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Day: September 22, 2022

Khushhali Microfinance Bank Provides Educational Support to the Students of Haripur and Lala Musa

Business, English
Islamabad, September 22, 2022 (PPI-OT):Khushhali Microfinance Bank Limited is a leading financial institution of Pakistan, which is introducing global standards of banking for economic growth of the country, while it has a broad based ‘Corporate Social Responsibility’ (CSR) program, to ensure the wellbeing of wider community. Khushhali Microfinance Bank CSR Program – ‘Education for Khushhali’ is providing educational support to deserving students in numerous underprivileged regions and this initiative has been recently extended to two more districts – Haripur and Lalamusa. In two separate initiatives launched by Khushhali Microfinance Bank, KMBL’s volunteers visited the Government Primary School at Dobandi Bala town in Haripur and the Government Elementary School at Chak Dina Town in...

SMEDA resumes matching grant process for industrial stitching units

Business, English
Lahore, September 22, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Small and Medium Enterprises Development Authority (SMEDA) has resumed the matching grant process for establishment of industrial stitching units across the country. Mr. Hashim Raza, Chief Executive Officer of SMEDA informed that the grant is part of a PSDP funded project being implemented by SMEDA under the Federal Ministry of Industries and Production for establishment of in total 1000 industrial units, for which the grant has already been issued to 93 SMEs. The Project, he said, aims to provide financial assistance to boost value addition in the field of textile garments manufacturing through matching grants to new business startup as well as existing small and medium enterprises (SMEs) having adequate experience in textile-related manufacturing. ...

Founder Group clean sweeps ICCI annual elections

Business, English
Islamabad, September 22, 2022 (PPI-OT):The Founder Group has swept the annual elections of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry for the year 2022-23 by defeating the Islamabad United Group with a landslide victory. From the corporate class, Founder Group’s candidates Nasir M. Qureshi, Faad Waheed, Ameer Hamza, Ch. Muhammad Naeem, Muhammad Usman, Muhammad Yahya and Malik Jalil Ahmed Awan won the elections while from the associate class the winning candidates of Founder Group’s included Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari, Ahmed Khan, Ch. M. Maqsood Tabish, M. Ashfaq Hussain Chatha, Faizan Shahzad, Muhammad Irfan Zaffar and Muhammad Rizwan Chheenah. The election for the office bearers of ICCI for the year 2022-23 would be held on 24th September 2022. Zahid Maqbool was the Chief Election Commission ...

Pakistan is among most suitable countries for solar energy

Business, English
Karachi, September 22, 2022 (PPI-OT):FPCCI’s Presidential candidate Atif Ikram Sheikh on Thursday said Pakistan is among the most promising countries for solar energy, but instead of benefiting from this source of unlimited energy, it is being discouraged. Solar consumers are being cheated and now such policies are in the offing which will wipe out the existence of this important industry, he said. Taking to an emergency meeting, Atif Ikram Sheikh said that the energy needs of the country are increasing but the unlimited resource of solar energy is not being given importance like oil, coal, gas and LNG while the import of costly fossil fuels worth billions of dollars continues. He said that India has announced incentives worth Rs 19,500 crores to encourage solar energy. An investment of Rs...

Climate change threat not being fully understood

Business, English
Islamabad, September 22, 2022 (PPI-OT):Former President of Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) Dr. Shahid Rasheed Butt on Thursday said climate change is a threat to the whole world but it is not being realized. The lack of interest of developed countries has become a problem for poor countries which are paying a heavy price, he said. Shahid Rasheed Butt said that this serious threat could be tackled if all countries take it seriously and unite to face it. He said that the dangers of extreme weather events are increasing around the world and despite the resources developed countries have not done anything notable in this regard. Heavy rains, devastating floods, storms, droughts, forest fires and heat waves have affected millions of people, while the global economy has been se...

تلاطم  خیز موجوں کے سامنے ڈٹ کے کھڑا ہوا ، ہائی کانگ ایک عالمی معیار کے بے ایریا کی تخلیق کے لئے پرعزم ہے

Press Release, Urdu
ژیامین، چین، 22 ستمبر 2022ء/سنہوا-ایشیانیٹ/– صوبہ فوجیان کے شہر ژیامین کا ہائی کانگ ضلع پہلا اور سب سے بڑا اندرونی تائیوانی سرمایہ کاری زون ہے، اور یہ ژیامین کی کراس جزیرے کی ترقی کے لیے ایک ماڈل کے طور پر کام کرتا ہے۔ ہائی کانگ بے نیو سٹی ، مالوان بے نیو سٹی ، کینگ جیانگ نیو سٹی ، اور اوگوان نیو سٹی کے علاقوں کے قریب یہاں ایک شاندار نمونہ تخلیق کرتا ہے۔ صنعت کاری پر منحصر ضلع کی حیثیت سے ، ہائی کانگ کی جی ڈی پی میں 60 بلین یوآن کا اضافہ ہوا ہے۔ہائی کانگ کا بندرگاہی علاقہ ، جو بیرونی دنیا سے اچھی طرح سے جڑا ہوا ہے ، فوجیان صوبے کے سالانہ کنٹینر تھروپٹ کا ایک اہم حصہ ہے۔ فروغ پزیر خلیج ِ ہائی کانگ انسان اور فطرت کے ہم آہنگ بقائے باہمی کو ممکن بناتی ہے۔ یہاں منان ثقافت، میری ٹائم سلک روڈ ثقافت، اور جدید زندگی آپس میں ایک دوسرے کے ساتھ باہم ہوتے ہیں جس سے   ثقافتی تسلسل رواں رہتا ہے۔ ہلکی سم...