Shield Corporation pledges to offer FREE ONLINE PEDIATRIC CONSULTATION in Pakistan

Shield Corporation pledges to offer FREE ONLINE PEDIATRIC CONSULTATION in Pakistan

Shield Corporation Limited, a leading consumer brand company, announced the launch of their online consultancy platform: Shield Babies Tele-Clinic. Parents can call on 0311-2(Babies) i.e. 0311-2222437 from Monday to Saturday, from 9am to 5 pm for free consultation with renowned Pediatrician from National Institute of Child Health, Karachi. In the...

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Daraz launches Humqadam program with Rs 4.5 crore subsidy to facilitate businesses transitioning online

Daraz launches Humqadam program with Rs 4.5 crore subsidy to facilitate businesses transitioning online

Daraz, the leading online marketplace in the country, has launched the Humqadam program to lessen the financial duress on small-and-medium enterprises during a period of economic instability caused by the outbreak of the COVID19 pandemic. With the Humqadam program, Daraz is offering a subsidy of PKR 4.5 crore to small-and-medium...

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How is COVID-19 Changing the Way Pakistanis Shop?

How is COVID-19 Changing the Way Pakistanis Shop?

As the COVID-19 pandemic broke out, it became increasingly clear that it would leave a lasting impact on the global economy, hitting some countries more severely than others and creating greater disturbances in certain sectors as compared to others. One global trend became apparent almost immediately: an increasing reliance among...

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Changan Automobiles, 1st Chinese Company leads the way with L3 autonomous AI-based driving system

Changan Automobiles, 1st Chinese Company leads the way with L3 autonomous AI-based driving system

Automotive technology is developing at an exponential rate, and Chinese auto manufacturers are dominating this field. This is good news for Pakistani consumers, because China’s leading auto brand, Changan, has invested in Pakistan under a Joint Venture agreement with Master Group, which has 22 years of automotive manufacturing experience. Changan...

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Pakistan’s first e-commerce index powered by Daraz shows an increase in digital payments and growing demand for online shopping

Pakistan’s first e-commerce index powered by Daraz shows an increase in digital payments and growing demand for online shopping

Pakistan’s first E-commerce Index, which provides insights on consumer behaviour and maps out the growth of the ecommerce industry, was launched by Daraz at an online event hosted by the platform and attended by Federal IT Secretary Shoaib Siddiqui on April 16th, 2020.   Pakistan remains a cash-reliant economy and...

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Daraz opens international payment gateways for overseas Pakistani donors

Daraz opens international payment gateways for overseas Pakistani donors

Daraz has opened up international payment gateways to enable overseas Pakistanis to donate to non-profit organizations and support daily wage earners and families in the underserved areas of Pakistan as they cope with the impact of Corona Virus. Daraz Cares, the leading ecommerce platform’s CSR wing, recently launched “Together Lets...

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State Bank Announces Measures to Facilitate Export–Oriented Sectors and Manufacturing Concerns

State Bank Announces Measures to Facilitate Export–Oriented Sectors and Manufacturing Concerns

In an effort to further facilitate the exporters as well as the manufacturing sectors, SBP has allowed exporters to directly dispatch the shipping documents of their exports’ consignment to their foreign buyers without any limit, subject to condition that the exporter’s export over-dues are less than one percent and the...

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SBP takes measures to promote Digital Payments amid COVID-19 Pandemic

SBP takes measures to promote Digital Payments amid COVID-19 Pandemic

In the wake of the recent outbreak of COVID19 (Corona virus), SBP is undertaking a number of measures to contribute towards meeting the challenges faced by society to remain safe from this pandemic and its potential impact. Given the pivotal role of financial sector in providing services to the general...

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SBP announces key measures to address economic and health challenges posed by Coronavirus

SBP announces key measures to address economic and health challenges posed by Coronavirus

First, the Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) of the SBP cut its policy rate by 75 basis points. As noted in the accompanying Monetary Policy Statement, the dominant development since the last MPC meeting has been the outbreak of the Coronavirus pandemic. This has precipitated a slowdown in world demand and...

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Bank Alfalah hosts event for Governor SBP and international investors in Dubai

Bank Alfalah hosts event for Governor SBP and international investors in Dubai

: Dr Reza Baqir, Governor State Bank of Pakistan (SBP), emphasized that real economic activity is expected to revive soon on the back of recent economic reforms initiated by SBP and the Government. These comments were made at a session hosted in the UAE by Bank...

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