Tag: months

PTCL posts profit of Rs. 6.5 billion for the first nine months of 2017

| No Comments

PR:  PTCL announced the financial results for the nine months’ period ended Sept 30, 2017 in its Board of Directors’ meeting held in Islamabad on October 11, 2017. PTCL earned Rs. 52.8 billion revenue during first nine months of 2017. PTCL’s flagship Fixed Broadband service has started to grow at an accelerated rate, posting a […]…Read More

| 2017 | 65 | billion | months | posts | profit | PTCL | Rs

Pak Halal authority to start working in two months

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Pakistan Halal Authority will start functioning within the next two months following the recent passage of a bill by the National Assembly about the establishment of the authority. Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain said this while speaking at the International Conference on Halal Foods, Pharmaceutical and Cosmetics. The event was jointly organised by the PCSIR in collaboration with the Islamic Food and Nutrition Council of…Read More

Over 2m skilled manpower sent abroad in 30 months

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT ISB: As many as 2,028,920 Pakistanis have got employment abroad in different categories and professions during the last two and a half years, a senior official in the Ministry of Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resources Development said. "During the last five years (2011-2015), around 3,417,231 Pakistanis had proceeded abroad for employment through Bureau of Emigration and Overseas Employment," the official said while talking to this scribe in Islamabad. The…Read More

Several key posts still lying vacant in HEC after months

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Higher Education Commission (HEC) is yet to appoint its principal accounting officer and several other key officials. A number of senior management slots are still lying vacant at the HEC including Executive Director, Member Operations and Planning, Member (Academics) and Advisor Human Resource Development, Advisor Quality Assurance, Advisor Finance, Advisor Monitoring, Managing Director Quality Assurance Agency, Director General Learning Innovation, Director…Read More

Several key posts still lying vacant in HEC after months

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Higher Education Commission (HEC) is yet to appoint its principal accounting officer and several other key officials. A number of senior management slots are still lying vacant at the HEC including Executive Director, Member Operations and Planning, Member (Academics) and Advisor Human Resource Development, Advisor Quality Assurance, Advisor Finance, Advisor Monitoring, Managing Director Quality Assurance Agency, Director General Learning Innovation, Director General…Read More

Conference foresees resolution of major energy shortfall in months

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Though the energy crisis has become a chronic issue in the country badly hampering the overall economic progress and shattering the national life. However, the government repeatedly claims that it is making all-out efforts and taking initiatives to overcome the energy shortfall especially power and gas sector. While addressing a recently held three-day international conference on energy systems and policies in Islamabad, President Mamnoon Hussain said that efficient…Read More

Physical work on Thar coal to start in 2 months

| | No Comments

STAFF REPORT LHR: The physical work on Thar Coal Power Project will start within next two months even before financial close while power generation is expected to start in 2017, earlier than any other project currently being envisaged. "The project in now in the phase of contractor finalization and world class Chinese companies have given proposal for execution as well as financing both debt and equity," said Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC) CEO Shamsuddin A Shaikh while…Read More

| 2 | Coal | months | Physical | start | Thar | work

PARC remains headless for 20 months

| | No Comments

article image STAFF REPORT IBD: The Pakistan Agriculture Research Council (PARC) has been headless since August 2010 and is functioning on ad hoc basis, thus badly affecting the performance of the research body."The headhunt for PARC chairman is going on and twice some senior scientists were shortlisted and summaries were sent for the Prime Minister’s approval, but there was no progress," an official of the Council told this scribe.The PARC was established 30 years back with a mandate to undertake…Read More