Hina Rathore opens her fashion brand store in Karachi

  Hina Rathore opened up her first brand store in Karachi. The launch event was held at the store located at Bukhari Commercial in DHA. Models wearing Hina Rathore designs performed a fashion walk at the launch showcasing the amazing designs of Hina Rathore. The event was also attended by people from the blogger and media community. The first collection that was showcased at the event is named ‘Khuld’, which in Arabic means Paradise. Hina Rathore started her brand back in 2012 where she introduced her designs with stylish cuts…

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Faysal Bank Reinforces commitment to Islamic Banking

Pakistan’s premier banking institution, Faysal Bank Limited,reiteratedits plans at IBA City Campus to convert into a full-fledged Islamic banking financial institutionover the next few years.Faysal Bank currently has a branch network of 455 branches with 255 dedicated Islamic branches. 100 new Islamic branches are to be opened this year, the Bank intendsto consolidate itsnetwork around 600 plus. Present at the event were Mr. Yousaf Hussain, President & CEO of Faysal Bank, Dr. Ishrat Hussain Chairman IBA CEIF and Mr. Ahmed Ali Siddiqui, Director IBA CEIF as well as various dignitaries…

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Etisalat sets new record as the first and only Middle East brand portfolio to break $10bn brand value barrier

Etisalat has been declared as ‘The Most Valuable Portfolio Brand’ in Middle East and North Africa (MENA) by Brand Finance, the world’s leading independent brand business valuation and strategy consultancy. The recognition is for the company’s impressive portfolio of brands becoming the first Middle East group to surpass some of the finest MENA brands across the telecom, aviation and FMCG sectors to break the $10 billion barrier in terms of wider portfolio value. Etisalat boasts of a portfolio of brands, i.e. Etisalat UAE, Etisalat Misr, PTCL, Ufone, Mobily, Maroc Telecom…

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Huawei pledges to invest a total of more than 100 billion US dollars into R&D in the next five years

In his first interview since 2015, Ren Zhengfei broke his silence on the series of allegation that have roiled Huawei since the second half of 2018, from restrictions on the company selling 5G products and infrastructure in some Western countries, to the arrest of his daughter Huawei CFO in Canada. Mr. Ren Zhengfei spoke openly to journalists at a press conference organized at Huawei’s headquarters in Shenzhen, China. The press conference focused heavily on the topic of cybersecurity as journalists questioned the Huawei founder onallegations by some Western countries that…

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IGI Life Insurance launches IGI Life Vitality to help Pakistan’s people become healthier

IGI Life Insurance and Vitality Group, a subsidiary of Discovery Limited, on Monday announced the launch of IGI Life Vitality, a first-of-its kind Shared-Value Insurance offering in Pakistan. Vitality Group’s Vitality Shared-Value Insurance model, applied by major insurers globally, incorporates Vitality, a scientifically-validated health promotion program, into insurance. The program provides participants with the knowledge, tools and the motivation to improve their health using a digital app and wearable devices. When linked to insurance, it becomes a powerful mechanism for a differentiated insurance offering. Syed Hyder Ali, CEO of IGI…

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Power Packed Biscuits providing nutrition to children

Continental biscuits (LU), one of Pakistan’s leading biscuit brands has always remained committed to address every mother’s concern in today’s challenging environment, that is, to energize the young minds with its Tiger and MilcoLU biscuits. For a mother, it is of utmost importance that she provides her children with a balanced and nutritious diet which aids to their mental & physical development. The recently revamped and relaunched power packed biscuit, MilcoLU, provides energy equivalent to one glass of milk. This vital energy is essential for growth and development in children,…

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Sooper hai Junoon Live-Concert thrills Karachi to the core

The successful reunion of Pakistan’s most legendary band – Junoon, turned out to be a mesmerizing experience for well over 10,000 Karachi-ites, as a huge crowd thronged the Peek Freans Sooper hai Junoon concert, held on 25th December, 2018, at the vast cricket stadium at the DHA Sports Club (Moin Khan Academy). Immaculately orchestrated to reflect Junoon’s bold and inspiring music, this gig was an exhilarating experience for the Junoon fans, who got a long-awaited glimpse of their favourite Sufi-Rock maestros – Ali Azmat, Salman Ahmed and Brian O’Connel, after…

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VP FPCCI suggests improvement in general awareness, absence of right policies and counterproductive

Vice President of Federation of Pakistan Chambers of Commerce and Industry (FPCCI),Tariq Halim has said that  Lack of general awareness, absence of right policies and counterproductive are the impediments to maritime sector that need to be addressed. He said that Pakistan’s maritime, seaboard and logistic sectors have enormous potential to earn for the country. However, these sectors have not been harnessed and need the Government’s focus, he added. He said that even a single rupee of extra cost at the ports trickles down to our masses, if a rupee is…

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Oceaneering Enters Strategic Agreement to Grow Asset Integrity Capability in Pakistan

Oceaneering International, Inc. (“Oceaneering”) announces that its subsidiary Oceaneering International GmbH entered into a strategic collaboration agreement with F&M Private Ltd (F&M Inspections) to explore opportunities to collaborate on asset integrity projects within Pakistan. The aim is to provide customers with a modernized approach to delivering asset integrity services within Pakistan’s oil and gas and industrial sectors, through a full life-of-field capability that supports both CAPEX and OPEX projects in the region. Bill Boyle, Senior Vice President for Oceaneering’s Asset Integrity Division says, “The collaboration agreement between F&M Inspections and…

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