DSF initiative empowering women

LAHORE (PR): To mark the success of its Women Empowerment Project that rehabilitates domestic violence victims, Depilex Smileagain Foundation (DSF) organized an event here on Wednesday.

Special Assistant to Chief Minister Shahbaz Sharif on health, Salman Rafique graced the event by his presence as chief guest.  Speaking on the occasion Salman Rafique appreciated that DSF was involved in a project that has helped domestic violence victims in reintegrating themselves in life and living productive and normal lives again. Masarrat Misbah, President DSF while speaking on the event said, “We at Depilex Smileagain Foundation, have completely devoted ourselves to this challenge. We have been able to empower many women victims of violence by helping them acquire skills and subsequent jobs.


Nestlé and LUMS unveil agribusiness programme

LAHORE (PR): LUMS, in collaboration with Nestlé Pakistan, is launching an Executive Certificate programme aimed at creating a cadre of competent and skilled professionals in the agribusiness sector. Nestlé Pakistan is committed to supporting and promoting the development of competent agribusiness professionals as part of its CSV initiatives. The ECAM is built around a series of short duration modules covering key disciplines of management with contextual relevance for agribusiness and the challenges currently facing the sector.



Telenor CEO visits Pakistan

ISLAMABAD (PR): Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO & President Telenor Group and Chairman of GSMA, is in Pakistan on a two day schedule. During his visit he is expected to hold high level meetings with government officials and dignitaries to discuss the growing and evolving ecosystem of mobile telecommunication and mobile financial services in the country. “Jon Fredrik Baksaas’ visit comes at the most opportune time as mobile operators in Pakistan are gearing up for the upcoming 3G spectrum auction and provide internet and data services to one of the largest mobile phone markets in the world. I hope his visit will help in further highlighting collective industry issues and putting forth the mobile operators’ perspectives to the government and regulatory authorities.” said Lars Christian Iuel, CEO, Telenor Pakistan.



Emirates and Real Madrid launch campaign

DUBAI (PR): Emirates and Real Madrid have launched the Fans for Real’ campaign in search of the most devoted Real Madrid fans around the world. As part of the joint campaign, which runs from January 14 to 7 March, fans will be asked to +1 Emirates and Real Madrid’s Google+ pages, and upload engaging content about Real Madrid using #FansForReal and #FlyToMadrid.

The winners will receive the chance to fly to Madrid, courtesy of Emirates, for an experience of a lifetime that includes meeting and watching their favourite Real Madrid players at Santiago Bernabeu Stadium.



Roots-WWF collaboration

ISLAMABAD (PR): Roots Millennium Schools is the pioneer ‘Green School’ boasting a staggering 100% student registration rate. The institute enjoys a partnership with WWF Pakistan (World Wide Fund) – and each student enrolled at RMS is a Green Student. These Green Students get to participate in activities promoting environmental sustainability, solid waste management, the 3 R’s, Planting initiatives and other ‘Go Green’ projects. The activities are formulated in close collaboration with WWF Pakistan and each grade level enjoys special attention with a mix of classroom and outdoor activities designed especially for them. The man behind this initiative, Chief Executive Roots Millennium Schools Chaudhry Faisal Mushtaq TI has and continues to play a vital role in making the Green School Program accessible and viable for all students.



PTCL introduces EVO Tab offer

ISLAMABAD (PR): Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the largest Information Communications Technology service provider in Pakistan, has introduced ten months free internet offer with every new EVO Tab device, enabling customers to experience the high-speed wireless broadband internet.

PTCL EVO Tab comes with an upgraded Android 4.0.1 operating system, Dual Core 1.2 GHz processor and 1GB RAM offering great value for money, allowing customers to get the most out of their multimedia content on-the-go.