Telenor Pakistan celebrates ‘Girls in ICT Day’, stresses increased role of young women in the ICT sector

ISLAMABD – April 27, 2017: To encourage Pakistani girls to prepare themselves for opportunities offered by the booming ICT sector, Telenor Pakistan celebrated the ‘International Girls in ICT Day’ where it held an awareness session for female students of class 8 to 10 at GSIS School and College, Islamabad, followed by setting-up of an ICT lab at Hamara School, a …

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ARY Digital Network Set To Host The Most Awaited ARY Film Festival 2017

The ARY Digital Network will be playing host to a much awaited and highly anticipated event, The ARY Film Festival (AFF). A unique event that not only promotes filmmakers in Pakistan, but introduces talent from different parts of the world to this region. The ARY Film Festival (AFF) will officially commence following a press conference on the 3rd of May. …

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All That You Want To Know About Gwadar

The key highlight of the famous China-Pakistan Economic Corridor mega project, which is a part of China’s One Belt, One Road project, is the city of Gwadar. As part of this project, the city will be developed to serve as a warm water, deep sea port, whereby consignments from and to the country will be sent via sea route. The …

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Pakistan Fashion Week 11 Celebrating Pakistan’s 70th Year of Independence to be held in London this May

20th May 2017 @ 7PM 21st May 2017 at 3:00pm Matinee Show & 7:00pm Grand Finale LANCASTAR HOUSE, ST. JAMES, LONDON Celebrating 70 years of independence through fashion: Riwayat hosts Pakistan Fashion Week 11 in collaboration with High Commission of Pakistan in London. Pakistan Fashion week is the brainchild of Team Riwayat which is headed up by a team of directors from across Pakistan, India …

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Telenor Microfinance Bank’s Easypaisa services available atUtility Stores nationwide

In a first-of-its-kind partnership, Telenor Microfinance Bank joins hands with Utility Stores Corporation (USC) to make its mobile money service, Easypaisa, available at Utility Stores nationwide. The agreement was signed in Islamabad between Ali Riaz Chaudhry – President & CEO Telenor Microfinance Bank, and Waseem Mukhtar Chaudhary – Managing Director Utility Stores Corporation, in the presence of respective management teams. …

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Karandaaz Invites FinTech Startups to Pitch Ideas for 2nd Disrupt Challenge 2017

ISLAMABAD – April 25, 2017: Pakistan’s leading promoter of financial inclusion and associated technology, Karandaaz has announced the 2nd edition of its FinTech Disrupt Challenge 2017 (#FDC2017) with IBA AMAN Centre for Entrepreneurial Development as venue partner. Karandaaz is inviting FinTech startups to pitch their innovative ideas and vie for a funding support of up to $100,000. The competition aims …

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PSO declares Profit after Tax Rs. 14.2 billion for 9 months financial year 2016-17

100% interim cash dividend Karachi – April 24, 2017: The Board of Management (BoM) of Pakistan State Oil (PSO) convened on Sunday, April 23, 2017 at company’s head office PSO House to review the company’s performance for nine months period from July 1, 2016 to March 31, 2017 of financial year 2016-17. Meeting was chaired by Mr. Musadik Malik. During the …

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Telenor accelerates Digital Innovation through Open-APIs by partnering with Google & AbacusConsulting

ISLAMABAD – April 25, 2017: APIs have now become a key must-have strategy component for enterprises. According to a report, the global API management market size is estimated to grow from USD 606.8 million in 2016 to USD 2,665.3 million by 2021, at a Compound Annual Growth Rate (CAGR) of 34.4%. Telenor Pakistan is the first telecom operator to launch …

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Bank Alfalah posts Profit before tax of Rs. 4.290 Billion, improving by 13.1 percent

KARACHI, 25 April 2017: The Board of Directors of Bank Alfalah Limited in their meeting held on 24 April 2017, approved the Bank’s quarterly un-audited financial statements for the quarter ended March 31, 2017. The Bank posted Profit before tax of Rs. 4.290 Billion for the quarter, higher than the corresponding prior period by 13.1 percent. Earnings per Share were …

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Pakistan Champions Trophy 2017 Squad Announced

The 2017 ICC Champions Trophy will be a One Day International (ODI) cricket tournament all set to be held in England and Wales between 1 and 18 June 2017. 2017 ICC Champions Trophy  will be the 8th edition of the most anticipated cricket tournament. The top eight teams in the ICC ODI Championship rankings as on 30 September 2015 qualified for …

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