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August 7, 2014



Askari Bank in collaboration with MasterCard announced the launch of Pakistan’s first World MasterCard Credit Card. The Card is specifically developed for the bank’s customers seeking extravagance and high class service worldwide.

The Askari Bank World MasterCard Credit Card will offer a host of unique privileges like invitations to exclusive events, access to airport lounges and priority reservations at top restaurants around the world. Cardholders will also receive travel, medical and accident insurance, as well as free extended warrantees and purchase protection on items bought with the Askari Bank World MasterCard Credit Card.

Commenting on the occasion, Syed M. Husaini, President & CEO Askari Bank said: “We are proud to launch Pakistan’s first World MasterCard Credit Card, which is a world renowned premium payments platform. At Askari Bank, we are committed to introduce the latest payment solutions that complement our customers’ evolving lifestyle and offer unmatched benefits and privileges around the world.

We are confident that our customers will be delighted with the launch of this premium payment tool and will enjoy the numerous benefits of this card”

Honda honoured with two PakWheels Car awards

LAHORE: Honda Atlas Cars (Pakistan) Ltd. is pleased to announce that it has been privileged with two major automotive awards this year , Car of the Year” and “Most Fuel Efficient Car ” announced by “PakWheels”, the most popular automotive website of Pakistan.

The PakWheels Car Awards 2014, which are based on an annual country wide survey, have been given out to recognize and uplift the car brands that have excelled in the Pakistan Automotive Industry. People of Pakistan have crowned Honda Civic as “Car of the Year” while the Honda City has won the award for “The Most Fuel Efficient Car”. In terms of features, compatibility, uniqueness and quality Honda is placed on top also.

The Company is honored. Honda values its esteemed customers and aims to serve them with the best cars always, satisfying the customers is our foremost priority.

Centaurus Mall chooses Makkays for data network

LAHORE: Centaurus Mall in Islamabad, Pakistan has recently chosen Makkays to implement a state of the art Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise data network solution to enhance their core network infrastructure and backhaul network. This will deliver advanced quality-of-service functionality and high-speed switching technology for day-to-day applications and services.

Alcatel-Lucent Enterprise solutions are highly flexible as compared to other vendors in the market. The IT division at Centaurus mall will now be able to make simple network upgrades in response to increased user demands without replacing the hardware.

The products used are energy efficient, cost efficient, high performing and will require less installation space, which are key requirements for organizations in Pakistan focusing on operational expenditure.

The data solution will also act as a backbone for the data center connectivity and IP surveillance solutions. It will allow the 250 employees at Centaurus Mall to communicate with one another clearly with no network congestion. Furthermore, the switches used for IP surveillance will allow up to 300 fully integrated cameras working in adverse climatic conditions without power issues. Distinction - Fauji Foundation Education System Rawalpindi (05 August 2014) Mr. Shaheer Ul Aziz student of 9th Class of Fauji Foundation Model School Renala Khurd competed for selection in Program Microsoft & Adobe World Championship and got 1st position in Microsoft Office Power Point 2010 at national level.

Student will now represent Pakistan at international level in Certiport 2014 Global Partner Conference, being held in USA.


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Source: Nation (Pakistan)


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