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  • Mobilink, Warid Telecom announce merger

    It’s official – Pakistan’s telecom industry is about to witness a massive consolidation as the parent companies of Mobilink and Warid Telecom announced on Thursday that they had reached a merger agreement...

    A joint press release issued by both companies says Mobilink will first acquire 100 per cent of Warid’s shares in consideration for the Dhabi Group (Warid’s parent company) shareholders acquiring approximately 15pc of Mobilink...

  • Impact of Warid deal on Bank Alfalah

    Competition concerns aside, if the proposed deal goes through, VimpleCom’s Mobilink will acquire 100pc shares of the Dhabi Group’s Warid Telecom, with the Middle Eastern firm ending up with a 15pc stake in the combined entity...

    76pc stake (319m shares) in Warid...

  • Jazz, Warid consolidate franchise network

    KARACHI: More than a third of the nearly 700 franchise outlets of both Warid and Jazz will shut down as the two entities consolidate their franchise network after a merger last year...

    She said the combined strength of the permanent employees of both Warid and Jazz, including sales centre employees, is about 4,000...

  • Mobilink says it has met requirements for merger with Warid

    ISLAMABAD: Cellular service provider, Mobilink, told a parliamentary panel on Wednesday that it has closed off several dozen franchises and laid off employees following all the regulatory approvals for its merger with Warid Telecom...

    The company was questioned by the Senate Standing Committee on Information Technology about terminating the contracts of 263 franchises after it merged with Warid earlier this year...

  • Sacked Jazz-Warid employees stage protest

    LAHORE: A large number of employees have been rendered jobless following the closure of more than 200 Jazz-Warid franchise outlets across the country after the two entities decided to consolidate their networks...

    “The management of Jazz-Warid closed more than 200 [Warid] franchises...

  • The weight of numbers

    In other words, we, generally, love to enthusiastically boast about inflated numbers on the pattern of how the more insecure amongst us like to drop names...

    Amidst all the numbers that these animals bring to the grand exhibition in the city, there is every now and then a reminder of how the spirit quite abhors ostentation and too much discussion about the price...

  • Sindh wants registration of mobile phones against CNIC numbers

    ISLAMABAD: To curb snatching of mobile phones and their trade, the Sindh government approached the interior ministry on Wednesday for registration of mobile phones against CNIC numbers...

    “The PTA director, in the meeting, suggested that the ministry of interior may be approached to explore the possibility of registration of cellphones against the CNIC numbers...

  • PPP challenges other opposition parties to ‘show numbers’

    ISLAMABAD: The Pakistan Peoples Party (PPP) on Friday threw down the gauntlet to opposition parties, saying that if they wanted to unseat Syed Khursheed Shah, they should come up with the required numbers...

    We do not fear any democratically-adopted procedure to change the leader of the opposition, but those who want to replace Khursheed Shah must show their numbers,” Qamar Zaman Kaira told reporters following a meeting at the...

  • Uncounted numbers

    Voting stations will not get the necessary accessibility considerations that would have been warranted had the numbers been accurately depicted...

    The grossly misrepresented numbers resonate indivi­du­ally, ins­­­ti­­­tu­­­tionally, and socially...

  • Book fair in Dir attracts youths in large numbers

    TIMERGARA: The Lower Dir district government in collaboration with the National Book Foundation (NBF) arranged a two-day book fair at the Timergara Rest House that was visited by hundreds of students, teachers and book lovers on Tuesday, the first day of the event...

    Deputy Commissioner Atta ur Rehman launched the fair during a function
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