Hysab Kytab signed a strategic partnership with Winikon

Hysab Kytab – a leading FinTech that offers a suite of financial management solutions- has signed a strategic partnership with Winikon – an IT services company specialized in the banking business to enhance customers’ banking experience. This collaboration will help provide individual-level personalized financial management products and services to banking customers.… Continue

Turing, an international platform, brings value for developer talent with remote job opportunities in top US firms

Tapping into the South Asian talent pool for software engineers and democratizing job opportunities for the region’s developers, Turing, an international platform that connects software developers from around the world with high-quality, full-time remote jobs in the U.S, is launching in Pakistan to support engineers in fast-tracking their careers and landing their dream jobs from the comfort of their homes.… Continue

The Index closed at 41,540.83pts, up by 243.10pts, today

· PSX witnessed a positive session today as PKR continued to extend gains against USD and cut-off yields on 3M & 6M T-bills fell by two basis points and 15 basis points respectively compared to the previous auction. The benchmark KSE-100 index stayed mostly in the green territory as investors opted for value hunting due to clarity in the finance bill amendment approved by the National Assembly.… Continue

Shell Pakistan appoints Burque Corporation as distributor in Quetta for Lubricants.

Shell has been a leading global supplier of finished lubricants for 15 consecutive years. Shell Lubricants business in Pakistan has appointed Burque Corporation to manage its distribution in Quetta to improve customer experience.

Shell Pakistan required a resourceful distribution partner in Quetta with proven commercial capabilities and a strong footprint to ensure wide reach and responsive customer care.… Continue

Stakeholders warned that fuel price hike further aggravate the girls drop out from schools

Expressing grave concern over the 2.2 million out-of-school children, with girls being the majority, experts have stressed on the implementation of the Free and Compulsory Education Act and girls’ right to secondary education in Punjab.

These thoughts were expressed in the consultation session on the Implementation of Free & Compulsory Primary Education Act and Girls’ Right to Secondary Education organized by Awaz CDS and National Commission for Human Rights.… Continue

Nasir Javed meets the Finance Minister – requested to abolish the rental tax rate

Regarding the new tax on real estate and construction, Patron, in Chief Federation Realtors of Pakistan and Association, Nasir Javed, met with Finance Minister Miftah Ismail and discussed the problems of people involved in the real estate sector.

Informing the Finance Minister, Nasir Javed advised the Finance Minister to reduce the tax rate to one percent, reduce the rate and period of gain tax, and abolish the new rental tax.… Continue

National Bank of Pakistan moves toward energy conservation

National Bank of Pakistan (NBP), the largest public sector commercial bank, has taken measures to reduce power and energy consumption across its network in the country. The initiative will support Government of Pakistan’s drive towards energy and fuel conservation.

NBP staff (other than the branches & critical staff) have been advised to observe ‘Work From Home (WFH)’ and operate remotely on Wednesday and Friday (for Head Office staff) and Tuesday and Thursday (for Regional Office staff).… Continue

Nestlé Pakistan conducts waste management training

Nestlé Pakistan, in collaboration with the Tourism Department of the Government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, conducted an extensive two-day training on waste management and sustainable tourism in Swat.

The training is part of TREK’s community engagement initiatives. The training focused on building capacity of the local hospitality industry to promote the sustainability goal of shaping a waste-free future.… Continue

SBP launches farmers’ Financial Literacy & Awareness Promotion

State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) has launched a series of videos in national and regional languages about agriculture financing products and procedures to create awareness among the farming communities across the country, especially in the underserved areas. These videos will be disseminated through social media and digital platforms of SBP and all agriculture lending banks.… Continue

EBM wins RoSPA Silver award

English Biscuit Manufacturers, a leading FMCG company, has recently won the international and prestigious RoSPA Silver Award for maintaining the highest standards of health and safety at its premises.

The RoSPA Silver Health and Safety Award was given to EBM in recognition of its efforts to keep its employees safe.… Continue

The Paymob and NIFT sign agreement to securely enable digital payments in Pakistan

The Paymob, the leading omni-channel financial services platform in the MENAP region, signed an agreement with National Institutional Facilitation Technologies (NIFT) to facilitate digital payments in Pakistan and to secure payment transfers. Under the agreement, Paymob will enable digital payments for their merchants using the NIFT ePay payment platform which supports account, wallet, and card-based payments.… Continue

A session on TRUST in news and information conclude

A consultative session on Trust in News and Information was organized by AGAHI, here in Islamabad today. The session was attended by leading journalists, academics and experts related to information and communications technologies, to share their opinions on how the baseline study can be improved in its scope and approach.… Continue

GIZ Pakistan organized certificate award and showcasing programme

A certificate award ceremony for Master Trainers in Entrepreneurial Skills trained at the Professional Development Center of National University of Science & Technology (NUST) Islamabad under the Clean Power Purchasing Development project. The project is being implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) as part of the DeveloPPP.de… Continue

USA assistance for Afghanistan on June 22 Earthquake

The devastating June 22 earthquake in eastern Afghanistan intensified the ongoing humanitarian crisis the Afghan people have endured for too long. U.S.-funded partners on the ground responded rapidly with medical care, and President Biden directed an assessment of additional needs in the wake of the natural disaster.… Continue

Asif Raza Qadri congratulates newly elected office bearers of the Association of Press Photographers

During their visit to Karachi Press Club, a delegation led by Religious leader Asif Raza Qadri congratulated newly elected officials of the Association of Press Photographers (PAP), won in the annual Election 2022-23.

The newly elected PAP officials would play a key role in eradicating social evils through their best capabilities, urged Asif Raza Qadri and added the struggle of the photojournalist and journalist community for the development and prosperity of Pakistan was commendable:

Congratulating the governing bodies Rashid Ahmed, Masroor Abidi, Ashraf Memon, Rizwan Tabassum and Mohammad Matin Khan, he said that maintaining the annual tradition of elections under democratic continuity is a commendable process.… Continue