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VimpelCom CEO lauds govts telecom policies

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Chief Executive Officer of VimpelCom Jean-Yves Charlier has appreciated the business-friendly telecom policies of the government of Pakistan. "Teledensity in Pakistan is one of the highest in the region which makes the country one the favourite destination for foreign investors," he said this during his recent meeting with Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif in Islamabad. On the occasion, the Prime Minister Nawaz said that the incentive-based transparent…Read More

Envoy lauds Pak engineers calibre, role

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Pakistan ambassador Manzoor ul Haq has admired the high calibre of Pakistani engineers and their contribution in the development of brotherly state of Saudi Arabia. He said this while addressing the 44th Technical Seminar organized by the Institution of Engineers Pakistan, Saudi Arabian Centre (IEP-SAC) at the Conference hall of King Salmam Social Centre. Parvez Naushai, general manager of Ground Engineering Contractors in Saudi Arabia, spoke on "Pile…Read More

FPCCI lauds govts economic policies

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STAFF REPORT ISB: Federation of Pakistan Chamber of Commerce and Industry, (FPCCI) has reposed confidence in the prudent economic policies of PM Nawaz Sharif to put the country on track leading to progress, prosperity and development. "We are grateful to the PM for acceding to their legitimate demands to maximum extent for help boosting the slow paced industrialization process in the country besides strengthening the national economy," FPCCI chief Muhammad Adrees told the media…Read More

Agri Forum lauds cut in SBP policy rate

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB:  Appreciating the reduction announced by the State Bank of Pakistan in its key policy rate by 150 basis points to 10.5 per cent, the Agriculture Forum Pakistan has said that efforts should be made to bring it to single digit."The downward revision in the interest rate will boost the business activities in the country besides attracting investment and creating more job opportunities for youth," said Chairman Muhammad Ibrahim Mughal while talking to the media.He said…Read More

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Broadb and -IPTV Asia Moot lauds PTCL services

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: PTCL has participated in the recently held "Broadband-IPTV Asia Conference 2012" in Kuala Lumpur in order to project its SmartTV and Broadband products and services to the international media and telecom community.PTCL SM IP Operations, Ather A. Baig represented his Company at the prestigious forum, which was attended by more than 1000 visitors, 150 internationally recognized industry experts and transformational players from over 62 countries of Asia-Pacific region.…Read More

ITU SG lauds PTA role in ICTs

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Dr. Hamadoun I. Toure, Secretary General ITU, while appreciating the tremendous telecom growth of Pakistan has commended the role of PTA in creating sound regulatory regime in Pakistan by protecting customers as well as investors’ interest and providing a level playing field.He expressed these remarks at a reception hosted in his honour by the PTA during his visit to the Authority’s head office here last week.On the occasion, Dr. Toure planted a tree on the premises.The…Read More

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Dr. Manzoor lauds IYAS role

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STAFF REPORT IBD: The development of nations depends upon their progress in the field of science and technology, thus without good progress in this sector, no nation can compete in the economic world and tackle the ever increasing challenges of industrial development, agriculture, health and environment."The entire world benefitted from the knowledge generated by Muslim scientists, but alas, now despite being very rich in natural and human resources, the Islamic World on the whole, is far…Read More

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Arab summit lauds PERN role

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Owing to increased importance of getting acquaintance with ICT, the International Telecommunication Union Connect Arab summit has recently been held at Doha, Qatar, which was participated by 450 delegates including some top government officials from about 26 countries.On the occasion, it was stressed that in addition to attaining good technological status, proper grip over ICTs is mandatory as most of the international ICT corporations are based in Gulf states.The participating…Read More

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SAP lauds govts decision to reject Bt cotton model

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The Seed Association of Pakistan (SAP) has appreciated the Punjab government’s decision to scrap the deal with Monsanto regarding its proposed BT cotton model in Pakistan saying the company would have created its monopoly and in turn would have endangered the existence of the national seed sector."The national seed sector appreciates the need to introduce technology but in an open and fair way so that all seed companies operating in Pakistan can have an even playing…Read More