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STC Invited to Bid for 3G Auction in Pak Telecom

By Faiz Al-Najdi • Feb 14th, 2014 • Category: Technology

Chief of Pakistani Telecommunication Authority aka: PTA – Dr. Syed Ismail Shah – was on a short but important meeting to the Saudi capital Riyadh. During his short visit he held a wide ranging meeting with his counterpart in Saudi Telecom Corporation aka: STC – Mr. Abdulaziz A. AlSughair who is the Chairman of the [...]



The Key Within – Key to Become Rich, Live Happy and Look Younger

By Faiz Al-Najdi • Feb 13th, 2014 • Category: Entertainment

Author: Waseem Ijaz
Publisher: Al Jandool Printing Press – Jeddah-Saudi Arabia
ISBN: 978-603-01-1749-9
Author Waseem Ijaz is a Pakistani professional with leadership position in oil industry in Saudi Arabia. He is experienced in resurrecting
companies with personal involvement in human resource development and corporate level strategy. This book from him is designed to serve as a tool for motivating [...]



Kashmir is an Unfinished Agenda of Parition

By Faiz Al-Najdi • Feb 10th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Khayyam Akbar – Deputy Head of the Mission at the Embassy of Pakistan - has said that Pakistan has never compromised and wavered from its principled stand on the issue of Kashmir. He was speaking to a large gathering, in excess of 500 people, on this past Friday who had gathered at the Community Hall [...]



PCG Picnic Gathering Reinforces Fraternity Bond in Expat Community

By Faiz Al-Najdi • Feb 6th, 2014 • Category: Entertainment

Expatriates in any country tend to engage in comradeship with their compatriots. Finding men and women of their country, city, town and villages in a foreign country is not less than a blessing. In many parts of foreign lands Expatriate can hardly find a dozen of men and women from their own native place. However [...]



Humnawa Celebrates Life & Teachings of Prophet PBUH

By Faiz Al-Najdi • Feb 1st, 2014 • Category: Misc

Pakistan Ladies Club ak:; Humnawa gathered this past weekend in a local hotel in Riyadh to celebrate life and teachings of Prophet Muhammad – Peace-be-upon-Him. Humnawa is a social organization of Pakistani expatriate women whose spouse live and work in Riyadh. Its patron-in-chief is the wife of Pakistani Ambassador to Saudi Arabia – Mrs. Anila [...]



We Aim at Hujj Policy that Serves People Well – Pak Minister for Hujj

By Faiz Al-Najdi • Jan 30th, 2014 • Category: Misc

Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Religious Affairs and Hujj Sardar Mohammad Yusuf was feted with a grand dinner reception on Sunday evening in Riyadh by Sheikh Saeed – a noted community leader, vice president of PML-N Riyadh and recently appointed President of the Overseas Chapter of National Peace Committee for Interfaith Harmony.
This dinner reception was attended [...]



Education is the Best Investment and is Agent of Change – Said Pak Envoy

By Faiz Al-Najdi • Jan 27th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Pakistan International School hosted its 8th Commendation Ceremony this past Friday and awarded Gold Medals, Cups, Shields and Appreciation Certificates to about 144 students for their excellent performance at the examinations. Awards were also given to some 35 teachers for excellent examination results, under their watch for their respective teaching subjects.
This commendation ceremony was attended [...]



Noted Pakistani Lady Academic and Religious Scholar Honored

By Faiz Al-Najdi • Jan 23rd, 2014 • Category: Entertainment

Prof. Maimoona Marsood Ahmed has been honored by the Government of Pakistan by nominating her as the President of the Women Wing of Overseas Pakistanis for the “National Peace Committee for Interfaith Harmony” (aka: NPCIH) which was recently constituted by Prime Minister Mian Mohammad Nawaz Sharif.
NPCIH is a brainchild of Prime Minister Sharif whose passion [...]



Visiting Noted Pakistani Cardiologist Feted in Riyadh

By Faiz Al-Najdi • Jan 19th, 2014 • Category: Misc

Dr Shahid Nawaz Malik – a noted Pakistani Cardiologist was honored in a dinner reception thrown on Monday evening by noted Pakistani businessman Choudhry Faryad Ahmed.
Dr Malik lived and worked in Riyadh for quite sometimes. He served as Chief Cardiologist in King Faisal Specialists Hospital in Riyadh from 1998 thru 2007 and then left for [...]



Pakistani Expat Community Condemns Assassination of SSP Choudhry Aslam

By Faiz Al-Najdi • Jan 11th, 2014 • Category: Politics

Pakistani community in Riyadh received with great shock the sad news of assassination of a brave Police officer – SSP of CID Choudhry Aslam. SSP Choudhry Aslam became the victim of a suicide bomber on Thursday afternoon in an upscale locality of the southern restive city of Karachi. Choudhry Aslam was a lion-hearted Police Officer [...]