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): At the UN, Pakistan again urged a just and lasting resolution of the Kashmir dispute, which along with Palestine needs to be addressed by the Security Council, says a press release received here today from …

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Indian sham election in IOK mere military exercise: JKFM

May 2, 2019 | General, Official News

Jammu, May 02, 2019 (PPI-OT): In occupied Kashmir, the Chairman of Jammu and Kashmir Freedom Movement (JKFM), Muhammad Sharif Sartaj has said that the sham Indian parliamentary election is nothing but a military exercise and in no way can be …

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