Tag: businesses

US starts access to credit initiative for small businesses

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: USAID has announced $60 million development credit support availability through four Pakistani banks, which will provide loan capital to underserved businesses to help them expand, create jobs and increase revenues. This was disclosed at the recently concluded Third Pak-US Business Opportunities Conference in Islamabad. The US government launched the US-Pakistan Partnership for Access to Credit programme. Donald Larry Sampler, Assistant to the Administrator in…Read More

PTCL leads in ICT solutions for businesses

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There is a global consensus that endorses telecommunications as an infrastructure essential to a country’s economic development and global competitiveness. Nationwide telecommunications networks form the backbone for national inclusion, productivity and competitiveness today. The impact of this backbone infrastructure is visible in every facet, be it communication on voice calls, sharing pictures, browsing the internet, information processing and transactions by business and now…Read More

IT solutions must to develop small businesses

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article image STAFF REPORT FSD: Experts at a seminar on information technology have said that that IT has become a buzzword in the age of technology thus the credible IT solution providers should focus on SMEs to give a jump to the economic activities in Pakistan. The seminar was jointly organised by the FPCCI and IBEX Global at the Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce. The seminar was aimed to educate and encourage the local business community, and convince them to manage their businesses in difficult…Read More

Microsoft empowers businesses through technology innovation

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STAFF REPORT KHI: Microsoft Pakistan Country Manager, Amir Rao, has said that Microsoft is successfully playing its role in transforming the way organizations and individuals work today. He said this while addressing a media gathering recently organized by the Microsoft Pakistan in Karachi which was largely attended by leading journalists from electronic, print and digital medium organizations. The discussion was targeted for the business sector of the country, which is gaining…Read More