Thursday, October 28, 2021

Zain Zubair

Digital payments adoption continues its journey on upward trajectory in FY21

The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) released its Annual Payment Systems Review (PSR) for the fiscal year 2020-21 today, which shows strong growth in the space of digital financial transactions in the country. SBP continued its pursuit for the...

PTCL group cements its market standing: increase of 7% revenue

The country’s leading telecom and ICT services provider, Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), posted a significant 7.3%growth in its revenues, owing to a robust commercial strategy that cements its market standing. The company has announced its financial results for the...

Burger King & foodpanda launches Pandakitchens

Burger King has onboarded PandaKitchens, foodpanda’s cloud kitchens, with the aim to expand its reach nationwide. This will allow Burger King lovers to order their favorite burgers hassle-free and get them under 30 minutes, across Pakistan via foodpanda. The partnership expects...

SBP instructs commercial banks to digitize corporate payments

Towards digitization of payments and receipts in the corporate sector, SBP has now made it mandatory for its regulated entities (REs) including banks, microfinance banks, payment system operators, and payment system providers to provide digital means of payments to...

Shaukat Tarin meets KCCI’s delegation, announces 15 days extension in IT Returns

After listening to the problems being faced by taxpayers in filing income tax returns, which were highlighted by a delegation of Karachi Chamber of Commerce & Industry at a meeting held in Islamabad on Thursday, the Federal Minister for...

BankIslami collects ‘Brand of the Year 2021’ Award in Islamic Banking

BankIslami, the country’s leading Islamic finance institution, continues to receive acknowledgments for its momentous performance, the latest being Pakistan’s coveted national accolade, ‘Brand of the Year 2021’. BankIslami was awarded in the Islamic Finance category. The Award was presented to...

MMBL inks MoU with Universal Motors for Financing Commercial Vehicles for its Customers

Pakistan’s largest digital bank, Mobilink Microfinance Bank Limited (MMBL) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Universal Motors (Private) Limited, a prominent importer, exporter, and manufacturer of commercial vehicles in Pakistan. The collaboration will facilitate MMBL Borrowers by...

Emirates ramps up operations, boosts connectivity across its network as travel restrictions continue to ease

With the recent announcements of the UAE easing entry protocols for 12 countries*, and the UK adding the UAE on its ‘amber list’, Emirates is actively responding to the spike in travel demand across its network to make it...

PPL COVID-19 vaccination drive kicks off

Petroleum Limited (PPL) recently kicked-off a COVID-19 vaccination drive for local communities around the company’s field locations at Gambat South, Kandhkot, Mazarani, Dhok Sultan and Adhi in districts Sanghar, Kashmore and Kambar Shahdadkot, Sindh as well as District Attock...

Million Smiles Foundation and Netsol Sign Memorandum of Understanding

Million Smiles Foundation and NETSOL Technologies sign memorandum of understanding, agree to work together in the field of education The school in Naqdar Neelam Valley in Azad Kashmir will be sponsored by NETSOL. Pakistan's leading NGO Million Smiles Foundation and...

About Me

Zain Zubair is a staff writer for World News Observer. He is studying ACCA in Pakistan. Besides Accountancy and writing pieces, he loves cooking and nature photography. Zain has attended various modern journalism workshops. Contact: [email protected]
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