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KARACHI:  Due to an ineffective local online map, the ride-hailing drivers take a lot of time to reach their customers, which costs time and money to many other businesses as well. Pakistan is among the countries that are about to embrace Location-Based Services (LBS) and Real Time Location Systems (RTLS). By 2021,...
ISLAMABAD: What’s common between Raghib Hussain, Rehan Jalil and Khalid Raza? A quick Google search shows they are all successful Silicon Valley founders with huge achievements. Rehan Jalil sold Elastica to Blue Coat for $280 million, Khalid Raza sold Viptela to Cisco for $610 million and Raghib Hussain sold Cavium...
KARACHI  :  Pakistan has deployed for the first time the blockchain technology in the banking sector to attract worker remittances from Malaysia, which is a step in the direction defined by the Financial Action Task Force (FATF) to combat terror financing and money laundering. The technology will not only make financial...
KARACHI:  Calendar year 2018 turned out to be eventful for the telecom sector of Pakistan when it saw many highs and lows. However, the second half of the year was more phenomenal compared to the first. The year kicked off with Oman Telecommunication Company (Omantel) exiting WorldCall Telecom (WTL) after injecting...
ISLAMABAD:  The China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) is a win-win arrangement for both Pakistan and China and all the projects under CPEC must materialise without further delay, said former Planning Commission deputy chairman Sartaj Aziz. He said it would lead to industrialisation in the country. Addressing an event organised by the Sustainable...
Pakistan is quickly becoming a digital-first country, which means there are new opportunities for brands to reach and engage with consumers who may have previously been overlooked. Read on for five reasons you should consider expanding your digital campaigns into Pakistan. There’s a reason Pakistan is attracting interest from major...
ISLAMABAD:  The Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government has decided to make transfer of technology a vital part of all future agreements with foreign partners including China in an attempt to ensure a technology-based economy and give a boost to dwindling exports. The government feels that no attention has been paid to the...
ISLAMABAD: Data sharing and analytics play a key role in identifying tax evaders and broadening the tax base, said Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) Chairman Jehanzeb Khan on Tuesday. Mr Khan was speaking at the First Information and Communication Technology (ICT) Workshop organised by the FBR in collaboration with the...
KARACHI:  Pakistan’s e-commerce market almost doubled in fiscal year 2017-18 as digitalisation paved the way for the services sector to increase its contribution to the gross domestic product (GDP) from 52% to 60%, according to the State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). E-commerce is booming in the country due to relatively larger...
Islamabad – 17 October, 2018: Following the full-day digital policy conference called Accelerate to a Digital State, Jazz, Pakistan’s largest digital telecommunication company, released a sector report on a digital policy framework for the Government of Pakistan. This sector report laid out in-depth transformational recommendations on agriculture, health...

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Slow growth in exports

The performance of exports in the first eight months of 2018-19 has been disappointing. According to the monthly trade statistics of the PBS the...