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HBL signs deals with MasterCard, Monet for mPOS service

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STAFF REPORT KHI: HBL, Pakistan’s largest commercial bank, has signed deals with MasterCard and Monet for the rollout of the first Mobile Point-of-Sale (mPOS) service in the country. Faiq Sadiq Head, Payment Services, HBL, and Aurangzaib Khan, Country Manager - Pakistan and Afghanistan, MasterCard, and Ali Abbas Sikander, Chief Executive Officer, Monet, signed the agreements. The mPOS solution will enable micro and small merchants to accept credit, debit and prepaid cards as payment, and…Read More

Pakistan, China sign 25 deals to promote IT coop

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan and China have signed 25 commercial MoUs to promote bilateral cooperation in the IT sector following IT forum held in Chinese city of Shenzhen. Out of 25 MoUs, 15 were by the Pakistani private enterprises and 10 by the COMSATS IT delegation. This was the first-ever forum of its kind held between the two countries which was attended by 63 participants from Pakistan and about 200 from the Chinese side. The forum was organised by the Consulate General of…Read More

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SDPI for legally binding global deals on toxic mercury

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: World leaders at IUCNs "Global Conservation Congress 2012", should support legally binding treaty on mercury to protect health, environment and ecosystem from hazardous and toxic mercury, said Dr. Mahmood. A. Khwaja, Senior Advisor, Sustainable Development Policy Institute (SDPI), has said."SDPI has moved a motion for a global treaty to the upcoming IUCNs "Global Conservation Congress 2012" planned for this month. The resolution calls for effective…Read More

InfoTech gets deals revised with SBL, HBL

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: Samba Bank Limited (SBL) and Habib Bank Limited have recently renewed their Microsoft Enterprise Agreement deals for a 3-year period through InfoTech (Pvt.) Ltd, which is Microsoft’s direct large account reseller.Azfar Naqvi, CFO of SBL, signed the agreement, while Naseer Akhtar, President and CEO, signed on behalf of the InfoTech during a recently held ceremony. The ceremony was also attended by Salman Siddiqui and Agha Jan from Microsoft Pakistan.In his remarks, Naseer…Read More