Change of Director and Chairman of Rafhan Maize Products Company Limited

Karachi, Rafhan Maize Products Company Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange about appointment of Mr. Marcel Hergett as Director and Mr. Michael Fergus Oriorden has been appointed as Chairman of the company in place of Mr. Pierre Perezy Landazuri with effect from March 05, 2023.

“Rafhan Maize Products Company Limited was incorporated in Pakistan. Ingredion Incorporated Chicago, U.S.A., holds majority shares of the Company. The Company uses maize as the basic raw material to manufacture and sell a number of industrial products, principal ones being industrial starches, liquid glucose, and dextrose, dextrin and gluten meals.

The total number of shares are 9,236,400. The Earnings per share is 659.80 in 2020 which was 589.36 in 2019. The Profit after Taxation of the Company 6,094,231,000 in 2020 which was 5,443,566,000 in 2019.”

Board meeting of Shell Pakistan Limited to be held on February 24, 2023

Karachi, Shell Pakistan Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that the board meeting of the company is scheduled to be held on March 15, 2023 at Karachi. The agenda of the meeting shall be consideration of annual accounts for the period ended December 31, 2022.

Further, the closed period of the company shall be from March 07, 2023 to March 16, 2023 (both days inclusive).

“Shell Pakistan Limited is a limited liability Company incorporated in Pakistan. The Company is a subsidiary of Shell Petroleum Company Limited, United Kingdom which is a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell Plc. The Company markets petroleum products and compressed natural gas. It also blends and markets various kinds of lubricating oils.

The total number of shares the company has introduced are 214,024,662. The Earnings per share is (45.05) in 2020 which was (13.88) in 2019. The Company had a loss of Rs. 4,821,027,000 in 2020 compared to a loss of Rs. 1,485,767,000 in 2019”

Board meeting of KSB Pumps Company Limited to be held on February 24, 2023

Karachi, KSB Pumps Company Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that the board meeting of the company is scheduled to be held on March 10, 2023 at Lahore. The agenda of the meeting shall be consideration of annual accounts for the period ended December 31, 2022.

Further, the closed period of the company shall be from March 03, 2023 to March 10, 2023 (both days inclusive).

“KSB Pumps Company Limited was incorporated in Pakistan on July 18, 1959. The Company is a subsidiary of KSB SE & Co. KGaA. It is principally engaged in the manufacture and sale of industrial pumps, valves, castings and related parts and provision of after market services.

KSB Pumps Company Limited specializes in pumps, valves and systems for industrial, building services, energy and water applications. KSB Pumps Company Limited has its Head Office based in Lahore, a manufacturing facility at Hassanabdal with, sales houses in Lahore, Karachi, Multan, Rawalpindi.

The total number of shares of the Company are 13,200,000. The Earnings per shares of the Company is 1.24 in 2020 which was (6.66) in 2019. Their Profit after tax in 2020 is 16,383,000 which was 87,880,000 in 2019.”

Board Meeting other than Financial Result of Tariq Corporation

Karachi, Tariq Corporation informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that board of directors meeting of the company will be held on March 09, 2023 at Lahore to consider the approve Annual Budget for the Year 2019-2020.

Further, the company has declared the closed period from March 02, 2023 to March 09, 2023.

“Tariq Corporation was incorporated on February 14, 1966 in Karachi and received its Certificate for Commencement of Business on April 16, 1966.. The Company formerly known as Hussein Sugar Mills Limited, is principally engaged in the business of production and sale of sugar and by products.

The plant is located in Jaranwala, approximately 80KM from Lahore. The area has large tracts of land where sugarcane is cultivated and produces approximately 40-45 million mounds of sugarcane a year.

The total numbers of shares are 38,520,000. The Earnings per share is (7.43) in 2020 which was 9.05 in 2019. The Profit after Taxation of the Company is (286,206,000) in 2020 which was 293,543,000 in 2019.”

Transmission of Quarterly Report for the Period Ended December 31, 2022 of Ghani Chemical Industries Limited

Karachi, Ghani Chemical Industries Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that Quarterly Report of the Company for the period ended December 31, 2022 have been transmitted through PUCARS and is also available on Company’s website.

“Ghani Chemical Industries Limited was incorporated in Pakistan as a private limited company on November 23, 2015 and was converted into a public limited company on April 20, 2017. The Company is principally engaged in manufacturing, sale and trading of medical & industrial gases and chemicals.

