Warid introduces online payment portal
LAHORE (PR): Warid Telecom, the company that continues to lead the telecom industry with the new innovative products and services, has announced the successful introduction of its online bill payment portal. Through this facility, Warid postpaid customers can pay their bills in real time from the comfort of their homes, offices or any other place with internet access.
Asim Ali, Director pricing and strategy, Warid Telecom, said, “We constantly endeavor to provide innovative services to our customers and the introduction of the online payment portal reiterates this commitment. Adding an online bill payment option increases the convenience for our customers”.
To avail this facility, Warid customers will only have to enter their mobile number, credit card details and the amount to be paid. The user will be notified via SMS once the payment is processed and the amount is credited to the users account.
Currently this facility will be available to Warid postpaid customers only and will be extended to the prepaid users soon.
Instant online payment platform and payment acknowledgement ensures customers are empowered with the most convenient yet secure services. Payments on the Warid online platform are protected by Cybersource, the best in class IT Security Company that meets Data Security Standards for card payments.

Parkinson’s Society’s campaign
LAHORE (PR): Pakistan Parkinson’s Society has announced the launch of ‘Fall Prevention Campaign’ aimed at Parkinson’s disease patients, who due to moment disorder and balance problem have a propensity to fall and injure themselves  
The Fall Prevention Campaign which besides doing an awareness program also includes giving free walking canes to the needy Parkinson’s patients. The program will run in collaboration with major hospitals.
Haroon Basheer, Founder Chairman of Pakistan Parkinson’s Society, highlighted the mission of the Society which was to create awareness in order to ease the life of Parkinson’s patients.

Mobilink begins free 3G trials on Motorway (M-2)
ISLAMABAD (STAFF REPORTER): Mobilink has expanded its 3G network to provide free 3G trial to consumers in Taxila and four rest-areas of the motorway (M-2) including Kalar Kahar, Bhera, Sial and Sukheki. Mobilink subscribes will be able to enjoy free 3G services in these locations till 9th February 2015.  
Mobilink’s expansion of 3G network is a result of carefully designed roll-out plan that makes the best use of 10MHz spectrum, while focusing on excellence in customers’ experience. Through its 3G network, Mobilink is enabling the customers with high-speed internet on-the-go. Customers will now be able to enjoy faster access to downloads, video streaming, apps and services that require high-speed internet. Aamer Manzoor Head of Data, Mobilink, said; “Mobilink’s expansion of 3G services continues to make a major contribution to a robust ecosystem of high-speed internet which not only provides reach across major cities but also empowers customers with a well-planned coverage.
Our aim is to empower customers with a quality experience of internet in the palm of their hands and bridge the digital divide between cities and towns.’’
All pre-paid and Postpaid customers in Taxila and visiting the rest-Areas on M-2 can access Mobilink 3G services free of cost during the trial period. Customers can dial *443*3#  to activate their 3G services and start enjoying Mobilink’s fastest growing 3G network.

Soomro appointed as Matco Rice director
KARACHI (PR): Pakistan’s largest bvasmati rice exporter, Matco Rice Processing (Pvt) Limited has appointed Iftikhar Ahmed Soomro as an independent, non-executive director to its Board of Directors.
Soomro brings along his vast corporate experience of leading many prominent private and public sector companies of Pakistan. He has previously served as the chairman of APTMA and as a director of Pakistan State Oil, Pfizer Pakistan, Park-Davis, Wyeth Pakistan, SITE, KESC, Sindh Fine Textile Mills and other corporates. Soomro has also distinguished himself in the field of public service, previously as an elected member of the Sindh Assembly and member of Cabinet. Currently he is the Honorary Consul General of the Republic of Tunisia.
Commenting on the appointment, Jawed Ghori, Chairman of Matco Rice said: “We are extremely pleased that Iftikhar Ahmed Soomro has joined the board of our company, bringing with him a unique mix of skills and experience that will help the board to guide Matco Rice to the next level of growth.”