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Archive for August 18th, 2020

IMC initiates Drive to Collect Strewn Flags Post Independence Day Celebrations

August 18, 2020 |

Karachi, August 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Following 14th August celebrations, Indus Motor Company (IMC) launched a drive to gather national flags littered around the city of Karachi under the Company’s ‘Clean Pakistan Drive’. Pakistan’s National Day is celebrated every year across the country with much enthusiasm and national pride. The celebration is incomplete without the wide […]

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Another first by PSO – Launch of Euro 5 Standard Fuel in Pakistan

August 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): As the Nation’s own Oil Marketing Company (OMC), PSO continues to revolutionize the industry by becoming the first OMC to upgrade Pakistan’s fuel standard from Euro 2 to Euro 5. PSO’s Hi-Octane 97 Euro 5 was launched at a grand ceremony held at PSO Service Station-2, Diplomatic Enclave, Islamabad. Minister […]

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Dare To Leap This August As realme celebrates the Fan Fest

August 18, 2020 |

Lahore, August 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Emerging smartphone brand realme, with its “Dear to Leap” brand attitude, has achieved tremendous development in only one and a half year of establishment. Realme has been constantly imposing the original idea of allowing more young people to enjoy quality life that is brought by “technology” and “beauty.” This month […]

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Member (IR-Ops) FBR assures to address key issues of business community

August 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Muhammad Ahmed Waheed, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) along with Malik Sohail Hussain, former Senior Vice President ICCI and Chief Coordinator UBG FPCCI held a meeting with Dr. Muhammad Ashfaq Ahmed, Member (Inland Revenue-Operations), FBR in his office and discussed with him tax related issues of business […]

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No SME body can achieve SANS SMEDA

August 18, 2020 |

Karachi, August 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): The Union of Small and Medium Enterprises (UNISAME) whilst thanking Prime Minister (PM) Imran Khan for constituting the National Coordination committee (NCC) stressed the need for strengthening the Small Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) without loss of time. President UNISAME Zulfikar Thaver said many committees have been constituted and fizzled […]

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COVID-19 claimed five more lives in Sindh: Sindh Chief Minister

August 18, 2020 |

Karachi, August 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah said Tuesday that COVID-19 had claimed five more lives, lifting the death toll to 2,336 in Sindh. This he said in a statement issued here from CM House today. Shah said that five more patients lost their lives while struggling against coronavirus, lifting […]

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Sindh Government keen to improve dairy value chain: Minister

August 18, 2020 |

Karachi, August 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Sindh Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Engr Abdul Bari Pitafi said on Wednesday that the Sindh government was keen to improve the productivity and boost market access to develop dairy value chain activity to improve economic status of small and medium livestock farmers. This he said while reviewing the Sindh […]

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Better trained professional force with high morale can offset limitations of number and equipment: Air Chief

August 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): “A close look at the historic accounts of PAF’s role during wars stands testimony to the fact that a better-trained professional force with high morale can offset the limitations of numbers and equipment”. This was said by the Air Chief while addressing the graduation ceremony of No 53 Combat Commanders’ […]

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Naval Chief expresses satisfaction over efforts of Bahria University for Quality Education during Board of Governors Meeting

August 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Zafar Mahmood Abbasi chaired the 43rd meeting of the Board of Governors (BoG) of Bahria University (BU). The session was carried out with a detailed briefing to the board based on the progress of various ongoing projects. Special reference was made to growth and […]

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Delegation from PCMA visits PBIT

August 18, 2020 |

Lahore, August 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Chairman and Vice Chairman along with members of Pakistan Cosmetics Manufacturers Association (PCMA) met Director Facilitation, PBIT wherein the association shared its ongoing issues with regards to certifications and hurdles in export. PBIT’s team briefed the delegation that after preliminary deliberations a formal proposal can be taken up to set […]

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Listing and monitoring of commercial amenities to enhance NHA revenue

August 18, 2020 |

Islamabad, August 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): Federal Minister for Communications and Postal Services Mr. Murad Saeed has said that in order to enhance revenue National Highway Authority has initiated project of Geographic Information System (GIS) Survey and development of Geo database of its entire network. The project will enable NHA to digitize the complete information regarding […]

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State Bank of Pakistan enhances loan size under its refinance scheme to support women entrepreneurs

August 18, 2020 |

Karachi, August 18, 2020 (PPI-OT): To encourage women participation in the economy, State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has enhanced the financing limit under its Refinance and Credit Guarantee Scheme for Women Entrepreneurs from Rs1.5 million to Rs5 million. The decision has been taken in light of feedback received from various stakeholders about current financing limit […]

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