Endeavor Pakistan, a leading global organization dedicated to fostering entrepreneurship and supporting high-impact startups to scale, successfully hosted the “Chasing Impact” event at Colabs (Lahore Campus) co-sponsored by TPL Maps on Tuesday, 5th September, 2023 in Lahore. The event witnessed a remarkable turnout and brought together prominent venture capitalists, emerging startups, and renowned entrepreneurs nationwide for a day of insightful discussions, networking, and celebration.… Continue
GITEX GLOBAL and Expand North Star will comprise a combined 41 halls spanning 2.7 million sq. ft of exhibition space – a 35 percent increase over the previous year – converging the best minds and most visionary companies to scrutinise, challenge, define, and empower the digital agendas of the world.… Continue
Hikvision has officially inaugurated its first service center in Pakistan, the Return Merchandise Authorization center (RMA Center). Located in Umer Plaza, Rawalpindi, this opening represents a significant advancement in the company’s commitment to offer high-level after-sales support to its expanding customer base.… Continue
Pakistan’s largest telecommunication and integrated ICT services provider, PTCL Group (PTCL and Ufone 4G) has launched a Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) initiative in response to the devastating natural calamities across the North African countries, Morocco and Libya. The initiative aims to connect families in Pakistan with their loved ones in these crisis-stricken countries to help them find strength and solace during these tough times.… Continue
Zong 4G, Pakistan’s leading telecommunications company, welcomed Mr. Huo Junli as the new Chairman & CEO, marking a significant leadership transition. Mr. Huo Junli has officially taken the helm, succeeding Mr. Wang Hua, who has admirably served as CMPak’s CEO and Chairman for over five years.… Continue
Sports, whether it’s football, tennis, or cricket, hold a special place in the hearts of millions, bringing generations together through their shared passion. The appeal of sports goes beyond just being a game; it’s a force that brings people closer. What better way to fully immerse yourself in the world of sports than by turning your living room into an exciting arena?… Continue
In a recent meeting, President Faraz-ur-Rehman of the Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) and Chairman Shah Faisal Town, Gohar Khattak, discussed the pressing issues surrounding unjustified notices and harassment faced by industrialists operating within KATI. The meeting also delved into the new demarcation of the Korangi Industrial Area, aiming to clarify industrial zones.… Continue
Demand for U.S. visas is the highest it has ever been. We are processing more visa applications than ever and working hard to reduce visa appointment wait times.
Today, the U.S. Mission to Pakistan is proud to announce three ways we are working to meet unprecedented demand:
· First, we have expedited thousands of non-immigrant visa appointments.… Continue
Tabani Group, a renowned business conglomerate in Pakistan, has acquired the world’s first and only Sharia-Compliant OPD Company Siha Health and Wellness Private Limited, as a subsidiary. The company has been accredited unanimously by 17 Islamic scholars from Pakistan, Africa, UAE, India, and Bangladesh as a fully Shariah-compliant entity.… Continue
Dawlance is the leading producer of home appliances in Pakistan, which uses environmentally safe refrigerant gas – R 32, in its products, to reduce emissions and avoid the depletion of the Ozone layer – a fragile shield of gas, protecting the Earth from the harmful rays of the sun.… Continue
The Public Trust in Tax survey, which questioned 7,700 members of the public across the globe, shows that accountants have a major role to play in addressing corruption, which negatively impact on attitudes towards tax in economies.
Results show that 53.8% consider corruption a major factor, however most people believe the role of professional accountants contributes to improving tax systems by making them more efficient (59%), more effective (57%), and fairer (55%).… Continue
Pioneering fashion house Nickie Nina is set to introduce a collection and fashion film in tribute to the brand’s creative director, Nickie Nazir (late). The dynamic sister duo of Nickie Nazir and Nina Khan launched their eponymous brand in 1990, and went on to shape and define Pakistani fashion.… Continue
YourNest Pakistan hosted the YourNest Pakistan Launch Event on in Karachi. The event, attended by distinguished guests, marked a significant milestone for YourNest Pakistan as it introduced Australia’s leading property development companies and announced their visionary plans for Pakistan.
