DWP Group showcased many innovations in Lifestyle exhibition

LAHORE (PR): DWP Group actively participated in the Lifestyle Exhibitions held in Lahore, Islamabad and Karachi recently. DWP featured its high quality products in all cities.

The Lifestyle Exhibition has been successfully held annually for more than 15 years now, in the three big cities, to showcase innovation and solutions that have a positive impact in raising the standards of living for the consumers in our society. Under the umbrella of DWP Group, the most active participation was from EcoStar - the world-renowned brand of electronics.

Their LED TVs are the smartest hub of home-entertainment, enriched with the most advanced technologies to deliver outstanding performance. Other EcoStar products such as top-of-the-line Washing Machines, Water Dispensers, UPS, Batteries and Solar Panels were also displayed at the exhibition, to gain market recognition and awareness.

The Lifestyle Exhibition provided on-spot shopping facilities for all EcoStar products, as the consumers could directly purchase their favorite products. Numerous products of EcoStar were also available at specially discounted prices. Gree also showcased its revolutionary AC's on the exhibition stall. A wide range of inverters, conventional and floor standing air conditioners was displayed for visitors. GREE is the pioneering innovator in smart air-conditioning technologies that saves up to 60% energy.

DWP Group has always sought fresh opportunities to engage and interact with its consumers through such vibrant marketing opportunities and innovative channels, to create more awareness and enhance its image. It has been consistently introducing new technologies in accordance with the changing needs of the consumers.

 Jahangir Khan becomes Brand Ambassador for Serena

ISLAMABAD (PR): Serena Hotels announced renowned squash legend Jahangir Khan would be the Brand Ambassador of Serena Hotels Sports Diplomacy Initiative. The signing ceremony formalized a relationship that began with Jahangir Khan's involvement in various squash tournaments supported by Serena Hotels.

Serena Hotels sports diplomacy calendar includes a range of tournaments and competitions, in golf, polo, cricket, football, skiing, tennis and squash.

With squash, Serena made a commitment to help reclaim the legacy of the sport for Pakistan.

 but the sports diplomacy initiative has been used to promote healthier lifestyles, bring foreign athletes to Pakistan, and provide safe gender-neutral spaces for the youth to discover and polish their abilities.

 PPL grant for Chair at MUET

Karachi (PR): "As a leading national exploration & production company, Pakistan Petroleum Limited (PPL) remains committed to strengthening academia-industry partnership for nurturing young talent informed with latest research and technology," highlighted MD and CEO PPL Syed Wamiq Bokhari during handing over of Rs7 million grant for operationalizing a Petroleum Engineering (PE) Chair at Mehran University of Engineering and Technology (MUET), Jamshoro. PPL has committed nearly Rs 50 million over the next five years for the PE Chair.

Director, Institute of Petroleum and Natural Gas Engineering (IPNGE), MUET Dr Abdul HaqueTunioand PPL Chair at MUET DrSarfaraz Ahmed Jokhio jointly received the cheque from Bokhari at a simple ceremony held on Wednesday at PPL head office in the presence of officials from both organizations.

 Tevta provides Rs1b interest free loans to 18,000 students

LAHORE (PR): Technical Education and Vocational Training Authority (TEVTA) has provided interest free loans worth Rs 1 billion to 18 thousand students across the province.

Tevta Chairman Irfan Qaiser Sheikh while talking to a meeting at Tevta Secretariat said that at the end of first year after he joined Tevta, a surplus amount of Rs 500 million was available.

To utilize this amount for the students, Tevta decided to provide interest free loans to its passing out students and an agreement was signed with Akhuwat Foundation in this regard, he said.

Irfan went on saying that reason for provision of these loans was to enhance entrepreneurship culture among the youth of Punjab where they can start their own business instead of looking forward for jobs as space for less experience job holders has shrunk in recent years. Therefore we need to make our youth more empowered so if they are unable to get jobs, they could easily start their own business in their respective fields, he said.

PLRA bans tout mafia at centres

LAHORE (PR): Punjab Land Records Authority bans tout mafia at all Land Record Centers (Arazi Record Centres) across Punjab. Following the directions of chief minister Punjab, fees schedule for the payments is displayed on the website and all ARCs at main points for the convenience of the masses and this inventiveness will stop the bigotry and corruption which was carried out by the mafias.

Director General Punjab land records authority Zafar Iqbal said in a statement that all the respected citizens of Punjab are equally treated at ARCs, women and old citizen are served on priority.

 No extra charges for any services and in past all the officials who were involved in corruption, not only suspended but also removed from their job permanently. PLRA strictly follows Zero tolerance policy for any ill practices.

As for as the fee of the documentation is concerned that is affordable for all citizens. Fee for `Fard` is 50 rupees for a single `Khatoni` (cultivation column) and for more than one `Khatoni` (cultivation column) fee is up to 150 rupees, 20 rupees are charged for NADRA verification. Fee for 'Inheritance mutation', 'Redemption mutation', 'Gift in favour of legal heirs' and 'Gift in favour of illegal heirs' is 500 rupees.

Computerized charges are mentioned in the documents which are paid in the Bank of Punjab booth in the ARCs. So there is not a bit of any chance to charge an extra fee by any official at ARCs.

Tabani's School of Accountancy holds 'GrandEve2' event

LAHORE (PR): Tabani's School of Accountancy held Vol II of their annual event 'GrandEve2'. The show was attended by accountancy and finance professionals from the leading industries.

Taimur Beiram Khan, Head of Business Development - South, ACCA Pakistan conducted a panel discussion on ACCA's Professional Insights report - Generation Next to guide TSA's students on career growth and development. Panelists were Zeeshan ul Haq - Company Secretary, Hascol Petroleum, IbrarKhan - Senior Manager Finance, Toyota Indus Motor Company and Zaid Khan - Senior Director, EY Ford Rhodes.

The panel shared with the attendees their wealth of information and the necessary skillset in additional to strong technical skills to succeed in the dynamic business world of today.

 VentureDive bolsters team with top industry talent

LAHORE (PR): VentureDive, one of Pakistan's leading technology solutions studios, has bolstered its team with the addition of top industry professionals, Murtaza Saeed and Anas Ahmed.

The addition of these two professionals is a testament to VentureDive's positioning as a top employer in the technology industry and one of the few (if not only) Pakistani start-ups able to attract top talent from Fortune 500 companies.

Their addition will help strengthen VentureDive's team in taking a leading role in delivering mobility solutions that will change the world.

A certified change manager and Six Sigma professional, Saeed joins VentureDive as Vice President Professional Services. After successfully graduating as a Computer Systems Engineer from Ghulam Ishaq Khan Institute, Saeed spent close to two decades within the fields of business and technical management. Prior to joining VentureDive, he spent time at various organisations, including Telenor, Rockville Group, NDC, and Netsol, and has led several successful collaborations and projects within the European, GCC, and South East Asian Markets.

An IT and telecoms professional, Saeed brings to VentureDive a core focus in Commercial and Technical value chains, Customer Experience and Business Development.