Argentina offers agri, livestock tech transfer




STAFF REPORT KHI: Ambassador of Argentina Rodolfo J. Martin Saravia has said that although the trade volume was not that big between Argentina and Pakistan, but lot of potential existed for enhancing it, and for that collective efforts are required.

"The business communities of both the countries must join hands and work together for improving trade ties by regularly participating in exhibitions, organizing trade delegations’ visits and holding other such activities in both

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Pak delegation in US to study tech transfer




STAFF REPORT ISB: A 12-member Pakistani university delegation is in United States on a 10-day study tour organised by the US Department of Commerce’s Commercial Law Development Programme (CLDP).
The delegation is comprised representatives from Pakistani universities interested in creating technology transfer offices (TTOs) and technology incubators (TIs) on their local campuses.The CLDP is a programme run by the US Department of Commerce’s Office of the General Counsel, which

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Mobi-cash, Shifa Foundation ink money transfer deal


STAFF REPORT ISB: Shifa Foundation, a non-profit organisation rendering tertiary services in healthcare, entered into a joint venture with Mobi-cash (a service of Mobilink to conduct the financial transactions, primarily sending-receiving money within Pakistan along with other financial services) for collection of donations across the country.
At the signing ceremony, Taimoor Shah, Associate Director of Shifa Foundation, gave a brief introduction of Shifa Foundation and its activities.
He

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Ufone takes Mobile Money Transfer Services one step ahead-Upaisa to issue Debit Cards


In this world of UPaisa and EasyPaisa services, Ufone takes it one step ahead starting with the issuance of UPaisa Debit Cards.

According to the Officials, you don’t need to have a bank account for debit card operations. Instead, you can use UPaisa Debit Card for multiple transactions without a bank account.

The debit card can be used at ATM’s, 1-Link and M-Net; both services are given. UPaisa debit card is not only limited to ATM’s; it can also be used at retail stores such as

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China proposes tech transfer to Pakistan, others




MONITORING REPORT ISB: In a major breakthrough, China has offered its neighbors especially Pakistan an unprecedented technology transfer agreement, that would usher into the rapid economic boosting in the region.
The proposal was raised by Chinese government with the ministers of science and technology of the South Asian states at the inaugural ceremony of the South Asia Technology Transfer moot held at Kunming, China, on the sidelines of the second China-South Asia Exposition held

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Easypaisa launches funds transfer facility




STAFF REPORT KHI: Pakistan’s first and largest branchless banking service and a joint venture of Telenor Pakistan and Tameer Microfinance Bank, Easypaisa, has become the first mobile money service in Pakistan to become interoperable with the existing banking infrastructure by launching the Inter Bank Fund Transfer (IBFT) service.
Under this initiative, the company’s customers will be able to transfer funds between number of banks via the 1-link switch. Easypaisa brings this

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Technology transfer to farmers to boost farm yields


STAFF REPORT IBD: Technologies developed by the Pakistan Agricultural Research Council (PARC) must reach farmers to help them enhance crop production by utilizing modern techniques as the country is constantly facing decline in the farm yield.

"Farmers can contribute positively to the economy and for ensuring food security if they are provided the technologies developed by the PARC scientists," said Minister for National Food Security and Research, Sikandar Hayat Bosan during

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