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French delegation visits Pakistan to explore business opportunities

French delegation visits Pakistan to explore business opportunities

French companies keen to invest in Pakistan. France eyes business opportunities offered under CPEC A 21-member delegation of French Business Confederation (MEDEF) is currently on a three-day (April 4-6, 2017) visit to explore business, trade and investment opportunities in Pakistan. Mr. Thierry Pflimin, Chairman of France-Pakistan Business Council of MEDEF is heading the delegation. “We have identified the fields of ... Read More »

CPEC Center of Excellence inaugurated in Islamabad

CPEC Center of Excellence

Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal inaugurated CPEC Center of Excellence in Islamabad First official think tank to research on different aspects of China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has been launched in Islamabad. Minister for Planning, Development and Reforms, Ahsan Iqbal inaugurated CPEC Center of Excellence in Islamabad. Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Ahsan Iqbal said the center will serve as guiding ... Read More »

Yayvo Pakistan Day Sale brings big discount on Tech Products

Avail big discounts on Tech Products on Yayvo Pakistan Day Sale

Enjoy the spirit of Pakistan Day by shopping technology gadgets Thinking of buying a new smartphone, laptop or a VR gear? This is probably the best time to do so. To celebrate Pakistan Day, Yayvo.com will launch its Special Tech Sale, offering up to 70% discount on tech products. The sale will last from 23 March to 26 March, 2017. ... Read More »

Uber president Jeff Jones quits company amid turmoil

Uber finally launches in Pakistan

Uber president Jeff Jones quits, citing differences over ‘beliefs and approach to leadership’ Uber’s president Jeff Jones has joined the #deleteuber movement because he’s come to realise the company’s values aren’t compatible with his own. Jeff Jones left the taxi-hailing firm after just six months in the job as per his saying working at Uber was ‘inconsistent’ with his values. ... Read More »

Pakistan Private Investment Initiative invests Rs15.6b in Pakistan’s SME sector

USAID Mission Director Mr. John Groarke, Representative of Pakistan Catalyst Fund Mr. Asad Shafqat and Representative of Abraaj Pakistan Fund Mr. Nayyer Hussein and Mr. Ali Saigol of the Baltoro Growth Fund at the USAID’s Pakistan Private Investment Initiative at a year of progress event.

USAID’s Pakistan Private Investment Initiative is helping local investment firms to support the SME sector to grow and thrive ISLAMABAD – The U.S. government is investing Rs 15.6 billion in Pakistan’s dynamic small and medium-sized business in partnership with three investment funds under the Pakistan Private Investment Initiative (PPII) programme. Pakistan Private Investment Initiative (PPII), a program of the U.S. ... Read More »

Mobilink and Warid become Jazz after merger

Mobilink and Warid become Jazz after merger

Jazz will now represent the merged operations of both Mobilink and Warid Mobilink and Warid have finally merged into one brand called Jazz, Mobilink has officially confirmed. Mobilink said that it has given up its brand name and will now be called as Jazz after its merger with Warid in late 2015. Jazz — which will now represent the merged ... Read More »

Coca-Cola to invest $200m on 2 new plants in Pakistan

Coca-Cola to invest $200m on 2 new plants in Pakistan

Coca-Cola officials want to set up new factories at Faisalabad and Islamabad. Coca-Cola Company has announced a $200 million  investment in Pakistan as the world’s biggest soft drinks maker company seeks to expand its production and distribution capacity in the country. “Coca-Cola is presently contemplating a further $200 million of green field investment, and expand Coca-Cola’s production and distribution capacity ... Read More »

Pakistani Citrus Exporters assisted by USAID to boost sales globally

Pakistani Citrus Exporters assisted by USAID to boost sales globally

Citrus expo to boost sales of Pakistan’s kinnow and help citrus exporters become more competitive globally A Citrus Exposition was held in Islamabad to boost its sales both in Pakistan and abroad to ensure Pakistan’s kinnow exporters become more competitive internationally. The United States Ambassador to Pakistan David Hale and Mr. Sikandar Hayat Khan Bosan, Federal Minister for National Food ... Read More »

Pakistan’s Summit Bank and China’s UnionPay sign accord to boost friendly exchanges

Pakistan's Summit Bank and China's Union sign accord to boost friendly exchanges

UnionPay Card serves as a bridge to boost friendly exchanges between Pakistan and China UnionPay International has announced that it has signed an issuance agreement with Pakistan Summit Bank. Pakistan’s Summit Bank and China’s UnionPay International  have agreed to jointly issue UnionPay cards on a large scale. Now, UnionPay has become the international bankcard brand with the second largest market ... Read More »

First ‘Silk Road’ freight train from China arrives in London

First ‘Silk Road’ freight train from China arrives in London

China-to-Britain train travelled through nine countries and two continents, covered 7,500-mile distance in 18-day long journey. The first direct train from China carrying clothes, suitcases and other goods arrived in London, raising hopes the new route could strengthen trade and other ties between the two countries. The historic train travelled through nine countries and two continents and covered about 7,500-mile ... Read More »

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