Bahria Golf City fast approaching completion

KARACHI (PR): Bahria Town Karachi’s finest project Bahria Golf City is fast approaching its completion. 36-hole PGA Standarad Golf Course is in final phase of completion with 9 holes already functioning and 27 holes to be inaugurated in 2018.

Pakistan’s first-ever night-lit golfing facility, the golf course is inspired by the Emirates Hills Dubai. As a result, Bahria Golf City Karachi became a beautiful combination of housing complexes to be built artistically around the golf course.

Along with the golf course, work on housing development is also proceeding at a fast pace. Plots and houses offering mesmerizing views of the golf course are ready for possession and construction.

Talking about the golf course, Project Manager golf course Michael Green said, “Bahria Golf City is Bahria Town’s ultimate living experience. 36 holes PGA standard golf course which is one of its kind in Pakistan and is the first fully flood-lit golf course of the country will take this sport to a next level in Pakistan.” He further said that “people who will be residing in Bahria Golf City will have their one foot in their home and the next in the lush greens of the course and to play or to watch the game from their home will be an experience like no other”. The golf course also features holes reserved for children and training.

Bahria Town is the largest private real estate group not only in Pakistan but Asia. Currently, Bahria Town is developing Pakistan’s largest private real estate project in the port city known as Bahria Town Karachi, where a large number of families are already enjoying the luxury and convenience of Bahria Town’s signature lifestyle.

 Beaconhouse Inter Regional Cricket Tournament

 KARACHI (PR): Beaconhouse School System held its Inter Regional Cricket Tournament for A’ Level Boys & O level Girls at Moin Khan Academy and Vital 5 cricket ground in Karachi on the 14th & the 15th of November 2017. This tournament was hosted by Beaconhouse Southern Region (BSR).

Teams from Islamabad & Lahore flew to Karachi to participate in the tri series.

The tournament saw a vibrant opening ceremony. Asim Yakub (Regional Director South - Beaconhouse) kicked off the tournament.

Central Region was the number 1 side in the A Level boy’s tournament and Southern Region team finished 2nd. Similarly, in the O Levels girl’s event, after tough competition between the three sides Central Region team emerged as the top side, while Southern Region team finished as runners up.

 KARACHI (PR): Beaconhouse School System held its Inter Regional Cricket Tournament for A’ Level Boys & O level Girls at Moin Khan Academy and Vital 5 cricket ground in Karachi on the 14th & the 15th of November 2017. This tournament was hosted by Beaconhouse Southern Region (BSR).

Teams from Islamabad & Lahore flew to Karachi to participate in the tri series.

The tournament saw a vibrant opening ceremony. Asim Yakub (Regional Director South - Beaconhouse) kicked off the tournament.

Central Region was the number 1 side in the A Level boy’s tournament and Southern Region team finished 2nd. Similarly, in the O Levels girl’s event, after tough competition between the three sides Central Region team emerged as the top side, while Southern Region team finished as runners up.

 Youth & Social Cohesion Programme launched

 LAHORE (PR): Pakistan youth are energetic and pose a great potential to be positively engaged in the development of process of the country, Dr Phillip Paul Goodwin, chief executive VSO International, shared this information with the participants at the launch of Youth & Social Cohesion Programme, launched by Voluntary Services Overseas (VSO), Pakistan. He further appreciated the efforts of VSO and said that the organization through its provision of Volunteer Management System has enabled Rescue 1122 to recruit and train over 1 million volunteers across the province.

The event was attended by wide range of stakeholders from every walk of life including Dr Rizwan Naseer, Director General of Punjab Emergency Service Rescue 1122, Ms Donne Cameron, Executive Progarmme Head, VSO, International, Ms Kimi Williams, Deputy Head of DFID, Hashim Bilal, Country Director, VSO Pakistan and other reputed guests from UN, INGOs, NGOS, government departments along with VSO staff and youth volunteers graced the ceremony.