Ghani Chemicals planning to set up a state-of-the-art chemical plant in Phool Nagar Distt. Kasur”

Transmission of Quarterly Report for the Period Ended December 31, 2022 of Khyber Tobacco Company Limited

Karachi, Khyber Tobacco Company Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that Quarterly Report of the Company for the period ended December 31, 2022 have been transmitted through PUCARS and is also available on Company’s website.

“Khyber Tobacco Company Limited is a public limited company incorporated in Pakistan on October 15, 1954. The foundations of the company are laid under the Companies Ordinance, 1984. The company is engaged in the manufacture and sale of cigarettes and re-drying of tobacco. The products of the company are Gold Street, Classic, Hero, Chance and Virtue. The shares of the company are quoted on the Karachi and Lahore Stock Exchanges of Pakistan. The registered office of the company is located in Mardan.

The company has extended its operation around the world with an established distribution network in parts of Eastern Europe, South and West Africa, Central and South Asia and the Middle East. It has internationally recognized brands and a fully integrated production facility to provide leaf and blended tobaccos.

The symbol “KTC” is being used by the stock exchanges for the shares of Khyber Tobacco Company Limited.”

Transmission of Quarterly Report for the Period Ended December 31, 2022 of Nazir Cotton Mills Limited

Karachi, Nazir Cotton Mills Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that Quarterly Report of the Company for the period ended December 31, 2022 have been transmitted through PUCARS and is also available on Company’s website.

“Nazir Cotton Mills Limited is the yarn manufacturing company of Pakistan. Its in-house, world-class quality control lab has helped achieve the 5% world yarn standard for quality based on international USTER standards. It is listed on Pakistan Stock Exchange.

The symbol “NAZC” is being used by the stock exchanges for the Nazir Cotton Mills Limited.”

Transmission of Quarterly Report for the Period Ended December 31, 2022 of Ghani Global Holdings Limited

Karachi, Ghani Global Holdings Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that Quarterly Report of the Company for the period ended December 31, 2022 have been transmitted through PUCARS and is also available on Company’s website.

“Ghani Global Holdings Limited (formerly known as Ghani Gases Limited) was incorporated in Pakistan as a private limited company and was subsequently converted into public limited company. The principal activity of the company is to manage investments in its subsidiary and associated company.

During May 2009, Ghani Gases setup a state-of-the-art 110TPD ASU plant for manufacturing of liquid industrial and medical gases near Lahore (GGL-I). Ghani Gases is one of the Company in Pakistan which offered sale of shares via Book Building Mechanism after introduction of Book Building Rules by the SECP during April 2008.

The total numbers of shares are 279,936,435.The Earnings per 0.00 in 2020 which was 0.00 in 2019. The profit after taxation is 645,000 in 2020 which was 170,000 in 2019.”

Transmission of Quarterly Report for the Period Ended December 31, 2022 of Hum Network Limited

Karachi, Hum Network Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange that Quarterly Report of the Company for the period ended December 31, 2022 have been transmitted through PUCARS and is also available on Company’s website.

“Hum Network Limited was incorporated in Pakistan on February 25, 2004 as a public limited company. The company’s principle business is to launch transnational satellite channels and aims at presenting a wide variety of cultural heritage. Its core areas of operation are production, advertisement, entertainment and media marketing.

HUM Network is a public listed company on Pakistan Stock Exchange. The total numbers of shares are 945,000,000. The Earnings Per shares of the Company is (0.12) in 2020 which was (0.57) in 2019. The Company had a loss of Rs. 113,238,000 in 2020 which was 353,883,000 in 2019.”

Transaction of 200,000 shares of Fauji Foods Limited

Karachi, Fauji Foods Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange about transaction of shares of the company. 200,000 shares @ Rs. 4.68 per share were bought from the market on March 01, 2023 through CDC.

“Fauji Foods Limited was incorporated in Pakistan on 26 September 1966 as a Public Company. The company is the subsidiary of Fauji Fertilizer bin Qasim Limited. It is principally engaged in processing and sale of toned milk, milk powder, fruit juices , allied dairy and food products.

The total numbers of shares are 803,293,563. The Earnings per share is (4.62) in 2020 which was (10.74) in 2019. The Company had a loss of Rs. 3,058,112,000 in 2020 which was 5,788,937,000 in 2019. “

MULTICHOICE AND COMCAST’S NBCUNIVERSAL AND SKY PARTNER TO CREATE LEADING STREAMING SERVICE IN AFRICA

Johannesburg, March 02, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) —
  • Partnership offers growth opportunity in Africa, building on MultiChoice’s footprint across 50 markets, its excellent execution track record on the continent and the successful Showmax brand.
  • MultiChoice to relaunch Showmax, powered by NBCUniversal’s Peacock technology platform, along with world-class content from NBCUniversal and Sky, offering audiences the best experience with local and global entertainment, as well as live matches of the English Premier League (EPL) football.

