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Facebook, USF launch training programme in Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD: Universal Service Fund (USF) and Facebook have launched #SheMeansBusiness in Pakistan aimed at equipping women entrepreneurs with knowledge, connections, skills and technology required to build and grow their businesses online. As a part of the # She Means Business programme, training will be provided to trainers of USF ICT for girls programme in the […]

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Measures taken to curb grey trafficking: PTA

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ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has claimed to have taken numerous measures to curb the menace of grey trafficking that is resulting in huge revenue losses to the exchequer. According to the official documents available with Business Recorder, to curb the menace of grey traffic, PTA has taken effective measures both technical and regulatory, which […]

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Petition finds fault with working of PTA: Universal Services Fund money transferred as per rules, government tells SC

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NASIR IQBAL ISLAMABAD: The federal government informed the Supreme Court on Thursday that an amount of Rs62 billion had been lawfully transferred to the federal consolidated fund (FCF) from the universal services fund (USF) after necessary amendments to the relevant law. “The funds were placed from the Ministry of Information Technology-USF account to the FCF […]

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Midas counsel fails to satisfy court

ISLAMABAD: The Supreme Court on Tuesday adjourned till Wednesday the hearing of the case regarding irregularities in the advertisement campaign of the Universal Service Fund. The counsel for Midas advertising agency Yaseen Azad maintained that the Public Procurement Regulatory Authority (PPRA) rules do not apply to his client. The government selects an advertising agency according […]

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