Bahria University’s Raza at international conferenceKARACHI (PR): Raza Abbas, Assistant Director Student Affairs Bahria University, recently represented Pakistan at the IAEVG International Conference in Guidance and Career Development held in Quebec, Canada. IAEVG is the premier global forum for career guidance where 1,250 delegates attended the conference and more than 200 symposiums, workshops, paper communications and posters were presented by scholars from more than 50 countries.Raza presented his latest research on “Employability Skills Institutional Model of a Public University in Pakistan”. His presentation was well acknowledged by global career scholars and career practitioners and they also appreciated Bahria University’s initiative towards developing the institutionalized employability model in Pakistan.
Efforts of Pakistani community in UK laudedLAHORE (PR): Federal Minister for Textile & Industry Abbas Khan Afridi was recently offered invitation to attend PPA Ceremony 2014 by the delegation of the Pakistan Achievement Awards UK & Europe. According to the details Marketing Chief of Pakistan Achievement Awards 2014 Salman Abrahani briefed him regarding the previous regular 5 years’ biggest PAA ceremonies by the Pakistan Achievement Awards in UK. Federal Minister for Textile & Industry Abbas Khan Afridi has appreciated the team of the Pakistan Achievement Awards UK & Europe for regularly holding the Awards Program. While talking regarding the services of the Pakistani community abroad, the federal minister lauded their services and the services of PAA for giving identity, appreciation and bringing the Pakistani youth belonging to various spheres of life on one platform. He also lauded the efforts of the Advisory Board of PAA and in turn positive and encouraging response of the British Pakistani community at UK. He expressed his satisfaction over the most needed love of the people living in Europe towards their motherland.
Uniform education system in KPPESHAWAR (PR): Govt of KP is very keen to go ahead towards uniform system of education. In this connection, a consultative workshop was arranged in PC Peshawar. Representation of private and public sector was very much encouraging. During this workshop, Minister Education explained participants regarding the importance of the subject. He further elaborated the concept of uniform education system and committed to his cause. During the group work, participants explored challenges, opportunities and came up with recommendations. Minister assured to make these recommendations a part of policy reforms.
Lumia 930 Now Available in PakistanKARACHI (PR): Microsoft Devices Pakistan recently announced the availability of Lumia 930 across Pakistan. Lumia 930 is the flagship Lumia device which features the best of Microsoft and Lumia and runs on Windows Phone 8.1.Commenting on the availability of Lumia 930, Kamran Masood Niazi, Communications Manager, Microsoft Devices Pakistan said: “The Lumia 930 is our latest flagship device in the Lumia range, which comes with beautifully crafted flagship design, flagship specs from processing power to screen quality to feature set and flagship imaging capability, synonymous with our high end Lumia smartphones”.The crystal clear 5-inch Full HD OLED display on the Lumia 930 lets you watch your favourite shows, movies or video clips in any condition. An advanced 20MP PureView camera with optical image stabilization and high quality ZEISS optics makes capturing and reliving amazing images and videos fast and easy. With the enhanced Nokia Camera with Living Images, it’s easy to add movement and emotion to static pictures, while imaging apps such as Nokia Creative Studio and Nokia Refocus bring even more levels of creativity to any photo.Lumia 930 is equipped with four high-performance microphones and Nokia Rich Recording, which capture HD videos like never before, with incredible directional audio and support for surround sound capture and playback. A 2.2 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 quad-core processor makes activities like Xbox gaming, image capturing and video processing even faster and richer. The new Sensor Core also brings low power motion sensing to help people track their activity all day without using up the large 2420 mAh battery – perfect for exercise and exploration using apps like Bing Health and Fitness. Integrated features including one swipe notifications from Action Centre, the new Microsoft Enterprise feature pack, Microsoft Office, OneDrive, Nokia Camera, all of which work seamlessly to make the Lumia 930 a great tool for work and play.The Lumia 930 with Windows Phone 8.1 integrates the best of Microsoft and Lumia to deliver the ultimate video and imaging experience on a smartphone. The Lumia 930 packs a rich suite of applications and services into a beautifully crafted design with metallic details and vibrant new colours, while keeping content like photos, videos and documents in sync across Windows Phone, PC, tablet and Xbox devices. It is available in a range of colors including black, white, green, yellow and orange.