The Karandaaz Women Entrepreneurship Challenge

Of the total women population in the country, only 22.4 percent are employed. This is very low compared to middle income economies such as Indonesia (38.2 percent) and Malaysia (38.1 percent) and higher income countries such as United States (45.8 percent) and the United Kingdom (46.5 percent). African countries including Nigeria (45.4 percent) and South […]

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How the housing industry can foster employment generation

Pakistan’s rising housing shortage is alarming. The gap has been widening due to population growth and an emerging trend in rural to urban migration. Together these factors have made the existing housing supply insufficient. But not only that, the current housing supply is also unaffordable. Little to no options for low-income housing exist. The country […]

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7th Sky Entertainment to Rule the 9pm Slot With Dil-E-Gumshuda

 7th Sky Entertainment, spearheaded by Abdullah Kadwani and Asad Qureshi, is ready to rule the 9pm slot once again with “Dil-e-Gumshuda” after the phenomenal success of “Bharosa Pyaar Tera”. Directed by Shaquille Khan and written by Saira Arif, Dil-e-Gumshuda features Hina Altaf, Agha Ali, Amar Khan and Mirza Zain Baig in the lead roles along […]

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Akhuwat , Unilever Pakistan join hands to champion transgender rights

Akhuwat and Unilever Pakistan have come together to champion transgender rights and inclusion in the workforce. Together the organizations aim to provide dignified employment opportunities to members of the transgender community whilst also creating safe work environments that enable them to grow professionally. Akhuwat will serve as a bridge between Unilever and the transgender community […]

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BankIslami partners with Sajjad Foundation to send Pakistani students to NUS Enterprise Summer Programme on Entrepreneurship at National University of Singapore

Sajjad Foundation of USA and Singapore has partnered with BankIslami Pakistan Limited this year to send fourteen students from top universities of Pakistan to NUS Enterprise Summer Programme on Entrepreneurship in Singapore. This two week summer program is taking place from 15th till 27th, July 2019 at National University of Singapore (NUS) in Singapore. It […]

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Instant messaging and Image Reviews: Daraz seeks to empower customers

Daraz, Pakistan’s leading online marketplace, has introduced Instant Messaging and Image Reviews – two new features that serve to empower customers by allowing them to make more informed purchase decisions.   Daraz offers customers an assortment of more than 5 million products, which includes everything from high tech electronic devices to everyday use household items. […]

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Rise of Online Shopping in Pakistan Increasingly Benefitting Logistic Companies

Gradually, not really drastically we have stepped into the digital era in an attempt to follow pace with the outside world and gigantic cloud of competitors offering their products and services online. The online shopping trend has aided various stakeholders supporting subsequent growth in their business models with below breakup pf transactions by online devices: […]

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5 Million and Counting: Assortment at Daraz grows to include international products, digital goods and more

Daraz, Pakistan’s leading online marketplace, is celebrating! Over the last few months, the assortment of products on the platform has grown exponentially. Today, the app boasts a catalogue of more than 5 million products. The extensive range of products available includes everything from high-tech electronics to everyday household items. More than 2 million products on […]

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Outfitters attains ACCA Approved Employer Status

Outfitters Pakistan has become the most recent addition to the ACCA (Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) Approved Employer Programme. By joining this elite group, Outfitters has proven that its learning and development systems meet global best practices, and that it supports and provides for the continuing professional development needs of its staff. This milestone also […]

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