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January 1970

Telenor number one in Corporate Responsibility

Islamabad, 10 September 2007: Telenor has been named the top performing mobile operator on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes (DJSI). The DJSI rank the 14 leading mobile communications companies worldwide.

We are very pleased to receive this recognition for our efforts. We are working hard to secure sustainability in all our operations, and the number one position on the Dow Jones Sustainability Indexes is the result of a long-term commitment. It is a great encouragement for us as we pursue our goal of empowering people in all our markets - helping them get the full benefit of communications services in their daily lives, said President and CEO of Telenor, Jon Fredrik Baksaas.

Telenor achieved a particularly high score for social contribution. The DJSI recognised Telenor's continuous efforts to achieve digital inclusion, and the positive impact our telecommunications services have on society.

Commenting on the award, head of the Corporate Responsibility function at Telenor Pakistan Syed Hasnat Masood said, Telenor Pakistan local community support initiatives have contributed to the strong performance of the Telenor Group in the area of social contribution. Telenor Pakistan supports a range of initiatives, but our main focus is on activities related to telecommunications services, since that is where we have the most to contribute. We have focused on emergency communications, education, empowerment, enterprise, and environment. With our initiatives, we are trying to create shared value for the society and the business.

DJSI is tracking sustainability-driven companies all over the world based on their performance across economic, environmental and social criteria. DSJI provide asset managers with reliable and objective benchmarks to manage sustainability portfolios.

Please read more on Telenor's sustainability work on our Corporate Responsibility website at You can get more information on Telenor Pakistan Corporate Responsibility initiatives at

The Telenor Group is an international provider of high quality telecommunications, data and media communications services. Telenor ranks as one of the biggest GSM service providers in the world with over 129 million subscribers. Telenor Pakistan is 100% owned by Telenor ASA and adds on to its operations in Asia together with Thailand, Malaysia and Bangladesh.

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