19 Promising FinTech Startups to Participate in Karandaaz’s 3rd Fin Tech Disrupt Challenge

Nineteen promising FinTechs have been bustling with excitement and morphing their raw ideas into scalable solutions as part of Karandaaz Pakistan’s FinTech Disrupt Challenge (FDC) 2018, for which Karandaaz has funded FinTech Factory to provide accelerated support to these startups. The mentoring from some of the most prominent gurus from the digital financial services sector has helped startups gain confidence, refine product ideas, and prepare for the final investment pitch stage to be held later this year.

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Safe travelling on roads to be ensured through mutual consultation : Murad Saeed

State Minister for Communications Mr. Murad Saeed has said, all possible measures will be undertaken to ensure uninterrupted flow of traffic and controlling accidents on National Highways and Motorways network. A comprehensive course of action will be adopted with cooperation and consultation of representatives of Goods Transport Agencies and Stakeholders.

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UIT women economic empowerment circle’s meetup

The Usman Institute of Technology (UIT) CIRCLE organised the mentor meetup of its women economic empowerment and leadership development programme ‘Tech Karo’ at the UIT campus Karachi on Saturday. The Tech Karo was launched by the CIRCLE in partnership with Engro Vopak Terminal Limited and UIT in 2017 and since then it has trained many women on tech craft to help them start their careers.

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PM’s China visit to open up new vistas of bilateral cooperation: Fawad Ch

Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain has said that Prime Minister Imran Khan’s landmark visit to China was a great success and has opened up new vistas of cooperation on the economic and strategic fronts.

Addressing a press conference at the Press Information Department (PID) regional office here on Monday, he said Pakistan and China had decided to trade in Chinese yuan instead of the dollar, adding that Pak-China current trade volume was 15 billion dollars and the switch of the US dollar to Chinese yuan would reduce burden on country’s dollar reserves with the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP).

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