Shell Pakistan inducts additional 120 tank lorries to meet growing customers demand

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Sheikhupura(Cliff News)Shell Pakistan Limited (SPL) inaugurated the induction of new state of the art oil tankers to its Haulier fleet at Shell Terminal in Machike, Sheikhupura in Punjab, today.SPL is committed to playing its role in road safety by inducting a total of 120 new compliant oil tanker into its dedicated haulier fleet to date with a plan for another 100 by December 2018.The event was attended by Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA), DG Oil, Member Oil, Senior officials from Rescue 1122 and National Highways and Motorway Police (NHMP) along with media. An overview of the Downstreamvalue chain was presented that demonstrated the role of each individual in ensuring the safe operations of the Oil & Gas Industry in mobilizing the nation.“By investing in the addition of these tankers, the total number of Shell dedicated haulier fleet has now increased to 630, which places SPL in a leadership position with regards to compliant fleet in the Industry. Being the oldest multi-national in the country, we have always been at the forefront in introducing international products, offering and standards to the Pakistani market,” said Jawwad Cheema, Managing Director, Shell Pakistan Limited.SPL was the first company to bring in ADR standards to Pakistan in 1998, setting industry standards in transportation and handling of oil products, with its global safety requirements being shared and adopted across Pakistan’s supply chain.Last year, Shell engineers worked with an OEM in China to develop enhanced tank lorry designs that comply with the country’s, international and OGRA’s required fleet standards. The supplier modified existing tank lorry designs and developed compliant tank lorries at competitive rates with reduced lead time for delivery to Pakistan. These tank lorries are now being inducted across the industry, increasing the number of country standard compliant fleet in the country.The multi-grade conversion of the white oil pipeline of which SPL is the largest private shareholder, is scheduled to be ready by 2019 will significantly reduce primary movement of fuel by road. Owing to Pakistan’s geography, road transport will continue to exist for secondary transport and investment in safe transportation is essential to make the roads of Pakistan safer.

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Shell Pakistan Limited

The companies in which Royal Dutch Shell plc directly and indirectly owns investments are separate legal entities. In this announcement “Shell”, “Shell group” and “Royal Dutch Shell” are sometimes used for convenience where references are made to Royal Dutch Shell plc and its subsidiaries in general. Likewise, the words “we”, “us” and “our” are also used to refer to subsidiaries in general or to those who work for them. These expressions are also used where no useful purpose is served by identifying the particular company or companies. ‘‘Subsidiaries’’, “Shell subsidiaries” and “Shell companies” as used in this announcement refer to companies over which Royal Dutch Shell plc either directly or indirectly has control. Entities and unincorporated arrangements over which Shell has joint control are generally referred to as “joint ventures” and “joint operations” respectively. 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Tax Amnesty Scheme,CDC facilitate transfer of book entry securities

Karachi(Cliff News)Central Depository Company of Pakistan Limited will facilitate Transfer of Book Entry Securities in the Central Depository System against declaration of assets under Government of Pakistan’s Tax Amnesty Scheme by way of the Voluntary Declaration of Domestic Assets Act, 2018 and the Foreign Assets (Declaration and Repatriation) Act, 2018.In this regard, CDC, with the prior approval of Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan has issued necessary circular detailing the requirements and procedures of such securities’ transfers.This circular has been made available on CDC’s website http://cdcpakistan.com/circular-notices/ for ready reference. CDC believes that this initiative will help the declarants to avail the benefits offered by Government of Pakistan in the Tax Amnesty Scheme.CDC is the sole depository of Pakistan, holding custody of securities worth Rs. 5.3 trillion (equivalent to US$ 44 billion) in electronic format.

Hareem Farooq,Osama Khalid,Adnan Siddqui,Shahzad Roy attended festival in Canada

Panel Discussion with Hareem Farooq, Adnan Siddiqui, Osman Khalid Butt, Imran Raza Kazmi & Arif Lakhani

Karachi(Cliff News)Best of Pakistani Celebrities namely Hareem Farooq, Osman Khalid Butt, Adnan Siddiqui and Shahzad Roy travelled over Canada during the Eid Weekend to celebrate the Mississauga Halal Food Festival that was held in Canada.IHA entertainment in Collaboration with Another Hit inc. and Universal promotions arrayed the Mississauga Halal Food Festival on June 16 & 17, 2018 at the Celebration Square Mississauga, Toronto.The renowned vocalist Shahzad Roy rocked the stage and along with HareemFarooq & Osman Khalid Butt left the audience awestruck. The celebrities had a great time in extravaganza and took selfies with their fans in Canada.IHA entertainment was one of the key organizers of the event and incarnated Pakistan entertainment at such a platform, where over 27,000 people attended the two days festival.

