Lamis silk collection 2018 launched

LAHORE  (Staff Reporter): The popular textile brand Gul Ahmed has launched its latest Lamis Digital Silk Collection 2018, an assortment of digital printed silk-based unstitched fabrics to satisfy all your desires for something ornate and luxurious which envelopes you and emanates warmth. Inspired by a mix of baroque influences, eastern motifs and Mughal interiors, the collection features intricate digital designs in eye-catching colours, set in luxurious fabrics. An unusual palette featuring warm oranges and fiery reds makes this collection stand out, with every piece an expression of individuality. With eight different lines incorporating silk, silk chiffon, satin and other plush fabrics, every preference is catered for, whether it is Zamarud with grand architectural designs or Charbagh featuring exquisite eastern motifs. What the Lamis Digital Silk Collection 2018 does masterfully, is incorporate innovative prints with traditional elements using opulent fabrics, elevating every outfit to a work of art. Accentuate your style by pairing your selection with the right accessories for a look that stands out.

Get your style kick by visiting your nearest Gul Ahmed or IDEAS by Gul Ahmed store.

NBEAC to hold conference

ISLAMABAD (Staff Reporter): National Business Education Accreditation Council (NBEAC) will organise a conference to evaluate CPEC contribution in the education business. Statement issued here said NBEAC is organising the annual two-day 5th Deans and Directors Conference "Creating Impact with CPEC" from Feb 5-6 at Karachi. NBEAC was established by the HEC in 2007 to assure quality in business education degree programmes. The conference, which will bring together over 100 deans and directors of leading business schools, aims to evaluate how business education is preparing graduates to contribute to the local and global economic activities and identify unique themes and specialisations for business education, keeping local needs and global trends in perspective. The participants will also discuss the balance between indigenous and international curriculum content for effective business education. Providing an opportunity for sharing of experiences, the conference is expected to identify ways in which accreditation can be used as a framework for addressing the challenges associated with convergence and divergence.

International speakers including Dr Christophe Terrasse, Director Projects, European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD), Prof Dr Lai Desheng, Dean of Business School, Beijing Normal University, Prof Frank Y-H Ying, Dean, Department of Business Administration, National Taiwan Normal University, Prof Guo Xuetang, Associate Dean, Law School, Prof Zhiwen Yin, Associate Dean, School of Management, Fudan University, Stephen Sacca, CEO, Leadership Development and Strategic Programme Management of Stephen's Professional and Dr Mary Sully de Luque, Director Academic, Thunderbird School of Arizona State University will attend the conference.

TEVTA spends Rs 2 billion on students’

education, trainings

LAHORE (APP): Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) Chairman Irfan Qaiser Sheikh on Saturday said that the authority had spent Rs2 billion on education and trainings of students instead of spending money on construction of college buildings. He expressed these views while talking to a delegation of industrialists, who visited the main secretariat here. The chairman urged industrialists to play their role for starting new courses as per local demand of the industry. He said that three years ago when he took charge as the chairman, he decided to shift courses from industrial demand towards services and self-employed. The delegation appreciated the performance of the TEVTA and termed it an exemplary model for the other provinces.The members of delegation included Mian Abdullah, Naveed Yousaf, Seth Akbar, Syed Akram, Ali Moeen, Hasnain Ahmad and chairperson of Huner Foundation Aysha Ahad.

Iftikhar re-elected Saarc Chamber VP for consecutive 6th term

ISLAMABAD (APP): Saarc Chamber of Commerce and Industry (SCCI) Vice President Iftikhar Ali Malik, an apex body of regional chambers in the region, sets a new record in South Asia getting re-elected for the post unanimously for sixth consecutive two years term. According to the notification of the Saarc chamber issued here by its Secretary General Hina Saeed on Saturday, Saarc CCI President Suraj Vaidya, a leading business tycoon hailing from Nepal and Saarc general assembly and executive committee members from India, Bangladesh, Sri Lanka, Bhutan, Nepal, Afghanistan and Maldives with majority votes re-elected Iftikhar Ali Malik for the sixth term. Iftikhar also held the offices of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry presidents and the Lahore Chamber of Commerce and Industry, besides founder president Pak-US Business Council. He is currently working as central chairman united business group (UBG). He is also the chairman of the Guard Group of Industries and a chain of Mumtaz Bakhtawar Memorial Trust Hospitals.

In his statement, Iftikhar reiterated to continue efforts for greater economic integration by fully exploiting all indigenous natural resources for the progress, prosperity, development and welfare of the people mainly aimed at doing away with abject poverty in South Asia.

The Saarc should be more active to address major challenges the region faces, job creation for the youth of South Asia and alleviation of poverty, he added. He said that South Asia comprises three percent of the world's area, 21 percent of the world's population and 3.8 percent (US$ 2.9 trillion) of the global economy. The respective governments were trying to give its people a much higher quality of life racked by high illiteracy, dismissal health care and sanitation.