Standard Chartered Bank announces Q1 2018 results

Standard Chartered Bank (Pakistan) Limited has announced its Q1 2018 Results. The Bank reported a Profit before tax of PKR 4.2 billion compared to PKR 4.1 billion for the same period last year. Total revenue remained resilient, recording a growth of 1per cent despite reduced margins and re-pricing within the investments portfolio.

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NDU delegation of Pakistan visits Turkey

A 17-member delegation of National Defence University (NDU) of Pakistan, headed by Brig. Muhammad Shamriaz, visited Turkey as part of its Foreign Study Tour from 20-27 April. The delegation included senior officers from Pakistan’s Armed Forces, Civil Service and officers from friendly countries who are attending National Security and War Course.

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Sheikh Imranul Haque visits PSO retail outlet

MD & CEO PSO, Sheikh Imranul Haque, visited the PSO retail outlet in North Nazimabad, Karachi to interact with customers. Senior Company Management was also present on the occasion. Located on the busiest junction of the largest Pakistani city, the outlet flagship PSO site is being operated under the new vision retail outlet programme to serve thousands of daily commuters of the area.

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Standard Chartered promotes Gateway to ‘Belt and Road’ opportunities

Experts from Standard Chartered’s Greater China Region hosted road shows in Sri Lanka, Bangladesh and Pakistan to outline the benefits of and investment opportunities from China’s B&R initiative, together with Renminbi internationalisation. The purpose of these roadshows is to enable our clients to take advantage of the benefits presented by China-led Belt & Road initiative (B&R), which is also bringing more cooperation opportunities for Pakistan and China.The

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Pakistan Economic Survey 2017-18 : Pakistan achieves 13 years highest growth rate of 5.8%

The country’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) recorded 13-year highest growth of 5.8 percent during the outgoing fiscal year (2017-18), indicating success of the government’s growth-oriented initiatives and prudent economic policies introduced for the economic development of the country. “Had we not gone through political crisis, which created uncertainty, we would have exceeded the growth target of 6 percent during the outgoing fiscal year,” said Federal Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Prof Ahsan Iqbal at the launching of Pakistan Economic Survey for the outgoing fiscal year (2017-18) in Islamabad on Thursday.

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PSO signs agreement with PQA to supply their entire fuel requirements

Pakistan’s leading oil marketing company, Pakistan State Oil (PSO), has further strengthened its business relationship with the Port Qasim Authority (PQA) with the signing of a major Fuel Supply Agreement. Under this agreement, PSO will meet PQAs’ entire fuel requirements by supplying Action Plus Diesel (HSD) and Altron Premium (PMG) for a three-year period.

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Jazz and World Bank Digital Youth Summit in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa

The 2018 Digital Youth Summit (DYS), being held in collaboration with Jazz, World Bank and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB), brings together the next generation of digital innovators in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP). The summit aims to attract three key audiences; Tech industry leaders from Pakistan and abroad; the nascent startup community; young people looking to network, learn and be inspired.

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Telenor Pakistan introduces 24/7 self-service booths across Pakistan

Leading the developments in digital ecosystem in the country, Telenor Pakistan has introduced Self-Service Booths across the nation to provide easier, securer, and round-the-clock access to its products and services. These booths give customers the option of availing multiple Telenor and Easypaisa services at their convenience such as buying and replacing Telenor SIMs, buying Easyload top-ups & Easycards, and open new Easypaisa accounts at any time of the day without having to visit the Telenor franchise or retailer.

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NTC signs agreement for cloud-based services

Mr. Miraj Gul, DG (Technical) NTC, Mr. Saeed Sheikh, CEO, EZY Infotech and Daniel Choo, Country Manager, Nascent Markets, Ahsan Rasheed Khan Country Sales Manager Pakistan, Raja Mehdi Hassan Services Sales Manager Nascent Markets, VMware signing agreement to expand the Government of Pakistan’s capabilities in cloud adoption and provide government departments across the country with access to cloud-based services.

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