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SECP Registered Over 4,000 New Companies This Year

SECP Registered Over 4,000 New Companies This Year


admin | January 9, 2018 | category: Business

SECP Registered Over 4,000 New Companies This Year. With the registration of 4,954 new companies during the first half of the current fiscal year with the Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) the number of companies have been increased to 83,879. According to SECP sources, as compared to last year, there has been 44 percent growth registered in the new companies this year that indicate the growth in the industrial sector of the country.

The details released by the SECP , there has been massive increase in number of new companies due to various reform measures taken by the government and simplification of incorporation procedure, reduction in fee. About 82 percent of companies were registered as private limited companies, while around 16 percent were registered as single-member companies.

The data indicated that two percent of the companies were registered as public listed, non-profit associations, trade organizations and foreign companies> The trading sector took the lead with the incorporation of 783 companies, services with 729, construction with 625, information technology with 599, tourism with 274, food and beverages with 164, engineering with 155, education with 148, corporate agricultural farming with 126, real estate development with 106, transport with 100, pharmaceutical with 86, textile with 77, communication with 76, fuel and energy with 75, auto and allied and healthcare with 71 each, cable and electric goods with 58, broadcasting and telecasting with 57, chemical with 55, power generation with 47, paper and board with 46, mining and quarrying with 45, steel and allied with 38, cement with 9 and 334 companies were registered in other sectors.
Moreover, 35 foreign companies were also registered by SECP in Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad while foreign investment has been reported in 329 new companies.
These companies have foreign investors from Afghanistan, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Belgium, Canada, Cayman Islands, China, Denmark, Egypt, Germany, Greece, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Iran, Ireland, Italy, Jordan, South Korea, Lebanon, Macedonia, Malaysia, Mauritius, Mexico, Netherlands, Nigeria, Norway, Philippines, Poland, Russia, Saudi Arabia, Singapore, South Africa, Spain, Sri Lanka, Sweden, Switzerland, Taiwan, Thailand, Turkey, UAE, the UK, Ukraine and the US.

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Coursera and PM's Youth Programme Collaborate for Offering Skill Development Programms

Coursera and PM’s Youth Programme Collaborate for Offering Skill Development Programme


Sumera Saeed | January 30, 2017 | category: Education

Coursera and PM’s Youth Programme Collaborate for Offering Skill Development Programme

Coursera, the Massive online open course (MOOC) provider has made collaboration with PM’s Youth Programme in order to facilitate the youth with learning programmes and certificates that are associated to the skill development needs of the communities. The Coursera collaboration with PM’s Youth Programme, other Pakistani government institutions and seven other countries including include the United States, Malaysia, Kazakhstan, Egypt, Mongolia and Singapore, this week through its ‘Coursera for Governments and Nonprofits’ programme.

Under the partnership Coursera will intended youth to concoct their communities for the jobs of the future by providing reasonable access to curated learning programmes and certificates that are affiliated to the skill development needs of the communities.

According to a statement issued by the organization revealed that Coursera and overseas technology has made collaboration with Prime Minister’s Youth Programme and other public institutions in order to train 3,000 young adults across Pakistan. The members will have online courses in computer science, data analytics, career success and language learning, and receive wraparound services from 13+ physical learning centres.

The partners with Coursera will be supported in designing new scalable learning models in programme.

The skill development programme include blending online learning with in-person services and tracking learners’ course progress and skill gains through Coursera’s in-platform analytics.

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Via Dawn News



Full Moon & Lunar Eclipse (Chand Grahan) To Occur on 16th September 2016


Sumera Saeed | September 14, 2016 | category: Lunar Eclipse in Pakistan

Full Moon & Lunar Eclipse (Chand Grahan) To Occur on 16th September 2016

The Lunar Eclipse, Chand Grahan is to take place on Friday Night in Pakistan and India

There will be full Moon and the lunar eclipse or  Chand Grahan on 16th September 2016. The final Lunar Eclipse of the year 2016 will be witnessed by the people around the world.

