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Day: January 16, 2023

Elo Partners with FreedomPay to Transform the Digital In-Store Experience

Press Release
PHILADELPHIA, Jan. 16, 2023 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — FreedomPay, the global leader in Next Level Commerce, and Elo, a leading global provider of interactive solutions and interactive display solutions, announce the integration of Elo’s M60 Pay handheld computer with FreedomPay’s secure commerce technology. Built to accept today’s popular payment and loyalty cards, the M60 Pay has a built-in EMV, magnetic stripe reader and NFC for cards with either chips or strips and digital contactless payments. The Android®-based M60 Pay computer can transform from a mobile to a fixed POS solution with the optional docking station, expansion module and Elo touchscreen monitor. Together, FreedomPay and Elo are reinventing the digital in-store experience by uniting Elo’s innovative and interactive solution...

Nationwide anti-polio drive begins

National
ISLAMABAD: The first national immunization campaign of the year began across the country on Monday, to vaccinate children under five years of age against the crippling disease of polio. According to a Radio Pakistan’s report quoting official sources, over 100,000 trained and dedicated “Sehat muhafiz” are taking part in the vaccination drive to inoculate the targeted children at their doorstep. On this occasion, Minister for National Health Services Abdul Qadir Patel said Pakistan has made great strides in the fight against polio, reducing the virus circulation to only one small part of the country in Southern districts of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. He said the country is quite close to elimination of polio virus. Coordinator of the National Emergency Operation Centre Dr Shahzad Baig said...

Envoy to US honoured with Dr Mating Luther King; Jr Legacy Award

National
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Masood Khan has been honored with ‘Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. Legacy Award for Diplomacy and International Service’ in recognition of his commitment, leadership, service and ‘for working to keep the dream alive’. The award was conferred upon the Ambassador at the 31st International Salute to the Life and Legacy of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr. convened by Institute for the Advancement of Multicultural and Minority Medicine, says a press release received here on Monday from US. The coveted award was given to Masood Khan for diplomacy and international service in an impressive ceremony which was attended by more than 150 guests. Thanking IAMMM for the conferment of the Award, Ambassador Masood Khan said that it is an honor for him to b...

PM expresses grief on tragic crash of passenger aircraft in Nepal

National
ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif has expressed grief and sorrow on the tragic crash of a passenger aircraft in Nepal. In a tweet on Monday, he said our thoughts and prayers are with the bereaved families and the people of Nepal. Rescuers have recovered 68 bodies out of the 72 people onboard the ATR 72 aircraft crashed in Nepal on Sunday. It is the deadliest aviation disaster to hit the Himalayan nation in 30 years, reports quoting Nepalese officials said.