Zong 4G celebrates China’s National Day by offering exclusive international roaming

Zong 4G is excited to celebrate cultural diversity and togetherness by introducing China Roaming Prepaid Bundles on China’s National Day on October 1st and the upcoming Mid-Autumn Festival. These bundles bridge geographical distances and embrace the rich tapestry of global traditions and celebrations, reflecting Zong’s commitment to connecting people across borders.… Continue

Research finds citizens concerned about their protein intake but spend less than 20% of food budget on protein-rich diets

The ‘Right To Protein’ initiative of the U.S. Soybean Export Council (USSEC) introduced the ‘Pakistan Protein Perception Study 2023′. The nation-wide survey conducted by YouGov assessed citizens’ knowledge, behaviour, and perceptions about protein foods in Pakistan. The study highlights the practical challenges that pose as a barrier to adequate protein consumption in Pakistan.… Continue

Uniting to triumph over COVID-19: Harnessing the power of clinical trials

In the face of the persistent threat posed by COVID-19, our collective resilience shines brighter than ever, stated Dr. Saboora Waris, Associate Director, at Maroof International Hospital. Today, we come together to underscore three critical facets that demand our unwavering attention and action: the relentless presence of COVID-19, the pivotal role of clinical trials in shaping our defense, and the opportunity for free COVID-19 treatment that empowers us all.… Continue

Md Noman Group hosts dinner in honour of member HEC & Member SHE

Mr. Faraz Lakhani, President of ILMA University and former Special Assistant to the Chief Minister, hosted a prestigious dinner in honour of Ms Mahwish Faraz, Vice Chairperson of ILMA University, and Mr. Noman Abid Lakhani, T.I. Chancellor of ILMA University to congratulate them for their appointment as Member HEC and Member SHEC by the Prime Minister and Chief Minister respectively.… Continue

AAA Associates announces strategic partnership with Valor Hospitality Partners

AAA Associates Announces Strategic Partnership with Valor Hospitality Partners GCC. In a strategic move that underscores its commitment to enhancing the hospitality landscape in Pakistan, AAA Associates has entered into a significant partnership with Valor Hospitality Partners. The collaboration was cemented with signing a Hotel Management Agreement (HMA) for a luxurious 5-Star Hotel and Residences situated in the mixed-use development, AAA Octa 2, Karachi.… Continue

Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) holds AGM, and Faraz-ur-Rehman’s exemplary Service was lauded.

The Korangi Association of Trade and Industry (KATI) recently convened its Annual General Meeting, drawing distinguished members and luminaries from the industrial sector. The event celebrated the exceptional service of President Faraz-ur-Rehman, who was commended for his dedicated leadership and commitment to KATI’s growth.… Continue

Pakistan Oil & Gas sector to see higher earnings

· Oil prices have continued their upward march ever since the advent of the fiscal year, with WTI/Brent currently at US$94.6/97.3 per bbl (up 34%/30% FYTD)

· An overall bearish sentiment to demand and US Fed’s hawkish view of the energy markets could keep demand view in check

· Persistently high oil prices affect emerging market economies through impacts on budget/external balances, inflation, and subsequently monetary policies.… Continue

Your guide on ordering a slice of BMW Luxury in Pakistan

Are you ready to own a piece of BMW’s prestige right at your doorstep within three days? If the idea of experiencing the spirit of BMW through a smartphone intrigues you, you’re in for a treat. In this article, we’ll guide you on how to order the Infinix NOTE 30 VIP, a smartphone that encapsulates the essence of BMW, topping off with 50W wireless charging technology.… Continue

Pakistan is setting a new standard for labour rights in South Asia.

In a ground-breaking development, Pakistan is setting a new standard for labour rights in South Asia through comprehensive legislation to protect and recognise homeworkers. While the implementation phase is yet to be realised, the recent work on the Homebased Workers Act in Sindh province (2018) has been followed by similar enactments in Punjab (2023), Baluchistan (2022), and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (2021).… Continue

Yusuf H. Shirazi Complex at LUMS to herald a new era of research and learning

LUMS hosted the groundbreaking ceremony of its first green building, ‘Yusuf H. Shirazi Complex’, named after the former Chairman of Atlas Group and one of the founding members of LUMS. The Complex will be a hub of research, innovation and intellectual exchange at the University and house high-impact centres collaborating with industry and government to address the grand challenges of South Asia.… Continue

#GhoomoPakistan: TikTok’s initiative to showcase Pakistan tourism amasses 2.3 billion views

TikTok’s #GhoomoPakistan initiative, launched to showcase Pakistan’s hidden treasures, rich culture and stunning landscapes, has concluded with resounding success, amassing a staggering 2.3 billion video views during the two-month long campaign.

The campaign enthralled audiences with exciting content that highlighted travel experiences from all provinces of Pakistan.… Continue

Muhammad Kamran Arbi unopposed elected President of SAI

The Member of Election Commission of SITE Association of Industry (SAI) Zulfiqar Ahmed Chaudhry declared unanimously elected (unopposed) Muhammad Kamran Arbi as President, Muhammad Hanif Ayoob (Tawakkal) as Senior Vice President and Muhammad Farhan Ashrafi as Vice President at the 59th Annual General Meeting (AGM) of SAI chaired by Chief Coordinator and former President SAI Saleem Parekh.… Continue

Mobilink Bank and UN Women join forces to champion women’s financial inclusion.

Mobilink Bank and the United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women, Pakistan (UN Women Pakistan) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to ignite a transformative wave across Pakistan’s socio-economic landscape, with a steadfast commitment to advancing gender empowerment and revolutionising the financial ecosystem.… Continue

Historic profits of PNSC for the year ended 30th June 2023

Pakistan National Shipping Corporation (PNSC) Group achieved record-breaking net profit after tax amounting to Rs. 30 billion during the year 2022-23 as compared to Rs. 5.6 billion during the preceding year.

The Board of Directors of PNSC, on Wednesday, 27th September 2023, announced the financial results for the year ended June 30, 2023.… Continue

Bank Alfalah Islamic reappointed as Joint Financial Advisor (JFA) to Pakistan’s Ministry of Finance.

Bank Alfalah Islamic, the leading Islamic banking institution, is reappointed as a Joint Financial Advisor (JFA) to the Ministry of Finance for 5 years, reinforcing its status as the sole Islamic Banking window among esteemed JFAs, dedicated to provide advisory services for the issuance of Government of Pakistan Ijara Sukuk, Green Sukuk and any Shariah compliant instrument.… Continue

OPPO, Jazz, and NUST 5G Research Lab: A triumphant trio paving the way for innovation in Pakistan

OPPO, a global leader renowned for its cutting-edge technology and innovation, is thrilled to announce a groundbreaking partnership with Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital communications company, and the prestigious National University of Sciences and Technology (NUST) 5G Research Lab. This alliance marks a historic moment in Pakistan’s technological landscape, solidifying OPPO’s commitment to driving innovation and spearheading technological advancements in the country.… Continue

ACCA gathers business leaders in Faisalabad to enhance accountants’ role in boosting Pakistan’s economic development

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) hosted a large-scale corporate conference here in Faisalabad today on the theme ‘Being Bold: Shaping a Sustainable Future in Uncertain Times’ featuring the country’s top business and thought leaders and policymakers.

This ground-breaking event brought together thought leaders, experts, and professionals from diverse sectors to discuss and deliberate on crucial topics surrounding Sustainability, Ethics, Leadership, Future-Ready Talent, and Digital Transformation.… Continue