The continents including Europe, Australia, Asia, West in South America, Pacific, Atlantic, Indian Ocean, Arctic, Antarctica, and Africa will see the Harvest moon eclipse (In skylore, the Harvest Moon is the full moon nearby to the autumn equinox, usually occurs in September, may also happens in October depending on occasion) on Friday night, whereas South America and North America will not be able to see the third and final chand grahan of the year 2016.

The people will living in South America and North America will have to wait until 2017 for watching the Lunar Eclipse.

The full moon in September, named as harvest moon because it’s a time when farmers are all set to harvest their crops.

The full moon in September had also got different names like the Barley Moon, the Worm Moon, the Full Corn Moon and the Crow Moon.

The third chand Grahan of the year 2016 will be a Penumbral lunar eclipse (A penumbral lunar eclipse happens when the Sun, Earth, and Moon arrange in almost in a straight line.) and will different from a total eclipse.Full Moon & Lunar Eclipse (Chand Grahan) To Occur on 16th September 2016

In the third lunar eclipse or chand grahan 2016 the full moon will pass through the umbra, or the blackest part of the Earth’s shadow, and the moon will turn into red and orange color.

Time of Third Lunar Eclipse 2016:

The third lunar eclipse 2016 will be visible to everyone without any special equipment. In other words people will see the chand grahan with their eyes. The penumbral lunar eclipse will happen at Friday night, 16th September 2016, starting at 09:55 pm.

Lunar Eclipse 2016 in Pakistan:

The lunar eclipse or chand grahan will be visible in the different cities of Pakistan including Lahore, Karachi, Multan and other cities.

The duration of the Lunar Eclipse in Pakistan will be of 3 hours. The Pakistan Meteorological Department (PMD) said that the lunar eclipse will occur in the country starting from 09:55 pm and will last nearly at 1:54 PM. So the duration of chand grahan will be exactly three hours, 59 minutes and 16 seconds.

The weather may cause hurdle during the witness of the lunar eclipse in Pakistan but the sky will clear in different regions of the country including, Upper Punjab, Sind, South Punjab Balochistan, and Azad Jammu and Kashmir, according to PMD.

A detailed map provided by NASA shows the complete information regarding Lunar eclipse 2016.

Full Moon & Lunar Eclipse (Chand Grahan) To Occur on 16th September 2016

Lunar Eclipse in Lahore:

Well for the desperate Lahories the chand grahan will be visible in Lahore as the weather condition is good. The full moon will be there and the people of Lahore will witness the entire moon eclipse.

Lunar Eclipse 2016 in India:

The Lunar eclipse or chand grahan 2016 will also be visible in the different cities of India including, New Delhi, Pune, Agra, Uttar Pardesh, Hyderabad,  Telangana and other cities.

The chand grahan in India will took place at 10:24 PM of Friday night and will end at 2:23 am.

First Lunar Eclipse 2016:

The first Lunar Eclipse of the year 2016 had occurred in March and was witnessed by the people of several countries including United States, Canada, Iceland, Russia, Turkmenistan, Norway, Australia and other countries of the region.

Second Lunar Eclipse 2016:

The second Lunar Eclipse of the year 2016 occurred on 18th August 2016, but most of the viewers were not able to witness the Chand Grahan because according to monitoring agencies, the Lunar Eclipse was nearly be visually unnoticeable. Only the viewers in Pacific Ocean near continents Australia and the Americas were to witness the Chand Grahan. The monitoring agencies had said that the chances of seeing Lunar Eclipse were very rare.

Lunar Eclipse 2016 Visibility in different Countries of the World:

The lunar eclipse or chand Grahan will be visible in different countries of the world of the world including Kuwait, Singapore, Jerusalem, Israel, Kazakhstan, Cairo, Egypt, etc.