Pakistan

CAA to be split into two regulators

ISLAMABAD: The federal government is likely to constitute two regulatory bodies to segregate regulatory and operational functions of Civil Aviation Authority (CAA) meant to outsource operations of country’s major airports, well informed sources told Business Recorder. This plan was finalized by a committee headed by Prime Minister Advisor on Commerce and Investment, Abdul Razak Dawood, Minister for Aviation, Adviser to the ...

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PTI govt withdraws controversial amendments to companies law

People entering into plea bargain cannot be appointed on BoDs ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has finally withdrawn controversial amendments that had quietly been introduced in the companies law to allow corrupt people being appointed on the boards and also facilitated to keep offshore assets hidden. On July 7th, President Arif Alvi promulgated the Companies (Second Amendment) Ordinance 2020 ...

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PCB Issues RFP For Website Designing, Development And Management

The request for proposals (RFP) is designed to attract applications from entities with the financial strength and experience (especially within the sport, /or cricket sectors at the highest level) with a sound, clear and precise cricket knowledge as well as fan requirements. LAHORE: The Pakistan Cricket board is requesting proposals from entities interested in providing design, development and management services for its corporate website through to ...

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Qasr-e-Naz, Chamba House likely to be leased out

ISLAMABAD: The government is likely to lease out Qasr-e-Naz Karachi and Chamba House, Lahore for thirty years,… ISLAMABAD: The government is likely to lease out Qasr-e-Naz Karachi and Chamba House, Lahore for thirty years, sources in Ministry of Housing and Works told Business Recorder. As per the guidance of the government, different properties across the country are being identified to generate ...

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Pakistani scholars among winners of Facebook’s Ethics in AI Research awards

ISLAMABAD:  Pakistan’s Junaid Qadir, Professor at the Information Technology University (ITU) of the Punjab, along with co-investigator Amana Raquib, Assistant Professor at the Institute of Business Administration (IBA), Karachi were announced  winners of the Ethics in AI Research Initiative for the Asia Pacific, by Facebook. The duo was among winners from nine different countries. The AI initiative aims to help ...

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CDA calls bids for Korang Bridge expansion

ISLAMABAD: The Capital Development Authority (CDA) has called bids for the expansion of Korang Bridge on the Islamabad Expressway in order to address a major traffic bottleneck on this road. Through tenders, the CDA has asked all registered firms to submit bids for the expansion of Korang Bridge. CDA officials said that bids will soon be called for the construction ...

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