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17
April 2007

Telenor Pakistan declared the official mobile service for University of Balochistan

Quetta Tuesday, April 17, 2007: Telenor Pakistan, the second largest and the fastest growing cellular network in Pakistan, has been declared the official mobile service for University of Balochistan. The university has been a prime institute since 1974 and has more than 6,000 students, 35 different fields of studies and 5 faculties.

The announcement was made following a corporate agreement between the two organizations on April 11, 2007, following presentations from five cellular operators in an open forum. The contract was approved by Vice Chancellor Brig. Agha Ahmed Gull, signed by Director General Human Resources & Admin Maj. (R) Muhammad Tahir Qazi and Telenor Pakistan Corporate Sales Executive Syed Inayat Ullah.

Director Sales and Distribution Telenor Pakistan Jahanzeb Taj described the corporate deal as a milestone achievement for Telenor Pakistan in the Balochistan region. He said: Our intent has always been to provide customers more value for their money. Our products and services are targeted at various types of individuals as well as businesses throughout the country. We will try to offer our customers at the prestigious University of Balochistan complete ease of communication and the best possible quality of service.?

The University of Balochistan has been a prime institution for the last 33 years and has affiliations with more than 20 colleges and institutes. It offers post graduate, doctoral and advanced programmes of studies in Science, Arts, Humanities, Computer Sciences, Law and Medicine. The university manages the academics of Bolan Medical College, Agriculture College, Law College and one of the most renowned colleges of the country, Command & Staff College Quetta.

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 115 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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