Thursday March 2, 2023: MultiChoice Group (MultiChoice) (JSE: MCG) and Comcast’s (NASDAQ: CMCSA) NBCUniversal and Sky today announced a new partnership that will bring some of the world’s best content and technology to streaming customers across MultiChoice’s 50-market footprint in sub-Saharan Africa, at a time when Africa is approaching an inflection point in terms of broadband connectivity and affordability.  The new Showmax group will be 70% owned by MultiChoice and 30% by NBCUniversal. (*See Note). It will build on Showmax’s success to date and aim to create the leading streaming service in Africa.

Powered by Peacock’s leading, globally-scaled technology, Showmax subscribers will have access to an extensive premium content portfolio, bringing African audiences the best of local and international programming. The service will combine MultiChoice’s accelerating investment in local content with a unique pipeline of award-winning and critically acclaimed international content licensed from NBCUniversal and Sky, third party content from HBO, Warner Brothers International, Sony and others, as well as live English Premier League (EPL) football.  The partnership will also provide access to all the best African content such as Showmax Originals and local content from MultiChoice’s proprietary channels including Mzansi Magic, Africa Magic and Maisha Magic.

Using a significant portfolio of global media assets and Peacock’s streaming platform, which finished 2022 with over 20 million paid subscribers in the US, NBCUniversal and Sky will provide ongoing support through the licensing of both technology and content.

“We launched Showmax as the first African streaming service in 2015 and are extremely proud of its success to date. This agreement represents a great opportunity for our Showmax team to scale even greater heights by working with a leading global player in Comcast and its subsidiaries,” said Calvo Mawela, Chief Executive Officer of MultiChoice. “The new business venture deepens an already strong relationship and builds on the Sky Glass technology partnership that we announced in September last year. We believe we are extremely well positioned to create a winning platform going forward.”

Dana Strong, Group Chief Executive Officer, Sky, commented, “This new collaboration in streaming and content with MultiChoice, NBCUniversal, and Sky takes our partnership to the next level in one of the world’s most vibrant, fastest growing markets.  Last year, we announced MultiChoice as a customer of the Sky Glass platform and now we are excited to help innovate its Showmax streaming service.”

Matt Strauss, Chairman, Direct-to-Consumer & International, NBCUniversal, added, “This partnership is an incredible opportunity to further scale the global presence of Peacock’s world-class streaming technology, as well as to introduce millions of new customers to extensive premium content from NBCUniversal and Sky’s stellar entertainment brands.”

Further details about the new Showmax service, including launch date, content and pricing will be announced at a later date.

[*NB: In Nigeria, NBCUniversal will hold an indirect 23.7% stake in the local subsidiary]

Elizabeth Ferreira
MultiChoice Group Ltd
+27834825241
fourie_elizabeth@yahoo.com

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Transaction of 49,750,000 shares of Baluchistan Glass Limited

Karachi, Baluchistan Glass Limited informed Pakistan Stock Exchange about transaction of shares of the company. 24,750,000 shares @ Rs. 10.00 per share were sold from the market on March 01, 2023 through CDC, 25,000,000 shares @ Rs. 10.00 per share were sold from the market on March 01, 2023 through CDC.

“Baluchistan Glass Limited was incorporated in Pakistan as a public limited company in 1980. The Company is engaged in manufacturing and sale of glass containers, glass table wares and plastic shells. The BGL Unit I manufacturing facility is located at Hub in Baluchistan, approximately 35 km from Karachi. BGL-II (Ex-Ravi) & BGL-III (Ex- Rachna), taken over in December 2002, are both located on the Lahore Sheikhapura Road.

The total capabilities of these units is 36,000 tons, 75,000 tons and 22000 tons per annum respectively, and they produce various types of narrow and wide neck glass containers for soft drinks , juices, food, pharmaceuticals and breweries in flint, green & amber and tableware.

The total number of shares are 261,600,000. The Earnings per share is (1.77) in 2020 which was (0.52) in 2019. The Company had a loss of Rs. 464,205,000 in 2020, which was 135,623,000 in 2019.