Pakistan recognised by world engineering association

STAFF REPORT ISB: Through its representation by the Pakistan Engineering Council, Pakistan has been recognised as the first economy under Federation of Engineering Institutions of Asia and the Pacific (FEIAP) Accreditation System in its meeting held in Penang, Malaysia.

The FEIAP Accreditation System is endorsed and supported by UNESCO for substantial equivalence of engineering qualification among the member countries.

Dr. Shahbaz Khan, Director UNESCO Asia, Africa and Pacific Region

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Entrepreneurs recognised at award ceremony

STAFF REPORT KHI: Set against the arcane background of the Mohatta Palace, Shell Tameer conducted its seventh awards ceremony on Monday.With focus on promoting young entrepreneurs in the country, four winners were rewarded for the innovation and sustainability in their business start-ups.Sindhri House, one of the 12 finalists at the competition, provides customised stitching services and is managed by three women from the Balochabad village of Mirpurkhas.The event not only focused on

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NBP recognised for CSR activities

STAFF REPORT ISB: The National Bank of Pakistan(NBP) has been recognised once again for its Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) efforts by the National Forum for Environment and Health (NFEH) in collaboration with the UNEP at the CSR 6th International Summit.

This award is given on the basis of overall NBP contributions and donations for educational and public welfare purposes. The overall contribution of NBP in CSR front in 2013 was Rs. 120 million.

The NBP has contributed in

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Wateen recognised as Cisco partner in tech provider

STAFF REPORT LHR: Wateen, Pakistan’s leading converged communications provider, has announced that it has achieved TelePresence Video Express Authorized Technology Provider (ATP) status from Cisco.This designation ranks Wateen as having fulfilled the training requirements and programme prerequisites to sell, deploy and support Cisco TelePresence Video products and solutions at the Express level.The ATP programme is an exclusive "invitation only" programme from Cisco and Wateen had to

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