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Senate Committee Appeals to Halt PIA’s Privatization

Senate Committee Appeals to Halt PIA’s Privatization

The national flag carrier’s privatization is yet again under discussion at the Senate. A Senate panel requested the government to suspend the plan to privatize PIA. Last week, Privatization Minister Daniyal Aziz had stressed that the national airline company... Read more
CPEC to transform Pakistan into ‘Asian Tiger’ by 2030

CPEC to transform Pakistan into ‘Asian Tiger’ by 2030

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and China have approved a Long Term Plan (LTP) for the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) eying to develop and expand Pakistan’s economic base, infrastructure, industry, agriculture, trade, information technology and tourism on modern trends to help transform... Read more
HBL Launches Open Payments API in Pakistan

HBL Launches Open Payments API in Pakistan

As an industry first, HBL has launched an open API, allowing its 10 Million bank account holders to instantly purchase movie, bus and event tickets from EasyTickets.pk. HBL customers can now securely pull funds from their bank accounts online... Read more
Standard Chartered & Emirates Airlines Bring New Credit Card for Frequent Flyers

Standard Chartered & Emirates Airlines Bring New Credit Card for Frequent Flyers

Standard Chartered has announced its first international co-branded credit card with Emirates Airlines. This credit card has been especially tailored to offer value to the Pakistan’s growing frequent flyer community. The co-branded credit card was launched in a media... Read more
Pakistani Digital Marketing Agency Achieves Google Certified Premier Partner Status

Pakistani Digital Marketing Agency Achieves Google Certified Premier Partner Status

BizExcel, an Islamabad based digital marketing agency becomes the first Pakistani company to acquire a Google Premier Partner Status. There are currently around 16 Google Certified Partner agencies in Pakistan and only three have yet managed to attain the... Read more
Music Streaming Service Patari Raises $200,000 Seed Investment

Music Streaming Service Patari Raises $200,000 Seed Investment

Patari announced this Friday that it has secured US$ 200,000 of seed stage funding from Sarmayacar, an investor syndicate. Patari, one of the most notable music streaming service in Pakistan, announced the investment details in a signing event in... Read more
Plan9 Is Accepting Applications For Its 9th Incubation Cycle

Plan9 Is Accepting Applications For Its 9th Incubation Cycle

Heads up! For those interested in the Plan9’s ninth cycle of the Launchpad incubation program, there are only a few days left to apply. Applications close on the 20th of December. Plan9 is Pakistan’s largest incubator and helps startups... Read more