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First Batch of ‘SheWins’ graduated: A training program empowering women in their professional lives

SheWins e-Rozgaar by (PITB

Under the project of e-Rozgaar by Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB), SheWins, a training program designed to develop skills in women for their career growth and empowerment has its first batch with 50 students graduating here today. We all need to contribute one way or the other so that the society remains relevant in times to come, says the Director Entrepreneurship PITB Mr. Atif Mumtaz while addressing the trainees on this occasion.

SheWins e-Rozgaar by (PITB

SheWins is a one week training program focused on helping women develops skills for their career growth and empowerment. After the completion, the graduates will have better communication skills, effective CV building techniques, confidence and exposure to explore job market, better understanding of exploring business opportunities, effective recipe of making teams to kick start their business, a better professional personality, improved decision making abilities as well as the adequate knowledge of professional networking opportunities with better understanding of work life balance.

The Program will qualify them to have a deeper spirit to empower themselves that will consequently add to the economy of Pakistan. By playing an active role in the job market and to opt for starting their own small businesses, women can play a vital role in stabilizing the equilibrium of the society.

The ceremony was graced by the chief guest, Director General e-Governance Mr. Sajid Latif along the guest of honors Director Entrepreneurship PITB Mr. Atif Mumtaz and Program Manager e-Rozgaar Mr. Ahmad Islam. On concluding the ceremony trainees were awarded with certificates by project head and Director.

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Plan9 launches ‘Whizkids & Summer Entrepreneurship Bootcamp 2019’ to Connect students with the tech-driven world


To place the students in the preliminary stages of entrepreneurship by workshops and trainings, ‘Whizkids & Summer Entrepreneurship Bootcamp 2019’ has been launched as part of a collaboration of Punjab Information Technology Board`s Project Plan 9 and Information Technology University (ITU), the Punjab. The core purpose of Whizkids is to enable children discover their talents and develop their skills in the fast paced, tech-driven world.

The theme of the three-week long summer camp started on June 24, at Arfa Software Technology Park, is celebrating diversity both in terms of age and social stratification. Packed with interesting and educative workshops, it also offers exciting activities to students from ages 8-18. The coaching and guidance given during this summer camp would help the children to catch up with the global technology trends and identify their future paths.

With special focus on STEM learning, the courses offered will have a blend of technology and entrepreneurship. The courses include Scratch, Robotics, Snap Circuit, Graphic Designing, Marketing and App Development, etc. Additionally, Creative Content Writing will be offered to enhance the writing skills of children. Punjab Whizkids 2019 are divided into two groups of children. One group have children with ages from 8-13 years and the second with ages 14-18 years.

The innovatively designed summer program being organized with the support of PITB`s HR wing, aims at delivering and nurturing future STEM experts, helps our youth chart their future and has, since its commencement, offered workshops ranging from IT based learning to personal development and confidence building.

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#IsMay Let’s Deliver Change with

IsMay Ab Kia Hai – 1000×500

#IsMay ab Kia Hai? The mystery box that got us curious last year, came back this year. Last year the box was filled with a lot of exciting stuff with the major announcement of Shopping Day, first Pakistani e-commerce event which was held just a week prior to Ramzan. This year the box which was bigger in size came with a twist. Filled with daily life items that are a luxury for more than 150 million Pakistanis and a message of helping people in need, the #IsMay box is all about delivering change!

The contents of the box have been sent to everyone in pairs; one for you and the other for someone that might need it more than you. In line with the spirit of Ramzan, the #IsMay initiative encourages thousands of recipients of the box to Deliver Change for those in need.

Brands that participated in the box with their insertions included L’Oréal, Garnier, Maybelline, Elmore, WB Hemani, Shield, Krone, Batik, Kapray, GSK , Mayfair, Teazuro, ZeroMoss, Studio by TCS, All my Tech, Bogo, Find my adventure, Symbios. The box is a hope for a NGOs including TCF and Saylani Welfare.

