The Beaconhouse Group, Pakistan’s leading & largest private education system recently launched its newest venture, The Beaconhouse International Colleges (BIC) , with a groundbreaking ceremony of its flagship campus in Islamabad. Beaconhouse International Colleges aim to provide the world’s best transnational higher qualifications to its students in an environment conducive to developing the skills and attributes necessary to actualize their aspirations and to become responsible global citizens. The Colleges would offer BTEC Level 3, Higher National Diplomas as well as international undergraduate degrees from the world’s leading institutions. Speaking at the... Read More.
When the Prime Minister of Malaysia, Yang Amat Berhormat Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad visited Pakistan for the country’s Resolution Day Celebrations in March this year, he gifted the Prime Minister of Pakistan, His Excellency Mr Imran Khan, a unit of the Proton X70 during a ceremonial plaque signing ceremony. Today, Malaysian car manufacturer PROTON delivered a Proton X70 to the government of Pakistan. Representing Malaysia at the handover ceremony were His Excellency Mr Ikram Mohammad Ibrahim, Malaysian High Commissioner to Pakistan, as well as En. Khalid Yusof, Director of... Read More.
To instill ownership amongst Pakistanis to keep themselves and their surroundings clean, ‘HogaSaaf Pakistan’ (“HSP”), powered by Dettol, has launched a new Safai Anthem. The anthem envisions a Saaf Pakistanfeaturing all the HSP ‘Safai Champions’ which include Fahad Mustafa and Shaniera Akram as the prime champions, along with Waseem Badami and Iqrar ul Hasan. The anthem has been sung by AsimAzhar and AimaBaig with Shuja Haider’s composition. “Music is an impactful way to mobilize the masses”, stated Humayun Farooq, Marketing Director Health of Reckitt Benckiser Pakistan Limited – the... Read More.
Leading a new era of communication with yet another industry-first, Pakistan’s leading telecom services provider, Telenor Pakistan, has enabled FTTT (Fiber to the Tower) on its network. The initiative is aimed at enhancing customer experience and strengthening Telenor’s network to achieve optimum readiness for emerging technologies. As the hunger for data grows at an unprecedented pace both in terms of speed and volume, Telenor Pakistan continues to deliver on its commitment to innovate and provide an unmatched customer experience. The FTTT (Fiber to the Tower)technology truly enables Telenor Pakistan... Read More.
Pakistan’s leading telecommunication Network, Zong 4G upholds the commitment to uplift the educational sector by hosting a delegation of students from The Millennium Universal College (TMUC) at Zong Headquarters, Islamabad. As part of this visit, Zong 4G provided an opportunity to the country’s future generation, to acquire first-hand knowledge from the leaders of digital innovation. Under the realm of its ‘A New Hope’ Corporate Social Responsibility and Employee Volunteer Program, 20 students of TMUC along with faculty members visited the Zong 4G Headquarters for an immersive experience. The... Read More.
Jazz and Pakistan International Airlines (PIA) have signed a MoU to facilitate the employees and passengers of Pakistan’s national carrier. The partnership is another stepping stone towards the extension of Jazz’s digital services to an important segment of the economy. Under this partnership, Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital communications company,is seeking to provide the services of an e-ticketing solution for seamless travel, a salary disbursement solution for contractual/daily wage employees,a pension disbursement solution for pensioners and Jazz Cash Wallets for employees and pensioners. The purpose is to provide ease... Read More.
Building up on the popularity of its predecessor, the HUAWEI Y9s sold PKR 10 million worth of smartphones within two hours since going on sale. Huawei fans came through once again with their love and loyalty for the brand by visiting the outlets in droves all over Pakistan. The Y series in particular remains one of the most popular phone series in the Pakistani market due to its compelling features in its price segment. It brings flagship innovations in an affordable price range, giving more and more people a chance... Read More.
Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), in its endeavor to support the Clean Green Pakistan Movement, has initiated a comprehensive project to install latest solar power systems to conserve energy and support environmental preservation at its Headquarter, regional offices and exchanges across Pakistan. Under this initiative, more than 700 PTCL facilities have been converted so far on solar solution across Pakistan. As part of expanding solar footprint to big installations, a 180KW solar system is deployed at PTCL HQs. Saad Muzaffar Waraich, Chief Technology & Information Officer, PTCL, said,... Read More.
OPPO launched the new Reno2 F Shahryar Munawar Special Edition in Pakistan. The Pakistani famous super star Shahryar Munawar launched his special edition Reno2 F among his media friends and fans. He also showcased the DVC for Reno2 F Nebula green. The Reno2 F Shahryar Munawar Special Edition model is one of the latest iteration of OPPO’s popular Reno series that will redraw the boundaries of users’ creativity, coming packed with photography-enhancing features. The quad-camera setup, ultra-clear night shots even under nearly-no-light condition on Ultra Dark Mode. Reno2 F... Read More.
Microsoft in collaboration with the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Elementary (KPK) and Secondary Education Department hosted a seminar in Education dubbed ‘Microsoft Edu Day’. The seminar brought together delegates from across the region to showcase the latest technology designed specifically for the education sector to promote immersive, inclusive and 21st century learning. The event was graced by Advisor to Chief Minister on Elementary and Secondary Education, Mr. Zia Ullah Khan Bangash; Provincial Minister for Information Technology, Mr. Kamran Khan Bangash and Microsoft Country Education Lead, Mr. Jibran Jamshad in addition to relevant... Read More.
