Pak Indonesia to finalise FTA in July 2019

Ambassador of Indonesia Iwan Suyudhieamri while speaking at the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that Pakistan and Indonesia will  conduct delegation level talks to convert preferential trade agreement (PTA) into free trade agreement (FTA). He said that Pakistani products have great demand in Indonesia therefore the Pakistani businessmen should seriously consider this opportunity. […]

Pakistan and Qatar to set up Joint working group

Commerce Ministry of Pakistan and its counterpart, Ministry of Commerce and Industry of Qatar signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the establishment of “Pakistan-Qatar joint working group (JWG) on trade and investment. The Prime Minister’s Adviser on Commerce, Textile, Industries and Production and Investment Abdul Razak Dawood inked the MoU with his Qatari counterpart. […]

Thailand seeking investment opportunities in Pakistan

An Eleven member delegation of Thailand Board of Investment (BoI), led by Miss Sithee Tanboonteck, and accompanied by Consul General of Thailand in Karachi met with Chairman KPT Rear Admiral Jamil Akhtar to explore opportunities for the Thai investments at Karachi Port. The Chairman KPT Rear Admiral Jamil Akhtar briefed the delegation about the mega […]

Signify Pakistan and Nizam Bijli providing Solar lighting systems to schools

The Pakistan chapter of Signify, the world leader in lighting, has announced that it will provide solar lighting systems to 5 schools in Umer Kot, Sindh. Through this project Signify Pakistan aims to improve learning opportunities for young people in off-grid communities by providing sustainable access to light to communities that are underserved by electricity. […]

Pak-Qatar economic partnership to reach $9 billion

Qatar Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al Thani visited Pakistan in the month of June 2019. During his visit the two sides signed several memoranda of understanding for trade and investment, tourism and business and for cooperation in financial intelligence. Qatar further announced that it is making $3 billion worth of new investments in Pakistan, […]

Thar coal can reduce country’s 10 billion oil import bill

Sindh Energy Minister, Imtiaz Shaikh while speaking at the Sindh Assembly said the electricity produced from the coal present in Thar can reduce the country’s 10 billion oil import bill to zero if properly utilized. He informed the assembly that Sindh government and the Shanghai Electric are all set to jointly start development work on […]

NUST wins big at IMechE 2019,UK

Out of the 32 participating teams the NUST team won the title of Grand champions at the IMechE UAS Challenge 2019, held at Snowdonia Aerospace Centre at Llanbedr Airfield, Northwest Wales, UK from June 16 to 18, 2019. The UAS Challenge is a competition run by the Institute of Mechanical Engineers (IMechE) for university teams. Students […]

NUST open house 2019

The annual Open House & Job Fair was held in NUST College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering (CEME) by the end of June 2019. Former Commandant CEME Lieutenant General Sabeeh Qamar-uz-Zaman, HI(M),(Retd), graced the occasion as Chief guest. Many important personalities attended the event including Pro-Rector RIC NUST, Rear Admiral Dr Nassar Ikram; Commandant NUST […]

Site activities initiated on Mohmand Dam Hydropower Project

National Engineering Services Pakistan (NESPAK) Private Limited-led has initiated design review work and site activities on the Mohmand Dam Hydropower Project. NESPAK won the consultancy contract of Mohmand Dam Hydropower Project through the process of competitive bidding. The Consultants’ scope of services includes detailed design review, engineering studies, construction design, construction supervision, contract management and […]

Wind power plants providing additional 150MW to KE

The federal government has initiated the supply of additional 150MW to K-Electric from the national grid. The additional power is being generated through 3 wind power plants namely Zephyr, Tenaga and Dawood Hydro China, 50 MW each at 132 KV voltage. These wind power plants are located in the wind corridor of Gharo Sindh. After […]

Dell Technologies Symposium 2019

Dell Technologies organized the Dell Technologies Symposium 2019 at Karachi in the third week of June. The company unveiled its new modern workforce and infrastructure solutions poised to transform the IT landscape. At the event, the Dell Technologies leadership team emphasized how data is the currency if the future. According to a Gartner survey, 67 […]