Standard Chartered Bank signs an agreement with Pronet (Pvt) Ltd for cutting-edge communications solutions

Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Ltd, the oldest and largest international bank in Pakistan, signed an agreement with Pronet (Pvt) Ltd., one of the country’s leading systems integrators, to deploy cutting-edge communications solutions from Avaya. Standard Chartered will implement Avaya’s IP telephony solutions nationwide, helping it to boost efficiency deliver superior customer experience and increase profitability.

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Etihad Airways named ‘Airline Of The Year’ In The UK for fourth consecutive year

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has been named ‘Airline of the Year’ in the United Kingdom for the fourth consecutive year by the Travel Trade Gazette (TTG). The Abu Dhabi-based airline beat strong competition to take the top prize at the ceremony, held at London’s Lyceum Theatre and attended by 750 leading figures from the British travel industry.

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Pioneering Dubai pilot employee volunteering programme in schools goes Global

Three Dubai schools that piloted an employee global volunteering programme for the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) have seen their efforts take center stage with its worldwide implementation. DP World, Linklaters and PwC worked in partnership to pilot the World’s Largest Lesson in three Dubai schools, King’s, Hartland and Jebel Ali.

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A high profile delegation of National Defence University (NDU), visits KPT

A high profile delegation of 75 participants of National Defence University (NDU), Islamabad, visited the KPT Head Office today. Their familiarization visit/inland tour was part of their ongoing 19th National Security Workshop (NSW) in which eminent Senators, MNAs, MPAs, Bureaucrats, Ambassadors and Senior Armed Forces Officers have participated.  

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Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi chairs ECC meeting

The meeting of the Federal Cabinet was held today in Prime Minister’s Office with Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi in chair. The Federal Cabinet approved a proposal by Aviation Division to grant exemption to Pakistan International Airlines Corporation Limited (PIAC) from fee payable @ 0.1% to the Pakistan Stock Exchange Limited (PSX) and supervisory fee payable @ 10% to Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan of PSX fee on issuance of additional shares.

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Thar Foundation, STEVTA ink MoU to impart demand-driven skills to Thari Youth

The Thar Foundation and Sindh Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (STEVTA) have partnered to train Thari Youth in demand driven technical trades that will have better employability in current and future mining projects in projects of Thar Coal. As per the agreement, STEVTA will train youth from the Tharparkar district, initially, in refrigeration and air conditioning trade, and the SECMC and EPTL will employ the trained human resource in the Thar Coal project at Block II.

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Khaadi partners with Systems for enterprise automation and integration

Systems Limited has partnered with Khaadi, Pakistan’s premier retailer and fastest growing company, and will modernize their existing business processes to empower them to achieve accelerated growth.Deploying leading-edge IT solutions optimized for the Fashion & Apparel industry, Systems Limited will improve the retail giant’s footprint in the global economy.

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