GE delivers Turnkey Gird Solution to DG Khan Cement Company

Photo Release-GE Delivers Turnkey Grid Solution to DG Khan Cement Company to Power One of Pakistan_s Largest Cement Manufacturing Facilities
Karachi(Cliff News)GE Power’s Grid Solutions business (NYSE: GE) has
successfully delivered a turnkey solution to DG Khan Cement Company Limited (DGKCCL), for its new cement plant, one of the largest in the country to date.Located 30 kilometers northwest of Karachi, in Hub District Lasbella, Baluchistan, the new manufacturing facility is powered by GE’s advanced grid solutions including 132/6.3 kV gas
insulated switchgear (GIS), 40MVA power transformers and other related auxiliary equipment.The power solution also includes an extension at K-Electric’s Hub Chowki grid station with a 132 kV AIS bay connecting it to the DGKCCL grid station.GE also undertook the Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) of the 132/6.3 kV grid
station, which is in full operation helping DGKCCL to successfully produce 9,000 tons per day (TPD) on a single line, enabling it to achieve an annual production capacity of 2.8 million tons of cement.Dr. Arif Bashir, Director (Tech & Ops) at DG Khan Cement Company said: “To support the fast pace of infrastructure development in Pakistan, accentuated by the China Pakistan
Economic Corridor (CPEC), the demand for cement production is at an all-time high. As one of the largest cement producers in Pakistan, our aim is to create a facility for the future, not only to meet local demand but also to serve the international market. To support these efforts, we needed a field-proven stable and reliable grid solution and therefore after thorough evaluation
we selected GE’s solutions. Given GE’s experience spanning across a wide range of industries and applications, we are pleased to work with the team on this critical project.”“Reliable power underpins modern society and industrial systems,” said Mohammed
Mohaisen, President & CEO of GE Power’s Grid Solutions business in the Middle East,North Africa, Pakistan & Turkey. “DG Khan Cement Company is a leading player in boosting
the manufacturing sector of Pakistan, and by providing a targeted suite of world-class power solutions, we are enabling the company to do what it does best – produce and deliver value to
their customers. Moreover, this underlines our commitment to support this country’s goals to
further enhance its all-around infrastructure.”GE offers a wide range of industry-leading grid solutions across the transmission and
distribution industry. GE’s F35 GIS is a field-proven solution with high availability that meets the
challenges of networks up to 170 kV for power generation, transmission, distribution, tertiary and heavy industry applications. The F35 is a compact and accessible GIS solution, with a bay volume 45 percent below the market average. Moreover, the F35 is environmentally friendly and features an advanced SF6 sealing system. Full digital monitoring, control and protection capabilities together with an optimized user interface enable the F35 to be readily integrated into
the smart grid.“GE is proud to partner with DGKCCL to help further enhance their productivity through reduced
costs, better managed assets, improved safety, security and reliability across their new manufacturing facility,” added Sarim Sheikh, President & CEO of GE Pakistan, Iran & Afghanistan.

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third of the world’s electricity, equips 90 percent of power transmission utilities worldwide, and our
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continuous partnership with our customers, we are developing the energy technologies of the future and
improving the power networks we depend on today.

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PTCL “Fun and Sports Gala” concludes in Islamabad

