The 660MW Unit 2 of the China Power Hub Generation Company (Pvt.) Ltd., 2 x 660 MW coal-fired power plant was successfully synchronized with the national grid of Pakistan on May 28, 2019 as per schedule. The synchronization, an important milestone towards the commercial operations of the Power Plant, comes exactly 5 months to the day when Unit 1 of the Project was synchronized, on December 28, 2018.
TikTok recently announced it has joined hands with the International Cricket Council (ICC). The world’s leading destination for short-form mobile videos, TikTok brings the excitement and exhilaration of the sport of cricket to Pakistanis the world over.
TikTok is fast becoming the preferred app of choice to join in the celebrations of the ICC World Cup 2019 and Pakistanis will be no exception.
Pakistanis’ passion for cricket is matchless and with the 2019 Cricket World Cup starting today, the excitement levels are about to go over the moon. Not wanting to miss out on any action, this cricket craze needs the fuel of a strongdata connection that can withstand the demands of Pakistani cricket enthusiasts for the next six weeks.
Traditional documentary trade requires millions of data elements in paper-based, unstructured documents – often issued by various companies – to be reviewed through a largely manual process. With the implementation of the Trade AI Engine powered by IBM, this time-consuming and high-risk process is now significantly automated:
Conversion of non-digital shipping documents into machine-readable format enabled by Optical Character Recognition (OCR)
Identification and classification of document types from an initial pre-defined database
Continuous Machine learning (ML) based on user re-classification / re-defining of data elements to further improve accuracy
Natural Language Processing (NLP) capabilities to read and capture context from data in the documents
The innovative solution allows the Bank to handle high volumes of diverse back office tasks with greater efficiency and accuracy, thus offering a more seamless trade processing experience for clients.
Pakistan’s leading digital communications organization has partnered with Gemalto, an international digital security firm for the launch of the country’s first ever eSIM (embedded SIM) subscription management platform. The eSIM solution will offer subscribers who own compatible handsets the freedom to integrate multiple SIM card numbers directly into their phones oriOTdevices, using the internet.
Easypaisa, the first and largest mobile financial service provider in the country has entered into an agreement with Haidri Beverages Pvt. Ltd. and Northern Bottling Co. Pvt. Ltd. for disbursement of retailer commissions through Easypaisa’s cashless distribution solutions. Haidri Beverages and Northern Bottling are the largest franchisees of Pepsi Cola International, covering the entire AJK region, KPK, Gilgit-Baltistan, Federal Capital and Northern Punjab.
The Telenor Youth Forum’s 2018-2019 program concluded today at the dtac headquarters in Bangkok, Thailand, where a delegation of 16 young leaders from 8 nations, including Pakistan, pitched their four services to Telenor Group and dtac leadership and experts from Plan International, UNICEF and the Nobel Peace Centre.
Metro Cash & Carry Pakistan has entered into a long term Power Purchase Agreement (PPA) with Shams Power to install and operate solar power plant at their stores all over Pakistan. Under this agreement Shams power will operate approximately 5MW of solar power systems allowing METRO Pakistan to save 2,639 tons of CO2 every year.
With an objective to promote tourism potential of Pakistan in Turkey, a documentary titled “Amazing Pakistan” was launched at an event attended by a large number of guests including Turkish dignitaries, diplomats, tour operators and media representatives on Monday evening.
Welcoming guests at the event, Ambassador of Pakistan Muhammad Syrus Sajjad Qazi said Pakistan is blessed with immense tourism potential.
As per the National Electric Power Regulatory Authority’s (NEPRA) tariff terms and conditions notified in SROs dated May 22, 2019, issued by the Ministry of Energy (Power Division), electricity tariff for K-Electric consumers has been revised upward and will be applicable from the next billing cycle.
Pakistan’s largest and exclusive exhibition of dyes, chemicals & allied industry, 5th Color & Chem Expo 2019 is going to be held on June 15-16 at Lahore International Expo Centre. It will also have a concurrent event Digital Textile Printing Industry Expo.
Serving Hands Organization, Engro Foundation & National Bank of Pakistan in collaboration with Layari Development Authority (LDA), Karachi Union of Journalist (KUJ), Pamco logistic, Khan group of companies and Universal information system organized Ramadan Mega Relief Free Medical Camp at LDA Sales Centre near Journalist Society Hwksbay scheme 42 bl-3A to facilitate the neighboring poor villages of Musharaf colony, Bhootni Goth, Benazir 500 Quarters scheme, Lashkari goth etc.
Engro Fertilizers Limited and Engro Foundation received an international award for their Partnerships and Value Expansion in Seeds Value Chain (PAVE) project at the Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards (AREA) 2019 in Taipei, Taiwan on May 24, 2019.
Co-funded by Engro Fertilizers Limited and the Department of Foreign Aid and Trade (DFAT), Government of Australia, PAVE aims to build capacities of smallholder farmers to become high-skilled seed multipliers and become part of seed supply chain, as well as using certified seed in their regular cropping to earn higher incomes.
English Biscuit Manufacturers (EBM) have remained a pioneer in the branded biscuit industry since its inception. Over the years, they have cemented their position as market leader by continuously raising the bar in both the quality of their products and their marketing strategies.
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 the sale of bleeding state-run enterprises alone can help the government reduce the deficit as per the demand of IMF.
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