Having hosted a number of live streaming projects under the umbrella of wi-tribe LIVE, wi-tribe Pakistan recently live streamed the first Google Technology User Group (GTUG) event held at SZABIST, Islamabad.
Themed around “Google Outreach and Innovation”, the event aimed to promote Google’s latest technology amongst budding developers and technology evangelists.
Speakers at the event included Ahmad Hamzavi, Head of New Business Development, MENA & Central Asia, who spoke on the subject of innovation at Google, and TilekMamutov, New Business Development Manager, Central Asia and Central South Asia who spoke about Google outreach.
“GTUG is a great event that imparts knowledge about the latest Google technology. The event provided a great learning opportunity to Pakistan’s young and aspiring developers. With wi-tribe LIVE, our aim is to widen the outreach of such informative sessions, making them available online to as big an audience as possible. At wi-tribe, we pride ourselves on providing and promoting platforms that can act as key enablers for the development of Pakistan’s future technology leaders,” said Ali Fahd, Director of Marketing, wi-tribe Pakistan.
By taking such initiatives, wi-tribe aims to open doors of new possibilities for the diligent youth of the country. By creating limitless access to events like GTUG with live streaming, wi-tribe envisions a more technology advanced Pakistan where the youth becomes the driving force behind ICT development.
Economic Forum (WEF) signs Mishal Pakistan as their Country Partner Institute
The World Economic Forum signs Mishal Pakistan as the country partner institute to improve the soft data on economic development issues. The soft data is required for various reports from the Forum.
The Forum Reports measure Pakistan’s performance on various indicators and reports including the Global Competitiveness Report, Global Information Technology Report, Global Financial Risk Index, Global Gender Gap Report, the New Internet World, Travel and Tourism Competiveness Report, the Financial Development Report and other regional reports.
The World Economic Forum in partnership with Mishal Pakistan will also conduct the Executive Opinion Survey 2012 in Pakistan for the Global Competitiveness Report 2012-13.
The Executive Opinion Survey, “The Voice of the Business Community” is a major component of The Global Competitiveness Report and provides the key ingredient that turns the Report into a representative annual measure of a nation’s economic environment and its ability to achieve sustained growth. The Survey gathers valuable information on a broad range of variables for which hard data sources are scarce or nonexistent. High level business executives operating in Pakistan will be surveyed to capture their opinion on the business environment in which they operate.
The Global Competitiveness Report has been the World Economic Forum’s flagship publication since 1979 and is widely recognized as the world’s leading cross-country comparison of factors affecting economic competitiveness and growth.
A sample of company executives in Pakistan will be asked to complete this important and confidential survey. Mr. Amir Jahangir of Mishal Pakistan notes that it is vitally important that each executive sampled complete the survey to ensure that Pakistan has accurate and reliable data in the Report.
Mishal will be engaging students from the Business and Journalism schools and the Chambers’ of Commerce and Industry across Pakistan to promote more industry-academia linkages for maximum input from the business community on gauging the business environment and government policies on improving competitiveness of Pakistan across the 12 pillars.
This year Mishal along with the World Economic Forum will have special emphasis on measuring sustainability element of the use of national resources. It will also focus of shaping the future of economic development of Pakistan with responsible use of a country’s resources