PMN and Telenor Microfinance Bank sign an agreement to digitize Pakistan’s Microfinance Industry

Aiming to further its efforts towards bringing the unbanked and under banked into the fold of financial services; Pakistan Microfinance Network (PMN) has signed an agreement with Telenor Microfinance Bank (TMB), in the presence of the management of both institutions, to digitize Pakistan’s microfinance industry through ‘Digital Services Platform (DSP).’

PMN is grateful for the support being provided by the UKAID’s DFID for this initiative.

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Gloomy picture of Pakistan’s Economy: Mian Zahid Hussain

President Pakistan Businessmen and Intellectuals Forum (PBIF), President All Karachi Industrial Alliance (AKIA), Senior Vice Chairman of the Businessmen Panel of FPCCI and former provincial minister, Mian Zahid Hussain on Monday said that, every survey, report, grading, or in fact on any economic measuring system Pakistan’s Economic indicators won’t show anything pleasant at all.

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Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai, President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry appreciates the Prime Minister visit to Iran and stated that it will open the opportunities for enhancement of bilateral trade and economic relations between both nations.

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Olx Carfirst holds another ‘Car-Bazaar’ In Lahore

OLX & CarFirst are holding another mega event to facilitate car-transactions. The CarBazaar event will now be held at the Packages Mall in Lahore on 28th April, with a commitment to provide the best deals for all segments of consumers. The previous CarBazaar was held in November 2018, attracting over 10,000 visitors and this time even more turn out is expected.

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Shell Tameer shaping the future of youth entrepreneurship in Pakistan

The Institute of Business Administration-(IBA) Center for Entrepreneurial Development held a business start-up competition, ‘Invent -2019’at IBA Main Campus, Karachi. The objective of the event was to foster a start-up friendly ecosystem for young innovators from across Pakistan. The event attracted over 100 young innovators from eight cities that submitted their ideas under the event’s thematic areas of Health & Agriculture, Technological and information, System Health & Agriculture, Shell Tameer Social and STEM Education and General & Traditional.

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Unilever and Telenor Pakistan partner to enhance digital inclusion in Pakistan

Unilever has joined hands with Telenor Pakistan to enable digital and financial inclusion in Pakistan through mainstream access to digitalized retail services, digital financial solutions, digital products and skill enhancement across Pakistan.

Through this collaboration, both companies will integrate their expertise in the telecom and consumer goods industries to build a digitally inclusive ecosystem.

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The World Bank and its report about Economic Policies of Pakistan!

By M. Ajaib Malik

The World Bank while encompassing the performance of Pakistan’s economy policies have pointed out some corrective measures, future forecasts and released a report. It has increased the worries of the existing Government, which is already in a fix and needs investments & financial assistance from friendly countries and a bailout from IMF on better terms.

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FPCCI strongly condemns the horrific terrorist attack in Sri-Lanka

Engr. Daroo Khan Achakzai, President of the Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce & Industry (FPCCI) has strongly condemned the coward and brutal act of terrorism on luxury hotels and Churches holding Easter Services in Sri-Lanka, killing nearly 290 innocent people – including dozens of foreigners – and injuring nearly 500 people, including Pakistanis in a series of eight devastating bomb blasts on Sunday.

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UIT Drama Competition in collaboration with NAPA

Usman Institute of Technology (UIT) affiliated with NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, recently organized the UIT Drama Competition in collaboration with NAPA, where UIT Theatre students showcased their skills and talent.

The UIT Theatre students helps gifted pupils develop into talented individuals thereby allowing talented people to acquire a method that enables them to express their art in a unique way.

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