Lahore (Cliff News)Chairman PCB Shaharyar M. Khan has decided to commemorate Imtiaz Ahmed’s immense contribution to Pakistan cricket by instituting an annual trophy in his name “The Imtiaz Ahmed Spirit of Cricket Trophy” for the player, official or team who is deemed to have made the most significant contribution to the spirit of cricket. The annual winner of the trophy will be selected by a committee headed by Prof. Ejaz Faruqi, member Board of Governors and include leading umpire Ahsan Raza and leading Referee Muhammad Anees. Chairman PCB will present the Imtiaz Ahmed Trophy to the winner at the annual Board AGM every year accompanied by a cheque of Rs. 5 Lakhs.
Lahore(Cliff News)The PSL management is pleased to announce the trophy launch for the HBL Pakistan Super League (PSL) 2017 edition.The glittering tournament trophy will be unveiled at the Dubai International Cricket Stadium on February 6 at 2:00pm.Captains of the five participating teams, Chairman PSL Najam Sethi, franchise owners and management would be present on the occasion.A press conference will follow the trophy unveiling; media is requested to cover the event including the trophy unveiling ceremony and press conference.Mr. Sethi and the five captains will be available to answer your questions in a brief session about the tournament, their preparations and build-up.Features of the HBL PSL Trophy manufactured by Swarovski
The ‘Spirit Trophy’ dazzles with the innovative Crystal Fine Rocks- a product made using over 50,000 double pointed crystals from Swarovski®. Sitting on the pinnacle is the Shooting Star, a multi-faceted crystal sculpture made with precision cut technology.From approval to final product, the trophy has taken a total of 4 months to make from the renderings and mock ups to the final product.The ‘Spirit Trophy’ celebrates the patriotism of a nation. Taking its inspiration from the brilliance of the universe- the trophy’s central core resembles the galaxy of stars with a shooting star rising above and a golden crescent behind it. This trophy binds Pakistan’s hopes and aspirations with HBL PSL’s vision of cricket by bringing together established players and new talent under one banner.
Karachi(Cliff News)GreenstarSocial Marketing (GSM), an independent network member of Population Services International, organized a family gala called ‘SabzSitaraMeena Bazaar’ in Karachi. The event was used to raise awareness about the benefits of family planning, while eradicating the prevalent myths and misconceptions associated with modern family planning methods.“Such family oriented festivals are an ideal way to get important messages across to the general public,” said Dr. Syed Saeedul Hoda, CMO – GSM.“Through these initiatives we are looking to eradicate certain age-old misunderstandings regarding modern contraceptive products, and ensure young and future couples understand the need for family planning if they areto lead a healthy lifestyle.”Attending families experienced a host of fun filled activities, which especially kept the kids entertained throughout theday.A jumping castle was set up, where kids spent most of their time, allowing their mothers to visit the nearby stalls. At the gaming area, teams comprising of mothers and children participated in minute to win it games for a host of different prizes.For females, a cooking competition was organized, where selected audience members went head to head under the guidance of Pakistan’s renowned figure,Zubaidaappa. A photo booth was set also up, where fans of Zubaidaappa got an opportunity to take memorable pictures.On the stage, GSM’s medical experts were present to give families on the spot counseling regarding family planning, and to clear any misconceptions regarding modern family planning methods. Later on, Hum Tum, a theatre play developed around the issue of family planning was enjoyed by all those present.With such initiatives to eradicating myths and misconceptions associated with modern family planning methods, GSM will continue to play a significant role in improving the nation’s abysmal contraceptive prevalence rate – the percentage of couples who practice family planning.
About Greenstar Social Marketing
Greenstar Social Marketing (GSM) was established in 1991 as a social enterprise, to improve the sexual and reproductive health of people in the country by increasing choices and access to quality modern family planning methods and contraceptives. With a distribution network of over 7,000 franchised clinics & 70,000 retail outlets, GSM is responsible for provision of approximately 53% of all contraceptives, distributed by the private sector, in Pakistan.
Karachi(Cliff News)Imran Malik’s intense love story, Azaadi’steaser is set to release on 5th February2017. The film stars veteran actorMoammar Rana and model/Actor SonyaHussyn.The movie has been produced by Irfan Malik, and directed by veteran film producer/director Pervez Malik’s son Imran Malik who has also written thestory. The dialogues of the film are written by Wajid Zuberi.The cast of the movie also includes renowned actors such as Nadeem andJaved Sheikh, as well as new age actors which include Maryam Ansari, Ali Fateh,Samama, Waseem, Erum, Ali bilal to name a few. The film, which is being made under the banner of Pervez Malik Films, also has some special surprise appearances.Azaadi is the first film to release underthe banner of ARY Films this year.“As much as I want to carry my father’s legacy, I also want to bring my individuality to the film world in Pakistan. Working with renowned actors such asMoammar and Nadeem and Sonya has been quite a fulfilling experience. Hopefully the film will resonate with Pakistanis worldwide,” said Imran.
About ARY Films
ARY Films is a film distribution and production company in Pakistan, part of ARY Digital Network. ARY Digital Network has started up a company with the name of ‘ARY Films’. It has taken its first step towards becoming the premium entertainment provider in the region with the first commercial release ‘Main Hoon Shahid Afridi’ which was successfully running nationwide.ARY Films is the only Brand in Pakistan which is not only releasing films in Pakistan but also worldwide in countries which includes UK, USA, Canada, Europe and the Middle East.