The event was hosted by Mr.… Continue
For its continued commitment to environmental sustainability and positive community impact, Indus Motor Company (IMC) took center stage at the 20th Annual Environment Excellence Awards 2023, hosted by the National Forum of Environment & Health (NFEH), bagging the Environment Excellence Award.… Continue
Garaj, Pakistan’s largest local cloud service provider, and Paysys Labs, a trusted name in digital financial services, have joined forces to collaborate on initiatives related to the digitization of payments and financial services.
Under this partnership, Garaj will be equipping Paysys Labs with an enterprise-grade platform and state-of-the-art infrastructure for the latter’s utilization, offering them access to Pakistan’s largest Tier-3 certified data center to support Paysys Labs’ financial services initiatives.… Continue
In recent years, the musical landscape of Pakistan has witnessed a remarkable transformation, with Punjabi music gaining unprecedented popularity on Spotify. The younger generation, in particular, has been drawn to the traditional and modern blend of instruments in Punjabi tracks, resulting in an impressive surge in both the number of releases and listener consumption.… Continue
Chairman ARY Group, Founder & CEO ARY Network, Owner Karachi Kings Mr. Salman Iqbal visited Naya Nazimabad and became a founder member of Naya Nazimabad Gymkhana. He was so impressed with the facilities provided in the Naya Nazimabad Gymkhana that he had taken his first-ever membership in any Gymkhana / Club.… Continue
Mr. Noman Abid Lakhani T.I., Chancellor, ILMA University and Member, Sindh Higher Education Commission (SHEC), hosted a prestigious dinner event in honor of Prof. Dr. Engr. Samreen Hussain, celebrating her recent appointment as member of the Higher Education Commission (HEC) Islamabad, Govt of Pakistan.… Continue
In a pioneering move, JazzCash, Pakistan’s leading fintech player, has announced the integration of the Special Communications Organization (SCO) mobile network onto its platform. This strategic partnership brings exciting new features, including SCOM Prepaid Load, SCOM Bundles and SCOM Postpaid Bill Payments, all seamlessly accessible through JazzCash.… Continue
The Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) is collaborating with District officials to rejuvenate industrial and commercial activities in the face of economic instability. President of KATI, Faraz-ur-Rehman, emphasised the need for concerted efforts to transform the district into an ideal industrial zone during a luncheon in honour of the newly appointed Deputy Commissioner, Syed Jawad Muzaffar.… Continue
The Government of Pakistan has received a petition with thousands of signatures calling for action to protect disability rights ahead of a major UN summit on the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) this month. The petition was handed to Rafiullah Kakar, Member Social Sector, Planning Commission by Munazza Gillani, Country Director Sightsavers.… Continue
In a strategic partnership with Atlas Honda Ltd for Riders, foodpanda hosted a Motorcycle Simulator Demo and Road Safety Session at its Karachi office. This initiative aimed to bolster safety awareness among delivery riders, actively working to reduce accidents during duty, and promote a seamless traffic experience for all road users.… Continue
“Growth is important, but it must be sustainable and inclusive” says Ali Kemal, Chief SDGs, Ministry of Planning Development & Special Initiative. He expressed his views during his speech at the National People’s Assembly that was organized by Awaz Foundation Pakistan, GCAP and Pakistan Development Alliance.… Continue
Pakistan Single Window (PSW) and the Sindh Excise, Taxation & Narcotics Control (ET&NC) Department have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) following the integration of the Sindh ET&NC Department with the PSW. Sindh ET&NC services such as collection of the Sindh Infrastructure Development Cess (SIDC), submission of applications/requests for SIDC exemption/waiver, recording of Bank Guarantees and their release thereof, can now all be availed through the PSW system.… Continue
Gas Utility Court, District East Karachi, convicted Abdullah after payment of Rs. 527,300/- to SSGC as the quantum of loss and fine of Rs. 10,000/-. FIR was lodged in SSGC Police Station for direct commercial use of gas through the service line for running a tandoor.… Continue