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Are you the next delegate for the Telenor Youth Forum 2017?

Calling all social-minded, tech savvy millennials! We are now recruiting for the fifth annual Telenor Youth Forum (#TYF17), a year-long program taking place in Oslo and Bangkok, which will challenge what you know and how you make an impact on the world. Selected applicants will also attend 2017 Nobel Peace Prize festivities in Oslo. ISLAMABAD – May 11, 2017: The …

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Telenor Pakistan Announces Recruitment for 5th Edition Telenor Youth Forum

Ambitious and visionary young leaders from across Pakistan are encouraged to apply for #TYF17. ISLAMABAD – May 11, 2017: Telenor Pakistan has announced recruitment for the fifth edition of its annual Youth Forum, a program that challenges young leaders of the world to tackle big, social issues through the use of digital solutions. Talented Pakistani youth between the ages of …

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ACCA thought leaders discuss way-forward at SAFA International Conference

ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) was the strategic partner at the ‘SAFA International Conference – SAARC Economic Challenges 2017’ held recently in Islamabad. The annual conference seeks to address the rising challenges and opportunities for accountants from the SAARC countries, in the digital era. Ayla Majid, ACCA Council Member and Sajjeed Aslam, Head of ACCA Pakistan were among the …

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JazzCash to Disburse Stipends to Female Students of government schools across Sindh

Islamabad/Karachi – May 10, 2017: The Reform Support Unit (RSU), School Education Department, Government of Sindh have a mandate to disburse stipends to female students of Sind. A signing ceremony was held at a local Hotel in Karachi today to award the contract for disbursement of these bursaries to JAZZ CASH. Payments will be made in two streams of Rs. …

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Karandaaz signs three agreements to improve International Remittance Solutions under Innovation Challenge Fund

ISLAMABAD – May 10, 2017: The country’s leading promoter of financial inclusion, Karandaaz Pakistan has signed agreements worth PKR 148 Million with three prominent players in the international remittance market under the DFID-funded Innovation Challenge Fund. Karandaaz Pakistan launched the first round of the Innovation Challenge Fund (ICF) in September 2016. The ICF is funded by UK Department for International …

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Telenor Velocity holds a two day Startup Meet for its startups of Cohort 2

Telenor Velocity held a two day Startup Meet for its startups of Cohort 2 in Islamabad last week. There was an excellent lineup of mentors including Experts, Founders and Representatives from Facebook, Careem, Crickout, MangoBaaz, Convo, Finja, Taazi and Chaaye Khaana with discussions  on customer acquisition, growth hacking, product-market fit, investment and sustainability. Picture shows Telenor Velocity team with their mentors and startups. …

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Jazz wins Diversity and Inclusion Award at GDIC 2017

Karachi, April 28, 2017: Jazz, Pakistan’s number one Telco, has been recognized for implementing Diversity and Inclusion throughout the organization at the Global Diversity & Inclusion Benchmarks Conference (GDIC) 2017. The Telco won the award in the progressive category; for implementing Diversity and Inclusion systematically and showing improved results and outcomes. A key contributor to Jazz’s effective organizational structure is …

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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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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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