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Islamabad(Cliff News)PTCL organized a week-long Fun & Sports Gala for its employees and their families in Islamabad. The event comprised of various sports categories including Cricket, Badminton, Table Tennis, Lawn Tennis & Squash. There were also some exciting recreational activities likejumping castles, slides, horse riding andface-painting for children.The North Zone won the grand finale of Cricket, which was held in F-9 Park, Islamabad. The Guest of Honor, Mohammad Waseem, former national cricket player, along with Dr. Daniel Ritz, President & CEO, PTCL and Syed MazharHussain, Chief Human Resource Officer, PTCL, distributed the trophies amongst the winners and runner-ups.All the teams and participants displayed true sportsmanship throughout the tournament, where the audience cheered for their favorite teams and players.Badminton was won by the North Zone in male category and HQ in female category, HQ men & women teams clinched the trophies in Table Tennis, whereas HQ got first position in both Squash and Lawn Tennis.On the occasion, Dr. Daniel Ritz, President & CEO, PTCL, said, “I would like to thank the employees from all across the country for actively participating and contributing towards making this Sports Gala a success, and would like to congratulate the winning teams and players. It is PTCL’s endeavor to promote employee engagement with such activities, developing a healthy culture and also providing them a platform where they interact with each other outside office environment.”Syed Mazhar Hussain, Chief Human Resource Officer, PTCL, also congratulated the winning teams and players. He further stated that, “PTCL hasa diverse culture, where we always give value to our employees’ well-being to lead a healthy lifestyle and encourage them to participate in more such events.”The Sports Gala concluded on a positive note, where the senior management applauded the winners and encouraged the runner-ups and other contestants to continue to work hard and keep participating with full enthusiasm and zeal.PTCL, being a caring employer, continues its efforts to develop a culture of sports within itself and to provide healthy and competitive opportunities for its employees to boosts overall morale and productivity.

Cliff Pakistan Sports Club won Aftab Munshi Memorial Football Match

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Karachi(Cliff News)A tingling sensational and exciting night  football match was played at Abdul Khaliq Afghani Stadium Karachi between Cliff Pakistan Sports Club and Companion Friends FC. Both teams showed their professional skill all spectators enjoyed the match from its start. First of all Companion Friend FC got lead in 16 min when Qambar scored 1st goal of the match later after 2 min Faizan of Cliff Pakistan Sports Club scored a goal on the pass of Osama Jameel and dismissed the lead of Companion Friend FC which remained till the end of 1st half of the match.2nd Half of the match started with continuous attack on both sides. At last Anus Shahid of Cliff Pakistan Sports Club scored the 2nd goal on penalty kick.In this way Cliff Pakistan Sports Club won Aftab Munshi Memorial Football Match by 2-1. Cheif Guest CEO ZM Traders Iftikhar Munir  awarded winning trophy to Captain of winning team Syed Qalbe Muhammad and runner ups skipper Syed Mohammad Salman.

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He also encouraged  the efforts of Cliff Pakistan for  promoting of Sports,Culture,Literary and other  healthy activities in Society.Iftikhar Munir also announced to organise Aftab Munshi Memorial Match every year.On the Occasion President Cliff Pakistan Mujeeb ur Rehman Khan & V.P Engr.Syed Jahangeer Haider highlighted the activities of Cliff Pakistan and stressed the need to promote such activities inside and outside Pakistan to present soft image of country. Moreover, On this occasion Prof.Khawaja Saeeduddin,Khalid Hassan,Sajid Abbasi,Raizuddin,Shahid Ali Khan,Iqra Fatima,Syed Junaid Muzaffar Zaidi,Syed Dildar Ali Naqvi,Shah Hussain Shah and other dignitaries were also present to grace the occasion.Faisal Anwar and Irshad Subhan were match referee.

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Pakistan win fourth consecutive match in Veterans World Cup

