Third Disaster Recovery Drill performed at PMEXKarachi (PR): Pakistan Mercantile Exchange (PMEX) successfully conducted third annual Disaster Recovery Drill on January 01, 2014. The drill was conducted as per announced program to assess the readiness and responsiveness of the Exchange to resume all critical operations from the disaster recovery sites in minimum possible time without compromising the quality of services in the event of a disaster.The exercise turned out to be a total success as all core objectives regarding relocation of critical staff to disaster recovery site, recommencement of operations and continuity of services with uninterrupted customer services were met as per the drill plan. All vital business processes were resumed from alternate site. After the completion of drill, talking to employees, Ejaz Ali Shah, Managing Director, PMEX said, “It is a point of great satisfaction that employees as well as the brokers enthusiastically participated in the drill. The success of the drill clearly shows that the company is equipped to respond to real-time threats such as natural disasters, security breaches and network attacks.
Guinea-Bissau new Hon. Consul GeneralKARACHI (PR): The Government of Pakistan has approved the appointment of Danial Syed Husain as the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Guinea-Bissau for Pakistan based in Karachi. The Guinea-Bissau Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and Communities Mr Fernando Delfin da Silva issued a Letter of Commission and sent it to Pakistan’s foreign ministry in Islamabad.Mr Danial S. Husain belongs to a prominent Pakistani business family and is the Vice President of Schon Group. He has vast experience in fiscal, strategic and operations leadership. He also possesses a strong track record of performance in turnaround and high-paced organizations due to his keen analysis and insights and a dedicated team approach to drive organizational improvements and implementation of best practices.