First ever delegation of Singapore based businessmen hosted by Pakistan

The first-ever business delegation of Singapore businessmen visited Pakistan in the first week of March to look for investment opportunities in Pakistan. They were headed by Shamsher Zaman, who is also Singapore’s Ambassador to Jordan. The businessmen were related to a diverse range of sectors such as construction, oil & gas, agriculture & livestock, chemicals, […]

Pakistan Cables awarded KEMA Gold Certification

Pakistan Cables Limited has been awarded the prestigious KEMA Gold certification for its XLPE – Low Smoke Zero Halogen (LSZH) power cables in Pakistan by the KEMA Laboratories, Netherlands. With its latest award of KEMA Gold Type-test Certificate, Pakistan Cables now holds seven KEMA certificates in total. The Company is the only manufacturer in Pakistan […]

NUST wins Microsoft Imagine Cup 2019

National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST), Islamabad has won the National Finals of Imagine Cup 2019, organised by Higher Education Commission (HEC) and Microsoft Pakistan. The finalists will now travel to Amsterdam for the World Regional Finals. Global Finals will be held in Seattle. Out of 48 finalist teams, NUST team has won Imagine […]

3G 4G Service inaugurated in tribal areas

On the 10th of March 2019, KP Chief Minister Mahmood Khan inaugurated the 3G, 4G services for the people of the erstwhile FATA. A leading cellular company Jazz had been awarded the project worth Rs 258 million for provision of 3G and 4G services in FATA. Federal Minister for Communications Murad Saeed, Provincial Finance Minister […]

Extension of SWAT Motorway proposed

Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Mahmood Khan has proposed the extension of Swat motorway from Chakdra to Mingora. This was propsed in a meeting attended by high ranking officials including Minister for Communications Akbar Ayub, Secretary Communications, Chief of Strategic Support Unit, MD Pakhtunkhwa Highways. The meeting was briefed in detail about the proposed project covering […]

11th Round of CPFTA-II held in Beijing

Pakistan and China held the 11th round of second phase of Free Trade Agreement (FTA-II) on March 12-13, 2019 in Beijing. The agenda of the talks was market access of trade in goods, claw back, investment text and customs data exchange. The Pakistani delegation was headed by Shafiq Shahzad Baloch (Chief Negotiator). Other members of […]

Committee formed to address problems of construction industry

A delegation of the Constructors Association of Pakistan (CAP) led by CAP Chairman Chaudhry Habib Kanwal met with Punjab Finance Minister Hashim Jawan Bakht and Punjab Communication and Works Minister Sardar Muhammad Asif Nakai. During the meeting the government officials listened to the problems faced by the construction industry in the procurement and completion of […]

(FAST Cables offered scholarships) Eco Summit 2019 held at UET Peshawar

UET Peshawar organized Pakistan’s first ever 2 day ECO summit from 7-8 march 2019. The summit was arranged by the Office of Research Innovation and Commercialization (ORIC) UET, Peshawar, in collaboration with National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), British Council and other organizations. The event was organized to bring academia industry and government at one platform […]

Engro Energy appoints Ahsan Zafar Syed as CEO

Ahsan Zafar Syed has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer of Engro Energy Limited (EEL) – a wholly owned subsidiary of Engro Corporation Limited (ECORP). Engro Energy is the flagship entity of the group that operates in the energy vertical with three distinct pillars namely the investments; services and business development domains. In the […]