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Islamabad Serena Hotel wins 2 awards at 2017 World Travel Awards

Aziz Boolani, Chief Executive Officer - South & Central Asia, Islamabad Serena Hotel at the 2017 World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia ceremony in Shanghai, China.

Islamabad Serena Hotel declared Pakistan’s leading Hotel 2017 at prestigious Travel Awards ceremony Islamabad Serena Hotel has bagged two awards at the 2017 World Travel Awards Asia and Australasia ceremony in Shanghai, China on June 4, 2017. Hosted by the luxury Grand Kempinski Hotel Shanghai, the prestigious event was attended by 250 hospitality leaders from across the regions. World Travel Awards ... Read More »

Pakistan’s first free Mobile wallet SimSim gets approval from State Bank

L to R: CEO of FINJA Qasif Shahid, CEO of FINCA Microfinance Bank Mudassar Aqil, co-founder of FINJA Monis Rahman and other team members.

SimSim is working under the collaboration between FINJA and FINCA Microfinance Bank Limited SimSim Mobile Wallet App has received regulatory approval from the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) on 12th May, 2017. The approval was granted under the Branchless Banking Regulation framework formulated by SBP. SimSim is a mobile-wallet application, a product of FINJA Pvt Limited in association with FINCA ... Read More »

Pakistan launches its first Artificial Intelligence incubator

Artificial-intelligence

VC Information Technology University Pakistan’s first “ADDO AI” incubator in Lahore Pakistan’s first Artificial Intelligence Advisory and Incubator, ADDO AI Pakistan has been launched on Thursday at Information Technology University, Lahore. The first project of Singapore based artificial intelligence incubator’s launch in Lahore, the AI incubator will also connect Pakistan with Singapore’s AI startups. Dubai and Mumbai launching will be made ... Read More »

China enters global jet industry with first home-built passenger jet

China enters global jet industry with first home-built passenger jet

The C919 is designed to accommodate around 158 passengers, aircraft was planned in 2007. China’s state-owned firmed large passenger plane has been completed and took its maiden flight from Shanghai Pudong International Airport. China’s first home-built, narrow-body, twin-engine Comec C919 passenger aircraft successfully took off from Shanghai Pudong International Airport. Chinese government officials and aerospace industry leaders gathered to watch the ... Read More »

Pakistani athletes win 16 medals at Special Olympics World Winter Games

Pakistani athletes win 16 medals at Special Olympics World Winter Games

Pakistani athletes shine at Special Olympics World Winter Games by winning several medals in Austria. Pakistani athletes ended Special Olympics World Winter Games 2017 with the 16 medals in Austria. The closing ceremony of Special Olympics Winter Games 2017 was held in Graz Austria. Over 3,000 Special Olympics athletes from 110 countries participated in the 2017 Winter Games. Pakistan’s 16-member ... Read More »

Pakistan and China vow to boost military cooperation

Pakistan Army chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa meets top leaders in China on his first visit to China

Pakistan Army chief meets top leaders in China on his first visit to China Pakistan and China have vowed to further enhance military cooperation especially in weapons and anti-terrorism sectors, after a meeting between two senior military officers of the two countries in Beijing. General Qamar Javed Bajwa held meetings at Beijing with Mr. Zhang Gaoli Executive Vice Premier, General Fan Changlong ... Read More »

Rafia Baig is the first Pakistani woman to join Bomb Disposal Unit

Meet Rafia Baig, the first Pakistani woman to join bomb squad

Meet Rafia Baig, the first Pakistani woman to join bomb squad A 29-year-old woman from Khyber Pakhtunkhwa has become the first Pakistani female to join the Bomb Disposal Unit (BDU). This news is particularly significant for the people of KPK province, where a woman has entered what is considered a “man’s job” (bomb disposal/firefighting). Rafia’s achievements and passions are guiding beacon ... Read More »

Two Pakistani women awarded French prize for conflict prevention

Ms. Gulalai Ismail cofounder of NGO “Aware Girls” delivers speech after receiving the prestigious Chirac Prize for “Conflict Prevention” in Paris, France on 24th November, 2016

Two Pakistani women, Gulalai Ismail and Saba Ismail, receive Foundation Chirac Prize for “Conflict Prevention” PARIS (France) – Two young Pakistani women were awarded the prestigious Chirac Prize for Conflict Prevention in recognition of their contributions toward development of a culture of peace and non-violence through the action of women and youth in Pakistan in Paris. Ms. Gulalai Ismail and ... Read More »

Art exhibition portrays depth of Pakistan China friendship

Chinese Ambassador to Pakistan Mr. Sun Weidong at joint exhibition by Pakistani and Chinese artists at PNCA in Islamabad on 18 Oct. 2016.

Pakistan and China Art Exhibition of Photographs, Calligraphy, and Paintings celebrate the friendly relations of two countries and 67th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China A group of Pakistani and Chinese explore the deep-rooted Pakistan and China friendship in their mesmerizing artworks at an exhibition titled ‘Collective Vision – China in the eyes of Pakistani Artists’. ... Read More »

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