The effort to deliver change is not just limited to the contents of the box, but instead the box itself is a tool for change. TCS & Yayvo invites everyone to fill their box with clothes, toys, stationary, books, shoes and drop it off at the nearest TCS Express Centre. In turn, Yayvo will donate the contents to Saylani trust, thus helping you Deliver change with ease and convenience.

What hasn’t changed from last year though is Yayvo Shopping Day! Pakistan’s very own shopping event happening just a week prior to the shopping season of Ramzan. Unlike the usual price hikes of Ramzan, Shopping Day allows everyone to shop for all they want from the comfort of their homes with discounts up 75%. The sale will include grocery, life style products, accessories, fashion items and gadgets. This year Yayvo Shopping Day starts from 4th of May because ab #RahaNaJae.

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Huawei Technologies Pakistan recognizes outstanding digital skills – ‘Girls who Code’ – at PM Secretariat

Girls who code

Huawei Technologies Pakistan recently celebrated ‘Girls who Code’ event held at the PM Secretariat, Islamabad. To mark the occasion Huawei Technologies donated 150 tablets to the girls program by way of Ministry of ITT. Huwaei’s continuous support of female empowerment is a driving force for the development of Pakistan. The organizations primary goals involves working with the people of Pakistan where by women and girls can become useful contributors’ to their families and thereby contribute to the national economy. Skills in the new digital age represent an enormous opportunity for the digitally adept youth of Pakistan and Huawei stands by its commitment and will continue to support the ministry of IT and women of Pakistan in this noble cause.

Present at the event was the honorable Prime Minister of Pakistan, Mr. Shahid Khaqan Abbasi, who eloquently pointed out: “Huawei and Microsoft have been kind enough to be a part of this program which is of great meaning to us. This program is mainly to bring digital knowledge to the girls of Pakistan so that they can gain employment opportunities and become a support for their families and mainly for themselves. Government of Pakistan and the IT ministry are committed to provide access to internet all over Pakistan, so that connectivity can become common and people can benefit from it.  This program fits perfectly to our vision of providing employment for youth of Pakistan. This program aims at bridging gender divide as well as digital divide. More and more opportunities will be created for women of Pakistan. They hold the talent hence they should be appreciated to learn and excel in the field of coding. This program should serve as a model for other countries and should be a real source of inspiration for all. Successful implementation of this program is of great pride to all Pakistanis and especially to me.”


Anusha Rahman IT Minister stated that; “Huawei was kind enough to ask what they could do for us, we asked them to help the girls, equip them, give them tablets and they were generous enough to do so. These girls had not seen computers ever in their lives, this was made possible through efforts and support of USF, Microsoft and Huawei. These girls have been trained on computer skills and they have computer skills so that they can benefit for themselves and their families. They will be an earning hand for their families. It’s is our responsibility to provide these girls with education to take their passion of coding ahead. Through enabling themselves they have become teachers, entrepreneurs etc.”


Huawei believes that it is essential to engage the vast and competitive female segment, around the globe, to enable robust growth in every business and social sector. All the developed nations have been successful in capacity building, as they have fully developed the potential of their women. It is the need of the hour for Pakistan, to sharpen the skills and recognize the contributions of its digitally skilled female workforce, while celebrating the accomplishments of this neglected segment.

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2018 GSMA Award Presented to Huawei for Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry

2018 GSMA Award Presented to Huawei for Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry

The GSMA presented Huawei Technologies with the 2018 Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry. The award was presented at a special ceremony held last evening, where Huawei was recognized for decades of advocating new technology standards, driving digital transformation, and building out the digital ecosystem.

At the ceremony, Ken Hu, Rotating and Acting CEO at Huawei accepted the award on behalf of the company. “Over the years, we have worked with many of you to advance 3G, 4G – and now 5G and other ICT technologies,” he said, “so that more people can get connected and enjoy better services. In this time, Huawei has connected over one-third of the world’s population. I’m proud of what we’ve achieved, but the mobile industry is evolving. It will soon become the cornerstone of a fully connected, intelligent world, and we still have a lot of work to do.”

