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Michael Foley appointed as new director of ICT & RD Fund

Michael Patrick Foley, CEO Telenor Pakistan, was appointed as new director of National Information and Communication Technologies (ICT) & Research and Development (R&D) Fund on Monday. The board of directors made this unanimous decision in the 36th board meeting held in the chair of Minister for Information Technology, Anusha Rahman. With this new title, […]

By |June 23rd, 2015|News|0 Comments|

Huawei launches P8 in Pakistan

Huawei officially launched its new flagship device Huawei P8 in Pakistan on June 10, 2015 at Royal Palm Golf & Country Club Lahore. Mr Aragon Ming, CEO Huawei Pakistan, Mr. Fraz Khan, Head of Marketing Huawei Pakistan graced the ceremony

Addressing the attendees Mr Aragon Ming, CEO Huawei Pakistan said “I am grateful to have […]

By |June 11th, 2015|News|0 Comments|

A good win for Pakistan

A good win for Pakistan but Zimbabwe took a lot of positives from 1st ODI
CricketComesHome finally in Pakistan after 6 years.  Zimbabwe took the initiative and visited Pakistan. Haier Pakistan organized T20 series and ODI series at Gaddafi Stadium, Lahore.

Pakistan were outclassed with both bat and ball by putting 375 runs on score board […]

By |May 27th, 2015|News|0 Comments|

PITB takes inaugural ceremony of Tayyip Erdogan Hospital global through use of IT

Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) enabled live speech of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan from Turkey in Muzaffargarh, South Punjab and the address of Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif at Muzaffargarh in Turkey.

Chairman PITB Dr Umar Saif said the successful usage of the video linking system is being used by the Chief Minister and […]

By |May 12th, 2015|News|0 Comments|

Pakistan & Turkey have agreed to standby Riyadh in its hour of need: PM‏

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif has said that both Pakistan and Turkey have close relations with Saudi Arabia and both have agreed to standby Riyadh in its hour of need. We have agreed to extend all possible support for the defence of Saudi Arabia’s sovereignty and territorial integrity, he added.

The Prime Minister said this during […]

By |April 3rd, 2015|News|0 Comments|

Sajjad Karim being awarded Pakistan’s highest honour

A British Conservative MEP has been awarded Pakistan’s highest national honour to non-Pakistanis for services that have helped the country.

Mamnoon Hussain, the President of Pakistan awarded Sajjad Karim the Sitara-i-Qaid-i-Azam in Islamabad.

Karim has worked on strengthening links between Pakistan and the EU through his own advocacy and the European Parliament Friends of Pakistan group […]

By |March 24th, 2015|News|0 Comments|

Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif received the Emir of Qatar

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday received the Emir of Qatar Sheikh Tamim Bin Hamad Al-Thani at Benazir Bhutto International Airport in Islamabad.

According to the Prime Minister’s House, Finance Minister Mohammad Ishaq Dar, Defence Minister Khawaja Mohammad Asif, Information Minister Pervaiz Rashid, Commerce Minister Khurram Dastgir and Petroleum Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi — […]

By |March 23rd, 2015|News|0 Comments|

10.3 Million 3G & 4G LTE Users in Pakistan

The adoption of mobile broadband technologies is on the rise in the country as PTA reports that around 10.3 million (a total of 10,342,191) Pakistanis are using next-generation mobile technologies (3G and 4G LTE). The total number of cellular subscribers, on the other hand, has reached 136.6 million users (136,630,891 to be precise).

According to […]

By |March 18th, 2015|News|0 Comments|

Turkish economic zone to be set up in Pakistan: Davutoglu

Turkish Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu Wednesday announced setting up of a ‘Turkey Special Economic Zone’ provided that Islamabad extends the logistic support. “It is good to hear that Turkey and Pakistan are brotherly countries, but it is time to be more rationale and futuristic,” said Davutoglu before leaving for Istanbul.

The Board of Investment recently […]

By |March 17th, 2015|News|0 Comments|

Ministry of IT & Telecom Pakistan bags Excellence Award at Mobile World Congress 2015

Pakistan’s Ministry of Information Technology & Telecommunications has been declared the winner of the revered Spectrum for Mobile Broadband Award, at the Global Mobile Awards 2015. MoIT has been conferred upon this award primarily because of its role in hosting the successful auction of 3G and LTE service licenses in April last year.

Pakistan’s Minister […]

By |March 4th, 2015|News|0 Comments|