 

Asian Confederation of Billiard Sports officially postponed 6 Red Snooker Championship

Karachi (Cliff News) PBSA has received a letter from the Asian Confederation of Billiard Sports (ACBS) confirming that the above Asian Team & 6 Red Snooker Championships 2018 has been officially postponed, upon the request of the Billiards & Snooker Federation of India (BSFI), the reason being that limited number of participant countries and also delay in receiving clearance of Visa from their Home Ministry for some countries, by the host association.The new dates of the above AsianChampionships will be informed by the ACBS, as soon as the same as finalizedto all member countries.

Pakistan is well ahead than India in Martial Arts:Asad Hanif

Photo-Asad Hanif File Photo-18June2018

Karachi(Cliff News)In terms of game skills and match-winning capability, Pakistan is well ahead than India in martial arts and the country’s players can lead the world of martial arts if they are provided with an adequate level of sports facilities. This was said by Asad Hanif, a martial arts gold medalist and the Guinness World Record holder from Karachi.Asad Hanif, who is eyeing to win more glory for the country this year, said martial arts players from Pakistan do not enjoy any support from the government and the majority of the sportspersons in the country find themselves reeling at the mercy of time.A young martial arts master from Karachi, Asad Hanif is also behind two other Guinness records made in the push-ups segment and has also won a gold medal for Pakistan in the Asian Championship. In October last year, Hanif made a Guinness World Record for most two finger push-ups in one minute carrying a 40lbs weight on his back. Despite his record making performances shown multiple times at the international level, Asad Hanif is still bereft of any sponsorship from the corporate sector and has been struggling all alone in pursuit of more records in martial arts games.“Though I have been able to finish on the victory podium at international sports events, the lack of support from the country fails me time and again,” said Asad Hanif.Talking about the absence of government support for world record holders, he said this tends to be the most frustrating phase of a sportsman’s life when his own people do not come forward to acknowledge his efforts.He added that the martial arts games require more readiness, a fighting spirit and an ideal fitness level to that of other leading games played in the country, but the rampant power politics within the governing body coupled with a declining patronage of the Ministry of Sports adds more ignominy to Pakistan’s sports, particularly the martial arts.

 

Hareem Farooq and Ali Rehman drama “MainKhayalHoonKisiAurKa” starts on 23rd June

Hareem Farooq and Ali Rehman Khan_s Drama ‘Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka_ To Go On Air from 23rd June 6

Karachi(Cliff News)The much anticipated drama ‘Main Khayal HoonKisi Aur Ka’ starring Hareem Farooq and Ali Rehman Khan in lead roles is going to commence from Saturday 23rd June 2018 at 8:00 pm on Hum TV.‘Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka’ is an IRK films (an IHA Entertainment Company) production who have previously given hit films like Parchi, Janaan and Siyaah, this drama serial marks their debut into the television industry.Written by Shabana Ghulam Nabi and directed by Emraan Kaleem Mallick, Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka is a love story which also marks the debut of AlamdarHussain and Rucksar Naaz (from the fame of Browngirlproblems1) in pivotal roles.Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka is a soft romantic-drama which emphasizes the sacrifice of love, a broken relationship, a weak man tied by societal pressures, a suffering woman who takes the bait, an oblivious individual who at first breaks them up only to bring them together in the end.

About IRK films:

IRK Films was formed by Imran Raza Kazmi in 2012, introducing new faces on the big screen namely Ahmed Ali Akbar (Siyaah), HareemFarooq (Siyaah), Hania Aamir (Janaan) and 14 theatrical artists including FaizaSaleem in Parchi. IRK films now works as the flagship of ‘IHA ENTERTAINMENT’ which is owned by Imran Raza Kazmi, Hareem Farooq & Arif Lakhani.

Hareem Farooq and Ali Rehman Khan_s Drama ‘Main Khayal Hoon Kisi Aur Ka_ To Go On Air from 23rd June 2

 