Ken Hu, Rotating and Acting CEO of Huawei (left), accepting GSMA Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry from Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman of GSMA (right) in Barcelona

The GSMA’s Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Mobile Industry recognizes individuals, companies and organizations that made significant contributions to the development of the ICT industry and the advancement of mobile communications. In addition to its technological contributions, Huawei was recognized for its commitment to collaboration with the industry: it actively participates in over 360 standards bodies, industry organizations, and open source communities, where it has played an instrumental role in cultivating the broader digital ecosystem.

On behalf of the GSMA, I would like to congratulate Huawei on its commitment to pushing the industry forward,” said Sunil Bharti Mittal, Chairman, GSMA and Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises. “In just 30 years, they have managed to become the largest supplier of mobile networking equipment in the world. Their contribution to global standards, approach to innovation, and commitment to helping customers and partners succeed will have a lasting impact on the future of our industry.

Since its founding in 1987, Huawei has expanded from a small reseller of telephone exchange equipment to a global market leader in telecom and enterprise network solutions and consumer devices.

Through its history the company has shown a strong focus on research and development. From 2007 to 2016, Huawei’s total R&D investment surpassed US$48 billion dollars, having invested $11 billion in 2016 alone. In recent years, Huawei has concentrated on building out the next generation of digital infrastructure by driving innovation in cloud, artificial intelligence, and 5G technologies. It continues to funnel 10%-15% of its annual revenue back into R&D each year.

For more information on the 2018 GLOMO Awards, visit:

MWC 2018 will be held from February 26 to March 1 in Barcelona, Spain. Huawei will showcase its products and solutions at booth 1J50 in Fira Gran Via Hall 1, booth 3I30 in Hall 3, and the Innovation City zone in Hall 4. For more information, please visit

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Easypaisa Mega Deals for PAkistan Day 2018

We Pakistanis will celebrate our 78th Pakistan Day this year. It’s a special day for all of us as on this day Pakistan Movement was launched which led us to our free homeland, our freedom. At this joyous occasion, has something special for you. We are proud to present our Pakistan Tech Sale from 23rd to 25th March 2018.  On this Pakistan Day Sale, enjoy our mega deals in various categories offered by various brands and our payment partners.

Get united by tech and become a #TechJunoon by availing huge discounts on the following categories:



Easypaisa Mega Deals:

Here is your chance to enjoy 23 deals on 23rd of March, 2018! 23 Easypaisa Mega Deals for Easypaisa Mobile Accounts users only, will be offered on this Pakistan Tech Sale by And this is not all; you can also get 10% discounts on Easypaisa Mobile account & 5% discounts through Easypaisa OTC payment on all products.


Pakistan Day Sale

Avail the mega deals by Easypaisa with up to 20% OFF on Mobile Accounts! All this and more for you at Pakistan Tech Sale on Pakistan Day this year!

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At our Pakistan Day Sale this year, enjoy 20% off on all Meezan Bank Debit Cards.
What are you waiting for? Pakistan Tech Sale starts at Midnight! Great ready to avail the Mega Deals and enjoy heavy discounts offered for our valuable customers.

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SQL PASS Lahore – 2nd General Conference

PASS Conference Lahore

SQL PASS Lahore ( is organizing its 2nd general conference in Lahore with collaboration of Confiz Limited.


PASS Conference is where the largest community for technical data professionals come together for learning, networking & career development.


Details General Conference

Venue: Confiz Limited. LG Floor Leeds Center, Gulberg III, Lahore

Dated: Wednesday, May 24, 2017.

Timing: 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM.

To get shortlisted for the professional meetup, the only pre-requisite for registration is that you need to have at least 2 years of experience in software development.

Registration for the conference is mandatory. So make sure you’ve registered for the event in time and have received your confirmation email.
Registration Process

  • Send an email to with title “SQL PASS Lahore Conference May 2017 Registration”
  • You need to include details about your organization, field of expertise and your experience.
  • A confirmation email from SQL PASS Lahore shall confirm your seat in conference.
  • Attached brochure shall list details of honorable speakers and their expert topics.

Conference Partners:

  • Confiz Limited
  • PASS
  • Microsoft


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