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Day: August 15, 2022

Flag Hoisting Ceremony at ICCI to celebrate 75th Independence Day of Pakistan

Business, English
Islamabad, August 15, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry organized a flag hoisting and cake cutting ceremony to celebrate the 75th Independence Day of Pakistan. Qamar Zaman Kaira, Advisor to Prime Minister on Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan was the chief guest. A large number of the business community was present at the occasion. Addressing the business community at the occasion, Qamar Zaman Kaira, Advisor to Prime Minister on Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan said that Pakistan was achieved after great sacrifices and we have to work hard to make it a welfare state, which should take care of every citizen of the country. He congratulated the Pakistani nation for celebrating the platinum jubilee of the country, which was a great milestone in the history of ...

Stevie® Awards Announce Winners in 19th Annual International Business Awards® from Across the Globe

Press Release
3,700 Nominations Were Submitted from Organizations in 67 Nations International Business Awards Winners High-achieving organizations and executives around the world have been recognized as Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie® Award winners in The 19th Annual International Business Awards®. FAIRFAX, Va., Aug. 15, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — High-achieving organizations and executives around the world have been recognized as Gold, Silver, and Bronze Stevie® Award winners in The 19th Annual International Business Awards®, the world’s only international, all-encompassing business awards program. Winners were selected from more than 3,700 nominations submitted by organizations in 67 nations. A complete list of all 2022 Gold, Silver and Bronze Stevie Award winners by category is avai...

Sindh working expeditiously to meet energy needs: Shaikh

Karachi
KARACHI:Sindh Energy Minister Imtiaz Shaikh on Monday said that the provincial government was trying to bring Thar coal to the work to meet energy needs of the country so that the country could be saved from the economic crisis by saving the huge amount of money spent on importing oil and gas. This he said during a meeting with the officials of the Shanghai Electric Company who called on him at the energy department office. The energy minister was briefed on the use of underground water at the Thar and the water supply to the Thar Coal Project from the Nabi Sir Vijehar pipeline. Mr Shaikh said that the Sindh government was working expeditiously on projects in Thar Coal Field to meet the country's energy needs from the Thar Coal Power Project and was trying to provide all possible fac...

Sindh will be capable to produce own vaccines: Pechuho

Karachi
KARACHI:Sindh Minister for Health department Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho Monday presided over a meeting to review the arrangements regarding making Sindh province self-sufficient in developing the anti-snake venom and anti-rabies vaccines. The meeting was also attended by the Sindh Minister for Livestock and Fisheries Abdul Bari Pitafi, Parliamentary Secretary for Health Qasim Soomro, Secretary Health Zulfikar Shah, Director General Livestock Sindh Dr. Nazir Kalhoro and others relevant officers. It was briefed by the concerned officers in the meeting that Sindh has the adequate resources to develop its anti-venom (snake bite) and anti-rabies vaccines while the Shaheed Benazir Bhutto University of Veterinary and Animal Science, Sakrand, the Sindh Institute of Animal Health, Karachi, and the...

Administrator Karachi inaugurates Azadi Cup football tournament

Karachi
KARACHI:Administrator Karachi, CM Law Advisor and Spokesperson of Sindh Government Barrister Murtaza Wahab on Monday said that football is recognized as the most popular sport in the world and organizing football tournament to mark Pakistan's 75th Independence Day is welcoming. "With the participation of football teams from all the districts of Karachi, a tough and quality competition is expected which will further promote the game of football," the Administrator said this after inaugurating the Azadi Cup football tournament organized by Shahid Memorial Football Club DFA West and Young Phulpati Football Club DFA South at KMC Football Stadium. Malik Fayyaz, Habib Hassan, prominent footballer Ali Nawaz, Hasan Baloch, Lala Ashiq, Rahim Bakhsh Baloch, Amjad Sarbazi and others were also p...

Beaconhouse, Tech Valley sign deal to digitize education

Karachi
KARACHI:Beaconhouse, a global network of private schools and institutes educating over 315,000 students in seven countries, has partnered with Tech Valley, an innovative digital consulting firm and trusted country partner of Google for Education in Pakistan. According to information on Monday, the MoU was signed between the two parties to work towards incorporating different Google technologies in Beaconhouse schools, carrying forward its mission to inculcate global best practices to improve education delivery. Under this MoU, Tech Valley, with the support of international Google for Education teams, will assist Beaconhouse in procuring and incorporating Chromebooks for their programmes such as Homebridge and the inception of the Bring Your Own Devices (BYOD) model on their campuses....