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MD Virtual University gets Pride of Performance

MD Virtual University gets Pride of Performance

LAHORE – President Asif Ali Zardari Wednesday awarded the Pride of Performance to Managing Director Virtual University (VU) Tajdar Alam at the Presidency in Islamabad. Tajdar has been nominated for the prestigious award for his relentless and meritorious efforts in the field of television and introducing state-of-the-art educational system in the country by making best use of modern technology and communication system. He has a wide range of experience and is well-known producer and

Bangladesh removes Nobel winner as Grameen Bank MD

DHAKA – Bangladesh’s central bank said on Wednesday it had removed Nobel laureate Muhammad Yunus from the post of managing director of microlender Grameen Bank, following allegations of irregularities in its operations.
“We have delivered a letter to the Grameen Bank that Muhammad Yunus has been removed,” said the central bank governor’s spokesman, AFM Asaduzzaman. Yunus, 70, set up Grameen Bank and has been its managing director since 2000. Lauded abroad by politicians and

PIA’s top jobs shuffled as new MD takes charge

KARACHI – A reshuffle in the top slots of Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) was reported on Monday, as the new managing director of the national flag of his office.
It has been learnt that Captain Ilyas, a pilot, replaced Shuja Naqvi as the Director Flight Operations (DFO) while Senior General Manager (GM) Communication Captain Haroon Abdullah resigned from his position.
Similarly, former Director Administration Haneef Pathan was also re-inducted for the same slot after

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

CIN MD stresses need for modern education abroad

LAHORE – There are a lot of opportunities for students in the US and Europe for education abroad, giving a great deal of exposure to them, said Career International Network (CIN), Managing Director and migration legal advisor Izhar Ahmed Khan while talking to Pakistan Today. He said Canada, UK and Australia have amended immigration rules with new rules helpful to skilled and professional individuals who should consider immigration a viable option for a better future.
CIN has been

Deutsche Bank appoints new MD

LAHORE – Deutsche Bank (DB) today announced the appointment of Faizan Mitha as Managing Director (MD) and Chief Country Officer (CCO) for Pakistan. Mitha will succeed Shazad Dada.
As CCO, Mitha will be responsible for Deutsche Bank in Pakistan across all branches, and will manage the bank’s operations in the country from Karachi. He will report to Asia Pacific Chief Executive Officer Robert Rankin.
Mitha has 25 years of experience in the financial industry, most recently as

PIA MD obliges friends, diverts flight to Karachi

LAHORE: Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) Managing Director Muhammad Aijaz Haroon is known for his ability to keep his bosses and friends happy, but this very habit troubled around 250 passengers when the MD ordered a Lahore-bound flight to be diverted to Karachi, Pakistan Today has learnt.
Sources said the PIA MD and his two friends were travelling from Manchester to Lahore on PIA’s flight PK 710, scheduled to land in Lahore, at 2:40 pm. But during the flight, the MD’s

PEPCO determined to meet industry’s power needs, says MD

LAHORE: The Managing Director of Pakistan Electric Power (PEPCO) Rasul Khan Mahsud has said that the industry is not suffering from load-shedding and their entire power requirements are being met by PEPCO.
He was talking to an eleven member delegation of Steel Melters Association led by Masood Gul, who called on him at the WAPDA house today.
Dilating on the present power situation in the country, the MD PEPCO expressed the need to realistically deal with the crisis and

Outgoing KSE MD has a change of heart

The outgoing managing director of Karachi Stocks Exchange (KSE), Adnan Afridi, has apparently diverged from his original decision regarding his departure from his position within the organisation.
The fresh development came to the surprise of many card holders most of whom were, according to rumours, relieved to see the back of the ‘heavily-paid’ managing director. Afridi’s departure was seemingly, amicably agreed and he was therefore expected to leave the KSE this

PMS wants action against MD minerals

The Provincial Management Services (PMS) officers’ association threatened to start a protest movement if the government did not initiate action against Mines and Minerals MD Shafqat Ranjha for beating one of their senior colleagues.
Talking to reporters, PMS officers’ association information secretary Asifa murtaza alleged that Ranjha abused and severely thrashed a Grade 19 PMS officer Ataullah Sidiqui, who is the Punjab mineral development corporation secretary, in