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100,000 jobs a reality, says Zulfi Bukhari

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development Zulfikar Bukhari on Thursday said the promise of 100,000 jobs is going to become a reality now. He said this while inaugurating 'Visa Facilitation Center' along with Qatari Ambassador to Pakistan Saqar bin Mubarak in Islamabad. "Qatar has promised 100,000 jobs for Pakistani workforce and the process has just started," Zulfikar Bukhari said adding that the government was committed to the goal of filling 100,000 job…

K-IV has been turned from a dream to reality, says CM Murad

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Murad Ali Shah has said that K-IV, the mega water project of Karachi, had turned into a reality because of sincerity of the provincial government. "Earlier, it was a dream and it would have never seen the day of the light had it not been redesigned and included all the missing components of the project," he said on Saturday while talking to media just after receiving presentation from Frontier Works Organisation (FWO) Commanding Officer Lt Col Usman Aftab at Keenjhar, the starting point…

At smartphone pioneer HTC: a new, or virtual, reality

TAIPEI/SINGAPORE: When HTC Corp brought back founder Cher Wang two years ago to turn around the struggling Taiwanese mobile phone maker, investors hoped she could stem a sharp loss in market share to Apple and Samsung Electronics. But the gamble to rebuild the early smartphone pioneer’s reputation failed, as its market share has continued to dwindle - to below 1 percent from closer to 10 percent in 2011. On Thursday, Wang announced HTC was shifting around 2,000 staff, mainly handset engineers, to Alphabet’s Google in a…