Karachi(Cliff News)Pakistan Veterans won its fourth round Consecutive Match against Sri Lanka Veterans at the Joe McAleer Oval Ground in Sydney by 32 runs. Pakistan Skipper Ghulam Ali won the toss and elected to bat. Unlike the last three matches Pakistan Veterans Team could only score 178 runs for the loss of 9 wickets in the allotted 45 overs. Pakistan medium pace bowler Amir Tousif batting at No. 10 was the highest scorer with 34 runs in which he hit 2 fours and one six. Sajid Ali scored 29 runs with 3 fours Mazhar Hussain 27 runs and Dastagir Butt with 23 runs were the other notable batsman to score runs.From the Sri Lankan Bowlers M. Labrooy was the most successful bowler with 3 wickets for only 26 runs in his 9 overs. S. Fernando, D. De Silva and R. Ismail took 2 wickets each for 17, 30, and 33 runs respectively.Batting second the Sri Lankan Veterans Team were all out in 42.1 overs for 146 runs. S. Fernando was the top scorer with 40 runs with 3 fours. S. Rahim scored 22 runs.For Pakistan Veterans off Spinner Imtiaz Ahmed bowled superbly by taking 3 wickets for 26 runs. Jaffer Qureshi, Shahid Anwar and Javed Hafeez took 2 wickets each for 28, 29 and 31 runs respectively.At the conclusion of the Match Mr. Lal Wickrematunge Consul General of Sri Lanka gave the Man of the Match award to Amir Tousif. Mr. Abdul Majid Yousfani Consul General of Pakistan was also present in the Ceremony.In the points table Pakistan is at No. 2 position with Australia at the top England at No. 3 and New Zealand at No. 4. Top four teams out of 8 teams will qualify for Semi Finals. Now Pakistan needs to win atleast one more match out of its remaining 3 league matches to qualify for the Semi Finals.The final of the Tournament is on 5th December. Pakistan’ next round match is against Australia on 28th November.Consul General Sri Lanka Lal Wickrematunge presenting Man of the Match award to Amir Tousif. Seen from left to right Ghulam Ali, Noor Ahmed, Amir Ilyas Butt, Kamil Khan, Ashiq Qureshi and Abdul Majid Yousfani.

Fahd Academy reach semi finals of PVCA EBM Inter School Tournament

Karachi(Cliff News)Fahd Academy reached the Semi Finals of PVCA/ EBM Inter School Cricket Tournament by beating FF Public School by 45 runs in the quarter final match played at the RLCA Gulberg Ground yesterday. English Biscuits Manufacturer Ltd. makers of Peak Freans Biscuits is sponsoring the tournament which is organized by Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association.Fahd Academy won the toss and decided to bat and were all out for 183 runs in 36.4 overs out of allotted 40 overs. Danish Afridi scored 46 runs in 35 balls with 2 sixes and 7 fours. Haider Alam scored 40 runs in 41 balls and Mohiuddin Afridi scored 37 runs in only 23 balls. For FF Public School Azghan Arshad and Naveed Ahmed took 3 wickets each for 25 and 27 runs respectively.Batting second FF Public School could only score 138 runs in 36.2 overs. Mir Hamza scored 48 runs in 56 balls with 7 fours. Naveed Ahmed scored 20 runs in 25 balls.Saif Ali and Mohd. Yaqoob took 2 wickets each for 27 and 32 runs respectively. Mohd. Yaqoob of Fahd Academy for his fine bowling and fielding was declared Man of the Match.Earlier Al-Fatima, Kamran Public and Ibrahim Ali Bhai GBSS Schools have already reached the Semi Finals. The Semi Finals and Final Match will be played at the Naya Nazimabad Cricket Ground on 14th, 15th and 16th December.

