Al Baraka’s automobile dealership campaign


KARACHI (PR): Pakistan’s leading Islamic bank, Al Baraka Bank (Pakistan) has launched an automobile dealership campaign. All the top automobile dealership CEOs and their teams from across the country were invited to this corporate event. The campaign was unveiled by Shuja Kidwai, COO of Al Baraka Bank, & Akif Imtiaz, consumer head of the Bank.

While discussing the future growth prospects of the consumer business in Pakistan, Kidwai said, “at Al Baraka Bank, the greatest differentiator is our uncompromising customer care & service; we therefore work towards building partnerships that our beneficial for our customers. This campaign is another step towards delivering service excellence to our patrons.”

Kidwai also thanked Ali Jameel, Group CEO, TPL Holdings, and Saad Nissar, CEO TPL Direct Insurance, for all their support as Takaful Partners of Al Baraka Bank. TPL Direct Insurance’s TPL Direct Takaful is focused on the fastest claim settlement, which coupled with its customer first motto has made it Pakistan’s largest Window Takaful Operation.

Symposium opened

LAHORE (PR): Federal Minister for Science and Technology Rana Tanveer Hussain, while opening the 5th Interdisciplinary Research in Biomedical Materials (IRCBM) symposium jointly organised by the IRCBM at COMSATS Lahore and University of Sheffield, UK, lauded the joint effort supported by the Engineering and Physical Science Research (EPSRC) Council, UK. While assuring Ministry of Science and Technology’s continuous support, he said that Ministry takes pride in investing in the IRCBM at COMSATS Lahore and since initial funding in 2008, the Centre has indeed progressed rapidly.

The Centre’s team led by Prof Ihtesham ur Rehman has been instrumental in putting Pakistan strongly on the global research map in the field of Biomedical Materials. The efforts of IRCBM to move towards affordable biomedical materials is perfectly in line with the government’s vision of a better Pakistan which focuses on improving Pakistan’s technological competence in the 21st century.


IIL awards certificates

LAHORE: International Institute for Languages (IIL) has awarded certificates of appreciation to 20 instructors from Pakistan, America, England, Canada, New Zealand, Australia and South Africa. These instructors taught English language to the employees of Saudi Aramco, the biggest oil producing company based in Saudi Arabia.



Limofied in Pakistan

LAHORE (PR): Limofied™, an Australian-owned, rapidly growing ride-share, car-hire and car-booking app, is now being launched in Pakistan. It allows passengers using smartphones to submit a trip request, which is then transmitted to the closest Limofied™ drivers, who use their legally registered vehicles to provide timely, comfortable and courteous transportation services to a variety of consumer segments.

Limofied™ is being launched in Lahore on the 17th of December 2016, where the passengers will be able to book a car for point-to-point travel, airport transfers, weddings or special events for corporate clients and leisure travels. Soon, these services will also be expanded to all other important cities of Pakistan. Limofied will bring a whole new standard of high quality, professional car-travel services, which Uber and Careem have failed to deliver.

One added feature offered by Limofied is “La femme” exclusively for the female passengers, are the female Car drivers, promising the ultimate security and peace-of-mind to the female passengers. With a world-class App and website and service center, the customers can access reliable 24/7 facilities, seamlessly connected to its vast network of professional and licensed drivers. It is the ideal and affordable choice for discerning clients, who value their time, value their safety, and appreciate quality, delivered by this industry’s best drivers on-time, every time.

Askari Bank opens branch at Gwadar Port


LAHORE (PR): Askari bank has opened its new branch at the Gwadar Port premises. The branch was inaugurated by Dostain Khan Jamaldini, Chairman Gwadar Port Authority. Rashid Nawaz Tipu, Group Head – Askari Bank, Rashid Iqbal Shaikh, Regional General Manager Askari Bank, Peter Hu, Deputy General Manager China Overseas Port Holding Company, and other prominent personalities from the business community of China and Pakistan were present on the occasion.

By opening this new branch, Askari Bank has become the first bank to have its presence at the premises of the port which is emerging as the hub of economic activities in the region.

This initiative will also serve the growth and development of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC).

The bank is already involved in a number of projects aligned with CPEC, including the Neelum Jhelum Power Project, upgradation of the Karakoram Highway, Suki Kinari Power Project and a number of motorway, railway and airport projects. The bank has a strong presence amidst the Chinese community doing business in Pakistan. Askari Bank has also opened a representative office in Beijing, China, in 2016, which has further strengthened its presence within the Chinese community, thus enabling the Bank to serve its customers across both sides of the border. organies hotel awards

LAHORE (PR): In order to promote tourism,, Pakistan’s No 1 online hotel booking website, organized its second annual hotel awards on Wednesday. The purpose of this event was to applaud the best hotels in Pakistan as well as to raise awareness regarding the domestic travel and tourism industry among the general public.

Through this event, Jovago aimed to strengthen the tourism and hotel industry of Pakistan by recognizing and rewarding the best hotels a token of appreciation for their exceptional customer services reflected in their traveler ratings.

Commenting about this event, Managing Director of, Ms Tina Wang said, “ endlessly aims to create initiatives beneficial for the entire travel industry of Pakistan, that will not only promote domestic tourism but also generate great revenue, therefore boosting the economic sector of Pakistan. By educating travellers how to comfortably book their accommodations at the best rates, we want to make it simple, secure, and convenient for travellers across Pakistan to experience the beauty that our country has to offer.” “It is an honor to work with all of our exceptional hotel partners and furthermore, we congratulate the award winners on their achievement,” she added.

Honda Atlas Cars holds free medical camp

LAHORE (PR): In continuation with the efforts for social uplift and community service of rural and less privileged areas, a one day free medical camp was arranged by Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Limited at Kot Asad Ullah , Multan Road, the other day. Total 471 patients were examined and medicines distributed to them for free of cost.

Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) has organized number of medical camps in rural areas for the welfare and social uplift of the community.

Doctors and paramedical staff was deputed at the camp who provided medical treatment in general health care. Besides medical facility, the camp was also aimed to educate local populace on personal health, hygienic, child health care, preventions of diseases and sanitation of living areas. The parents were also advised on curable diseases of children and women counseled on mother /child health related matters.