Pakistan

Zong places Pakistan’s first international 5G video call with Beijing Mobile

Zong places Pakistan’s first international 5G video call with Beijing Mobile

Zong 4G has become the first Pakistani operator to make the country’s pioneering 5G NSA call between Beijing and Islamabad in collaboration with Beijing Mobile. Minister of IT & Telecom Syed Amin Ul Haque experienced the 5G call in person, the company said on Thursday. “The test call was in continuation of CMPak’s network transformation…

Pakistan Customs launches trade facilitation programme

Pakistan Customs launches trade facilitation programme

Pakistan Customs launched first trade facilitation program of its kind under the name and banner of Authorized Economic Operators (AEO) through operationalization of AEO pilot project at Karachi. The program has been chalked out in line with best international practices and in accordance with WCO security standards, said a press release. “Under the said program,…

ICMA Pakistan becomes a member of International Corporate Governance Network

ICMA Pakistan becomes a member of International Corporate Governance Network

Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMA Pakistan) is the first Professional Accountancy Organisation (PAO) in Pakistan to become a Member of ‘International Corporate Governance Network (ICGN), said Zia ul Mustafa, President of ICMA Pakistan. “The International Corporate Governance Network is an organization whose mission is to promote effective standards of corporate governance…

Pakistan Medical Commission appoints NUMS as examination providing entity

Pakistan Medical Commission appoints NUMS as examination providing entity

The Pakistan Medical Commission (PMC) appointed National University of Medical Sciences (NUMS) as the examination providing entity on the basis of a common FSc syllabus of all provinces in its first council meeting held on Friday. Students can use the syllabus already announced by NUMS for their entrance exam. The meeting also decided that National…

Pakistan will import 0.180 MMT of wheat from Russia

Pakistan will import 0.180 MMT of wheat from Russia

Pakistan will import 0.180 MMT of wheat from Russia. Islamabad is ready to sign a MoU with Moscow for the supply of grain on a government-to-government basis, said a press release on Friday. “PASSCO has been nominated as a procurement agency on behalf of Government of Pakistan to negotiate terms and conditions with the Russian…

ICMA Pakistan registers its foreign branch office in UAE

ICMA Pakistan registers its foreign branch office in UAE

Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP) has registered its second foreign branch office in the United Arab Emirates. While addressing the Institute’s members, affiliates and students on September 19, the President ICMAP Zia ul Mustafa said that this registration of UAE Foreign Branch Office is a continuation of National Council efforts as…

Pakistan will tour New Zealand to play three T20Is and two test-matches

Pakistan will tour New Zealand to play three T20Is and two test-matches

Pakistan will tour New Zealand to play three T20Is and two test-matches from December 18, 2020 to January 7, 2021.  Mount Maunganui will hold the first test from December 26-30, before the two teams head down to Christchurch for the second test to be played from January 3-7. In the ICC World Test Championship, fourth-placed…

Zimbabwe to tour Pakistan for ODIs, T20Is in October-November

Zimbabwe to tour Pakistan for ODIs, T20Is in October-November

Pakistan will launch its ICC Men’s Cricket World Cup Super League campaign by hosting Zimbabwe for a three-match ODI series in October-November, the Pakistan Cricket Board announced on Wednesday. The 50-over matches against Zimbabwe will be played in Multan on October 30, November 1 and 3, which will be followed by three T20Is in Rawalpindi…

Pakistan re-elected in United Nations’ CPC for next three years

Pakistan re-elected in United Nations’ CPC for next three years

Pakistan on Thursday was elected to the Committee for Programme and Coordination (CPC) by securing 52 votes from the 54-member United Nations Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC), said an official statement issued by the Associated Press of Pakistan. The Committee functions as the main subsidiary organ of ECOSOC and the UN General Assembly for Planning,…

Nestle Pakistan donates 75 tons of water for relief efforts in Karachi

Nestle Pakistan donates 75 tons of water for relief efforts in Karachi

Nestlé Pakistan has donated 75 tons of water to National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to facilitate them in their relief activities in Karachi following the torrential rains during recent monsoon spells, the company said in a press release. “Nestlé will support NDMA’s relief efforts by donating 50,000 bottles of 1.5 liter Nestlé Pure Life for…