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  • Mobilink, Warid to combine in Pakistan’s first telecom merger

    LAHORE: Pakistan Mobile Communications Ltd (Mobilink) and Warid Telecom (Pvt) Ltd announced on Thursday their agreement to combine, in first telecommunication merger in Pakistan...

    Mobilink CEO Jeffrey Hedberg and CFO Andrew Kemp will assume the same positions of the new entity, whose name has yet to be announced...

  • CCP approves merger of Mobilink, Warid

    ISLAMABAD: The Competition Commission of Pakistan (CCP) has approved the proposed merger of Mobilink and Warid...

    The assessment has been undertaken on the basis of extensive consultation with the merger parties, competitors and the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA)...

  • 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...

  • Mobilink and Warid are now one happy family — but what’s in it for customers?

    KARACHI: The much-hyped merger of two telecommunication giants Mobilink and Warid last year was the first in Pakistan...

    But beyond the amalgamation of 50 million customers for both telcos, what is in it for subscribers?“Over 50 million customers in Pakistan will benefit from high-speed mobile telecommunications and digital mobile network,” reads a statement by Amsterdam-based Vimplecom, the international communications and technology...

  • 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 secretary general of the All Pakistan Telecom Franchises Association, Naeemul Haq, told the committee that Mobilink discriminated against Warid franchises by retaining the vast majority of Mobilink...

  • PSL should be held in Pakistan, says Sadiq Mohammad

    KARACHI: Former Test opener Sadiq Mohammad believes that the holding of the inaugural edition of Pakistan Super League (PSL) in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) would be a bad decision...

    The Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) in their recent board meeting, chaired by chairman Shaharyar M...

  • Afghan president did not decline invitations to visit Pakistan: Sadiq

    National Assembly (NA) Speaker Ayaz Sadiq on Sunday, clarifying Afghan President Ashraf Ghani's 'rejection' last week of an invitation to visit Pakistan, said Ghani had assured him he would visit Islamabad after Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif pays a visit to Afghanistan...

    Speaking to the media on Sunday, Sadiq, who recently led a parliamentary delegation during a visit to Kabul, explained that the Afghan president had not declined...

  • Sadiq, Mohsin say Pakistan enjoy edge in ODI series against England

    KARACHI: Former Pakistan Test openers Mohsin Khan and Sadiq Mohammad on Monday rated Pakistan as favourites for the four-match ODI series against England starting on Wednesday in Abu Dhabi...

    “This Pakistan is a formidable one with solid batting, good pace-cum-spin attack and favourable conditions, and England will have to be at their best to do really well against it to make an impact in the ODI series,” Mohsin said...

  • NA-122 deseating case: Ayaz Sadiq approaches SC over tribunal’s verdict

    LAHORE: Former National Assembly Speaker and PML-N leader Sardar Ayaz Sadiq approached the Supreme Court against the election tribunal’s NA-122 case verdict which deseated him as the NA Speaker and parliamentarian...

    Sadiq said the tribunal failed to decide the issue of maintainability of Imran Khan's election petition even after recording evidence despite his interim orders in this regard...

  • Sadiq Khan vs Zac Goldsmith ? London's mayoral favourites couldn't be more different

    LONDON: The favourites to become London's new mayor on Thursday are two completely contrasting candidates: Zac Goldsmith, the son of a tycoon financier and Jemima Khan's brother, and Sadiq Khan, the son of a bus driver from Pakistan...

    Born in London in 1970 to parents who had recently arrived from Pakistan, he grew up in public housing with his six brothers and sister in Tooting, an ethnically diverse residential area in the south of...

  • Ayaz Sadiq meets Iraqi prime minister

    ISLAMABAD: National Assembly Speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq met Iraqi Prime Minister Dr Haider Al Ebadi in Baghdad on Tuesday and called for expanding cooperation between the two countries in various fields...

    According to a press release, Mr Ebadi praised the people of Pakistan for their unparalleled sacrifices in the war against terrorism...

  • Ayaz Sadiq moves SC against tribunal verdict

    LAHORE: Former National Assembly speaker Sardar Ayaz Sadiq on Monday challenged the decision of the election tribunal about by-election in his constituency (NA-122) before the Supreme Court...

    Sadiq did not seek stay order as per the party policy which had decided to contest the re-poll...

  • Should Sadiq Khan’s faith matter?

    Sadiq Khan’s brilliant victory as London mayor is a feather in the cap of Jeremy Corbyn and the Labour Party, which the leftist leader is striving to lick into an agreeable shape...

    In any case, the plain truth is that Sadiq Khan would not have survived in Pakistan, not as a Muslim, not as a non-Muslim...

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