BANK AG ZURICH JOINS MCB M-NET
Commercial Bank Ltd, & Habib Bank AG Zurich entered into an
agreement at MCB Principal Office, Karachi for MCB M-Net switch to
share MCB's largest ATM network across the country. A mutual
beneficial alliance for the customers of Habib Bank AG Zurich to use
ATM facilities offered by MCB and other M-Net Partner Banks.
behalf of the two M-Net partner banks, Mr. Ali Munir, Sr. Executive
Vice President (SEVP), MCB and Mr. Muhammad Zahir Esmail, Country
Manager/SEVP Habib Bank AG Zurich signed the agreement. Also present
on the occasion were Mr. Amjad Farooq, EVP/IT, Mr. Javed Adhi, SVP, IT
MCB & Mr. Abdul Aziz Memon, EVP, Habib Bank AG Zurich &
TRADE FAIR 2003
Foods Limited (NFL), recently participated in the Rebuild Afghanistan
Trade Fair 2003 held in collaboration with Sarhad Chamber of Commerce
and Export Promotion Bureau at a local hotel in Peshawar. The
objective of the event was to provide opportunities to the exporters
to help in the economic rebuilding of Afghanistan by offering
180 contestants took part in the event and NFL's stall was adjudged as
"Best Stall" in the nominated category. Mr. Akram Khan
Durrani, Chief Minister, NWFP presented it with a certificate as an
appreciation of this.
CONDUCTS ADVANCED POL COURSE FOR ARMED FORCES OFFICERS
35th advanced POL course for Pakistan armed forces officers, arranged
by the Pakistan State Oil (PSO), commenced at the PSO House, Karachi,
on June 23rd, 2003. Managing Director, PSO, Mr Tariq Kirmani,
inaugurated the course.
the participants, Mr Tariq Kirmani briefed the participants on the
transformation of PSO. He gave an overview of the course and also
mentioned his efforts to upgrade the syllabus.
participants of the course will be briefed on world energy outlook and
energy scenario in Pakistan. They will also be informed about the PSO,
its operations and the New Vision Programme.
principle of lubrication, bulk depot operations, maintenance and
operation of installations, movement and measurement of POL products,
health, safety and environment, quality control measures and CNG are
some of the other topics that will be broadly covered.
of PSO installations are part of the training. The course, being
attended by 16 army officers, will run till July 18th, 2003.
a signing ceremony at its Corporate Office, Bosicor Pakistan Limited
has entered into an agreement with Siemens Pakistan Engineering Co,
Ltd. to implement the state of art SAP R/3 Solution, Enterprise
Resource Planning solution (ERP), at Bosicor Pakistan Limited, for its
Financial systems, Plant Maintenance, Material Management and Human
Resource Management systems. Photograph shows officials of both the
companies exchanging documents of the said agreement.
a part of HUBCO's Social Action Programme, The Hub Power Company
recently gave a generous donation to Al-Shifa Trust in recognition of
their community support efforts. Picture shows Mr. Vince Harris (3rd
from R), CEO, HUBCO presenting the cheque to the representative of Al-Shifa.
Also seen in the picture are other senior officials of Hub Power
Abdul Basit, Chancellor & President Preston University addressing
the 29th Convocation of Preston Islamabad Campus held at a local hotel
in Islamabad on June 11, 2003.