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53% business travelers reap perks of mobile technology by booking hotels through Smartphones

The digital industry of Pakistan has witnessed advancements because of its different e-commerce ventures catering to online audience. According to 2017 census, Pakistan with a total population of around 207.7 million people and with the millennials in control is more focused towards adopting non-conventional and modern ways of utilizing technology.

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Jazzcash and Pakistan Railways to facilitate customers with online ticket fee payments

JazzCash and Pakistan Railways recently signed an agreement to facilitate the payment of online ticket fees across the country. Customers can now book their tickets online through the Pakistan Railways website or Pakistan Railways Mobile App, after which they would be able to pay for their booked e-tickets via JazzCash Mobile Accounts, JazzCash agents or debit/credit card of any bank.

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Metro Cash N Carry, Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) join hands

Metro Cash N Carry has partnered with Punjab Skills Development Fund (PSDF) for their Industrial Training Program 2017, based on technical training and developing 100 students over a period of 12 months in the fields of bakery and meat processing.

These students will go through robust class room trainings and on the floor practical demonstrations to develop their technical expertise and prepare themselves for professional roles in the retail industry of Pakistan.

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Karandaaz providing grant for digitization of National Savings

Karandaaz Pakistan, an initiative to support financial inclusion and small and medium enterprises (SMEs) is providing a grant of USD 2.3 million to a digitization project of the Central Directorate of National Savings (National Savings). Through this digitization project, CDNS will provide alternate delivery channels (ATM Cards, Internet and Mobile Banking) for the customers ofNational Savings.

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PLGMEA elects new chairman for southern zone

Pakistan Leather Garments Manufacturers and Exporters Association (PLGMEA) Southern Zone held its elections for the year 2017-18 at PLGMEA office in Karachi for 50% seats as per Memorandum & Articles of Association. Mr. M Saleem Ahmed was elected as the Chairman of the Southern Zone while Mr.

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IGY Marinas and P&O marinas launch superyacht complex in Mediterranean

International marina operator and developer IGY Marinas and P&O Marinas, a subsidiary of DP World, today announced a new-build superyacht marina project in Sète, France with construction to start at the end of the year. Once open, it will offer 12 dedicated superyacht berths for the world’s largest vessels of up to 328 feet (100 metres) with a maximum draft of 23 feet (7 metres).

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Students participate in K-Electric’s energy conservation initiative

More than 12,000 students around the city have pledged to save electricity as part of K-Electric’s Energy Conservation Initiative. According to KE spokesperson, “We are encouraging the younger generation to become energy efficient leaders of tomorrow through this programme. The response from partner schools, their management as well as the teachers has been very positive. 

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