Pak Prof wins Award of Excellence in IndiaLAHORE (PR): Dr Mohammad Rafiq Khan , Professor of Environmental Sciences, Lahore School of Economics won “Award of Excellence in Research” in Science and Technology Awards 2014 , organised by India’s largest Research and Branding Company Education Expo TV. Twenty one individuals from all over the world were declared winners whereas four awards were preserved for excellence research purposes. The winners of best research award included two Indians, one Malaysian and one Pakistani Dr. Mohammad Rafiq Khan, Professor of Environmental Sciences Lahore School of Economics. Rector UMT Dr. Hassan Sohaib Murad and Director General Abid H K Shirwani congratulated Dr. Mohammad Rafiq for his extra-ordinary performance and achieving research award from India.
Coca-Cola donation for IDPs LAHORE (PR): Coca-Cola Pakistan announced its programme to provide relief to Internally Displaced People of North Waziristan. Coca-Cola has pledged Rs 10 million towards this humanitarian crisis, providing assistance to those affected by the military operation. By certain estimates, more than half a million people have been displaced and the number continues to grow. Coca-Cola will partner with Jahandad Society for Community Development providing life-saving assistance to thousands affected by the operation. Provisions include emergency shelter, water and staple food items that will offer immediate relief and protection to those forced from their land.
Synchronize Media launches Consumer Connections System KARACHI (PR): Synchronize Media, in collaboration with its global partners Dentsu Aegis Network, is launching CCS (Consumer Connections System) in Pakistan. CCS is a proprietary tool, which evaluates media consumption through in-depth sources of media, marketing and consumer targeting data in the world.CCS provides insights into how consumers choose and use media in a rapidly changing world. Nielsen, a leading global provider of information and insights, has been appointed by Synchronize Media to conduct the field work for CCS in Pakistan.
ICAP completes 53 yearsLAHORE (PR): The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has successfully completed 53 years of its existence and is jubilant to enter the 54th year of its life. CAs from Pakistan hold influential positions, locally and globally, as business leaders, decision makers and trusted advisers who have enabled businesses, institutions and communities to achieve their goals. Our professionals, proud Pakistanis, have set – the standard of excellence the world follows. In its endeavor to keep abreast with global changes, the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Pakistan (ICAP) has adopted a new corporate slogan “CA PAKISTAN” to rejuvenate its identity.“CA-PAKISTAN”, is a new representation and reflection of the Institute’s core values, built on 53-years legacy, paying homage to our nation and safeguarding institutional interests.In a complex global economy, talented, ethical and committed professionals have never been more highly valued.Combining unrivalled knowledge, skill and commitment, Chartered Accountants enable businesses, organizations, individuals and communities to achieve their financial and strategic goals – with rigour, integrity and vision.
Huawei joins 5G Association LAHORE (PR): Huawei has announced that it has been elected to join the board of the 5G Infrastructure Association in Europe at the General Assembly held in Bologna on June 26th. Huawei will be represented on the Board by Dr. David Soldani of Huawei European Research Centre.The 5G Infrastructure Association represents the private party of the 5G Public and Private Partnership (5G-PPP),a €1.4 billion joint initiative. between the European ICT industry and the European Commission, aiming at materializing the next generation of communication networks that will deliver ubiquitous super-fast connectivity for Europe and globally.
E-Commerce revolution KARACHI (PR): Carmudi.pk is heading towards becoming the fastest growing venture not just in Paskitan, but also in the emerging world, having crossed 30,000 vehicle listings in a short time span of just six months. The online marketplace has made its way into five different cities and is estimated to reach about 30 million users in Pakistan.With a growth of over 200 per cent every month, it is evident that Carmudi.pk is soon going to be the No.1 car marketplace in Pakistan. This development is a result of a high demand for an easy-to-use platform that allows users to find their dream car in just a few clicks. Moreover, the increase in the popularity of the Carmudi platform can be attributed to the growing importance of e-commerce that is estimated to be worth PKR 4.5 billion a year in Pakistan.
Damas Jewellers signs MoU Lahore (PR): A leading jewellery and watch retailer, has signed an MoU with Pink Ribbon Pakistan for a month Ramazan campaign to assist on Breast Cancer Awareness and announced its intention to contribute in the construction of state-of-the-art Pink Ribbon facility in Lahore. The MoU was signed by Mr. Zahid Chaudhry, Director Damas Jewllers and Mr. Omar Aftab, National Coordinator, Pink Ribbon Pakistan.
Positive outlook to SBL KARACHI (PR): JCR-VIS has maintained the entity ratings of Sindh Bank Limited (SBL) at ‘AA-/A-1+’ (AA Minus/A One Plus). Outlook on the assigned ratings has been revised from Stable to Positive. Ratings take into account the profile of sponsor, with entire shareholding vested with the Government of Sindh (GoS). The bank features a high level of Capital Adequacy Ratio; given the bank’s growth plans, capitalization is expected to remain strong over the foreseeable horizon, assuming no material deterioration in asset quality.
Warid brings bundles of joyLAHORE (PR): This Ramazan Warid Telecom brings its customers closer to their loved ones with a vast variety of Ramazan offers and services. All throughout this holy month, Warid customers can enjoy Unlimited Calls, SMS and browse the Internet or use Facebook, Whats app and download latest videos at the most affordable rates.Warid Telecom recognizing the spiritual theme of Ramadan is also providing Islamic value-added services like Ramadan SMS Alerts, Quran Search, 786 IVR, Islamic Caller Tunes and much more.
Waste Busters in QuettaLAHORE (PR): Lahore-based waste management company, Waste Busters, to remove an estimated 30,000 metric ton of garbage of Quetta city. The waste is accumulated in various open areas around the city. Waste Busters is the pioneer waste management Pakistani company that has ISO 9001 certification and has plans to expand its network to 500 union councils of the country. Quetta Municipal Corporation under the supervision of the Chief Minister’s office signed contract to the said company upon their satisfactory arrangements.