Another unit of Neelum Jhelum starts generation

In what can be termed as a significant development, the second unit of Neelum Jhelum Hydropower Project has also started generating power to its maximum capacity of 242.25 MW on 19-June, which is now being transmitted to the National Grid. As per contractual requirement, this unit will be initially on a 3-day and thereafter on […]

Gwadar Free Economic Zone All industrial plots already booked

All the industrial plots at Gwadar Free Economic Zone have already been booked and ten investors have been allowed to invest in first phase of free economic zone, which also includes four Pakistani companies. This was revealed by Chairman of China Overseas Ports Holding Company (COPHC), Zhang Baozhong. Speaking at a meeting of Federation of […]

Mecatech holds annual dinner

Renowned HVAC and power sector company, Mecatech International holds its annual dinner at Falettis hotel, Lahore in early days of June 2018. The gathering proved out to be an awesome networking of number of professionals from various walks of life. The chief guest of the event was Mr. Gohar Ejaz, Chairman APTMA. Leading consultants, contractors, […]

WAPDA to help Maldives in power sector development

A 4-member delegation of Maldives State Electric Company (STELCO), headed by its Chairman Ahmed Aiman, called on Pakistan Water and Power Development Authority (WAPDA) Chairman Lt Gen Muzammil Hussain (Retd) at WAPDA House on 25th June. The delegation is on a 6-day state visit to Pakistan to learn from the experience of WAPDA and benefit […]

WB lauds economic development in Punjab

A delegation of World Bank, led by Country Director South Asia Region Patchamuthu Illangovan called on Punjab Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif and discussed ongoing programmes aimed at social sector improvement came under discussion. Patchamuthu Illangovan said on the occasion that Punjab has made tremendous economic development under Shahbaz Sharif and its infrastructure has been transformed […]

TPL signs MoU with what3words

KARACHI: Pakistan’s first digital mapping company – TPL Maps has signed a MoU with what3words, a global multi-award winning location technology company, to introduce the system to Pakistan. The partnership will enable Pakistani consumers to navigate to precise and accurate locations, through the deployment of the most advanced technologies. what3words is a location technology company […]

Thar Block II, First layer of indigenous coal took out

First layer of indigenous coal from its open-pit coal mine in Thar Coal Block II, at a depth of 140 meters (460 feet) below the surface has been unearthed by Sindh Engro Coal Mining (SECMC). The history was written when the mining firm’s machinery took out the first layer from an estimated 2.04 billion tons […]

Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project, First unit starts electricity generation

Consequent upon the improved hydrological conditions and availability of water, the first unit of Tarbela 4th Extension Hydropower Project has started electricity generation with effect from June 8. The unit, which is in its reliability period now-a-days, has been providing 335 MW of electricity to the national grid, which will be gradually increased to its […]

SZABIST hosts HR networking meet up

HR Networking Meet up was hosted by the SZABIST Executive Development Centre on 7th June 2018. The HR representatives from reputable organizations were invited to the meet up to share and discuss the necessary skills, experience and talents required for students to enter and sustain in the corporate world. The focus of the HR Networking […]

Science and Technology budget need to increase: Senate committee

The Senate Standing Committee on Science and Technology recommended increasing the annual budget of the ministry and the 16 departments working under it. The committee echoed the Ministry of Science and Technology`s concerns over the alarmingly low 0.00025pc of the gross domestic product (GDP) spent on this sector and called for reforms and bringing the […]

First Pakistan single country exhibition in Santiago

Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP) with Ministry of Commerce & Textile (Commerce Division) and Embassy of Pakistan, Buenos Aires Argentina organized “1st Pakistan Single Country Exhibition (Emerging Pakistan)” in Santiago, Chile from 26th to 29th May 2018 at Estacion Mapocho. Leading Pakistani companies from textile, sports goods, surgical, pharma, handicrafts, cutlery, furniture and designer […]