Industry

Jack Ma of Alibaba Group Could Visit Pakistan Very Soon

While the key officials of Alibaba Group have already been to Pakistan a few weeks ago, Jack Ma the Founder and Chairman of Alibaba could also visit during this year. He indicated his desire to visit Pakistan during a meeting with Anusha Rahman, Minister of State for IT&T on the sidelines of the E-Commerce Week. […]

Uber Arrives Officially in Islamabad and Rawalpindi

We’ve reported earlier that Uber is all set to launch its ride-hailing services in the twin cities of Islamabad and Rawalpindi. Today the company has announced officially to kick start Uber services in both of these cities. Free Rides for Isloo / Pindi Boys: Customers in Islamabad and Rawalpindi would be able to get 5 […]

Telenor’s Easypaisa Service Now Works at Utility Stores Nationwide

Telenor Microfinance Bank has partnered with Utility Stores Corporation (USC) to make its mobile money service, Easypaisa, available at Utility Stores nationwide. The agreement was signed in Islamabad between Ali Riaz Chaudhry – President & CEO Telenor Microfinance Bank, and Waseem Mukhtar Chaudhary – Managing Director Utility Stores Corporation, in the presence of respective management teams. […]

Uber to Launch in Islamabad and Rawalpindi by the End of This Month

After test trials, Uber is finally ready to expand the ride-hailing services in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad. Media reports suggest that Uber could launch in the twin cities by the end of this month. In the meetup with bloggers recently Safi Shah, Uber’s General Manager for Pakistan revealed company plans for expansion. […]

Mashreq Bank Announces Exclusive Launch of Quick Remit Service to Pakistan

People living in United Arab Emirates can now send remittances back home to Pakistan instantly and free of charge through Mashreq Bank. Dubai’s Mashreq Bank has recently announced the exclusive launch of Quick Remit service to Pakistan. Through this service customers can now instantly transfer Pakistani rupees free of charge either via MashreqOnline or Snapp. The new […]

Careem Gets Wasim as its Brand Ambassador, Insists on Calling him the CEO

Careem Pakistan created a hype in media yesterday by first leaking out details about appointing legendary cricketer Wasim Akram as its new Chief Executive Officer and then officially announced him to be the honorary CEO for one day. Before the official announcement, people who got the news were quite skeptical as Wasim Akram has no […]

Facebook Appoints Badar Khushnood as Growth Manager Pakistan

Facebook has recently appointed Badar Khusnood as the Product Growth Manager for Pakistan market. Badar is kind of a celebrity among people working in IT industry of Pakistan. He gained his fame during his time with Google, where he served as Country Consultant Pakistan for around 8 years. Just last year he joined Twitter, as […]

Uber Reduces Rates for Go in Pakistan, Launches UberX for Bigger Cars

Uber has announced to reduce uberGO prices by 20% on average in Lahore and Karachi. Starting today, minimum fares would be Rs. 120 and the base fare will be Rs. 80 only. People who have just signed up for Uber can use the promo code GOLAHORE or GOKARACHI for first free trip up to Rs. […]

ECP Bans Social Media Access in All Offices Across Pakistan

In a latest development, the Election Commission of Pakistan (ECP), a constitutionally established federal body has banned the use of social media in all of its offices across Pakistan. A notification in this regard, orders to block social media websites including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, YouTube and others in ECP’s national secretariat in Islamabad and also in its […]

JazzCash To Serve Low-income Women with the Help of Women’s World Banking

JazzCash and global nonprofit Women’s World Banking today announce a partnership to promote women’s financial inclusion across Pakistan. With funding from the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the partners will work to increase low-income women’s adoption and use of digital financial services, particularly the JazzCash mobile account. Commenting on this partnership, Aniqa Afzal Sandhu, Chief […]