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Thursday, June 18th, 2015

 

PIA becomes ACCA-Approved Employer

KARACHI, 18 JUNE , (DNA) – Pakistan International Airlines (PIA), the national flag carrier of Pakistan, has become an ACCA-Approved Employer (Gold Level) for Trainee Development. A certificate distribution ceremony to this effect was held at the PIA Head office. Among those who attended were Mr. Shahnawaz Rehman, Managing Director, Mr. Nayyar Hayat, Chief Financial Officer and Mr. Faisal Raza, General Manager Revenue Accounting from PIAC while the ACCA was represented by Mr. Stuart Dunlop, ACCA Regional Director- MENASA, Mr. Sajjeed Aslam, Head of ACCA Pakistan and Mr. Assad Hameed Khan,Read More


Reception held for helicopter crash survivor Ambassador Emilian ION

ISLAMABAD, JUNE 18 (DNA) – The Friend of Romania, a Lahore-based friendship society hosted a reception in Islamabad for Ambassador of Romania Emilian ION who survived in helicopter crash in Naltar last month. Mrs. Shahla Isaeyva, President The Friends of Romania association in her brief speech praised Ambassador Emilian role for promotion of bilateral relations between the two countries.She extended best wishes to Ambassador Emilian and thanked God that he kept him safe in the deadly crash in which many precious lives were lost.


Taliban kill 11 security personnel in Helmand

KANDAHAR: Afghan officials say that at least 11 members of the security forces have been killed in a Taliban assault on government buildings in an unstable district in southern Helmand province. The officials said on Thursday that four soldiers and seven police officers were killed when the insurgents overran Musa Qala ─ which has shifted between government and Taliban control for years. Saqi Jan, police logistics expert in the district, said four soldiers and four police were killed in the attack, which began late Wednesday night. Earlier the spokesman forRead More


Reception held for helicopter crash survivor Ambassador Emilian ION

ISLAMABAD, JUNE 18 (DNA) – The Friend of Romania, a Lahore-based friendship society hosted a reception in Islamabad for Ambassador of Romania Emilian ION who survived in helicopter crash in Naltar last month. Mrs. Shahla Isaeyva, President The Friends of Romania association in her brief speech praised Ambassador Emilian role for promotion of bilateral relations between the two countries. She extended best wishes to Ambassador Emilian and thanked God that he kept him safe in the deadly crash in which many precious lives were lost. Mrs. Shahla further said relationsRead More


Japan to improve water supply system in Lahore, Faisalabad

ISLAMABAD, JUNE 18 (DNA) – The Government of Japan has agreed to provide grants approximately worth 4.17 Billion Yen (approx. 3.4 billion rupees) to the Government of Pakistan through Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) in order to improve water systems in Lahore and Faisalabad. The bilateral agreements were signed for “the Project for Energy Saving in Water Supply System in Lahore” and “the project for Replacement of Pumping Machinery at Inline Booster Pumping Station & Terminal Reservoir in Faisalabad” between Hiroshi Inomata, Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan, and Saleem Sethi,Read More