FBR on Wednesday sealed Jazz head office due to non-payment of income tax amounting to Rs25.3 billion. Pakistan Mobile Communication Limited is an existing taxpayer falling in the jurisdiction of this office [LTU Islamabad]. An income tax amount of Rs25,393,653,480 was outstanding against the said company, which has been refraining from clearing its liabilities deliberately, dishonestly and without any lawful excuse, thus causing huge loss to the national exchequer,” the documents read. “Therefore, on the basis of facts stated inter alia, I, Ahmad Shakeel Babar, Deputy Commissioner Inland Revenue, in... Read More.
A high level delegation of technology giant Huawei led by Mr. Hou Tao, Global Senior Vice President Huawei Technology called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Islamabad today. Minister for IT Amin ul Haque, Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razaq Dawood, Chairman Board of Investment Mr. Atif R. Bukhari, Chairman PTA Maj. Gen. (R) Aamir Azeem Bajwa and senior officers were also present. Huawei delegation comprised of CEO Huawei Pakistan Mr. Qiang Meng, Dy. CEO Mr. Ahmed Bilal Masud, Managing Director Mr. Weijie Gao, Director Public Affairs Mr. Han Wu.... Read More.
The consumer technology threshold stands revolutionized today. While Huawei is leading the charge from the front, it has once again extended its 1 + 8 + N product strategy in Pakistan. This time, by introducing a tablet that packs power, performance, a Full View display and long-lasting battery life – all in a compact offering. Usually brands are racing to produce tablets at cheaper and cheaper prices, often compromising on the performance. With the newly launched HUAWEI MatePad T 8 however, Huawei has crafted an affordable tablet which does not... Read More.
As the world looks to establish a “new normal” amidst the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, information and communication technologies (ICT) are coming to the fore in Pakistan as critical tools in protecting public health and in realizing socio-economic stability. Understanding this digital shift is important to both businesses and government authorities as they seek new ways to confront the challenges posed by the pandemic. Mark Meng, CEO of Huawei Pakistan shared his thoughts“We have worked with our customers and partners effortlessly over the last few months to make sure of... Read More.
Sportsfever360 one of the leading sports management organizations of Pakistan has inked an agreement with internationally acclaimed Sports & Technology firm, Stats Perform. Stats Perform harnesses the true power of sports data by leveraging advancements in artificial intelligence to generate the industry’s richest insights. Through the partnership, Sportsfever360 will start a new Wave of Cricket Data & insights which will enhance sports technology & its experience in Pakistan, also build onto the evolving sports infrastructure of the country. The partnership will allow Sportsfever360 to represent OPTA solutions and products... Read More.
Over 1500 founders, thought leaders and ecosystem enablers came together for the Startup Grind Pakistan Conference, the first-of-its-kind gathering in Pakistan based around stimulating conversations about technology and its role in innovation for Pakistan. Globally successful Pakistani entrepreneurs, innovators and technologists participated in the conference to tell their stories, inspire young entrepreneurs and share how Pakistan as a country can emulate their achievements. The current size of the IT industry of Pakistan is an estimated $2.6 billion, with its contribution to the GDP being 1.4%. Pakistan has the talent and... Read More.