Nueplex Cinemas opens 9 screens at Main Rashid Minhas Road Karachi

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Karachi(Cliff News)The cinema going experience for Karachi just got taken to a whole new level this Eid ul Fitr, with the launch of Nueplex Cinemas atMain Rashid Minhas Road, which stands to be the biggest standalone purpose built multiplex site in Pakistan.The brainchild of Karachi based entrepreneur Jamil Baig, Nueplex Cinemas are an architectural marvel. Designed by the leading cinema architects Mesbur + Smith, Nueplex Cinemas boasts of having the most recent state of the art cinema technology to give a truly international experience to the local audiences. All the cinema equipment from the projectors to the paneling on the cinema walls has been acquired from the premium European and U.S. companies. From the cinema projection company, Christie to the premium quality silver Harkness screens and seats by Ferco, no expense has been spared to give Karachi a new entertainment landmark.Sure to capture the audience’s imagination like no other, Nueplex Cinemas has 9 screens with an overall capacity of approximately 1600 people. Aligned to the cinemas, there is a spacious food court catering to diverse tastes. Devoted to being customer centric Nueplex Cinemas takes all measures possible to provide their clientele with an awe-inspiring experience from the moment they arrive.The management of Nueplex Cinemas strongly believes in constantly raising the bar and giving the people of Karachi new entertainment options for the entire family. They also believe that this new site will go a long way in boosting theboxoffice gross of locally produced films and giving new hope to emerging filmmakers to take Pakistan cinema to new heights and help project the Soft Image of Pakistan to the world.In many ways the cinema audiences of Karachi have got a gift this Eid ul Fitr.Advance booking is now open at Nueplex Cinemas, Rashid Minhas Road. One can visit http://nueplex.com or call111-683-683 to book tickets and get delivery at their doorstep. Or you can always purchase tickets directly from Nueplex Cinemas by coming over for the complete cinema experience.

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Cinepax offering Eid Giveaway for its customer’s

[Press Release] - Eid Surprise by Cinepax
Karachi(Cliff News)Pakistan’s favorite cinema chain, ‘Cinepax’ is offering Eid Giveaway which is an exclusive Golden Surprise.
Cinepax never misses a chance to lure their valued customers and leaves no stone unturned to give back to them. The captivating offer this time is EidGiveaway since Eid is an occasion of festivity, joy and giving. The only thing customers need to do is: Purchase a ticket during Eid week, take a picture of ticket and check-in on Facebook with thehashtags #CinepaxFreeGoldTicket#YourCity #CinemaLocation #EidDay. By following these simple steps one can get a chance to participate in a lucky draw and win the exclusive Golden Surprise.“Cinepax values its customers and strives to bring novel and startling incentives time to time. We celebrate Eidwith zeal and zest and ensure that everyone around us enjoys this festivity with good entertainment. Exclusive Golden Surprise is just a mere gift to ourCinepax family this Eid-ul-Fitr.” –CinepaxThe offer is valid for Eid week only. For online booking visit: bit.ly/Cinepax or dial 111-246-372. Customers can also download the app from:

App store: bit.ly/CpxiOS

Play store: bit.ly/CpxAndroid


About Cinepax Cinemas:

Cinepax is Pakistan’s Favorite Cinema Chain, which is currently running 13 cinemas with 35+ screens in 9 cities across Pakistan including Karachi, Lahore, Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Faisalabad, Gujranwala, Sialkot, Gujratand Hyderabad having a total of 6,100 plus seats nationwide.

 

