Press Releases

January 1970

Telenor Pakistan presents Gymkhana Open Golf Championship 2006

Lahore September 18, 2006: Telenor Pakistan and Lahore Gymkhana announced the opening of the most prestigious Golf tournament Gymkhana Open Golf Championship 2006 at a Press Conference in Lahore. A great start to the 2006-7 golfing season in Lahore, the Gymkhana Open Golf Championship represents a big occasion.

Eligibility for participation in the Open Championship is open to Professional and Amateur golfers of all golf clubs affiliated with Pakistan Golf Federation. With the presence of professional golfers at the Lahore Gymkhana Golf Course during the days of the competition, the event attains a special significance. Watching the top players of our golf circuit in action is always a delight and this grand occasion provides an opportunity to the golf lovers to quench their love for the game by observing tremendous performances by the leading stars of the golf circuit.

Besides the top ranked players of the country, also participating are upcoming players, rich in talent but devoid of titles. Of course in due time, they will perform well enough to make a name for themselves.

Speaking at the Press Conference, Director Communication Telenor Pakistan Syed Hasnat Masood said, Telenor Pakistan is proud to partner with Lahore Gymkhana to present to Lahorites the city most prestigious sporting event, Gymkhana Open Golf Championship for 2006. At Telenor Pakistan, we believe in getting involved with the local communities in the promotion of civic causes through various forms of art, culture and sports. The game of golf also represents great sportsmanship and a passion for excellence - qualities that Telenor Pakistan and its employees aim for?

Talking about Telenor Pakistan fast growing popularity in the market Hasnat said, Telenor Pakistan is trying to innovate with the customer for the customer. Our aim is to offer the best value for money to each unique type of customer in the market. No wonder then that within the short span of just 18 months, we have done what many have taken years to do. We have become the fastest growing network with the widest data network and EDGE capability in Pakistan, and many customized offers for our customers - a combination offering great utility and convenience?

The Telenor group is an international provider of high quality telecommunications, data and media communication services. Telenor ranks as one of the biggest GSM service providers in the world with over 100 million subscribers. Telenor Pakistan is 100% owned by Telenor ASA and adds on to its operations in Asia together with Thailand, Malaysia and Bangladesh.