volume 92-2021

Captain Fazle Ghani | Pakistan’s First Chief Pilot For Emirates Passes Away

RAWALPINDI: Veteran Captain Fazle Ghani, the lead founder pilot of Emirates who was delegated by Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) to set it up, passed away after a protracted illness. PIA CEO expresses deep sorrow over the demise of Fazal Ghani Mian. PIA Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Arshad Malik announced in a tweet: “Pride of Pakistan …

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CEBO Culinary Event | Women To Keep Up The Good Work: Malaysian CG

KARACHI: The CEBO (Cater, Event Planner, Baker Organisation) is taking steps to grow the industry to entrepreneurs. CEBO has always been there to support small-scale entrepreneurs and again, to hype their members, a wing of CEBO Management Company, HUNARMAND, is announcing another challenging yet so fascinating competition. CEBO Culinary and Hospitality Awards. Malaysian Consul General, …

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International Chef’s Day | MasterClass Pakistan Organises Culinary Awards

KARACHI:  The aim of this event was to celebrate the unsung heroes, our skillful culinary fraternity which includes the culinary professionals, home chefs, and digital food communities who have significantly contributed to the expansion of the Pakistani culinary industry and made it prominent on the map of the world. Welcoming the esteemed guests from all …

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Iran Resumes | Tourist Visas For fully Vaccinated

KARACHI: Iran resumes issuance of Tourist Visa for fully vaccinated applicants. Those who have received two doses of Covid-19 vaccines and who can present negative PCR tests conducted within 96 hours are eligible to obtain e-visa through a web-based application form: evisa.mfa.gov.ir. Iran and Iraq have eliminated visa requirements for visitors traveling between the two …

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The US Extends | Covid-19 Rules For Cruise Lines

WASHINGTON: The U.S Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has temporarily extended the Framework Conditional Sailing Order (CSO) for cruise operators until January 15, 2022. The order was extended by three months from the expiration date of November 1 due to concerns about the spread of the Covid-19 Delta variant. The CSO was put …

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Barcelona ‘Call to Action’ | Maps The Way Forward For Tourism

BARCELONA: Tourism has united around a common Call to Action, outlining a shared vision for the sustainable and inclusive future of the sector. On the second day of the Future of Tourism World Summit in Barcelona (26-27 October), UNWTO was joined by fellow UN agencies, government Ministers, and public and private sector leaders, in agreeing …

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Emirates To Recruit | 6,000 Operational Staff

DUBAI: Emirates plans to boost its operational workforce by planning to recruit more than 6,000 staff over the next six months. As restrictions ease worldwide with the wider administration of the vaccine, additional pilots, cabin crew, engineering specialists, and ground staff will be needed to support the airline’s ramp-up of operations across its global network …

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World’s largest & tallest | Dubai inaugurates ‘Ain Dubai’

DUBAI: Ain Dubai, the world’s largest and tallest observation wheel by Dubai Holding and the centrepiece of the $1.6-billion Bluewaters project, opened its doors offering visitors a whole new world of unique experiences.  It was inaugurated by Sheikh Ahmed bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Media Council, at a special ceremony …

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KASBIT, STZA Sign MoU | Iconic ‘KASB Altitude’ To Be Declared Special Tech Zone

KARACHI:  Khadim Ali Shah Bukhari Institute of Technology (KASBIT) and Special Technology Zone Authority (STZA) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to plan and develop a Special Technology Zone (STZ) in Karachi, which will provide technology companies, including startups, SME’s and multinationals a high-tech business environment to promote and push technology-driven growth in Pakistan. The …

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Oman, Greece Sign | Visa Waiver Agreement

MUSCAT: Oman and Greece have signed an agreement on mutual visa waiver for holders of diplomatic, special, and service passports between the Sultanate and Greece. The agreement was signed at Oman’s Foreign Ministry on behalf of the governments of the two countries by Sayyid Badr Hamad Al Busaidi, Foreign Minister and Nikolaos Georgios Dendias, Minister …

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