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Telenor Pakistan introduces first FREE Hajj messages service for Pakistani Hajis

ISLAMABAD, October 27, 2008: Telenor Pakistan, the first mobile service provider to offer Prepaid International Roaming services in Pakistan in 2005, has launched a FREE Hajj messages service exclusively for Hajis who will have the privilege to offer Hajj this year. Using the service a pilgrim would be able to send back pre-defined Hajj related text messages, from Saudia Arabia, to any cell number in Pakistan from his Telenor Pakistan connection, free of cost.

Telenor Pakistan Director Marketing, Azim Ul Haq commented on the service saying: Telenor Pakistan continues to lead the way in offering the best Value Added Services (VAS) to its customers all year round. We are aimed to providing services that cater all sorts of needs or our customers, whether domestic, social or religious. The FREE Hajj messages services is a gift from us to Telenor Pakistan customers who wish to travel for the sacred journey of Hajj. We feel privileged to offer the Hajjis a chance to stay connected with their loved ones while performing Hajj and share those sacred moments, as soon as experienced, with everyone back home

All Telenor Pakistan pre and post-paid customers with international roaming enabled on their connections can avail this service by dialing *345#. The pilgrim can select a pre-defined message in either English or Roman Urdu to be sent absolutely free to any network in Pakistan.

Telenor Pakistan FREE Hajj messages service is another addition to Telenor Pakistan Islamic VAS that already include Telenor Islamic Services 1315 and Ramadhan SMS Alerts.

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