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Now you can get iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8 on installments in Pakistan

Now you can get iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8 on installments in Pakistan
Now you can get iPhone 8 Plus and iPhone 8 on installments in Pakistan. Silkbank is set to get you into the world of reality and has taken the charge for offering 0% Markup for up to 9 months alongside the easy installments series for three years. If you are one of those dreaming of getting Apple’s new flagship smartphones but due to tight budget don’t want to pay so much money upfront, here we are to get you with an installment deal. So don’t worry anymore. As with installment programme by Silkbank you can get iPhone 8 Plus and
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AkzoNobel agrees to acquire V. Powdertech business to strengthen leading powder coatings business in South East Asia

AkzoNobel agrees to acquire V. Powdertech business to strengthen leading powder coatings business in South East Asia
AkzoNobel has today agreed to acquire the business of V. Powdertech Co., Ltd., the leading Thai manufacturer of powder coatings, supplying a range of products for domestic appliances, furniture and general industrial applications, and currently employing more than 250 employees. The acquisition of V.Powdertech will bring new technologies and services to complement AkzoNobel’s global technology portfolio and business in market segments such as architectural and automotive coatings. The transaction includes all relevant technologies, patents and trademarks, as well as a manufacturing plant in Samutsakhon, Thailand. In addition, the employees from V.Powdertech will be joining AkzoNobel, bringing with them product and
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Cheetay Tiffin: The New Service Providing Affordable, Healthy Home-Cooked Food

Cheetay Tiffin: The New Service Providing Affordable, Healthy Home-Cooked Food
Cheetay.pk recently ventured into a new business category. Having established a foothold in the technology industry with a tech-savvy and prompt e-commerce platform, they are taking convenience to a whole new level. For the multitude of people who do not have access or the means to eat homemade and healthy food, "The Cheetay Tiffin” is the way to go. Cheetay.pk is merging three aspects which are of paramount importance for people looking for an instant meal: having affordable (Rs. 250 per person), healthy food with prompt delivery. The business model hinges on meticulously shortlisting vendors who focus on quality, taste
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Khushhali Microfinance Bank Limited Increasing Financial Accessibility through ‘Branch on Wheels’

Khushhali Microfinance Bank Limited Increasing Financial Accessibility through ‘Branch on Wheels’
Khushhali Microfinance Bank (KMBL) has launched a new initiative called “Branch on Wheels” which is a fully equipped vehicle designed to deliver banking services. This initiative will cater to communities spread over remote areas with no or limited access to banking services. The pilot phase is being run under Value Chain Financing in collaboration with Market Development Facility (MDF) and Shakarganj Food Products Limited, and will offer Livestock loans and general banking facilities to farmers selling milk to Shakarganj industries. This is an extension to KMBL’s efforts towards increasing financial inclusion of marginalized communities. The pilot venture has been launched
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Jubilee Life collaborates with Prince’s Trust International and SEED Ventures for “Enterprise Challenge Pakistan”

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Jubilee Life, Pakistan’sleading life insurance provider, has partnered with SEED Ventures for the 2nd Enterprise Challenge Pakistan, a Prince’s Trust International programme.This was announced at the project signing ceremony held recently at the Head Office of Jubilee Life.The signing ceremony took place between Mr. Javed Ahmed, MD & CEO, Jubilee Life and Mr. Faraz Khan, CEO & Co-Founder, SEED Ventures,in the presence of Mr. Jonathan Townsend, CEO, Prince’s Trust International. Enterprise Challenge Pakistan (ECP) is a pan-Pakistan, inter-school competition that encourages young people to explore entrepreneurship as a career path. It is offered to secondary school students within the age
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NDC organizes Bank of the Future Forum in Karachi.

NDC organizes “Bank of the Future Forum” in Karachi.
A select group of Global Financial Services Technology (FinTech) companies presented and demonstrated their products and services to dozens of top banking and technology executives today at NDC Temenos annual “Bank of the Future” 2017 Forum in Karachi; Pakistan. Launched by NDC and Temenos seven years ago, the Bank of the Future Forum has continued to add value for the leading financial institutions of Pakistan in all banking segments. This year 150+ senior banking delegates representing 21 banks attended the forum. Ammara Masood CEO and President of NDC welcomed its delegates  talking about the joint successes of Temenos and NDC in the Pakistan market  and showing the
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LUMS LAW STUDENT SANA NAEEM WINS THE RHODES SCHOLARSHIP 2018

LUMS LAW STUDENT SANA NAEEM WINS THE RHODES SCHOLARSHIP 2018
LUMS Shaikh Ahmad Hassan School of Law (SAHSOL) student, Sana Naeem, Class of 2018 has been awarded the prestigious Rhodes Scholarship. Only one Pakistani student is selected by the Rhodes Trust for the scholarship each year, which enables the recipient to study the subject of their choice at Oxford University. Sana competed for the scholarship against the brightest students from across Pakistan, and after an interview of select finalists in Islamabad, was announced as the Rhodes Scholar-Elect for 2018. The result was announced by Mr. Babar Sattar, the National Secretary for the Pakistan Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee on November 4,
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LUMS Hosts Startup Weekend Lahore 2017

LUMS Hosts Startup Weekend Lahore 2017
LUMS the internationally renowned event, the Startup Weekend, which enables potential and aspiring entrepreneurs to work in an interactive environment to make their ideas a reality, was held at the Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) from November 10 to 12, 2017. The event witnessed a rigorous 54 hour marathon of intensive team working, networking and socialising, providing a platform to transform startup ideas into applicable businesses. The Startup Weekend not only assists the participants in practically carrying out their ideas but also helps them reach global markets. Day one was all about getting to know each other with fun
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Karandaaz launches first-of-its-kind Study on Warehouse Receipt Financing

Karandaaz launches first-of-its-kind Study on Warehouse Receipt Financing
Karandaaz Pakistan,a Section 42 company working to promote access to finance for small businesses and financial inclusion in the country has launched a study on Warehouse Receipt (WHR)financing in Pakistan. WHR financing is a form of institutional credit that is extended by banks to farmers and traders against physical commodities stored in licensed warehouses. The study assesses the current status of uptake of WHR financing in Pakistan through in-depth interviews with current and potential users, suppliers and regulators of the scheme including the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), provincial food departments in Sindh and Punjab, Securities and Exchange Commission of
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SIKA LAUNCHES PAKISTAN’S FIRST EVER LEED CERTIFIED CONSTRUCTION CHEMICAL PLANT

SIKA LAUNCHES PAKISTAN’S FIRST EVER LEED CERTIFIED CONSTRUCTION CHEMICAL PLANT
Sika, a swiss construction chemical manufacturing company, expanded the footprints by inaugurating its manufacturing plant in Sundar Industrial Area Lahore. The announcement was made in a press conference held at the Avari Hotel on 3rd November, 2017. The fully automated manufacturing facility is Pakistan’s first ever LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design)certified construction chemical plant. LEED is an International rating systemfor buildings which evaluates environmental performance and award points across several areas that address sustainability. The factory will produce mortars and liquid products of construction chemicals locally. Local production will bring quality products more close to their customers and
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