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Pakistan may be the next big Asian market for tech startups: report
Pakistan may the big Asian market for tech startups according to a report published by Germany’s Deutsche Welle. The report posits that there is growing interest in tech among Pakistan’s young population where the increasing level of local capital being employed in the economy is creating more opportunities for tech entrepreneurs. “Pakistan’s tech ecosystem has been slowly gaining momentum in the last few years,” says Hena Husain, founder of London-based communications startup…
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Saudi Shoura approves investment in Pakistan’s renewable energy sector
The Shoura of Kingdom of Saudi Arabia has approved the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Kingdom and Pakistan for developing renewable energy projects. “Al-Shoura approves a draft MoU between the government of the KSA and the government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan in the field of developing renewable energy projects,” tweeted the Shura Council Saudi Arabia. The cooperation on renewable energy Pakistan and Saudi Arabia was initiated…
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Telenor Velocity’s Game Launcher jet sets the path for game developers in Pakistan
The software industry of Pakistan has incurred immense progress in the past decade; however the gaming industry still awaits exploration 15as it remains largely untapped. Foreseeing the incredible potential of the thriving gaming industry in terms of portfolio diversification, employment and revenue generation, software companies have begun contemplating serious investments in the country. Telenor Pakistan has been an active catalyst in developing the ecosystem of the Pakistani gaming industry. In…
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TIME Magazine names PM Imran Khan among top five leaders for environment
Acknowledging Prime Minister’s efforts for environment, TIME Magazine included the Prime Minister among the top five global leaders that work for the environment. According to details, PM Imran Khan’s Vision on Environment is being released globally as TIME Magazine posted a photo of Imran Khan and other world leaders including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Microsoft founder Bill Gates, Europe’s Central Bank President Christine Lagarde and Amazon’s boss Jeff Bezos on…
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Digital Pakistan Internship Portal launched
First-ever Digital Pakistan Internship Portal launched here in a ceremony held at a local hotel on Wednesday to accelerate the growth of Information Technology sector through creating a bridge between industry and academia for problem solving and automate the hiring of interns by IT companies. The portal was inaugurated by Federal Secretary Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication, Shoaib Ahmad Siddique. The newly developed, state of the art portal would…
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UAE’s $200mn to be used for Pakistan SMEs
Advisor to PM on finance and revenue Abdul Hafeez Shaikh has said that allocation of $200 million announced by Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed will be used to support small and medium-sized enterprises in Pakistan. Abu Dhabi Crown Prince Sheikh Mohamed bin Zayed has announced an allocation of $200 million to support small and medium-sized enterprises in Pakistan, Finance Adviser to PM Abdul Hafeez Shaikh tweeted on…
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‘Otherworldly’ Pakistan place among top adventure travel destination for 2020
The British Backpacker Society has awarded Pakistan third place in the highest potential adventure travel destinations for the 2020s. “Otherworldly natural beauty, unforgettable roadtrips and a culture with hospitality at its core – Pakistan is a travel gem, and is one of the world’s most exciting travel destinations right now,” stated the society on social media. The society highlighted the spectacular colors of nature in Pakistan, which offers various shades…
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‘Pakistan pavilion’ opened in Yiwu to boost imports of Pakistani products to China
A ‘Pakistan pavilion’ was opened in Yiwu, a city located in China’s Zhejiang Province to display products of Pakistani manufacturers and traders aimed at boosting imports from Pakistan particularly after the implementation of China-Pakistan Free Trade Agreement (CPFTA). Pakistan Ambassador to China, Naghmana Alamgir Hashmi formally inaugurated the pavilion. Commercial Counsellor, Embassy of Pakistan, Beijing, Badar uz Zaman and the members of the Pakistani business community were present. Amir Suhail…