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  • SECP notifies draft code of corporate governance

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has notified the draft Listed Companies (Code of Corporate Governance) 2017, under the newly promulgated Companies Act 2017...

    The draft regulations are aimed at strengthening governance structures, bring consistency in the corporate practices and promote transparency through enhanced disclosure requirements...

  • Redrafting corporate governance law

    The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) notified on 31 August for public comments a draft Listed Companies (Code of Corporate Governance) 2017, under the newly promulgated Companies Act, 2017...

    Through these regulations, the regulator has attempted to align the code with emerging challenges; however, the proposed draft compromises the principles of Code of Corporate Governance, 2012 and maintains the status quo in...

  • Family mode of corporate governance

    DESPITE the rapid growth and changing pattern of corporate culture, family ownership and management refuses to go away, even in major business groups engaged in diverse economic activities that require a variety of professional expertise...

    But to retain their grip or strong oversight over management, some major family groups have shaken off their old management style and institutionalised the family’s role in modern corporate...

  • Corporate governance in family businesses

    ISLAMABAD: The Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) has introduced a voluntary regime to provide guideline principles for improving corporate governance, mainly in family-owned companies...

    Addressing a seminar on Saturday, Amina Aziz, director of SECP’s corporate supervision department, has suggested that non-listed companies should improve corporate governance and financial reporting requirements to get themselves...

  • Cash-strapped PHF enters kits deal with local firm

    LAHORE: A Sialkot-based kit manufacturing company on Tuesday signed a four-year contract with the cash-starved Pakistan Hockey Federation (PHF) which despite being beset by all financial problems sent players to Australia to participate in the four-nation tournament starting from May 2...

    His firm, he said, would provide kits of international standard to the country’s hockey governing body in the first phase, adding that the PHF would...

  • First response officers get investigation kits

    GUJRANWALA: City Police Officer Waqas Nazir appointed first response officers (FROs) in civil lines and city division police stations on Saturday...

    FROs have been provided with investigation bags that contain a crime scene tape, a torch, rubber gloves, scissors, a digital camera, a plastic bag and a scale
  • Govt told to give dengue testing kits to private labs

    PESHAWAR: A Peshawar High Court bench on Tuesday directed the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa health department to provide kits meant for dengue medical tests to private laboratories to ensure uniform charges for such tests in the provincial capital...

    Representatives of several private laboratories appeared before the bench and said if the government provided them with the dengue testing kits at the rate of Rs320 each, they would charge Rs350 per...

  • Sharp jump in imports of car kits

    KARACHI: The import bill of semi- and completely knocked-down kits (SKD/CKD) for locally produced heavy vehicles, cars and motorcycles crossed $1 billion in 2016-17, showing a jump of 24 per cent from last year...

    The share of SKD/CKD kits for cars in total imports was $674 million in 2016-17, up 30pc year-on-year...

  • Car sales increase, pushing up imports of CKD kits

    According to the data of Pakistan Automotive Manufacturers Association (Pama), sales of Toyota Corolla struggled at 49,667 as compared to 53,410 units as Honda Civic, City and newly launched Honda BR-V are reportedly giving tough time to Corolla...

    Increasing car sales have pushed up imports of completely and semi-knocked down kits, giving an impression of low localisation achieved by local assemblers...

  • The art of amenity kits

    Full-service airlines increasingly compete to deliver a superior experience and win the loyalty of fliers in premium cabins, using designer kits, fancy sleepwear and pillows as objects of desire...

    In May, Qantas released its Qantas Curates initiative, working with Australian contemporary art curators to select artworks from 16 Australian artists, designers and photographers to create unique amenity kits which represent Australian...

  • Trophy, kits for grand exhibition soccer matches unveiled

    KARACHI: Leisure Leagues on Tuesday unveiled the trophy, playing kits and a portion of the theme song for the two exhibition football matches to be played by FC Barcelona’s Ronaldinho and other professional international footballers in Karachi and Lahore over the coming weekend...

    Leisure Leagues had announced back in March that they wanted to revive and kick-start football activity in Pakistan in a grand way by inviting football’s...

  • Indian lab develops ‘beef detection kits’

    MUMBAI: A government-run laboratory in western India has developed portable “beef detection kits” that will allow police to quickly determine whether meat is that of an illegally slaughtered cow, an official said on Monday...

    “We have been working on beef detection kits for the past eight months and these will be distributed to Maharashtra and Mumbai police in August,” K...

  • PCB not to give players kits for Quaid Trophy qualifying round

    LAHORE: It seems the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) has started an austerity campaign to avoid financial hit in case the lucrative series against India to be held later this year is cancelled, as it has decided not to provide kits to around 160 players representing regional teams in the forthcoming Quaid-i-Azam Trophy qualifying round...

    But as the PCB is yet to finalise the programme to provide a sponsor to each region, under a...

  • KP forensic lab set to start operations after receiving DNA kits

    The first-ever DNA laboratory in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa is set to start operations at Khyber Medical College after the health department imported 400 kits for DNA tests, officials told DawnNews on Saturday...

    The Forensic Science Laboratory Peshawar had been established over three years ago to conduct DNA profiling but the lab was practically dysfunctional because of lack of DNA test kits...

  • ‘Cheap manual kits in blood transfusion lead to infectious diseases’

    KARACHI: Use of poor quality manual kits in blood transfusion process is the leading reason behind spread of infectious diseases, such as hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV, apart from donors with risky behaviours...

    In Pakistan, national health organisations marked the day by holding campaigns to raise awareness of the need for more, safe blood donations, as the country battles an ongoing, safe blood shortage problem...

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