Information Technology University of Punjab Fintech center inks agreement with Karandaaz Pakistan

Information Technology University (ITU) of the Punjab and Karandaaz Pakistan entered into an agreement to initiate three research projects through the Fintech Center established at ITU. The three specific academic researches undertaken by this FinTech Center will improve the existing knowledge on women’s use of digital financial services and the barriers they face.

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ETIHAD and MERCEDES-BENZ announce partnership for premium transfers within UAE

Etihad Airways has announced a strategic partnership with Mercedes-Benz that will see its vehicles used for all the airline’s eligible premium customer transfers within the UAE. Under the agreement, customers travelling in The Residence, First Class and Business Class will be chauffeured by a dedicated Mercedes-Benz fleet anywhere within the UAE.

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50 Corporate Companies get International CSR Awards

The corporate sector of Pakistan is performing its social obligations well and making it an example for government. Now it is time to focus on Government/Private partnership and should now jointly concentrate on film industry, music, and sports for the sake of image building of our country and to enhance its national identity in line with efforts of the government after waging the war against terrorism constantly for several years.

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Telenor Bank signs agreement with TEZ Financial Services for disbursement of nano-loans

Telenor Microfinance Bank and TEZ Financial Services have entered into an agreement for disbursement of nano-loans to Easypaisa Mobile Account customers. The agreement was signed recently at the Telenor Bank Head Office. Shahid Mustafa, President & CEO – Telenor Microfinance Bank and Nadeem Hussain, Founder & CEO – TEZ Financial Services were the signatories on behalf of their respective companies.

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DP world builds its digital capability through oracle cloud applications

Global trade enabler DP World has embarked on a programme to drive digital transformation across its business operations worldwide using Oracle Cloud Applications (SaaS).

The digital transformation programme supports the company’s strategy to develop complementary sectors in the global supply chain such as industrial parks, free zones and logistics to add value for all its stakeholders and the move supports its vision to become a digitised global trade enabler – employing cloud applications that can increase efficiency, create new services and support diversification.

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Zong Additional Investment of $200 Million to Ensure 100 per cent countrywide 4G Coverage

Pakistan’s largest telecom network Zong pumped in an additional investment of $ 200 million last year to ensure 100 per cent 4G coverage across the country while the cellular giant is eyeing to introduce Digital Revolution in the ongoing 2018.

This was unveiled during recently held Annual Business Conference here in the federal capital.

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Delegation from Sindh Board of Technical Education visits K-Electric training facility

A delegation of Sindh Board of Technical Education (SBTE) visited K-Electric to witness the ongoing training & development activities at the utility’s training academy. KE has established a Distribution Network Academy (DNA) housing state-of-the-art training facilities for continuous skill development of its field teams whereas a formally certified Apprenticeship Programme is also underway at the facility. 

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Etihad airways introduces special fares to Dublin to mark the lifting of visa requirements for UAE nationals

Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, has introduced special fares for its Abu Dhabi – Dublin flights to celebrate the lifting of visa requirements for UAE nationals travelling to Ireland, which comes into effect today. The special fares start from AED 2,885 in Economy Class and AED 15,215 in Business Class (including applicable taxes and surcharges).

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Etihad airways introduces new baggage policy

Etihad Airways has introduced a new baggage policy tailored to varying customer requirements in the international markets it serves.The changes allow for a simpler baggage structure as the allowance for all markets, excluding the US and Canada, is now based on total weight rather than the number of bags checked in. 

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