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Samsung gives car to

winner of prize scheme

LAHORE (PR): Samsung recently handed over the key of a brand new Honda Civic car to the lucky winner of its prize scheme. Samsung launched this offer to reward the buyers of Samsung Galaxy J-Series mobile phones in Pakistan.

A ceremony was hosted to present the car keys to the winner, at the head office of Samsung’s official distributors – Airlink Communications Private Ltd., located in New Garden Town, Lahore.

This high-valued prize-scheme promises to engage the Samsung fans, and the Pakistan market has given an overwhelming response to this offer. The ceremony was attended by Samsung’s senior managers, along with dignitaries and media personnel. Through this prize offer, the buyers of Samsung Galaxy J series smartphones will get opportunities to win many fabulous prizes, including; a luxury car, smart televisions, innovative devices and much more.

 Launch of ACCA Careers Job Board makes waves in Pakistan

LAHORE (PR): ACCA Pakistan launched the ACCA Careers Job Board in Lahore to support employers by giving access to highly skilled pool of qualified accountants. The ACCA Careers Job Board is an official recruitment portal and is unique as it’s the only truly international job board that allows employers to recruit from across our global network, and allows our stakeholders to apply for roles worldwide through one secure site.

It’s the main way that we support employers in accessing our highly skilled pool of qualified and qualifying accountants and finance professionals. They can then get the talent they need to support and grow their organisations globally.

Since April 2017, there have been well over one million jobs posted on ACCA Careers Job Board; that’s one job posted every 16 seconds. So far, there have been 1.5 million jobs included on the site.

The event featured a panel discussion which revolved around ACCA’s report on ‘Drivers of Change and future skills’. It gave the audience an in-depth insight into the future of the profession – the demands of the profession and the skills that will be required to meet those changes and demands.

The panellists for the session in Lahore included Tim Mahne – Director, Sales & Marketing – ACCA, Monis Rahman – CEO – Rozee, Abdullah Fahad – Partner Assurance – Ernst and Young Pakistan, Fatima Asad Said – Regional Director- Human Capital Solutions and Shahid Rizvi – General Manager Internal Audit – Ufone. Jahanzeb Burana, CEO PBIT, was the guest of honour and the keynote speaker.

 Oppo launches ‘F5 Youth’

LAHORE (PR): OPPO, the selfie expert and leader, Friday unveiled the OPPO F5 Youth especially targeted towards the next generation, the youth. The F5 Youth is the first smartphone that sports the FHD+ full screen display model in its price segment here in Pakistan and features the ground-breaking A.I. Beauty technology – a technology designed to personalize beautification for subjects on a selfie image, has been designed to meet the demands of the youth. Priced at Rs27,899, the F5 Youth went on sale from Friday and will be available across country. Book launched at LSE

LAHORE (PR): On Friday, Center on International Migration, Remittances, and Diaspora (CIMRAD) organised an event to launch a book, ‘The Pakistani Diaspora: Corridors of Opportunity and Uncertainty’ at the Lahore School of Economics.

The key guest speakers were Dr Shahid Amjad Chaudhry (Rector, Lahore School of Economics), Dr. Rashid Amjad (Professor of Economics, and Director of Center on International Migration, Remittances, and Diaspora, [CIMRAD]), Professor Dr Nasra Shah from University of the Kuwait, and Professor Dr Fareeha Zafar from Lahore School of Economics, Dr Abdul Waheed (World Bank), and the chief guest Dr Ishrat Husain, former governor of the State Bank.

 Premium Publisher Homepage Masthead

LAHORE (PR): Online advertising has taken a new and exciting turn in Pakistan and StarcomMediavest Group in collaboration with leading Pakistani online publishers was the first agency to utilize the Premium Publisher Homepage Masthead offering for a Coca-Cola, Pakistan campaign.

For the first time in Pakistan, some of the leading online publishers created a combined offering for the greater good of the digital industry. The new offering, dubbed the ‘Premium Publisher Homepage Masthead’ allows advertisers to use the masthead position across 12 websites, allowing them to take advantage of high viewability for 24 hours across mobile and desktop through a single buying interface.

StarcomMediavest Pakistan is known for breaking barriers within competing media groups to create synergies in advertising campaigns for their clients and has traditionally been known to create innovative roadblocks.

“This is an industry first and Coca Cola, in partnership with StarcomMediavest Pakistan, the Agency Of The Future #AOTF, became the first advertiser to utilize the Premium Publisher Homepage Masthead simultaneously across 12 websites.” said Omar Abedin, CEO, StarcomMediavest Pakistan.

According to Coca-Cola Pakistan’s Director Marketing, Abbas Arslan, “Innovation is a key tool for the success of brands and collaboration will allow brands to satisfy people’s desires and needs in a more precise way.”

 NIC LUMS bags most innovative university award

LAHORE (PR): The Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS) has won the National Medal of Innovation in the Most Innovative University category at National Innovation Awards for developing an innovative model for University based incubation exemplified by LUMS Center for Entrepreneurship, now called National Incubation Center Lahore (NIC). The announcement was made at Pakistan Innovation Forum’s (PIF) Annual Conference – The Pakistan Innovation Forum 2017 at a hotel of Karachi.

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