A company’s CEO just called half a million people!

11:53 AM | 27 Jun, 2017
A company’s CEO just called half a million people!
KARACHI, Eid Day 2: Soon after the Eid ka chand is sighted, your mobile phone starts to ring like crazy! Calls, SMS, WhatsApp – all of it gets flooded with lots of lovely Eid greetings from friends and family. Nonetheless, amidst all of these much expected wishes, this year people are getting one unexpected call. This one is a lovely call starting with a very cheerful voice which says:

Asalam o Aliakum! Pehchana mujhey?

That’s when you start to think of all the people who could be so happy to call you on Eid Day but you be like ‘Noo…’.
Just then it turns out to be from a friend, a true savior who’s always come to the rescue when you were hungry! Yes, this is a recorded call from foodpanda.

The CEO, Nauman Sikandar Mirza, gets on the line, who is really excited to personally wish the customers a very happy Eid and put a smile on their face. He also adds a bit of lively humor to the conversation by reminding them of the last time when many of the customers actually replied to him thinking as if it was a real phone call.

That’s not it. Foodpanda has gone an extra mile to amuse their customers. A large number of customers have also received an envelope from foodpanda enclosing a vividly colouful Eid Card with a special, humorous Eid Wish which is hidden under a silver scratch line. Here are some to tickle your funny bones:

Upon further fact-finding, we came to know that as many as half a million people received this Eid Greeting calls. Yes! Half. A. Million. While the cards were posted to a large number of foodpanda customers across the country. And with all of them talking about it, the news of this unconventional way of sending Eid greetings is breaking the internet.

People are really loving the panda for making their Eid Day a great one:
People are really loving the panda for making their Eid Day a great one:

Some fell prey to the recording and laughed at themselves
Some fell prey to the recording and laughed at themselves

Daily Pakistan Global Web Desk


Currency Rates Today - Pakistani Rupee to US Dollar, Euro, Pound, Dirham, Riyal - 25 July 2024

Pakistani rupee rates against US Dollar and other currencies on July 25, 2024 (Thursday) in open market.

USD to PKR Rate Today

US dollar was being quoted at 279 for buying and 280.75 for selling. Euro's buying rate moved up to 301.75 and selling rate is 303.85.

British Pound rate is 356 for buying, and 360.25 for selling. UAE Dirham AED was at 76.65 and Saudi Riyal hovered at 73.90.

Currency Rates Today

Source: Forex Association of Pakistan. (last update 08:00 AM)
Currency Symbol Buying Selling
US Dollar USD 279 280.75
Euro EUR 301.75 303.85
UK Pound Sterling GBP 356 360.25
U.A.E Dirham AED 76.65 77.4
Saudi Riyal SAR 73.90 74.63
Australian Dollar AUD 184.95 186.75
Bahrain Dinar BHD 741.15 749.15
Canadian Dollar CAD 203.65 205.65
China Yuan CNY 38.4 38.8
Danish Krone DKK 40.15 40.55
Hong Kong Dollar HKD 35.75 36.05
Indian Rupee INR 3.33 3.43
Japanese Yen JPY 1.91 1.99
Kuwaiti Dinar KWD 908.25 917.35
Malaysian Ringgit MYR 58.95 59.75
New Zealand Dollar NZD 169.24 171.24
Norwegians Krone NOK 26.04 26.34
Omani Riyal OMR 722.87 730.89
Qatari Riyal QAR 76.39 77.09
Singapore Dollar SGD 202.4 204.4
Swedish Korona SEK 26.5 26.8
Swiss Franc CHF 309.05 311.55
Thai Bhat THB 7.55 7.7


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