Fakhr-e-Alam presents his book to President of Pakistan

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Islamabad(Cliff News)In commemoration of the first anniversary of Mission Parwaaz, our National Hero Fakhr-e-Alam announces the release of his book ‘Mission Parwaaz – Fakhr-e-Alam Making History’ by presenting it to the President of Pakistan. The book encapsulates Alam’s historic journey of circumnavigating the globe in 23 days with Mission Parwaaz. As part of the 1-year anniversary, Fakhr-e-Alam presented the book in Islamabad to the President of Pakistan, Dr. Arif Alvi and DG ISPR General Asif Ghafoor. Alam will also be signing books in Lahore between 11th and 12th November. The book launch announcement was made after the teaser release of the documentary ‘Mission Parwaaz.’The historic journey of Mission Parwaaz was not only a groundbreaking National achievement for Pakistan but also marked Pakistan’s first successful circumnavigation of the globe in any mode of transportation. The documentary ‘Mission Parwaaz’ will be aired on Pakistan’s state-owned broadcaster – Pakistan Television (PTV) on 9th November, as recognition and celebration of this extraordinary historical achievement by a Pakistani.Commenting on the 1-year anniversary of Mission Parwaaz, Fakhr-e-Alam says, “I have always been proud to be a Pakistani. I undertake things to make my country proud. Mission Parwaaz, a global circumnavigation was a once in a life time adventure very few people get to do. I hope to see more Pakistanis to undertake such an endeavor. I can’t wait for a Pakistani woman pilot to circumnavigate the planet. Pakistanis have the talent, ability and the heart to do extra ordinary things. My next focus is space travel. I hope I can carry the Pakistani flag into space. Need all your prayers.”The epic 23-day journey started on October 10th, 2018 from St. Pete-Clearwater International Airport, Tampa Florida, USA, flying the ‘Pilatus PC 12NG’ single-engine turboprop aircraft, stopping by at 36 airports while flying over 106 countries across the world in only 23 days. Alam made his first stopover in Boston, flew to Canadian Airbase in Goosebay, Canada, making further brief pit stops in Greenland, Iceland, United Kingdom, Egypt, Bahrain, Dubai, Karachi, Islamabad, Lahore, Dhaka, Bangkok, Singapore, Jakarta, Australia, Philippines, Taiwan, South Japan, North Japan, the Pacific Bay, Russia, Alaska, British Colombia, Colorado, Houston, and lastly safely flying back to Clearwater Airpark, Tampa Florida on November 3rd, 2018.Upon completing the historic journey, the last video message recorded by Alam said, “Pakistan, news from Florida, Mission Parwaaz, Mission accomplished. Thousands of nautical miles, hundreds of hours, 36 airports, flying over 106 countries, 23 days and one big dream for one big nation. Pakistan congratulations, we are now in the history books of aviation.”Fakhr-e-Alam will be launching his book in Karachi on 14th November, more details will be disclosed at a later date. The book will soon be available at select retailers across the nation.

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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.

 

Chairman BOI speaks at Toronto webinar on investment opportunities in Pakistan

Karachi/Toronto(Cliff News)As part of its mandate to project Pakistan’s image and its trade and investment potential, the Consulate General of Pakistan Toronto arranged a webinar titled ‘Investment opportunities in Pakistan’ held recently at Pakistan House. The Minister of State and Chairman Board of Investment Mr. Naeem Zamindar made a live skype presentation to the participants.The webinar was attended by prominent and reputed Canadian businesses including President & CEO of Ontario Chamber of Commerce (OCC), Vice President of OCC, CEO of JCM Power, Chairman of Robson Capital, Chairman of Morgan Solar, Partner Stikeman Elliot, Director MIDAS Safety, Chairman of CMI Group and representatives of Gravitas Financial and Polaris Capital Power.In his presentation, the Minister of State said, “Pakistan has made progressive strides recently for improvement of ease of doing business and created a favorable environment to attract investment. Pakistan’s large population and geo-strategic location makes it an ideal investment destination.”Referring to marked improvement in ratings for Pakistan in the recent international surveys and reports, the Minister said that appropriate mechanisms were in place in Pakistan for protection and high return on investments.On ease of doing business, the participants were informed that the government has established a single window facility for setting up of a company. There is 100% repatriation allowed on remittances of royalty, technical and franchise fee, profits, dividends, capital and capital gains. Moreover, utilities and land connectivity are ensured by law and there is one time duty exemption on import of plant and machinery. Earlier, Mr. Imran Ahmed Siddiqui, Consul-General for Pakistan while welcoming the participants, said “It is the right time and the right place for doing business in Pakistan, we are on a vertical curve, our ratings are positive, innovation and technology are the focus, widespread infra-structure developments in place and a thriving economy is a strong indicator. I am grateful to you for showing your interest in doing business with Pakistan.”The participants gave positive feedback on the event and keeping in view the incentives on the offer, expressed interest in exploring investment opportunities in Pakistan.

