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ICCI terms 100bps hike in SBP interest rate a big blow to businesses

Islamabad, NOV 27 /DNA/ – The Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry has shown great concerns over the 100bps hike in the SPB key policy rate as it would play havoc with the cost of doing business and cause the closure of many industries leading to further slump in the already fragile economy. Ahsan Zafar Bakhtawari, President, Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry said that businesses were already struggling for survival due to multiple challenges including massive rupee-dollar fluctuation, hike in utility tariffs & POL Products and increasing energy shortages.Read More

HEC Intervarsity Badminton Boys Championship at IoBM

ISLAMABAD, NOV 27 /DNA/ – Sports Officials attended the Manager’s meeting of the HEC Intervarsity Zone M Badminton Boys Championship 2022-23. It was held at the Institute of Business Management (IoBM), Karachi on Saturday, 26, 2022. As many as 10 universities are participating in this tournament that begins on Monday, November 28, 2022, at IoBM. The draws for the tournament matches were held during the meeting.

IVWF, KBM Care join hands for humanitarian endeavors

ISLAMABAD, Nov 26 (DNA): In a land mark development a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) between Inner Voice Welfare Foundation and KBM Care Foundation to jointly work in the field of education, health, emergency relief, women empowerment and youth development. The MoU was signed at a ceremony held at IVWF office that was signed by Voice Chairman of KBM CARE Voice Chairman Mohammad Azmat Hanif and Inner Voice Secretary Ahmad Khan. The ceremony was witnessed by IVWF Chairperson Raheela Khan and KBM CARE Chairman Khalid bin Majeed. Speaking on the occasion,Read More

Punjab CM assures to clear newspaper dues

APNS Executive Committee members meet Ch. Pervez Elahi; APNS to meet PM over ads quantum and rate increase issues Staff Report/DNA LAHORE, NOV 27: Chaudahry Parvez Elahi Chief Minister Punjab has assured to clear the dues of newspapers in one month, implementation of 25% quota and release of colour ads to regional newspapers and review of Punjab advertising policy in consultation with APNS.  He was speaking to a delegation of the All Pakistan Newspapers Society comprising President APNS Sarmad Ali, Mujeeb ur Rahman Shami, Jamil Ather, Naz Afreen Saigol, ShahabRead More

Korean music night features Samulnori zonre of music

DNA ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of Republic of Korea Suh Sangpayo hosted a grand Korean Music Night featuring Samulnori zonre of music. The artists presented a spell binding performance. This was perhaps for the first time that this kind of music was introduced to Pakistani audiences that is why all and sundry enjoyed the performances and praised the great work exhibited by the artists. Ambassador of Korea on the occasion in his brief remarks welcomed the guests and assured his embassy would continue to presenting such performances even in the coming days.Read More

Gen Sahir Shamshad assumes charge of CJCSC

DNA RAWALPINDI, NOV 27: In an impressive ceremony held at Joint Staff Headquarters, Rawalpindi, General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, HI (M) assumed the appointment of Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee, today. Besides large number of serving and retired officers from tri-services, the ceremony was attended by former Chairmen Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee. A smartly turned out Joint Services guard presented salute as Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee arrived at the venue. General Sahir Shamshad Mirza, HI (M) reviewed the  guard of honour  and March  past .