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8th death anniversary of Quaid being observed with due solemnity

ISLAMABAD, Sep 11 (DNA): The 68th death anniversary of Father of the Nation, Quaid-i-Azam Muhammad Ali Jinnah, is being observed today (September 11) with due solemnity. Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah and Governor Dr. Ishrat Ul Ebad Khan along with members of the provincial cabinet visited mausoleum of Quaid-e-Azam on Sunday and paid their tribute. Representatives of the three armed services laid wreaths at the Mazar on behalf of their respective chiefs. They also offered Fateha. People from various walks of life continued visiting the mausoleum of theRead More

Bilateral trade between Pakistan and Brunei unsatisfactory: FPCCI

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 11 (DNA) -The Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) on Sunday said relations between Pakistan and Brunei are cordial but the volume of trade in unsatisfactory which must be enhanced. Business community will fully cooperate with the government to improve trade ties between the two brotherly nations, said Abdul Rauf Alam, President FPCCI.   This he said while talking to Pakistan’s High Commissioner-designate to Brunei Gen (Retd) Tariq Rasheed Khan. Secretary General UBG Zubair Tufail, VPs of FPCCI Zafar Bakhtwari and Riaz Khattak, Chairman CoordinationRead More

Russia offered immense trade opportunities, says FPCCI


ISLAMABAD, SEPT 11 (DNA) -: Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI) has called upon the government to extend all possible assistance and facilitation to exporters for focusing on Russia as it offered immense untapped opportunities for boosting exports of agricultural products. Vice President, FPCCI Riaz Khattak said that Russian food and agricultural imports stood at USD 43 billion during 2013 while its ban on import of food products from West and Europe has created a huge opportunity for Pakistan to enhance its agricultural exports to Russia, butRead More

RCCI announced the results of executive committee

Raja Amir Iqbal elected unopposed RCCI president

ISLAMABAD, SEPT 11 (DNA) – The Rawalpindi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (RCCI) has announced the election results of its executive committee for the year 2016-17. The Election Commission which was comprised of Naveed Javed, Muhammad Tariq Butt and Syed Rizwan Haider Mashadi announced the results here on Saturday. According to the details, elections were held for the executive committee which was constituted of ten members with five members each from the corporate member class and associate member class.   There were 29 candidates running for associate member class andRead More

Ghilaf-e-Kaaba changing ceremony held

ISLAMABAD, Sep 11 (DNA): The annual ceremony to change Ghilaf-e-Kaaba was held on Sunday morning at Masjid al-Haram in Saudi Arabia where millions of Muslims have gathered to perform Hajj. The new Ghilaf-e-Kaaba is worth Rs 22,000,000. Atleast 150 kg pure gold and silver whereas 670 kg Resham has been used in making the cover, private news channel reported. It comprises of 47 parts with each one of 14m length and 95cm width. Four lanterns of ‘Allahu Akbar’ have also been included this year at Ghilaf-e-Kaaba.   The covering clothRead More

PIA advises passengers not to carry Samsung Note 7

ISLAMABAD, September 11 (DNA): Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) on Sunday cautioned its passengers not to carry the newly-launched Samsung Galaxy Note 7 smartphone during flights following recent reports of explosions from faulty batteries.   “In view of recent reports about Samsung Galaxy Note 7 devices, and the international warnings to airline passengers not to carry this smartphone during flights, PIA passengers are also strongly advised not to carry it, not even in their check-in luggage, as it may compromise aircraft and passenger safety,” PIA Spokesman Daniyal Gilani on Sunday.  Read More