Mikaal Zulfiqur and his team ready to rule the Box Office on Eid-ul-Fitr

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There wouldn’t be an exaggeration to state that Mikaal Zulfiqar is simply one of the most talented and biggest stars of our Pakistani entertainment industry.From modeling to acting to TV commercials, this good looking lad has done it all. Today, Mikaal Zulfiqar is known as one of the most versatile and highest paid actors of Pakistani entertainment industry. From doing serious roles in dramas like Mein Sitaraand Shehr-e-Zaat to showing great comic timing in Ufone commercials, there is hardly anything that Mikaalcannot do. This Eid-ul-Fitr MikaalZulfiqar will be seen on the silver screen once again in the mega budgeted rom-com Na Band Na Baraati. So today we just decided to take a trip down the memory lane and focus on the achievements of this magnificent star.It was his good looks that first caught the attention of the team of Abrar-ul-Haqwho casted him in the singer’s music video for Sanu Tere Naal Pyar Ho Gya. After that Mikaal Zulfiqar never looked back. He went on to feature in multiple music videos of numerous famous artists. After featuring in a number of music videos, posing for various brands and walking the ramp for all the movers and shakers of the modeling world,Mikaal Zulfiqar established his name as a bankable and reputable model of the Pakistani entertainment industry.In 2007, Mikaal Zulfiqar decided to enter into the acting world and made his movie debut with the Pakistani movie,The Godfather which was a big hit upon its release. Before Fawad Khan, MahiraKhan, Saba Qamar or Ali Zafar, it wasMikaal who went on to work inBollywood. In late 2007 to early 2008, he made his Bollywood debut with the movie ‘Shoot on Sight’ which was an English language film made by thecollaboration between the cinemas ofIndia and United Kingdom. Zulfiqar was featured in the movie along with some big names like Naseeruddin Shah, Om Pori, Sadie Frost, and Brian Cox. In 2015, he played an important role in the super hit Akshay Kumar movie ‘Baby’.Mikaal’s TV career started in 2009 with the hit Pakistani drama Saiqa then he went on to do a list of ratings hit dramas as lead actor like Pani Jaisa Piyar, KuchPyar Ka Pagalpan, Jal Pari, Shehr-e-Zaat,Talafi, Saat Pardon Mein, Mirat Ul Uroos,Sangat, Sang-e-Mar Mar and others. He won the Hum Best Actor Award forMuhabat Subh Ka Sitara Hai, Mein Sitaraand Diyar-e-Dil in 2015 and 2016 respectively. In 2017; he was highly appreciated for his role in the hit dramaAlif Allah Aur Insaan. Now there are whispers in the industry that Mikaal will become the first Pakistani actor to feature in a Hollywood movie and we seriously can’t wait for that to happen.Early this year in March 2018, his performance was immenselyappreciated in the hit drama AkhriStation and he had a special appearance in the hit movie Cake. Now he is gearing up for his Eid release which is the rom-com Na Band Na Baraati. Zulfiqar plays the lead role in the movie opposite newcomer Nayab Khan. The movie’s plot revolves around a typical Pakistani family living in Toronto.It has been heard that the movie is all set to rock the Pakistani entertainment box office collections on this Eid-ul-Fitrand give tough timing to other Eidreleases.Na Band Na Baraati is directed by Pakistani actor/director MahmoodAkhtar and produced by Zain Farooqi. Famous Indian writer Harish Kumar Patel has written the script of the movie while Zashko Entertainment is releasing the movie. The movie also stars newcomer Shayan Khan, Komal Farooqi,Atiqa Odho, Ali Kazmi and Qavi Khan in key roles.

Azaadi expected a good response on Eid-ul-fitr

Yasir Hussain, Shazia Wajahat, Wajahat Rauf

Karachi(Cliff News)Azaadi, the latest offering by Pervez Malik Films in association with ARY Films recently held a premiere in Karachi at Nueplex Cinema on 12th June, 2018.Moammar Rana and Sonya Hussyn play the main leads in the movie, and it also stars veteran actor, Nadeem Baig. The rest of the cast includes Maryam Ansari, Ali Bilal, Erum Azam, Maryam Khalif and others. The dialogues are penned down by Wajid Zuberi, and the beautiful music is composed by Bobby Wazir and Sahir Ali Bagga.Popular celebrities from the industrygraced the red carpet of the premiere including Adnan Siddiqui, Junaid Khan, Wajahat Rauf, Yasir Hussain, Bushra Ansari, Komal Rizvi, Mansha Pasha, Areeba Habib etc.The story of Azaadi revolves around a man (Nadeem Baig) who devoted his life for Kashmir’s freedom, and is now imparting his vision to the next generation to keep the cause alive.Moammar Rana essays the role of a patriotic man, Azaad who follows his father’s footsteps and dedicates his life towards the cause of Kashmir. Sonya Hussyn plays the role of a feistyjournalist, Zara who is also the love interest of Azaad.Azaadi is produced by Imran Malik and Irfan Malik, sons of the veteran film producer/director Pervez Malik. It is directed by the talented Imran Malik, who is also the man behind the story and screenplay of this movie.“We are hoping to get a good response from the viewers as I believe the audiences will be able to connect with this movie, especially the youth,” stated Salman Iqbal, the Founder and President of ARY Digital Network.“The movie was well-received by the audiences at the premiere, and we hope to get the same response after its release on Eid-ul-Fitr. With Azaadi’s strong content, talented cast and brilliant direction, the movie will surelybe liked by the viewers nationwide,” stated Jerjees Seja, CEO ARY Digital Network.“A film of such a big canvas has never been attempted before in Pakistan. The movie is shot in the beautiful locales of Azaad Kashmir and Northern areas of Pakistan, and we have tried to bring out the essence of Kashmir and their struggle in this movie. I believe it is my responsibility to carry forward my father’s legacy and make him proud,” stated Imran Malik, the producer, writer and director of the movie.“This movie is a complete package with elements of patriotism, action and an intense love story. I strongly believe that the audiences will enjoy this movieimmensely,” stated Irfan Malik, the co-producer of the movie.The movie is all set to release nationwide on Eid-ul-Fitr.

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 include UK, USA, Canada, Europe and the Middle East.

Moammar Rana and Imran Malik