Ufone ‘Honesty’ initiative
ISLAMABAD (PR): Ufone, one of Pakistan’s leading telecommunication companies, has further strengthened its position as a transparent and honest operator through “Hisaab SMS” service. A common complaint by customers in the telecommunication sector is that they are subjected to various ‘hidden charges’ for different services. They also complain about the numerous taxes and additional costs they have to pay without knowing what they have been charged for. Considering the customers’ concerns, Ufone has launched a new product feature free of cost that will send a daily charging summary of all the charges deducted from the customer’s balance (on previous day) to all Ufone users.Users will receive a daily SMS titled ‘Hisaab SMS’, which will provide a summary of all charges related to calls, SMS and Value Added Services (VAS) on the previous day. Customers will be informed about every rupee which is charged to them through “Hisaab SMS”. “We firmly believe that our customers have the right to know how much they have spent exactly on what service,” said Mr. Taimur Cheema,General Manager Marketing. “We want complete transparency for our valued customers. That is the trust our customers have on us and we would like to maintain that in the future as well.”
GIFT University convocationGUJRANWALA (PR): Students of GIFT University shone like stars as they clung to top positions at the 4th Convocation held the other day. Dr. Qaiser Shehryar Durrani, Rector GIFT University, started the proceedings of the convocation. A large number of students turned up among 397 Students invited. Governor Punjab gave away medals and distinctions to the position holders in all disciplines. Addressing the convocation Muhammad Sarwar said that one of the biggest challenges the country was facing today was ignorance, illiteracy and lack of good education. He said that institutions like GIFT were working in the direction that can only take the country out of its crisis. Anwar Dar, chairman GIFT University, thanked the Governor Punjab for his time and appreciated his concerns for the availability of quality education for all. GIFT alumni also addressed the graduating students, shared their experiences with them and wished them good luck for the future. After the formal ceremony students celebrated their success on campus with enthusiasm and fun filled activities.
Roots campuses celebrate Eid Milad un NabiISLAMABAD (PR): Roots International Schools nationwide campuses celebrated Eid Milad un Nabi with religious zeal and fervor. The schools were decorated with green flags‚ colourful buntings‚ and fancy lights, a sign of great reverence and devotion. The young students presented Naat on the floral stage and recited some text from Sirat un Nabi Books, small students recited Na’at in their beautiful ad heart touching voices. The whole environment filled with serenity and peace. Students wore white shalwar kameez and the set was decorated in various colours in combination with white to give the impact of peace making its impression from behind the evils of today’s society and conquering it all.Mr. Walid Mushtaq CEO Roots International Schools said on that auspicious occasion that Roots International Schools believes in celebrating the religious festivals as it is a great opportunity to tell the children about the Prophet’s life, how he lived according to the teachings of the Quran. This should also be a reminder of how he dealt with those around him, whether Muslims or non-Muslims, his manners and how he changed the world, how he inspired humanity in the various fields such as education, compassion, mercy, human and women’s rights, etc.
Samsung at Int’l CESLahore (PR): Samsung Electronics has underlined its technology leadership in TVs, mobile devices and home appliances by launching a range of category-defining products at the 2014 International CES.“Samsung is the cutting edge of innovation,” said Boo-keun Yoon, Co-CEO of Samsung Electronics. “Our approach of combining deep consumer insight, engineering excellence, software innovation, and clever design is making Samsung the global technology leader.” Outlining his vision for the future of the consumer electronics industry, Yoon said four mega trends were shaping the technology demands of consumers: connectivity, urbanization, aging, and new environmental and societal risks. “The Home of the Future has to protect, be flexible, and be responsive” and “needs technology that will connect all the digital dots in the lives of consumers,” Yoon said. “Samsung is in a better position to deliver solutions for the ‘Home of the Future’ than anybody else - helped by our broad product range, integrated development and manufacturing, and our large global network of partners.”