Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Nasreen Masood elected Rotary Karachi Airport President for 2013-14

Rotarian Nasreen Masood was elected as President of the Rotary Club of Karachi Airport (RCKA) for the Rotary year 2013-14 in the club meeting held at Rangoonwala Hall, Karachi, on December 31, 2011.

Rtn Abdul Hamid was re-elected as President for 2012-13 while Rtn Khalique Laiq and Rtn Mohammad Younus were elected as Vice President and Club Secretary respectively.

Rtn Mahmood Nawaz was re-elected as Joint Secretary while Rtn Nazakat Ali Khan was elected as Treasurer with Rtn Waseem Yousuf getting re-elected as Sergeant At Arms and Sarfaraz Khan getting elected to the post of Club Coordinator.

Rtn Syed Khalid Mahmood (Director Membership Development), Rtn Anwar Jabeen Qureshi (Director Club Service), Rtn Shah Mohammad Anwar (Director Community Service), Rtn Abdul Mobin Khan (Director International Service) and Rtn Anwar Siddiqui (Director Vocational Service) were also elected to the Board for the Rotary year 2012-13.

Friday, January 13, 2012

Board of Secondary Education Karachi announces poverty-cum-merit scholarship

Mrs Hoor Mazhar
Mrs. Hoor Mazhar Secretary Board of Secondary Education Karachi (BSEK) announced that the board will offer poverty-cum-merit scholarship for deserving students enrolled in Class-X in the government secondary schools of the metropolitan. She said that all public-run schools were bound to submit names of 10 deserving students from their schools. The students should have at least 45 per cent marks in the SSC-I exams.

Tuesday, January 10, 2012

Syed Khalid Mahmood appointed Assistant Governor for 2012-13

Rotarian Syed Khalid Mahmood, Charter President, Rotary Club of Karachi Airport (RCKA), has been appointed as Assistant Governor of the RI District 3271 for Rotary year 2012-13.

The written confirmation in this regard was issued by District Governor-Elect, Rtn, Jalaluddin Shaikh, vide an email dated January 9, 2012, which has been circulated to the RCKA member for information. 

”This indeed is an important position and the District Management has assigned him a very important job which is full of challenges and opportunities. Rtn Khalid Mahmood is a pioneer and founder member of the RCKA and the club feels greatly honoured by his appointment and wishes him best of luck in this position. We extend felicitation to him and pray for his success in his new assignment,” Club Secretary, Rtn S M Anwar wrote while sharing the confirmation letter with the RCKA members.

The RCKA President, Rtn Abdul Hamid, also congratulated Rtn Khalid Mahmood and described his appointment as Assistant Governor as an accomplishment for the club as well. The RCKA was chartered in June 2008.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Jumbo Karachi Guide arrives

Jumbo Karachi Guide took a good number of years to be compiled, edited, produced and finally published. Its inaugural edition has arrived and the early feedback has been phenomenal.

It’s Karachi’s first-ever comprehensive travel guide. The paperback, published by Jumbo Infomedia, is spread over 148 pages of A-5 size in four-colour and it’s printed on Matt Finish paper with a wealth of information inside the covers.

Besides Karachi Important Telephone Numbers, Karachi Postal Area Codes, Karachi Facts and Chronology of events, the articles published with eye-catching and historic photographs of the city are Introducing Karachi, Modern Karachi, Climate of Karachi, From Kolachi to Karachi, Karachi’s Architectural heritage, Cultural history of Karachi, Karachi Tramway becomes a thing of past, Education remains identity of Karachi, Evolution of new media through blogging and social networking, Hub of business, Karachi Port continues to offer new opportunities, Enchanting beaches and coastline, Engagement in sports and recreation, Premier hotels of Karachi, Hot and spicy food, Shoppers Paradise for everyone’s delight, Multiplexes revive cinema culture in Karachi, My Karachi: Oasis of harmony, Hamara Karachi Festival rocks, Karachi International Book Fair gladdens bookworms, Fashion Week making waves in Karachi, Karachi Literature Festival illuminates literary scene and Social sector development in Karachi.

The maps of Pakistan, Sindh and Karachi have been printed separately while Practical Information section has the listings of Airlines, Ambulance Services, Art Galleries, Banks, Blood Banks, Booksellers, Breakfast & Brunch, Chocolates & Sweets, Cinemas, Clubs, Coach Services, Courier Services, Cultural Centres, Departmental Stores, Farm Houses, Fast Food, Florists, Foreign Mission, Fun Spots, Gift Shops, Golf Clubs, Handicrafts, Health Clubs, Hospitals, Hotels, Ice Cream Shops, Laboratories & X-ray Centres, Libraries, Medical Stores, Money Changers, Museums, Photo Colour Laboratories, Photographers, Rent A Car, Restaurants, Travel Agents and Tour Operators.

The handy book, priced Pak Rs 600, is available at all leading bookstores in Pakistan and it can also be obtained directly from the office of Jumbo Infomedia.