VSO inspires to work with youth and community volunteers to promote social cohesion and build communities resilience to shocks and stresses. Pakistan due to its geographic location and recent climate changes is prone to disasters and natural calamities such as flood and earthquake. In such context the role of communities and particular youth gains special importance to collectively respond to such events and minimize threats to life and economy. Moreover, through this programme, VSO will work closely with govt and local partners to train youth and communities on the need for diversity and promotion of social harmony.

 World Diabetes Day at NICVD

KARACHI (PR): National Institute of Cardiovascular Diseases-NICVD celebrated World Diabetes Day the other day and organizsd a “free screening camp”. Hundreds of people including women were screened for blood glucose, heart rate, blood pressure and BMI as well. People were also educated regarding diabetes, its control through prevention, screening and timely treatment.

Executive Director NICVD, Professor Nadeem Qamar said that diet is an important element for diabetics. It is important for the patient to schedule and monitor his/her eating habits. Further, they need to be compliant with blood sugar monitoring and regular visit to the physician. He added that exercise is also an important factor in the management of diabetes.

He also highlighted that NICVD is committed to providing state-of-the-art cardiac services to the people of Sindh and in last two and half years, it has launched many programs for the population of Karachi and entire Sindh, namely initiation of totally free of cost services for all general in-patients & out-patients at NICVD Karachi and establishment of Chest Pain Units under flyover at different localities of Karachi Metropolis.

 Ojha Institute hosts awareness seminar

KARACHI (PR): Director Ojha Institute of Chest Diseases, Professor Nisar Ahmed Rao has said that COPD, or chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, is the name used to describe a number of conditions affecting the lungs including emphysema and chronic bronchitis. COPD makes it difficult to breathe and you might find everyday tasks can be a real challenge. But with the right support, it’s possible to live well with COPD. COPD internationally observance was created in 2002. In this connection, a public awareness seminar was organised at Ojha Institute of Chest Diseases with the theme “Breathe in the Knowledge”.

Dr Waqas Ahmed talked about the cause and prevention of the disease. Dr Sidra focused about the benefits of inhaler use and demonstrated the technique of inhaler use to the patients.

 Dr Nadeem Ahmed, Deputy Director OICD, moderated the session and Dr Mir Muhammad Soormro paid vote of thanks to the patients and the organisers of the event.

 Punjab Health Dept

providing improved

facilities to patients LAHORE (PR): Provincial Minister for Primary & Secondary Healthcare Khawaja Imran Nazir has said that Punjab government has taken lead to provide better health services to the people across the country. On the directions of Chief Minister Punjab Muhammad Shehbaz Sahrif, Health Department is providing improved facilities to patients.

He was addressing the inauguration ceremony of three days 36th Pakistan Association of Dermatologists (PAD) and 10th SARAD (South Asia Regional Association of Dermatologists) Conference here at local hotel, which was organized by Pharma Health Pakistan Private Limited. Chairman PPMA and Chief Executive Officer of Pharma Health Pakistan Khawaja Shahzeb Akram, Asad Shuja-ure-Rehman, Hamid Raza, Shafiq Abbasi, Azeem Jehangir, Prof. Dr. Nadeem Kasuri, Chairman Organizing Committee Prof. Ijaz Hussain, Secretary Organizing Committee Prof Tahir Jamil Ahmed and large number of dermatologists from Pakistan and abroad were also present at this occasion.

Provincial minister also opened the exhibition arranged by the pharmaceutical companies. The leading dermatologists from Pakistan, Nepal, Bhutan, Sri Lanka etc. were also present at this occasion.

Chairman Pakistan Pharmaceutical Manufacturing Association (PPMA) and Chief Executive Officer of Pharma Health Pakistan Private Limited Khawaja Shahzeb Akram said that the participation of more than 2500 dermatologists from Pakistan and abroad is a good indication to gather at one plate form. This seminar will helpful to share their views and experience to alleviate the disease of skin patients.