10Pearls Recognized on the 2023 Inc. 5000 for the 5th Consecutive Year.

Pakistan (Muhammad Yasir)

10Pearls, a leading end-to-end digital services company in Pakistan, has been recognized in the annual Inc. 5000 list for the 5th consecutive time, ranking among America’s fastest-growing private companies.

The prestigious ranking provides a data-driven look at the most successful companies within the economy’s most dynamic segment – its independent, entrepreneurial businesses. Facebook, Chobani, Under Armour, Microsoft, Patagonia, and many other household name brands gained their first national exposure as honorees on the Inc. 5000.

Over the last three years, 10Pearls has reported a record 300% revenue growth, increased its headcount globally to more than 1,500 subject matter experts, made several key strategic acquisitions, and expanded its geographic footprint. 10Pearls has opened up offices in London, and expanded delivery offices in Colombia, Costa Rica and Peru within the Latin American region. This award follows a number of accolades for 10Pearls, including its CEO winning EY Entrepreneur of the Year Award and ranking no. 62 on Inc Regional Mid-Atlantic Fastest-Growing Private Companies.

“10Pearls continues to excel at delivering quality at scale globally through all facets of strategy, design, and implementation. Our success is attributed to our domain expertise in key verticals – healthcare, financial services, telecommunications, and strategic investments in Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning to help clients build future-ready digital properties.” Imran Aftab, CEO, 10Pearls.

The Inc. 5000 class of 2023 represents companies that have driven rapid revenue growth while navigating inflationary pressure, the rising costs of capital, and seemingly intractable hiring challenges. Among this year’s top 500 companies, the average median three-year revenue growth rate ticked up to an astonishing 2,238 percent. In all, this year’s Inc. 5000 companies have added 1,186,006 jobs to the economy over the past three years.



Ajoka remembers its late founder on her 5th Anniversary.

Lahore (Qasim Ali)

Rich tributes were paid to the theatre icon and founder of Ajoka Theatre Madeeha Gauhar at a memorial meeting held on the 5th anniversary of her passing away. Those who shared their memories included playwright and Madeeha’s husband Shahid Nadeem, her son Nirvaan Nadeem, actress Samia Mumtaz, theatre activist Rukhsana Kazmi, filmmaker Shoaib Sultan, stage and TV actress Razia Malik, actors Sarfraz Ansari and Umar Bhatti. They praised Madeeha’s passion and commitment to theatre and peace.

The programme included reading of extracts from Madeeha’s diaries and other writings by Nirvaan Nadeem, Arzoo Ali Gauhar, Fizza Jamal, Mohammad Qaisar and Usman Zia. The extracts related to Madeeha’s growth as  a socially aware artist and activist. A TV interview of Madeeha was also screened in which she talked about her artistic journey and her work for theatre for peace.

Shahid Nadeem said that Ajoka cherishes Madeeha’s legacy and is carrying on with her mission of spreading the message of  peace and social awareness through entertaining theatre. He also revealed  that Ajoka to mark its 40th anniversary with year- long activities and the details will be announced on 5 May before the performance of its new play “Uddanhaare”at Alhamra.