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Karachi (Cliff News)The Pakistan Super League (PSL) firstedition’s inaugural season’s runner-up, Quetta Gladiators, have signedPakistan’s leading private insurer JubileeLife Insurance as their title sponsor for this season which will kick off on February 9th in the UAE until March 7th.With PSL-2 expected to be bigger and better, the welcome partnership with Jubilee Insurance, is well aligned with the vision of the franchise and provides a secure future footing.Quetta Gladiators, Managing Director, Mr. Nadeem Omar said he was hopeful that the association with JubileeInsurance will go a long way in years to come. “It’s always good to have credible brands because it ultimately helps the team’s value and what better brand than Jubilee Insurance,” said Nadeem.Mr. Javed Ahmed, Managing Director & CEO, Jubilee Life, believes that, “As the leading private life insurer in Pakistan, Jubilee Life has a firm commitment to promoting partnerships for the betterment of the nation and in fostering cricket as our country’s passion.”Unable to clinch the final victory, the Gladiators team, captained by Sarfaraz Ahmad and coached by Moin Khan, lost the inaugural PSL final to Islamabad United – missed out narrowly on a near perfect tournament.For this season, the team hassuccessfully drafted a handful ofexciting names including Australian run-machine Brad Hodge, Sri Lankan all-rounder Thishara Perera, South Africa’sRilee Rossouw, England’s speedsterTymal Mills and New Zealander Nathan McCullum now joining the ranks of top players like Kevin Pietersen, Luke Wright, Ahmad Shahzad, Sarfaraz, Umar Gul, Mohammad Nawaz, Asad Shafiq, Zulfiqar Babar and Anwar Ali.Meanwhile, Quetta Gladiators Director,Sohail Omar, is hopeful that the association with Jubilee Insurance will bring in positive energy to the side. Commenting on this sponsorship initiative, he stated, “If your future is secure, your performance and confidence automatically improves; and this is our philosophy as well. Givingsecurity to players is paramount andwith Jubilee Insurance coming on board, it puts winning the title on firmer ground.”
Karachi (Cliff News)Mr. Khalid Mansoor, Chief Executive Officer Hub Power Company Limited, has taken over as the President of the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce and Industry (OICCI) for the 2017 term.This was announced at the 157th Annual General Meeting of the OICCI held at the chamber on Tuesday, January 31, 2017. Mr. Nauman Ansari, President and Chief Executive Officer Faysal Bank Limited, was elected unopposed as the Vice PresidentThe other elected members of the OICCI Managing Committee for 2017 are as follows:
Ms. Shazia Syed, CEO Unilever Pakistan
Mr. Syed Anis Ahmed, CEO Abbott Laboratories Pakistan
Mr. Nadeem Lodhi, CEO CitiBank N.A.
Mr. Ghiasuddin Khan, CEO Engro Corporation
Mr. Kimihide Ando, CEO Mitsubishi Corporation
Mr. Bruno Olierhoek, CEO Nestle Pakistan
Mr. Jawwad Ahmed Cheema, CEO Shell Pakistan
Mr. Shahzad G. Dada, CEO Standard Chartered Bank
The incoming OICCI President, Khalid Mansoor, in his message to the members said that OICCI’s active promotion of Pakistan as a land of opportunity with considerable growth potential especially for foreign investors, participation in streamlining taxation system, policy input on resolving energy supply gap, improving security environment especially in Karachi and improving Intellectual Property Rights in Pakistan, are some of the practical initiatives appreciated by the government, media and other key stakeholders. He informed that the OICCI members collectively invest in excess of USD 1 billion annually to meet the growth opportunities in their business.Mr. Khalid Mansoor is quite hopefull that FDI in the country will show growth in tandem with the investment in the CPEC projects. He emphasised on the need to proactively manage issues relating to Ease of Doing Business as well as negativeperception of the country, which is largely not in line with positive reality on the ground. Mansoor is confident that with better governance, improved policy implementation and robust accountability, Pakistan will soon see a healthy growth in FDI level.Mr. Khalid Mansoor is a graduate in Chemical Engineering with distinction and honours. He has been the Chief Executive Officer of Hubco since May 20, 2013. Hubco is first and the largest Independent Power Producer (IPP) in Pakistan. The company generates approximately 10% of the country’s electricity and has been playing an important role in addressing the energy crisis being faced by Pakistan.Mr. Khalid Mansoor is also the Chairman of Laraib Energy Limited and Hub Power Services Ltd., Chairman & CEO of Narowal Energy Ltd., CEO of Hub Power Holdings Limited and Thar Energy Limited – the HUBCO subsidiaries. He also represents Hubco on the Board of Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company.The OICCI is the collective voice of all major foreign investors in Pakistan. Established over 150 years ago in 1860, primarily as a business chamber for foreign investors, the OICCI is today, not only engaged in the promotion and protection of existing foreign investment in the country and to attract new foreign investors, its diversified activities contribute significantly to supporting commerce and industry across the country. The 195 OICCI members, from 35 different countries, have presence in 14 sectors of the economy and contribute over 33% of the total tax revenues annually collected by the federal and provincial revenue authorities in Pakistan. Fifty-seven OICCI member companies are listed on the Pakistan Stock Exchange and nearly 50 members are associates of the 2016 Global Fortune 500 Companies.
Karachi(Cliff News ) The President, Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) has appointed Mr. Alamgir Firozas Chairman Standing Committee on Diplomatic Affairs (2017). Mr. AlamgirFiroz is well known in the Diplomatic circle and has rich experience in diplomatic matters. He has rich background of textile and leather garments.He is Member of “Buyers Forum” formed by Dutch Embassy, ILO & IFO in Islamabad.