Corporate Corner


Global Institute Lahore organised orientation evening for new entrants
LAHORE: Global Institute Lahore held its orientation evening for the newly inducted batch for the academic year 2011. The Rector of the institute Mrs Shazia Khan spoke to the students on the occasion and said that within two years, the institute will move to its new purpose built campus spanning over 75 Kanals in Elite Town, Main Ferozepur road, Lahore. press release

Coca -Cola officially retains the World’s number one brand status
LAHORE: Coca-Cola, the world’s leading beverage company, has retained its position as number one in Inter-brand ranking of the world’s 100 best brands. The ‘Coca-Cola’ brand has consecutively occupied number one position since Inter-brand initiated its Global Brand Report twelve years ago. The 2011 Inter-brand report estimates Coca-Cola’s brand value to be at around $71.9 million, a 2 per cent increase from 2010. press release

RC agrees to support various initiatives of BISP aiming at poverty alleviation
ABU DHABI: Federal Minister and Chairperson Benazir Income Support Programme (BISP), Farzana Raja said, “Red Crescent Authority (RCA) of United Arab Emirates (UAE) has always provided generous support to Pakistan when it was direly needed”. While meeting with RCA Secretary Gen Mohammed Khalifa Ahmed Al Qamzi, she expressed her gratitude to RCA and the people of UAE for their kind support for earthquake 2005, floods of 2010 and 2011. press release

Etihad announces onboard wireless
LAHORE: Etihad Airways, the national carrier of UAE, will provide onboard wireless internet on selected routes to Europe before the end of this year. Speaking at the World Broadband Forum in Paris, Etihad CEO James Hogan said: “I can tell you that Etihad will have two aircrafts with operational onboard internet by December this year, and five aircrafts by March 2012. press release