Emirates anticipates peak travel period at start of 2021

Travel is expected to reach another peak at the end of this week for Emirates, as the airline expects yet another busy period.  A high volume of travellers will be making their way to Emirates’ dedicated Terminal 3 facilities on 2nd and 3rd January 2021, to depart Dubai, in addition… Continue reading

COVID-19 response: Emirates SkyCargo to set up the world’s largest GDP compliant air cargo hub in Dubai for global distribution of COVID-19 vaccine

Dubai, UAE Emirates SkyCargo is stepping up its readiness to handle the logistical complexities of distributing a potential COVID-19 vaccine globally by creating the world’s first dedicated airside cargo hub for the vaccine in Dubai. The air cargo carrier is taking a global leadership position by announcing that it will… Continue reading

Dubai’s leading Pakistani street food restaurant opens first branch in Pakistan

Dubai based group Alif Investments, which is the leader in Shariah Investments and the Financial Services Industry, has decided to bring another established food chain to Pakistan. The Dubai based Pakistani street food chain Emly Chilli has now opened its doors in Pakistan. The restaurant has chosen Karachi as the… Continue reading

Union Properties reappoints Al Ramz Capital as liquidity provider

DUBAI, UAE: Union Properties, the leading property developer in the UAE and master developer of MotorCity, has reappointed Al Ramz Capital, a subsidiary of Al-Ramz Corporation Investments and Developments PJSC, as its liquidity provider following approval from Dubai Financial Market (DFM).[the_ad id=”31605″]Ahmad Yousef Khoury, Board Member and Managing Director of… Continue reading

Smuggled liquor worth Rs400 million seized

KARACHI: Anti-smuggling organization (ASO) of MCC Preventive Karachi in a joint operation with Pakistan Maritime Security Agency (PMSA) seized huge quantity of liquor worth Rs400 million and arrested seven persons. Intelligence sources had provided credible information about a bid to smuggle a large quantity of illegal liquor through sea routes…. Continue reading

Flight operations restored completely: PIA

LAHORE: After the resumption of flight operations from Allama Iqbal International Airport Lahore, PIA has started its scheduled flights for domestic station as well as international destinations, PIA spokesman said on Sunday.[the_ad id=”32940″]He said that the flight from Lahore to Karachi, Islamabad and Muscat departed as per schedule, while flight… Continue reading

Emirates marks 20 years in Pakistan

KARACHI: Emirates has marked 20 years of successful operations in Lahore and Islamabad, two of Pakistan’s most populous cities, a statement said. The award-winning airline has recorded solid year-on-year growth in Lahore and Islamabad over the years, carrying more than 8.4 million passengers on both routes in the last two… Continue reading

Hamid Mir’s property in Dubai; FBR notice seeking source of investment served and withdrawn

KARACHI: The Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is undertaking an exercise of identifying and investigating individuals having assets more than their declared income and having assets abroad. In this regard, several big names were identified including talk show host Hamid Mir. The Inland Revenue Intelligence and Investigation of FBR identified… Continue reading

MCC Peshawar foils attempts to smuggle gold, foreign currency

KARACHI: MCC Peshawar has foiloed an attempt to smuggle gold into the country and seized 100 tolas of gold worth Rs5.5 million while one Tahir Ali has also been arrested. Information was received through Collector Peshawar Gul Rehman that attempt wuld be made to smuggle gold into the country. Therefore… Continue reading