SKMCH&RC special event

LAHORE (PR): Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital & Research Centre organized a special event to observe International Breast Cancer Awareness Day Wednes in the hospital. The event was part of “Breast Cancer Awareness Campaign” being launched by the hospital to create awareness in masses about Breast cancer.

Famous film star & SKMCH&RC ambassador for the campaign Mahira Khan and renowned singer Hadiqa Kiani, consultants, doctors, students and teachers from different female educational institutions and people from different walks of life were present on this occasion. Ayesha Sana hosted the well-attended event.

Dr Aasim Yousaf, Medical Director SKMCH&RC, thanked the participants and appreciated the efforts of educational institutions, teachers and students, hospital doctors, marketing team and also thanked all the sponsors i.e. PONDS, SNM, MCB, Warid and FPL for contributing in this campaign.

CCBPL installs water filtration plant

LAHORE (PR): With an aim to provide safe and clean drinking water to the community, Coca-Cola Beverages Pakistan Limited (CCBPL) has installed a water filtration plant in Badami Bagh Lari Adda Lahore. The plant was inaugurated by Capt (r) Muhammad Usman, District Coordination Officer (DCO) Lahore, Atilla Yerlikaya, Corporate Affairs Director, Coca-Cola Icecek, John Galvin, GM CCBPL, and Zafar Abbas Jafri, Director Public Affairs and Communications at CCBPL. This water filtration plant will serve 20,000 people every day, mostly passengers travelling to and from other cities. This water filtration plant has the capacity of 2000 liters of water per hour.

Tetra Pak at Gulfood Manufacturing 2015

LAHORE (PR): Tetra Pak, the leading food processing and packaging solutions company, will demonstrate its approach to delivering innovation, value and leadership for its customers at Gulfood Manufacturing 2015. The largest trade exhibition for the food & beverage manufacturing, processing and packaging industry in the MEASA region, the show takes place from 27th – 29th October at the Dubai World Trade Centre and is expected to attract more than 30,000 trade visitors.

Amar Zahid, President, Greater Middle East & Africa (GME&A) for Tetra Pak said: “At Tetra Pak, our innovation agenda is not only focused on developing new processing and packaging solutions. We also help customers launch new products, improve their operational performance, reduce environmental impact and more. Through innovation we create value.

That is “The Difference” that continues to drive our leadership and enables us to contribute to our customers’

ABL ‘strongest bank by balance sheet in Pakistan’

LAHORE (PR): Allied Bank Limited has been named as the strongest bank in Pakistan in the “Asian Banker 500 (AB 500) strongest bank by balance sheet ranking 2015”. AB 500 is an evaluation of the 500 largest banks in the Asia Pacific region for the financial year 2014. The AB 500 strongest banks by balance sheet ranking is the most comprehensive annual evaluation that captures the quality and sustainability of the balance sheets of banks in the region.

It tracks the relative financial strengths of banks in response to their respective market conditions, based on a common scorecard.

Tahir Hassan Qureshi, Chief Operating Officer, Allied Bank Limited, received the awardin a ceremony held at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands, Singapore on October 13, 2015.

Turkey trip for travel agents

ISLAMABAD (PR): Turkish Airlines’ Islamabad office organised a four-day exclusive Familiarization [FAM] Trip to Istanbul for various travel agencies from Islamabad and Peshawar. Top officials from these travel agencies participated in the FAM trip along with Turkish Airlines General Manager Islamabad, Yunus Mert and Marketing Representative Adeel Shoaib Butt.

McDonald’s cricket team

LAHORE (PR): McDonald’s Pakistan has announced 14 members cricket team to take part in the corporate cricket season 2015-16. The decision came out in a ceremony at McDonald’s Fortress Stadium Lahore. Former test cricketer & presently selector Pakistan Cricket Team Ijaz Ahmed along with Mushtaq Ahmed, GM Finance National Cricket Academy, graced the event as chief guests.

Event on ‘hand washing day’

LAHORE (PR): Plan International Pakistan in collaboration with Housing, Urban Development & Public Health Engineering (HUD&PHED) - Government of Punjab, Water Aid and UNICEF organised Global Hand Washing Day on 13th October in Lahore.The event was attended by children, policy makers and civil society to mark the 8th commemoration of the event. Global Handwashing Day was first celebrated in 2008. Since then October 15 has become synonymous with the Day.

Minister HUD&PHED - Punjab, Malik Tanveer Aslam was the chief guest and the event was attended by members of the provincial assembly, and representatives from provincial government departments, local government andInternational NGOs.

Lamudi compiles guide

LAHORE (PR): Pakistan has been doing very well recently, but has had its share of economic challenges in the past. The key to overcoming financial obstacles lies in sticking to certain basic principles of investing. Whether you are in the upper income or middle income brackets, buying real estate can be a difficult undertaking even when the economy is doing well. That’s why Lamudi Pakistan has compiled a guide to investing in both the good times and the bad.