Microsoft Pakistan and Higher Education Commission and announced the launch of Microsoft Imagine Cup during an event hosted at Higher Education Commission Pakistan.Imagine Cup is an annual global technology competition hosted by Microsoft Corp., bringing together the young technologists to play their part in resolving some of the world’s toughest challenges. Not only a competition, Imagine Cup which was started in 2003 serves as a platform for teams to present their solutions to the world and is the ideal opportunity for the youthful innovators, from around the world, to... Read More.
The Asian Federation of Advertising Associations (AFAA) has bestowed its prestigious ‘Leadership Award’ to the founder and Chairman of English Biscuit Manufacturers (EBM) – Mr. Khawar Masood Butt, during its conference in Lahore. This accolade was presented in recognition of his tremendous contributions to the marketing and advertising industry of Pakistan as well as his vision and good governance resulting in EBM’s successful growth over the years. The CEO & MD of EBM – Dr.Zeelaf Munir received this award on behalf of Mr. Khawar Butt. Khawar Masood Butt has continued... Read More.
The provincial government Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) launched a mobile application ‘Mera Bacha Alert’.This application will help address the issues of child abuse.The application will generate an alert and a short text message (SMS) which will be sent to the district police officer (DPO), the regional police officer (RPO), the inspector general of K-P Police (IGP) and the Chief Secretary. The application, PMRU officials said, provide parents with the ability to file a missing person report with the police instantly if their child has gone missing. They will be able to add... Read More.
Uber Pitch 2019, a nationwide competition to enable budding entrepreneurs, has come to a close for the year with the announcement of MimAR as the national winner. The winning startup MimAR was chosen from a large pool of contestants across Pakistan. Five startups came out on top for the in-car finale to pitch their ideas to industry leaders Saad Naveed Pall, GM Uber, Yusuf Hussain, CEO Ignite and Misbah Naqvi, Managing Partner i2i Ventures. The panel of judges met each startup in-car and rated them on their journey. ... Read More.
United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF) and United Nations Development Fund (UNDP) has partnered with the School of Leadership Foundation and launched the Generation Unlimited Youth Challenge 2.0 in Pakistan along with 40 other countries. The challenge calls on young innovators across the country to design solutions to improve education, employment and civic engagement. This year’s theme is “Opening Doors, Knowledge and skills for Empowered Youth”. The need to empower youth for a better tomorrow is connected both to the life skills and future forward skills that will help young people to... Read More.
Jazz, Pakistan’s leading digital communications company, has set up a state-of-the-art usability testing lab called ‘Jazz xlr8 Xperience Hub’ (Xperience Hub) at the National Incubation Center (NIC). The first of its kind facility is a testament to the fact that Jazz always has its 60 million+ customers as its focus. The lab allows for in-depth usability studies and marketing communications testing to enhance the customer experience of products & services. “As digital leaders, we do more than just run a viable business. This lab is proof of Jazz’s customer-first... Read More.
Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has launched its new initiative called ‘PTCL Safeer’ (Ambassadors), which is based on the concept of a Campus Ambassador Program and is an integral part of PTCL’s transformational journey. The objective of the program is to bridge the gap between the Corporate Sector and Academia across Pakistan. PTCL HR team, in collaboration with the placement offices of various universities, have selected ‘Safeers’ through a fair and transparent process from a pool of students provided by the universities. The selected students went through an orientation... Read More.
In a bid to contribute towards the Prime Minister’s Clean Green Pakistan Movement, WaterAid in collaboration with District Government Muzaffargarh and development partners celebrated the Open Defecation Free District Muzaffargarh. The ceremony was held on Wednesday, November 27, 2019 at District Council Hall, Muzaffargarh. The Minister of State for Climate Change Ms. Zartaj Gul graced the occasion as Chief Guest, with CEO Wateraid UK Mr. Tim Wainwright as Guest of Honour, CD WaterAid Pakistan Mr. Siddiq Ahmad, DC Muzaffargarh Mr. Ali Shahzad, Deputy Secretary Local Government Punjab Mr. Najeeb... Read More.
The latest entrant of Huawei’s phenomenally successful Y Series, the HUAWEI Y9s was launched at a media gathering. Following the trend of delivering feature packed devices with stylish designs, the HUAWEI Y9s joins the series as yet another smartphone in the mid range segment that promises a breathtaking display and spectacular camera nestled in a powerful smartphone. The HUAWEI Y9s delivers a truly immersive experience thanks to its power packed features like a 6.59-Inch FHD+ Ultra Full View Display, a true 48MP Triple AI Camera and 16MP pop-up AI... Read More.
Samsung Electronics Pakistan and LUMS have joined hands to support and empower social start-ups contributing towards achievement of the United Nations Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Through this collaboration, Samsung and LUMS aim to accelerate start-ups delivering on their full entrepreneurial potential and create a positive impact. The official MoU signing ceremony for the collaboration took place at the National Incubation Centre Lahore (NICL). The MoU was signed by Mr. Roy Chang, Managing Director Samsung Electronics Pakistan, and Dr. Arshad Ahmad, Vice Chancellor LUMS. Speaking on the occasion, Mr.... Read More.