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The economy has started showing signs of improvement

Chairman Punjab Board of Investment & Trade (PBIT) Sardar Tanveer Ilyas Khan has said that government is seriously pursuing economic revival through enabling policies. Prime Minister Imran Khan is triggering economic activity through different long-term and near-term initiatives. At the same time, he has actively engaged the private sector for improved input of their problems, he said.

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Announcing Coursera for Campus free pricing options and academic integrity upgrades

Coursera, the world’s leading online learning platform, announced free versions of Coursera for Campus and upgraded features to address the critical and long-term needs of higher education worldwide. New features allow universities to deliver academic integrity for credit-bearing online learning, improve student employability, and author private courses.

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Imran Malik becomes PFMA Chairman of PFMA for the year 2020-2021

Imran Malik, MD Bata Pakistan has been elected New Chairman PFMA for the year 2020 2021. In his welcome speech, he thanked outgoing Chairman and Retiring EC members for their Contribution to the Footwear Sector and the Association.

Similarly, Muhammad Mehr Ali of Khawaja Tanneries (Pvt) Ltd as Senior Vice Chairman and Mr Muhammad Zubair of M/s UE (Pvt) Ltd as Vice Chairman of the association respectively.

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Facebook hosts Hello Pakistan with Pakistan’s authorized sales partner dial zero

Facebook hosted a virtual launch event to introduce Dial Zero, their Authorized Sales Partner for Pakistan, to the local market. Both companies discussed this first of its kind partnership for the country along with educating attendees about Facebook’s various new services being offered for local businesses including localised account management, local billing in Pakistan Rupee, Facebook product education, and prioritised customer support

The event briefing covered topics related to creative excellence, changing consumer behaviour and making an impact using Facebook Ads, and concluded with a panel discussion related to the State of Digital Advertising in Pakistan by industry experts including leaders from Unilever Pakistan and East River

“Facebook strongly values Pakistan as a market, which is why we constantly seek ways to connect with our local stakeholders.

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Lifebuoy becomes official hygiene partner for Carfirst

CarFirst, Pakistan’s most trusted used car trading platform announced Lifebuoy, the world’s number one germ protection soap brand, as their official ‘Hygiene Partner’. Lifebuoy’s global and national dedication to hand hygiene reinforced CarFirst’s commitment to partner with the brand as their official hygiene partner.

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Lucky Cement awarded for best corporate report

Lucky Cement Limited has won the Best Corporate Report Award with the second position in the Cement category at the much anticipated “Best Corporate & Sustainability Report Awards 2019.” The recognition was jointly announced by the Institute of Charted Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) and Institute of Cost and Management Accountants of Pakistan (ICMAP).

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PTCL Group posts Rs 96 billion revenue for 9 months

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the country’s leading telecom and ICT services provider, has announced its financial results for the nine months ended September 30, 2020 at its Board of Directors’ meeting held in Islamabad on October 14, 2020.

PTCL Group reported revenue of Rs 96 billion for the nine months ended September 2020; when normalized for the impact of Covid-19 and certain regulatory changes affecting Ufone, Group revenue is 4.2% higher than 2019 on a like-for-like basis.

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