Metro Matters 11-01-2022 | The Financial Daily



SAP confers KE with its Quality Excellence Award

SAP, which is one of the largest technology companies in the world and a global leader in business software, has recently conferred K-Electric with its Bronze Quality Awards for the MENA region in a ceremony held in Dubai, UAE. KE was conferred with this prestigious accolade to acknowledge migration of its data to SAP’s latest in-memory technology based database management system, HANA, in the shortest possible time which will help the utility in substantially decreasing financial closing time, allow faster reporting performance, and in significantly increasing its efficiency to process large data volumes.
This award comes as a testament of utility’s firm commitment towards leveraging latest technologies to enhance customer experience and improve turnaround time through digitizing its processes.
In spite of various technical challenges involved in the implementation process as KE possesses the largest SAP business warehouse in terms of data size, the utility, in collaboration with Tally Marks Consulting (TMC) successfully migrated to HANA premier technology and implemented the first of its kind project in Pakistan.
Elated at receiving this award, Syed Moonis Abdullah Alvi, CEO at K-Electric, said “‘SAP’s Quality Award in the fast category, speaks volumes about K-Electric’s readiness in harnessing advanced technologies and translating them into our consumers’ benefit. As KE, we continue to invest in upgrading our backend as well as frontend systems, enabling our consumers to enjoy experiences that are increasingly friendly, efficient, and seamless.”

The Hollywood experience

Zuher Khan arranged a media screening of his documentary motion picture at Karachi during the reported week. The motion picture will be released in summer of 2022 and will get a SVOD, TVOD and AVOD release across all digital platforms around the world apart from a DVD release. The main concept of the motion picture is to describe the essence and craft of the motion picture industry along with inspire anyone to be a part of the Hollywood film industry. The motion picture was filmed in 6 states across the United States; New York, Atlanta, Texas, Los Angeles, New Jersey and Louisiana.
While talking to media he said that “The purpose for the screening of the motion picture in Pakistan is to showcase Tthe motion picture in the nation of my birth and describe to that the time has arrived to join hands with Hollywood and make the finest motion pictures Pakistan has ever seen.”
He further added that Pakistani film industry is phenomenal and is full of beautiful and radiant talent that have tremendous charisma to make it on greater levels across various film markets around the world. He said that it would be great to see Pakistani talent try their Forte in the Hollywood film industry. According to him, Hollywood has a very diverse range of talent and because of other foreign talent that we have doing so well today Pakistani artist have a great chance at creating their own presence.

Hum Kahan Kay Sachay Thay

Multitalented actor Usman Mukhtar who played Aswad on the show ‘Hum Kahan Kay Sachay Thay’ took to his Instagram and penned down a heartfelt note to honour the end of the serial. Sharing a few BTS photos from the set, Usman said, “What a journey. So thankful to be a part of a drama which explored so many variables and nuances of human interaction.”
Mukhtar also mentioned the director in his note and said, “Farooq Rind’s vision for all of us was flawless!” The star went on to thank the entire team including his co-stars Mahira Khan and Kubra Khan. “It’s been an honor to work next to Mahira Khan and Kubra Khan, and of course my onscreen mother Huma Nawab who I’m in awe of!,” said Usman.”Loved the acting of each and everyone in this drama,” he added.
He also thanked the writer Umera Ahmed for penning down such a powerful script, “Thank you to the writer Umera Ahmed for writing Hum Kahan Kay Sachay Thay.” Talking about his character, Usman wrote, “Understandably Aswad was a relatively negative role to play, but as an actor I’m blessed to have been given such a challenge.”Usman Mukhtar’s character in the drama Hum Kahan Kay Sachay Thay was the talk of the town and even though he played such a negative role, viewers praised his performance a lot.


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