Engro Foods Ltd inks MOU with International Finance Corporation

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Karachi(Cliff News)Engro Foods Limited, core purpose is to provide better nutrition to Pakistan, a good living to farmers, now and for generations to come. In lieu of the same spirit, EFLjoined hands with the International Finance Corporation (IFC), a member of the prestigious World Bank (WB). The two corporate giants signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for Dairy Market Development project in Pakistan earlier this month at the Engro Foods Limited Head Office in Karachi. The MoU was signed by Ali Ahmed Khan Managing Director, EFL and by Tania Lozansky, Senior Manager Advisory Manufacturing Agri business & Services,IFC.The focal purpose of the memorandum was to initiate joint efforts to unlock the potential and strengthen the development of Pakistan’s dairy industry. Both the organization will work together to promote sustainable living for farmers and reduce poverty by enabling dairy farmer empowerment. This will eventually result in developing awareness about best dairy farming practices and increase the quality of dairy output. The MoU promises to facilitate the farmer and other stakeholder access to knowledge, technology and financing and to empower women along dairy value chains.Speaking at the occasion Ali Ahmed Khan, Managing Director Engro Foods Limited said, “Engro Foods purpose to provide better nutrition to Pakistan and a good living to our farmers remains the core of every initiative we undertake. We work with 250,000+ dairy farmers and have disseminated over 1 million trainings on best dairy farming practices. Our farmers have received Rs. 51 billion as direct incomes from Engro Foods since 2005. We have in the past and we will continue to play our role in creating a complete eco system to facilitate sustainable living for farmers through our dairy development programs. The signing of this agreement with IFC shows our commitment to strengthen the dairy sector of Pakistan.”On behalf of IFC, Tania Lozansky, Senior Manager for Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services, said “Dairy is a priority sector for IFC’s investment and advisory services globally as it has a significant positive impact on nutrition. Pakistan’s dairy sector relies on more than 8.2 mlnfarmers for milk production. Together with partners such as Engro Foods, we see a great opportunity to help the dairy farmers improve their livelihoods by increasing their knowledge and productivity,” said Tania Lozansky, Senior Manager of Advisory for Manufacturing, Agribusiness and Services.On behalf of Engro Foods the signing ceremony was attended by Imran Hussain, CFO and Director Finance, Nageen Rizvi, Head of Corporate Communications and Sustainability, Farhan Patel, Manager Supply Chain Finance and Oksana Varodi, ECA & EMENA Regional Lead MAS, Zunee Muhtashim, Principal Investment Officer Manufacturing, Agribusiness & Services Asia Pacific Region, Hina Karamat, Investment Officer & Raffaele Boldracchi, Lead Donors & Partner Relations Middle East & North Africa at IFC MAS Advisory services, Muddassir Shafique, Program Manager of IFC MAS Advisory services, Pakistan.

About Engro Foods Limited

Engro Foods Limited (EFL), is the 2nd largest dairy company of Pakistan. It is a subsidiary of a Dutch Dairy cooperative, Royal Friesland Campina, the 6th largest dairy company in the world, owned by 19,000 farmers and operating in 32 countries globally. Royal Friesland Campina owns controlling shares of Engro Foods Limited, a public listed company incorporated under the Companies Ordinance, 1984, with shares quoted on the Pakistan Stock Exchange. The principal activity of the Company is to manufacture, process and sell dairy products and frozen desserts. Engro Foods also owns and operates a world class dairy farm with 6,500 cows near Sukkur called “Nara Farm”. EFL’s product portfolio comprises some of the country’s biggest and best-selling brands including Omore, Olper’s, Olper’s ProCal+, Olper’s Cream, Dairy Omung, OmungDobala, and Tarang.

About IFC
IFC—a sister organization of the World Bank and member of the World Bank Group—is the largest global development institution focused on the private sector in emerging markets. We work with more than 2,000 businesses worldwide, using our capital, expertise, and influence to create markets and opportunities in the toughest areas of the world. In fiscal year 2018, we delivered more than $23 billion in long-term financing for developing countries, leveraging the power of the private sector to end extreme poverty and boost shared prosperity.

 

GOLOOTLO Pakistan Open Squash Championship starts from 28th Nov 2018

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Karachi (Cliff News)Sindh Squash Association is organizing “GOLOOTLO Pakistan Open Squash Championship 2018 from 28th November till 2nd December 2018 at DA Creek Club Karachi.This championship is an international event registered with PSA and approved by the Pakistan Squash Federation.The event prize money is 73000 USD.Talking to media Chairman of organizing committee Squash legend Jahangir Khan said that 48 top world ranking players from 14 countries among men and women will be participating in the championship.After 2005 Karachi host this event and we asure that this event will promote soft image of Pakistan globally.We are now entering the series of international tournaments which will be helpful for grooming of young players.The tournament organizing committe also based on Tournament Director Rashid Ahmad,Finance Secretary Omer Bangash,Tournament Referee Tahir Khanzada and Media Coordinator Syed Shahjahan Salahuddin.Organizing committee also announce the Serena hotels Pakistan Open Women’s Squash Championship.On the occassion Zubair Surti,Muhammad Fahad Mehmood and Sajid Manyero is also present.