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April 15, 2016

FJWU holds fair


April 15, 2016

Rawalpindi: Office of Research Innovation & Commercialisation (ORIC) at Fatima Jinnah Women University organised entrepreneurship fair here on Thursday at the university premises.

The Founding President of Islamabad Women Chamber of Commerce, Samina Fazil was the chief guest of the ceremony. Fifty eight different stalls have been displayed by exhibitors that include FJWU current students, alumni and established business women from twin cities. A large number of visitors included faculty, staff, students, alumni and women attended this event. Display of products and services included; personality assessment, pottery, paintings, photography, clothing, bedding jewellery, handicrafts and food items were displayed by FJWU young entrepreneurs and established business women.

FJWU Vice Chancellor Prof Dr. Samina Amin Qadir said at the occasion that, FJWU is committed to provide its students with hands on trainings and market exposure. “Today’s fair is one of the prime examples which show FJWU’s commitment. This is a good occasion where students can mix with alumni and professionals, which ultimately will help them to grow their ideas and businesses.  It is remarkable how students have executed their innovated ideas in today’s fair. FJWU will keep providing such platforms to young women to showcase their talent,” she said.

Chief guest Samina Fazil said that women in the present day have been recognized as an indivisible part of the global struggle for a stable economy. Same is the case in Pakistan where women have recently become the symbol of change. Now; educated, gifted, and qualified females can enter virtually any business. She also elaborated that FJWU is playing very important role to train young women. Such fairs will give confidence to young females and also provide platform to show case their talents and innovative ideas. She also assured her assistance and collaboration to start training programs on entrepreneurship at FJWU in future. 

PTCL performance

Islamabad: Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has announced Thursday its financial results for the quarter ended March 31, 2016 in its Board of Directors meeting held here, says a press release.

PTCL group earned Rs29.3 billion revenue during the quarter whereas PTCL’s revenues were Rs18.0 billion. Data revenues increased compared to the same period last year. The company’s profitability remained stable despite competition. Net profit of the company stood at Rs3.1 billion which was 27% higher compared to Rs2.5 billion of same period last year. Likewise, PTCL group’s profitability also increased significantly.

PTCL group continues to invest into integrated solutions, delivering exceptional quality on the back of its proficient data services. The company is focused on creating more value for its customers and is refining its increasingly efficient and widespread network. PTCL’s sustained efforts in developing a next generation ICT infrastructure have translated into greater benefits for both its customers and shareholders.

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