 

 

 

Shaheen Air celebrates its Silver Jubilee by introducing Ice Hockey in Pakistan

Karachi(Cliff News)Shaheen Air International (SAI) has completed its 25 years in the air as first private airline of Pakistan, established in 1993. Marking decades of successful operations the Second National Carrier of Pakistan has announced to launch Ice Hockey in the country for the first time.Ehsan Sehbai, CEO, SAI stated, “The last 25 years establish another milestone in our journey ahead, we flew well and are set to glide higher in future. Ice Hockey in Pakistan will engrave our name in history of the nation. Sports has always fascinated the youth, and exploring new possibilities in the field can lead towards unimaginable experiences. Shaheen Air plans to bring national & international talent in this venture.”Hockey being the national sport, always remains close to the nation’s heart. Therefore the sport of ‘Ice Hockey’ cansmoothly penetrate in the masses. SAI is currently working on building Ice Hockey academy in Pakistan in a bid to promote participation of youth in the sport. The facilities will be equipped with sports gear and provide trainings on real ice hockey rink to the interested players in the Pakistan.In the initial stage SAI owned “Shaheen Ice Hockey Team” will compete in the lion city hockey tournament organized in Singapore. This participation will portraya soft and positive image of Pakistan and prove fruitful in populating the sports grounds in the country.

Shaheen Air:

Shaheen Air International Limited (SAI) is established as a public limited company under the Companies Ordinance, 1984. It is mandated to perform the business of air transportation of passengers and cargo. Shaheen Air commenced its operations as the first private airline in Pakistan in December, 1993. It operates on various domestic and international routes and in 2015, it became the only private airline from Pakistan to fly east with non-stop flights from Lahore to Guangzhou, China.

 

Canadian Seniors Cricket Team visiting Pakistan from 10th Feb 2018

Karachi (Cliff News)A 15 member Canadian Seniors Cricket Team will arrive on 10th February in Karachi to play four matches against Different Senior teams of Karachi and 4 matches against teams of Lahore. Theteam comprises over 40 year players.Cricket Canada Chief Mr.Ranjit Sainirequested Chairman Pakistan Veterans Cricket Association to arrange the Tour of Canadian Seniors Team to Pakistan.The Senior Players have now also formed Canada Seniors Cricket Association in Toronto.Mr. Fawad Ijaz Khan in a press release stated that a lot of Seniors/Veterans Cricket is played in Ontario Province of Canada. The Canadian Seniors Team is led by Syed Ahmed Talal Iqbal. The team is Zulfiqar Khan,Mahmood Ahmed,FarhanTemuri,Naveed Jailani,Adnan Khan,ImranSaleem,Kamran Nabi,HumayunWahab,Amtiaz Waraich,TariqYousuf,Ikram ul Haq Raja,NadeemButt,Asad uz Zaman Khan and KashifMehar.The Team’s Tour Itinerary:

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10th February Floodlit match against SSGC at Naya Nazimabad Ground, 11thFebruary match against Omar Associates at Naya Nazimabad Ground, 13thFebruary match against Gold Bridge Media at Moin Khan Cricket Stadium Karachi, 14th February match against Factdate Engineering at National Bank Stadium, 16th February match against Rashid Latif Veterans at UBL Bank Stadium.

Lahore

18th February match against Lahore Gymkhana at Bagh e Jinnah Cricket Ground, 19th February match against Turk Plast at LCCA Cricket Ground, 21stFebruary match against Amar Cables at Country Club Muridke Cricket Ground, 22nd February match against Punjab Veterans at LCCA Cricket Ground.

Globally Renowned award winning smart accessories manufacturer officially launched Riversong in Pakistan

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Lahore(Cliff News)Riversong, global smart accessories manufacturer with its presence in 17 countries, has officially launched an entire range of products in Pakistan. Riversong is globally renowned for making affordable yet high-quality products. The smart accessories manufacturer has entered the Pakistani market on seeing tremendous growth opportunities and a high penetration rate of mobile phones in Pakistan. At the time of launch, Riversong unveiled affordable Bluetooth wireless earphones, fitness bands, power banks, and other audio accessories. The entire portfolio of these products is available to the users across the country both online as well as offline.For the first time in Pakistan, Riversong is offering replacement warranty under which customers can get a new device, with no questions asked, if there is a malfunction with their current device. Such warranty replacement offers are unprecedented in Pakistan.Ali Yousuf, the COO of Riversong, said,“We have received exceptional feedback in all markets. We believe that Pakistanis are going to love our products. We always strive to provide affordable yet very premium in quality products which makes our offering very unique.”He further added, “Riversong is focused on bringing slick, innovative and people-oriented smart devices into the mainstream. Pakistan is a country with the highest mobile phone penetration in the region and people are migrating to smartphones quickly. We believe this technology-friendly market holds a lot of potential for high-quality products. We are focused towards bringing a range of state-of-the-art smart devices with an exceptional customer experience. Riversong stands for a technologically equipped and well-connected Pakistan.”Riversong’s presence in Pakistan will provide more options for tech gadgets’ consumers in the region. Pakistani consumers can now get sleek designed fitness trackers, appealing power banks, classy and elegant wireless earphones and wifi adapters by Riversong online with the shipment. TikTech, the official distributor for Riversong, is making all the products available for the customers across the country. Riversong products are also displayed nationwide at Alfatah, Metro, and Hyperstar shopping centers. Additionally, Riversong will launch the new range of products in Pakistan as per their international launch schedule. 

