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Nestlé Pakistan donates 75 tons of water to NDMA for relief efforts in Karachi. 
Business, Covid 19

Nestlé Pakistan donates 75 tons of water to NDMA for relief efforts in Karachi. 

KARACHI: Nestlé Pakistan has donated 75 tons of water to the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to facilitate them in their relief activities in Karachi following the torrential rains during recent monsoon spells. Nestlé will support the NDMA’s relief efforts by donating 50,000 bottles of 1.5 litres Nestlé Pure Life for people affected by the…

Nestlé for Healthier Kids Essay contest winners announced 
Business

Nestlé for Healthier Kids Essay contest winners announced 

KARACHI: Nestlé Pakistan announced the winners of the Nestlé for Healthier Kids (N4HK) essay competition, a writing contest for primary and secondary school students. This unique activity by Nestlé Pakistan was organized for the youth to engage their creative capacities resulting in 1,100 entries from across Pakistan and Pakistani expatriate families living in the Philippines,…

South Korea provides $800,000 aid for fight against COVID-19
Business, Covid 19

South Korea provides $800,000 aid for fight against COVID-19

ISLAMABAD: The South Korean government will provide $800,000 assistance to Pakistan to help the country fight COVID-19. South Korean Ambassador Kwak Sang Jyu recently informed Economic Affairs Division Secretary Noor Ahmed that the Korean grant in the shape of cash and equipment will be provided through the World Health Organisation (WHO) to support mitigation measures…

Careem pledges to equip all its active captains with ‘Safety Kits’
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Careem pledges to equip all its active captains with ‘Safety Kits’

KARACHI: Careem, the internet platform for the greater Middle East and Pakistan, has collaborated with the provincial/local government and the private sector to create awareness about safety measures during rides. By joining forces with Lifebuoy, Careem is distributing ‘Safety Kits’ to all its active Captains across Pakistan, starting from Karachi, Lahore, and Islamabad. The provincial…

Project Alloy: Medical students launch Pakistan’s first healthcare web platform
Business, Technology

Project Alloy: Medical students launch Pakistan’s first healthcare web platform

KARACHI: A group of five final year medical students in Karachi recently launched a brand new real-time web platform that aims to connect healthcare facilities to medical suppliers and charities. Project Alloy, the online portal is Pakistan`s first healthcare resource distribution platform, linking suppliers with the hospitals and organisations that need it most. The tagline…

Novartis donates Rs40m to PRCS for COVID-19 testing kits and PPEs
Business, Covid 19

Novartis donates Rs40m to PRCS for COVID-19 testing kits and PPEs

KARACHI: The Pakistan Red Crescent Society (PRCS) Sindh Branch recently received a donation of Rs40 million from Novartis Pakistan. The support package will go towards the procurement of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) kits for medical workers and COVID-19 testing kits. The ceremony was organized at Hilal-e-Ahmer House, Teen Talwar Clifton. Former captain of the Pakistan…

Nestlé Pakistan announces financial results for Q1 2020
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Nestlé Pakistan announces financial results for Q1 2020

KARACHI: Nestlé Pakistan posted revenue of PKR 29.8 billion, an increase of 2.6% compared to the same period last year, despite many difficulties emanating from the COVID-19 crisis. Juices and water, as well as products for the out-of-home channel, were severely impacted by the lockdown. In addition, the Afghanistan border closure had a significant impact…

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