Greek envoy calls on BISP chief

ISLAMABAD (PR): Greek Ambassador Petros Mavroidis paid a called on BISP Chairman Enver Baig at the BISP Secretariat on Wednesday.
On the occasion, Enver Baig talked about the salient features of the BISP and said it will change its focus, emphasizing the graduation programmes including skills development initiative, Waseela-e-Rozgar, and the future plans would take into consideration the needs of national and international markets for providing relevant training to the youth. He also reiterated the commitment of PM Nawaz Sharif towards poverty alleviation in the country. He briefed the ambassador about other initiatives started by the current government for combating poverty in Pakistan. The Ambassador applauded the Chairman for his efforts towards poverty alleviation in the country. He discussed different avenues of cooperation with his and assured that his government would provide every possible support to the government of Pakistan.


Tameer Bank first transaction at PMEX
KARACHI (PR: Pakistan Mercantile Exchange Limited (PMEX launched Milli Tola Gold. Milli Tola Gold has been exclusively designed for all types of investors who are seeking a convenient way to buy, sell and accumulate gold with ease and peace of mind. The product allows investors to purchase gold in small amounts, starting from Rs 50.
Tameer Microfinance Bank Limited has partnered with PMEX to introduce Milli Tola Gold contracts via their Sarmaya centers to make them available for the masses for which the first transaction was conducted by Mr. Nadeem Hussain (Founder, President and CEO) of Tameer Microfinance Bank at PMEX premises.


Samsung extends HomeSync compatibility
LAHORE (PR): Samsung announced that it will extend compatibility of HomeSync to more Android devices. Through the Google Play app store, more Android devices – including non-Samsung devices – will be able to enjoy the benefits of HomeSync.
HomeSync is a home hub solution that provides enough storage space to protect the whole family’s digital content, delivers an immersive big screen TV entertainment experience, and brings users a whole new way of enjoying HDTV through a familiar and smarter Android user experience. HomeSync provides one terabyte of private cloud storage, which is enough room to upload 10 photos daily for 82 years, or five minutes of home video for 10 years. The device supports up to eight users with five devices each, so that the whole family can save and share images, music, videos, documents and files from any registered device. Easily enjoy content in HomeSync through a variety of multimedia devices by mirroring content from your device on your TV in full HD using an HDMI cable, or connecting to your music player through an optical audio port.

FRESH delegation calls on governor
LAHORE (PR): A delegation of Foundation for Rehabilitation & Education of Slow Children (FRESH) Ashba Kamran called on the Governor Punjab Ch Muhammad Sarwar and briefed him about the efforts made for education and rehabilitation of slow children.
Member Board of Governors FRESH Masood Ali Khan and Chief Executive FRESH Ashba Kamran led the delegation. Ashba Kamran told the Governor that the FRESH has launched Pakistan Association for Disabilities in Learning (PADIL) a year back to raise awareness about learning disabilities among masses. The Governor appreciated the efforts made by the FRESH in developing favourable environment for persons with learning disabilities to grow. He said he would try to win more and more support for the cause both from within and outside Pakistan.


Seminar on blood donation
LAHORE (PR): Khushhalibank organized a lecture for its staff on the importance of blood donation. The initiative aims to convey key knowledge about blood donation being a simple, easy and socially responsible act. Such events create involvement and awareness about community service and the bank will continue to explore ways to benefit the community.
Col. Dr. Nuzhat Mushahid, Deputy Commandant, Armed Forces Institute of Transfusion said while conducting the lecture, “Blood is important to save the lives of people who need blood transfusion due to illness or injury. It is a blessing to have volunteers who donate blood for community welfare.