About Riversong: 

Riversong, a global award-winning premium-quality mobile accessories manufacturer, is the subsidiary of China-based IMG Group Communications Technology Ltd., an innovative high-tech enterprise working since 2001 specialized in mobile phone manufacturing, design & R&D. Riversong is registered and operating in more than 17 Countries including US, UK, Canada, France, Germany, Italy, UAE, India, Singapore, Japan, Australia, China, and now also in Pakistan. It offers an array of smart & innovative products for improving productivity in daily life. The products range include fitness bands, Bluetooth powered earphones, power banks and wi-fi adapters to give users a seamless travel, connectivity, and musical experience. 

About Ali Yousuf:

Syed Ali Yousuf is a technology industry veteran with over 14 years of experience in managing innovative products’ cycles including their sales, marketing, business development, and product specialization. He is the VP Sales for IMG Group Communications Technology Ltd. which is specialized in OEM/ODM for Mobile Phone manufacturing since 2002 and acting as Chief Operating Officer of the globally renowned accessories brand Riversong present in over 17 countries including US, UK, Canada, China, France, Germany, Italy, Dubai, India, Singapore, Japan, Australia, and Pakistan.Ali supervises overall Global Business for the brand like Smart Devices, Power Banks, Wireless Chargers, Fitness Tracker & Bands, Headsets, HDMI Adapters and Smart Watches. He is currently managing the challenging emerging markets such as South Asia, Central Asia, Africa, Middle East and Eastern Europe.

Previously he has partnered and worked for product & sales with international technology giants like Nokia, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, United Mobile (Voice) and Obi Worldphone.  

Neelam Muneer Embraces Simple Fashion Looks for Chupan Chupai Promotions

Karachi(Cliff News)You know her as the simple girl from her debutant role in Thoda Sa Aasmaan on national television. Later she appeared in Meri Subha Ka Sitara, Qaid-e-Tanhai as the famous Noor, and over two dozen more drama serials and telefilms where the masses loved her until she is known as our Mahi Ve girl which went viral and was truly supported in the hoopla followed after it by likes of superstar Saba Qamar amongst others. Neelam will be making her film debut in the upcoming 2017 romantic comedy film Chupan Chupai opposite Ahsan Khan, releasing nationwide on 29th December 2017 followed by its the Middle East, US, and Canada release in January 2018. While promoting her upcoming film Chupan Chupai, Neelam Muneer served us some seriously stylish, swish yet simple looks. From lovely pastel dresses that show off her petite frame to pop-shaded shoes and comfy tunics, Neelam is our current fashion favorite. She makes simple look so gorgeous. Drool over some of her best looks here.Neelam 1Neelam rocks this simple chic denim with denim look with white comfy strapping as the first winter breeze hits Karachi. We loved the easy curls, nude look and fresh vibe of this look.Neelam 2Nude stilettos and a pastel pink silk tunic paired with rimless super retroreflective lenses, Neelam shines out in this crisp look.Neelam 3.pngWe love lurve this rockstar look!!! Forget cold shoulders, time to flash those collar bones!!!!Neelam 4 (1).pngAs simple as it can get, effortlessly chic in Chupan Chupai’s tee!Neelam 5 (1).pngEver used this hashtag #RiseAndShine? See it for real, how stunning Neelam Muneer looks in this Kokab Zia outfit. Tulip pants have never looked so classy before. Casual swishy!!!Neelam 6 (1).pngWinters and Pink Drapes…remind us of Kashmiri Chai. This Grecian asymmetrical draped tunic from Kokab Zia is made for Neelam!Neelam 7From contemporary simple fashion to classic, Neelam looks sweet-glam in this ivory gold Erum Khan peplum paired with a voluminous lehnga.Neelam 8.pngThe food partner for Chupan Chupai, KFC had a fun meet and greet at their outlet. We spotted Neelam having fun in her custom Fat Jacket! How simple can one get?For Neelam Muneer, it’s all about flirty, fun fashion this season and she definitely makes looking stylish look really simple. Get inspired! We are already digging these looks.