edotco strengthens commitment in Pakistan with new leadership

edotco strengthens commitment in Pakistan with new leadership

edotco Group Sdn. Bhd. (edotco), the leading regional integrated telecommunications infrastructure services company, today strengthened its commitment to Pakistan with the appointment of Abdul Aziz as the new Country Managing Director of edotco Pakistan. Arif Hussain will be leaving the organization to pursue other opportunities.   With a steadfast promise...

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Govt to increase power, gas prices in phases

Govt to increase power, gas prices in phases

In order to enable gas producers to recover their receivables in the next four to five years, the federal government has stated that it will have to gradually increase the country’s oil and gas tariffs. “The previous government did not allow an increase in the gas tariff which resulted...

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Emirates Offers Expanded, Multi-Risk Travel Insurance Coverage

Emirates Offers Expanded, Multi-Risk Travel Insurance Coverage

– Emirates customers can now plan their travels and fly with even greater assurance and peace of mind, with the airline’s latest industry-first initiative to provide expanded, multi-risk travel cover on top of its current COVID-19 cover. Provided by Emirates at no additional cost to its customers, and provided by AIG Travel, this...

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Emirates partners with FlySafair to strengthen travel options in South Africa

Emirates partners with FlySafair to strengthen travel options in South Africa

Emirates airline and FlySafair today announced an interline agreement, opening up connections for customers to selected routes on FlySafair’s network in South Africa. Through the arrangement, Emirates and FlySafair plan to offer the ease of single-ticket travel and through tagging of baggage for travellers transferring from Emirates’ three gateways –...

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Punjab: 50% office staff to work from home

Punjab: 50% office staff to work from home

As a measure to curb the spread of the coronavirus, the Punjab government has directed public and private offices in the province to ensure that 50 percent of the workers work from home. The new order comes into effect immediately and will remain in place until 31 January 2020, according...

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Losses worth Rs57b caused by wheat packaging

Losses worth Rs57b caused by wheat packaging

Pakistan is facing up to Rs57 billion in annual losses due to the packaging of wheat flour in non-laminated bags. A notice was released by the Pakistan Standards and Quality Control Authority (PSQCA), making it obligatory to implement food grade polypropylene laminated sacks. However, in the absence of compliance with...

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Emirates partners with FlySafair to strengthen travel options in South Africa

Emirates partners with FlySafair to strengthen travel options in South Africa

Emirates airline and FlySafair today announced an interline agreement, opening up connections for customers to selected routes on FlySafair’s network in South Africa. Through the arrangement, Emirates and FlySafair plan to offer the ease of single-ticket travel and through tagging of baggage for travellers transferring from Emirates’ three gateways –...

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Emirates tops global ranking in safe travel

Emirates tops global ranking in safe travel

Emirates has been rated the safest airline in the world in its response to the COVID-19 Pandemic according to the Safe Travel Barometer. The airline, which has set industry-leading safety standards since the resumption of its operations back in May, has topped the ranks with a ‘Safe Travel Score’ of...

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Bank Alfalah becomes the first bank in Pakistan to be recognized as a  Market Maker by PSX

Bank Alfalah becomes the first bank in Pakistan to be recognized as a Market Maker by PSX

Pakistan Stock Exchange (PSX) and Bank Alfalah signed an agreement today at a ceremony held at PSX Trading Hall. Under this agreement, Bank Alfalah has now become the country’s first commercial bank designated as a Market Maker for Debt Securities at the Pakistan Stock Exchange. Mr. Farrukh H. Khan, CEO,...

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Turkish companies to set up industrial units in Pakistan

Turkish companies to set up industrial units in Pakistan

On Monday, the Turkish delegation expressed its interest in setting up industrial units in Pakistan to begin development activities to fulfil the needs of the construction industry, the Islamabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (ICCI) said in a press release. The visiting delegation was briefed by ICCI President Sardar Yasir...

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