Haier Pakistan CEO ‘businessman of the year’

LAHORE (PR): Javed Afridi, CEO Haier Pakistan and Ruba Pakistan Pvt Ltd, was honored with President’s ‘Businessman of the year’ gold medal at Lahore Chamber of Commerce & Industry’s (LCCI) 9th Achievement Awards ceremony. President Mamnoon Hussain, and Shaikh Muhammad Arshad, President LCCI, handed over the achievement awards to some of Pakistan’s most distinguished entrepreneurs.

Speaking on the occasion, a jubilant Javed Afridi stated, “I feel honored to have my work recognized by the members of LCCI. The continuous support and co-operation extended by the government and the chamber body to local entrepreneurs has enabled a thriving business environment in the country. This award doubles my resolve to continue investing in infrastructure and human resource development in a bid to provide benefits to the masses.”

Apart from Javed Afridi, the 9th LCCI Achievement Award saw a handful of other leading entrepreneurs of Pakistan being conferred with the President’s Businessman of the Year Gold medal as well.



PU ranked second in natural sciences research

LAHORE (PR): The Nature Publishing Group, a world-class publisher of high impact scientific and medical information in print and online, has issued its ranking of Pakistani universities in terms of research publications in the field of natural sciences and has ranked Punjab University second best university in Pakistan in the field.

It is pertinent to mention here that PU is a general public sector university while it has left many science universities behind in the ranking. According to the ranking, COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Punjab University, National University of Science and Technology, University of Management and Technology, Lahore University of Management Sciences, Bahauddin Zakria University, National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences, University of Peshawar, Quaid-e-Azam University and Pakistan Institute of Engineering and Applied Sciences have secured from 1st to 10th positions respectively.

Punjab University Academic Staff Association has congratulated PU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr Mujahid Kamran on this achievement.

It is pertinent to mention here that the Nature Publishing Group is a well-reputed publisher acknowledged worldwide and the group publishes journals, online databases, and services across the life, physical, chemical and applied sciences and clinical medicine. NPG is part of Macmillan Publishers Limited, a global publishing group founded in the United Kingdom in 1843. Focusing on the needs of scientists, Nature, founded in 1869, is the leading weekly, international scientific journal. In addition, for this audience, NPG publishes the Nature research journals and Nature Reviews journals, plus a range of prestigious academic journals including society-owned publications. Online, nature.com provides over 6 million visitors per month with access to NPG publications and online databases and services, including news and comment from Nature, NatureJobs plus access to Nature Network and Nature Education’s Scitable.com.



EFU Life wins ‘World Finance Global Insurance Award’

KARACHI (PR) :EFU Life Assurance Limited, leading private sector life insurance company in the country, has been honored with the World Finance Global Insurance Award for the Year 2015 in the 7thAnnual Global Insurance Awards by World News Media. The company secured the top position of the life insurance sector in Pakistan.

Since 2007, World Finance has been celebrating achievement, innovation and brilliance in their annual awards. The award programmes are tailored to provide a comprehensive analysis of the very best in each market.

The award is a testament of the company’s commitment to provide quality services, deliver customer-centric experiences and passion to achieve excellence in all spheres of its business operations.  The achievement affirms EFU Life’s dedication towards understanding the clients’ evolving needs and providing unparalleled solutions to them.




POGEE from 19th

KARACHI (PR): The 14th international exhibition for the energy industry -POGEE-2016 - will be held at Lahore Expo Centre from May 19 to 21. The exhibition is expected to attract approximately eight to ten thousand visitors from different cities.

More than 300 companies from around 30 countries are participating in the show with a majority from, China, Germany, Italy, Russia, Canada, Denmark, Austria, Egypt, France, Hong Kong, Bahrain, Switzerland, Poland, Bangladesh, Japan, Pakistan, Scotland, Singapore, South Africa, U.A.E., U.K, U.S.A, Australia, Iran, South Korea, Japan, Belgium, Malaysia, Spain, Poland, Taiwan, Thailand, Sweden, Netherlands, Saudi Arabia, and Turkey.

The exhibition provides an opportunity to bring together the international business professionals and the leading local industry players to exchange their technical and business expertise to acquaint the local industry with the latest developments in the energy sector.

In addition, POGEE-2016 will feature a highly focused conference program that is aimed to bringing in South Asia’s energy industry into the limelight. POGEE conference offers an excellent platform for exchange of views & information to the highly targeted audience from oil, gas and energy industry.

12th International Conference will commence on 21st May 2016, at the Lahore Expo Centre and will be based on the theme “Designing a sustainable energy mix”.