JAZZ introduces lever, world class talent acquisition system

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.

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Governor, SBP meets with Presidents / CEOs of Commercial Banks

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.

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Govt plans to set up 46 SEZs along CPEC route

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.

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NBP grows its remittance’s market share

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.

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Online hotel bookings increase during Summer Season

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.

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HMD Global, the home of Nokia phones announces the dual release of both the Nokia 105 and Nokia 130.

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.

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BASF introduces first new class of public health insecticide for malaria prevention in more than 30 years

BASF SE, Germany (“BASF”) has received a recommendation from the World Health Organization (WHO) for Interceptor® G2, a long-lasting insecticide-treated mosquito net (LN) based on chlorfenapyr. Chlorfenapyr is a completely new insecticide class for combating mosquitoes for public health. This is the first WHO recommendation for a product based on a new insecticide class in more than 30 years. 

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IGI Global USA publishes UIT Faculty Member, Dr. Muhammad Wasim’s research work in its latest edition

Upholding its mantle of being Pakistan’s leading science and technology institution, Usman Institute of Technology (UIT) announced in its statement that one of the world’s leading international academic publishers IGI Global of USA has published its faculty member, Dr. Muhammad Wasim’s research work in its latest edition titled “Encyclopaedia of Information Science and Technology – 4th Edition”.

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Karandaaz Pakistan signs grant agreements with 4 ‘FinTech Disrupt Challenge’ winners

One of Pakistan’s top financial technology & inclusion players, Karandaaz Pakistan, has signed grant agreements with four winners of the ‘FinTech Disrupt Challenge’ 2017. Aimed at hunting for extraordinary startup ideas worthy of creating substantial social impact, the second chapter of FDC solicited innovative responses to bottlenecks in Pakistan’s financial services sector.

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Bank Alfalah chairman welcomes new CEO

His Highness Sheikh Nahayan Mabarak Al Nahayan, Chairman of the Board of Directors, Bank Alfalah Limited, visited Pakistan and met with the management and staff of Bank Alfalah. In a simple ceremony at the Bank’s Head Office in Karachi, Sheikh Nahayan bid farewell to the outgoing President & CEO Atif Bajwa, and welcomed his successor, Nauman Ansari to the Bank.

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The Dawood Foundation organizes summer camp 2017to realize dreams of underprivileged students

The Dawood Foundation is conducting a summer camp at Dawood Public School for underprivileged children to inspire them to pursue education and realize their dreams. 115 children are participating in the three-week summer camp from various upbringings guided by experts in art and crafts, computer, yoga, science, music, indoor and outdoor games.

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Samsung’s 2017 QLED TV Line-up launches in Pakistan

Samsung Electronics Pakistan showcased the next innovation in TV during the launch event held in Lahore. The newly launched QLED TV has it all: perfect color, boundless design and it is smarter than ever. The QLED TV picture quality is simply jaw dropping in terms of the utter realism, brilliant color, and immersive experience it provides.

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