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Remittances reach $2 billion in July 2019

KARACHI: Overseas Pakistani workers remitted US$2.039 billion in the first month (July) of FY20 as compared with US$1.981 billion received during the same period in the preceding year. During July 2019, the inflow of worker’s remittances amounted to $2.039 billion, which is 23.91 percent more than June 2019 and 2.9 …

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National Telecommunication Corporation directed to start recovery campaign

National Telecommunication Corporation

ISLAMABAD: National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC) has been directed by the IT ministry to start campaign for the recovery of its dues. Federal Secretary Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui gave this direction during his visit to National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC) Headquarters here on Friday. The federal secretary …

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Happily initiative: IHIG launches global resort exchange in Pakistan

KARACHI: The International Hospitality Investment Group (IHIG) has now brought Global Resort Exchange (GRE) to operate from Pakistan with their vision for developing tourism industry of Pakistan. This comes after IHIG launched their vacation owner system called Happily just three months ago in Pakistan, stated a press release Monday. GRE …

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Veteran journalists Idrees Bakhtiar and Anil Datta remembered at CEJ-IBA

KARACHI: Friends and colleagues gathered at the Centre for Excellence in Journalism, Institute of Business Administration, Karachi (CEJ-IBA) to remember Idrees Bakhtiar and Anil Datta, veteran journalists who passed away recently. Speaking on the occasion, The News International reporter Zia Ur Rehman described his colleague Mr. Datta as a thorough gentleman. “He had a command over writing, …

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