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Jazba Foundation assisting businesswomen

Jazba Foundation assisting businesswomen

LAHORE – In connection with the third segment of the Jazba Foundation Women Entrepreneurship Programme, a ceremony was held at Royal Palm Golf and Country Club to honour and support 40 courageous and talented ladies. Eleven of these ladies wanted to set up computer academies, twelve sought training as beauticians and would set up beauty parlors, four opted for embroidery work and thirteen went for tailoring business.
In the presence of generous donors like Seth Abid, Mussarat

Amn Committee a welfare organisation… like MQM’s Khidmat-e-Khalq Foundation, says Mirza

KARACHI- The People’s Amn Committee is a welfare organization, similar to Muttahida Qaumi Movement’s (MQM) Khidmat-e-Khalq Foundation, Jamaat-e-Islami’s (JI) Al-Khidmat, or even the Edhi Foundation, argued Sindh Home Minister Dr Zulfiqar Mirza on Thursday during a media interaction after the Sindh Assembly session.
“The Amn Committee is becoming popular among the masses, which means that they are doing something good,” Mirza said, adding that the MQM’s allegations against the

2nd SKMCH’s foundation stone laid in Peshawar

PESHAWAR – Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Chief Minister Amir Haider Khan Hoti laid foundation stone of the second Shaukat Khanum Memorial Cancer Hospital in Peshawar in a ceremony on Wednesday. Shaukat Khanum Hospital Medical Director Dr Asim Yousaf said some 40,000 cancer patients who belonged to KP and adjacent tribal regions came to Lahore for their treatment that was 13 percent of the total patients. Shaukat Khanum Memorial Trust chief cricketer-turned-politician Imran Khan said the

Fauji Foundation backs renewable energy project

LAHORE – Fauji Foundation has entered into an agreement for equity commitments of approximately Rs 6.0 billion, of which around $20 million is being provided as foreign direct investment (FDI) by CapAsia, Singapore, through the Islamic Infrastructure Fund. Fauji Foundation in collaboration with Fauji Fertiliser Bin Qasim, Tapal Group and CapAsia will establish two wind energy farms of 50MW each in Gharo Sindh with an investment of $260 million.
The projects will be implemented

Kashf Foundation launches flood relief strategy

LAHORE – Kashf Foundation recently released a flood relief strategy report based on three phases: food distribution amongst flood victims, reconstruction of homes and access to sustainable income sources. Kashf Foundation Managing Director Roshaneh Zafar shared key points of the three pronged strategy.
The Foundation plans to provide financial education, along with microfinance for small businesses and livestock to flood victims to enhance income generation that will ensure

LG teams up with artist foundation

LAHORE – LG Electronics is making a statement in Smartphone design with collaboration with the Keith Haring Foundation. The partnership will see artwork from the legendary American pop artist featured on LG’s Optimus Black, which at just six milimetres (at its thinnest point) and 109 grams, emerging the world’s slimmest and lightest Android-powered Smartphone.
“Keith Haring inspired the art world with his energetic, colorful images which are recognised by millions of people

FIA Punjab director made MD Police Foundation

ISLAMABAD – The federal government on Wednesday appointed Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) Punjab Director Zafar Qureshi as the managing director of the Police Foundation. The Establishment Division has issued a notification in this regard.
Qureshi was heading the FIA team which is probing the NICL scam. A few days ago, Qureshi had requested FIA seniors to separate him from the inquiry committee, as the Chaudhrys of Gujrat had raised questions on his impartiality, however, he

PML-N ready for foundation day

LAHORE – All set, Pakistan Muslim League Nawaz group will be celebrating its 104th foundation day on December 30.
The main function will be held at Expo Center Johar Town and will be presided over by PML-N Chief Mian Nawaz Sharif and attended by central and provincial leadership. A flag-hoisting ceremony will also be held.

Kashf Foundation signs Rs 225m deal with MCB

LAHORE – Kashf Foundation has announced successful closure of the term loan deal worth Rs 225 million with MCB Bank Limited under the Microfinance Guarantee Fund (MGF) in collaboration with the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). Kashf Foundation,
which is considered as an industry pioneer with around three hundred thousand active borrowers, has secured a two year facility of Rs 225 million under the SBPs MGF. This credit line will help Kashf Foundation meet its funding requirements