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    Engineering Branches In Pakistan

  • Banks asked to dedicate one-fifth of branches to agri-lending

    QUETTA: The Agricultural Credit Advisory Committee (ACAC) has proposed that banks should dedicate at least 20 per cent of total branches to agri-lending, according to a press release on Saturday...

    A meeting of the ACAC, which is a national-level consultative committee for setting annual targets for agricultural loans and their monitoring, took place in Quetta on Friday under the chairmanship of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) Governor...

  • FBR, NBP branches to remain open today

    ISLAMABAD: All field offices of Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) and National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) would remain open today (May 30) for collecting duties and taxes...

    FBR in coordination with the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) and NBP has made special arrangements for collection of duties and taxes on Saturday, as May 31 (Sunday) being a public holiday, according to a FBR statement on Friday...

  • Altaf calls PTI, JI ‘branches of Taliban, Al Qaeda’

    KARACHI: Muttahida Qaumi Movement chief Altaf Hussain has called the Pakistan Tehreek-i-Insaf and Jamaat-i-Islami ‘bran­ches of the Taliban and Al Qaeda’ and predicted a massive defeat for his party’s rivals in the NA-246 by-election on April 23...

    “I assure every segment of the society and the international community that Pakistan will be a true democratic state under the MQM government,” he said...

  • NBP branches to remain open till late evening today

    KARACHI: The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has announced that on Monday all its branches in the country will remain open till late in the evening, and will even arrange iftari for customers banking around that time...

    It said the bank’s branches remained open till 8pm on June 29 and until midnight on June 30...

  • 79 bank branches to be set up in Balochistan

    QUETTA: Commercial banks would set up 79 branches across Balochistan, while a soft scheme would be launched for skilled women in the province, Governor State Bank of Pakistan Ashraf Mehmood Wathra said on Tuesday...

    Talks were held with Chief Minister Balochistan Nawab Sanaullah Zehri and Secretary Finance in view of the improved law and order situation, the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and the need for improving the...

  • Faysal Bank to open over 100 branches

    DUBAI: Bahrain-based Ithmaar Bank plans to add more than 100 branches in Pakistan this year through its subsidiary Faysal Bank, to capitalise on the country’s low penetration rate of banking services, a senior executive said...

    “We are planning to be over 500 branches this coming year and are aggressive in this,” al-Mutawa said in an interview...

  • NBP taking Covid-19 measures at all branches

    KARACHI: The National Bank of Pakistan (NBP) has said that it is taking Covid-19 precautionary measures and social distancing initiatives at all branches...

    In a press release issued on Friday, the bank said that in order to serve its customers during these challenging times, all branches have taken all necessary measures possible...

  • Egypt’s engineering feat

    EGYPT has built a new Suez canal, 72 kilometers in length alongside the existing canal...

    The new canal is much wider and deeper to accommodate very large vessels
  • Girls grab top positions in intermediate pre-engineering and general science exams

    KARACHI: Girls bagged all the top positions in the annual Pre-Engineering and General Science Part-II exams as the Board of Intermediate Education Karachi (BIEK) announced their results at the Sir Syed Government Degree Girls Science College here on Monday...

    Sidra, too, said she wanted to study software engineering and was looking forward to getting admission in the National University of Sciences and Technology or Comsats...

  • ‘Engineering research’

    THIS is apropos Sumamah Hamidullah’s letter ‘Engineering research’ (March 9)...

    No one will deny that there is a lack of research culture in Pakistan, otherwise there wouldn’t have been loadshedding...

  • Turnaround in engineering business

    Nothing could have been a better gift for the shareholders of Thal Limited on its 50th anniversary than the sharp rise in the sales of its engineering segment on the back of recent turnaround in the fortunes of the domestic automobile industry...

    Thal is a diversified conglomerate having manufacturing facilities in Karachi (engineering products like car air-conditioners, radiators, wiring systems and engine components), Muzafarrgarh...

  • Unified body for road, traffic engineering envisaged

    LAHORE: There is a plan to establish a provincial body under which all departments concerned will jointly plan management or engineering of roads and traffic, having district level facilitation centres to enforce its decisions and help people through the DCO offices...

    At present, eight government departments are separately handling management, engineering of roads and traffic laws enforcement...

  • Karachi’s political re-engineering

    From his base in London, he still maintains contact with his supporters in Pakistan and across the world...

    The party leadership in Pakistan may have dissociated itself from him and removed his name from the party constitution as the supreme leader whose decision could not be challenged...

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