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CPEC generate over 30,000 jobs

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China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) early harvest projects have created direct employment for over 30,000 Pakistani engineers and workers, official data revealed. Total 38,000 jobs, under early harvest projects by the CPEC, around 8,000 or less than 25 percent consumed by Chinese workers according to the planning commission. Energy projects, under the CPEC portfolio, are the […]…Read More

Pak farm development can provide food security, jobs

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Canadian High Commissioner to Islamabad Greg Giokas has said that agricultural development could provide Pakistan food security, gave jobs to the unemployed and provide it a solid base for agricultural exports to the region. The Canadian envoy was speaking at the 5th roundtable of the Pakistan Agricultural Coalition (PAC) at the Canadian HC’s official residence here which was attended by representatives of business and agriculture community, the international donors…Read More

Phone game may make illiterates seek jobs

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STAFF REPORT IBD: A silly telephone game that became a viral phenomenon in Pakistan has demonstrated some serious potential for teaching poorly educated people about automated voice services and provided a new tool for them to learn about jobs, researchers at LUMS said.The game, called Polly, is simplicity itself: a caller records a message and Polly adds funny sound effects, such as changing a male’s voice to a female voice (or vice versa), or making the caller sound like a drunk chipmunk.…Read More

THF helping youth skills development for jobs

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Organizations like The Hunar Foundation (THF) are working to transform Pakistan’s human capital into an asset for the country, where an estimated 103 million people, or 63 per cent of the population, are younger than age 25, and this number is expected to double over the next 30 years.THF`s main objective is to provide young men and women with quality vocational education that meets the technical skill needs of the marketplace - leading to wage-earning capabilities for life.…Read More

IBM moves to prepare students for future jobs

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: IBM has announced an array of programmes and resources to help students and IT professionals develop new technology skills and prepare for jobs of the future. The initiatives include new training courses and resources for IT professionals, technology and curriculum materials for educators and expanded programmes to directly engage students with real-world business challenges.With reference to the students in Pakistan, Adnan Siddiqui, Country General Manager, IBM Pakistan and…Read More

HEC provides jobs to 1041 scholars in varsities

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STAFF REPORT IBD: Higher Education Commission’s Interim Placement of Fresh PhDs (IPFP) Programme has placed 1041 Pakistani PhDs as Assistant Professors across the country at both public and private sector, in academic and research universities.According to details, Water Resource Management, Biotechnology, Food Engineering, Animal Nutrition, Bio Chemistry, Nano Chemistry and Nano Catalysis, Plasma Physics, Supply Chain Management, Water Resource Engineering, Cell Biology, Civil and…Read More

Sybrids contact centre for Telenor to create jobs

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article image STAFF REPORT IBD: Lakson Group’s subsidiary Sybrid (Pvt.) Ltd., a business process outsourcing company, has completed a state-of-the-art contact centre which it will manage for Telenor Pakistan. The centre, which will create jobs for 500 talented Pakistani individuals, will allow for efficient process handling to meet growing customer needs. The collaboration has led to an investment of Rs100 million by Lakson Group to build the supporting infrastructure."We are proud to have completed…Read More