Germany’s BfArM Joins SNOMED International for Nationwide Use of SNOMED CT

LONDON, Jan. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Germany’s Federal Institute for Drugs and Medical Devices (BfArM) has announced their membership in SNOMED International for national use of SNOMED CT from the beginning of January 2021.
SNOMED CT, the world’s most comprehensive clinical terminology and a recognized critical element for the electronic exchange of health data, is an important building block to achieveRead More…

LeddarTech Announces the Appointment of Carl-Peter Forster to Its Board of Directors

QUEBEC CITY, Jan. 06, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — LeddarTech®, a global leader in Level 1-5 ADAS and AD sensing technology, is pleased to announce the appointment of Carl-Peter Forster to the Board of Directors, which further enhances the diversity and experience of the Board. Carl-Peter Forster holds a degree in economics from Bonn University and a degree in aviation and space technology from the Technical UniversityRead More…

Pakistan should get regionally preferential treatment in Afghanistan: Zubair Motiwala, Chairman PAJCCI

Karachi, January 06, 2021 (PPI-OT): In line with a series of meetings held by Ministry of Commerce pertinent to Afghanistan Pakistan bilateral trade and transit, PAJCCI was sought its recommendations on behalf of private sector. Khan Jan Alokozai, Co-Chairman PAJCCI lauded initiatives taken by Pakistan Government in line with proposals submitted by PAJCCI across the border, reflecting true sentiments of business commRead More…

FPCCI concern over gas shortage and low pressure: President FPCCI

Karachi, January 06, 2021 (PPI-OT): Mian Nasser Hyatt Maggo, President of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has shown serious concern and urged the Government and the Sui Southern Gas Company to immediately restore gas supply with required pressure to overcome the supply and demand gap of energy.
He said that disconnection of Gas to industry and Captive Power Plants will seriously damagRead More…

VIS Upgrades Entity Ratings of Union Apparel (Private) Limited

Karachi, January 06, 2021 (PPI-OT): VIS Credit Rating Company Limited (VIS) has upgraded the entity ratings of Union Apparel (Private) Limited (UAPL) to ‘A-/A-2’ (Single A Minus/ A-Two) from ‘BBB/A-2’ (Triple B/A-Two). Long Term Rating of ‘A-’ reflects good credit quality with adequate protection factors. Risk factors may vary with possible changes in the economy. Short Term Rating of ‘A2’ signifies gRead More…

VIS Maintains Entity Ratings of Union Fabrics (Private) Limited

Karachi, January 06, 2021 (PPI-OT): VIS Credit Rating Company Limited (VIS) has maintained entity ratings of ‘A-/A2’ (Single A Minus/A-Two) assigned to Union Fabrics (Private) Limited (UFPL). Long Term Rating of ‘A-’ reflects good credit quality with adequate protection factors. Risk factors may vary with possible changes in the economy. Short Term Rating of ‘A2’ signifies good certainty of timely paymentRead More…

Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan and Zalmi Foundation team up to support PM’s Clean and Green Pakistan vision

Lahore, January 06, 2021 (PPI-OT):Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited (CCI Pakistan) and Zalmi Foundation, a not for profit organization, signed a letter of intent to support the Prime Minister’s ‘Clean and Green Pakistan’ and the ’10 billion tree tsunami’ initiatives. Under the collaboration, CCI Pakistan will empower the Zalmi foundation through a support fund to procure and plant more than 50,000 tree sRead More…

My Emirates Pass is back to sweeten 2021 with offers across the UAE

Karachi, January 06, 2021 (PPI-OT): Emirates is making travel to Dubai even sweeter in 2021 with the return of My Emirates Pass – an exclusive offer that turns the Emirates boarding pass into a membership card giving customers deals and discounts in over 450 restaurants, leisure destinations and retail outlets across UAE.
The pass has been extended this year giving customers even more chances to explore UAE forRead More…

FBR asked to revise mandatory filing of taxpayers’ profiles

Islamabad, January 06, 2021 (PPI-OT): Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called upon the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) to revise its policy for mandatory update of taxpayers’ profiles as it has created additional difficulties the business community and was discouraging the potential taxpayers from coming into the tax net.
Sardar Yasir Ilyas Khan said that about 2.3 mRead More…

White elephants continue to bleed treasury: Mian Zahid Hussain

Islamabad, January 06, 2021 (PPI-OT): Chairman of National Business Group of FPCCI, President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum and All Karachi Industrial Alliance, and former provincial minister Mian Zahid Hussain on the slow pace of privatisation process can result in frictions with the IMF.
The differences with the IMF can hurt the remaining part of the programme as many governments over the decades havRead More…