Mr. Saeed Ahmed, after assuming charge as President National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), has undertaken major organizational and structural reforms aimed towards promoting service quality, business growth, empowerment of field functionaries for improved turnaround time, and addressing the challenges posed by the banking industry, witnessing a gradual shift from the brick and mortar concept to branchless banking.
From its inception in 2001, ITCN Asia has evolved as the biggest IT & Telecom exhibition and conference in Pakistan and it is now being organized for the 16th consecutive year on 19th to 21st September 2017, at the Expo Centre in Karachi.
Jazz, Pakistan’s number one Telco, announced today that it is adopting a sophisticated world class digital talent acquisition platform called Lever. This system aims to improve a prospective candidate’s application experience through automation and transparency. Speaking on the occasion, Asghar Jameel, Chief Human Resource Officer, Jazz, “Jazz is a world-class organization where people experience spell agility, digitalization and fun.
Mr. Tariq Bajwa, Governor, State Bank of Pakistan presided his first meeting with the Presidents/Chief Executive Officers of all commercial banks today at SBP, Karachi. The Governor welcomed and thanked the representatives of banks for their participation in the meeting. In his opening remarks, the Governor shared the vision of a regulatory body being ‘Fair’ and ‘Firm’ with the regulated entities and communicated that these two themes would be the guiding principles for future interactions with the banking industry.
In recent chain of events the Board of Investment (BoI) announced that the government is planning to establish 46 Special Economic Zones (SEZs) in conjunction with the China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) route in the long run. During the Pak-China Joint Cooperation Committee (PCJCC) held in Beijing, nine zones of the forty six zones have already been declared prioritized.
Seldom before home remittances have been vitally important for emerging economies like Pakistan as they are today. With immense pressure on sustaining and improving our foreign currency reserves, in the backdrop of struggling exports, home remittances has the potential to fill in the critical gap.
The ‘All Pakistan Business Forum’ (APBF) has officially congratulated its National Board members – Mr. Asif Tipoo and Mr. Syed Maaz Mahmood, who have been recently appointed as the President and Vice-President of the Management-Board of the Sundar Industrial Estate in Lahore.
Shaheen Air International (SAI) and Landmark Communications called in travel agents from all over Punjab to announce an upcoming travel trade show titled Pakistan Travel Mart (PTM). The show aims to bring together the aviation and tourism industry of Pakistan on a single platform, and globalize Pakistan’s travel industry.
Pakistan’s tourism industry is picking pace as online hotel bookings witnessed an increase during the summer season, shared by Jovago.pk, Pakistan’s leading hotel booking website. To facilitate and encourage individuals and families to explore the beauty of Pakistan, Jovago.pk is offering secure and confirmed bookings in all major hotels and guest houses across the country.
HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones, has announced the dual release of both the Nokia 105 and Nokia 130. Featuring refreshed, ergonomic designs, both phones come packed with fantastic features, effortlessly combining reliability and excellent value and durability. Both models feature 1.8-inch colour screens, handy LED torch lights and sleek, contoured designs, with each phone being available in a range of three colours.