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Tee Off To Educate Pakistan at 15th TCF Golf Tournament

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The Citizens Foundation brings 15th TCF Golf Tournament to raise funds for the education of the less privileged children. The tournament is set to take place next weekend at the Karachi Golf Club. The fifteenth edition of the tournament will bring together the avid golfers of Karachi to play a friendly golf match in Texas Scramble format. The funds raised from the tournament are expected to enable more than 400 children from the low income communities to get quality education in TCF schools.

According to the latest Pakistan Education Statistics Report by AEPAM, Ministry of Education Pakistan, there are 22.84 million children out of school. UNESCO´s latest published figures suggest Pakistan has the second highest number of out of school children globally after Nigeria. It doesn’t get any better in adulthood, as Pakistan also has the highest number of illiterate adults in the world. To top it all off, we have gender inequality issues in education. Out of the 5.06 million children not going to primary school, 60% are girls.  According to recent country statistics, compared to a girl, a boy in Pakistan has a 15% higher chance of going to primary school. (Source: Alif Ailaan)

“The education emergency in Pakistan remains huge with almost half of Pakistan’s children being out of school. The issue breeds many other social problems such as unemployment, poverty, crime, poor health to name a few. We need a collective effort to change this situation because every child has the right to quality education. TCF’s Golf Tournament is an event that we hold each year to highlight the education emergency and our efforts in educating the less privileged children. With the greater support of concerned citizens, we are hopeful that one day we will see an educated and enlightened Pakistan,” said Mushtaq Chhapra, Founder Director, The Citizens Foundation.

With 1,482 school units all over Pakistan and more than 220,000 children getting quality education, TCF model of education is trying to change the situation one child at a time. The Foundation is the largest private employer of women in Pakistan with an all-female faculty of 12,000 teachers and principals. TCF has 220,000 students this year. Nearly half (48%) of TCF students are girls. Eighty-eight percent of TCF alumni have gone to college and 71% are employed. This year the tournament has been made possible by the support of corporate sponsors, media partners and the well-wishers of TCF who believe that education is the answer to a better Pakistan. Different organisations as well as individuals have come forward to make the TCF Golf Tournament a success while creating education opportunities for the out of school children. The main sponsors of the event are Bank Al Habib, Faysal Bank, Indus Motors, Premier Insurance, Habib Metropolitan Bank and Sapphire Group. Other in-kind donors are Mr. Rizwan Rasheed of Richa Leathers for gloves, Mr. Imran Gheewala of Selimpex International for T-shirts, Musadaq Zulqarnain of Interloop for socks, Mr. Asim Shabbir Patka of Millinium Textile Mills for Towels, Mr. Yasin Kassam of Pakistan Beverages for cold drinks & water, Mr. Sadiq Feroz of Saniplast for band aids, Abbott Pakistan for Mospel and Unilever for their giveaways.

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Reema Khan Comes on Board with the DSF as their Brand Ambassador to Support victims of intentional acid and kerosene oil burn attacks

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Karachi: Depilex Smileagain Foundation (DSF) has taken on board the multi-talented and globally renowned veteran and film actress, Reema Khan as their Goodwill Ambassador to support its patients and to shed light on this heinous crime.

Reema Khan will be seen endorsing the work of Masarrat Misbah to empower women who have gone through the trauma of an acid attack and require reconstructive surgery, psychosocial support and skill training to help them become self-sufficient members of society. Her main aim would be to spread awareness about the crime and the need for stronger legislation specific to this issue. The Depilex Smileagain Foundation (DSF) was conceptualized in 2003 as a support and assistance group for women who are victims of domestic violence, with special emphasis in the area of deliberate acid and kerosene burning. They have many registered acid burnt victims with them who require assistance and deserve the support of such organizations. Their work is not just humbling, but is inspiring others to join their cause as well.

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Emax Media Kicks off Services in Pakistan with a Successful Meet and Greet

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Karachi: Dubuzz, previously founded as Emax Media, organized a meet and greet yesterday on May 3rd, 2019 in Karachi, for all the hosts of different Ramadan transmissions that will be aired during the blessed month.

Iqrar ul Hasan with Family

The event was graced by the striking presence of Reema Khan, who will be hosting the Ramadan transmission for Aaj News and Aaj Entertainment, produced by Emax Media, during the holy month. Among other anchors present at the event were Ali Rehman Khan – host of the Event, Reema Khan, Maya Khan, Sadiaa Imam, Amna Malik, Iqrar-ul Hasan & Sahir Lodhi.

Ali Rehman Khan With Reema Khan

The event was a huge success, where it was communicated how Emax Media is now open for services in Pakistan, after having provided innovative marketing tools to varying media partners in the Middle East, U.K. and Europe. Emax Media is a content hub that provides customized content for different brands and Heads by CEO  Farhan Gauhar. Their services include sales and marketing, content production, distribution, television and cable, etc. They provide technical support to operate and run television channels and are involved with broadcasting services. Emax Media have also globally partnered with Fox, Disney, Star and other networks. With the launch of their services in Pakistan, Emax Media is aiming to expand their horizons with the building of new clientele within the region.

Farha Gauhar, CEO Emax with Team
Maya Khan
Reema Khan
Saadia Imam
Sahir Lodhi

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Alkaram Goes Bigger and Better with a New Flagship Store in Com 3, Karachi

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Karachi: The renowned clothing brand Alkaram successfully launched its new flagship store in Com-3 Mall, Clifton, Block 6, Karachi, with a spectacular opening ceremony on Friday, 19th of April.

The new store is located right in the central hub of Karachi and is expected to carry all of the brand’s products in one retail outlet. The opening ceremony of the brand went magnificently with quite a few known faces from the fashion industry making an appearance. The stunning Saboor Aly, Ali Rehman Khan, and Nabeel Zuberi were among the many celebrities that adorned the occasion. The ribbon-cutting at the prestigious event was done by the Chairman of Alkaram. Alkaram with its haute couture and ready-to-wear products has been at the forefront of the Pakistani clothing industry for more than three decades. It offers an extensive range of fabrics, designs and styles, selling an extraordinary combination of quality and trendy fashion. With its one-store-for-all policy, Alkaram aims to cater to all, and till date it has consistently kept the customer at the forefront. PR

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