Tag Archives: Commerce

HCC holds orientation ceremony

Punjab University (PU) Hailey College of Commerce (HCC) organised an orientation ceremony on Sunday, presided over by Vice Chancellor Dr Mujahid Kamran. Addressing the gathering, Dr Kamran said Muhammad Ali Jinnah was

Commerce anywhere, anytime

Billions of people are using mobile phone and handheld wireless devices worldwide. Global shipments of mobile phones (and other wireless devices) have surpassed shipments of laptops and desktop computers earlier this year.

A viable commerce channel

Advent of computers and collaborative Internet technologies has changed the ways we do business. Beyond desktop and mainframe computing, Internet has emerged as a huge marketplace where people can sell and buy.

World’s highest hotel opens in Hong Kong

HONG KONG – The world’s highest hotel opened its doors in Hong Kong on Tuesday, housed in the city’s tallest skyscraper and offering unrivalled panoramic views of the world famous Victoria Harbour.
Towering some 490 metres (1,600 feet) above the bustling, chaotic streets of the Southern Chinese city, the Ritz-Carlton Hotel is making a grand comeback after temporarily closing in 2008.
Visitors peered out of the floor-to-ceiling windows of the 118th floor of the International

Export deals will hit snags, says Ministry of Commerce

KARACHI – Export deals, worth millions of dollars, are likely to hit a snag as the Ministry of Defence, citing security reasons, is reluctant to issue VIP protocol passes to exporters for receiving their buyers at airports.
Though extended dates of the protocol passes, issued to the exporters, are going to expire by February 9, 2011, both the ministry of Defence and Ministry of Commerce are yet to arrange the new passes despite repeated requests by the country’s exporters,

Commerce Ministers to sign APTTA

ISLAMABAD: Commerce Ministers of Pakistan and Afghanistan are expected to sign a final draft of the Afghanistan Pakistan Transit Trade Agreement (APTTA) in Kabul in the next few days.
Official sources at the Commerce Ministry informed that the visit of Commerce Minister, Makhdoom Amin Fahim was being worked out with the Afghan government. They said the agreement was likely to be signed by the two commerce ministers, either this week or next week.
The Federal Cabinet

Commerce Minister to consult stakeholders on EU trade concessions

The government has convened a meeting of stakeholders to evaluate the implications of the trade concessions offered by the European Union (EU). The meeting will be held in Karachi on October 14.
The Commerce Minister, Makhdoom Amin Fahim will consult stakeholders and officials of Trade Development Authority (TDA) of Pakistan and analyse the offered package. The Ministry of Commerce will also share its analysis on trade concessions with the stakeholders.
The meeting will