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February 2009

Social sector organizations praise Telenor Pakistans Corporate Responsibility Programs

[Islamabad 3rd February 2009]: Telenor Pakistan launched its second annual Corporate Responsibility (CR) Report 2008 in a ceremony here in Islamabad. The report presents the company contribution to the social and economic development of the society. At the event, social sector partners praised Telenor Pakistan community initiatives.
Telenor Pakistan CR partners gave a joint statement saying, Telenor Pakistan had set new standards by releasing a CR report for the first time in the telecommunications industry in 2007. We congratulate them on releasing an outstanding Corporate Responsibility Report, 2008. It is indeed encouraging to see Telenor Pakistan exercising such commitment towards social responsibility and community development. We, as CR partners feel confident of our success when backed by such multinational companies. It is truly uplifting when an organization does not only support a cause by providing resources but its employees actively take part in all CR activities. We wish Telenor Pakistan the best of luck for all future initiatives and ensure them of our full support.

The report was unveiled by CEO and President Telenor Pakistan Jon Eddy Abdullah before media at the event. Distinguished guests included Vice President SOS Children's Villages of Pakistan, Mrs. Safia Awan, General Manager Academics TEVTA, Col. (Retd) Javed Malik, Country Director Nokia Siemens Network Saad Warraich, Customer Team Head Nokia Siemens Network Faisal Ansari, Sardar Rahim Noman, Credit Officer Indus Resource Center, Nusrat Ghumro, President Disabled Welfare Association, Javed Rais, Secretary General Pakistan Rec Crescent Society (PRCS) Brig. (Retd) Muhammad Ilyas and Managing Director Initiator Human Development Foundation (IHDF) Rana Asif Habib.

CEO & President Telenor Pakistan, John Eddy Abdullah, speaking at the occasion said, This report outlines our progress to date. It presents a balanced view of our organization economic, environmental, and social performance. At Telenor Pakistan, we believe in creating shared value for our business, our customers, broader stakeholders and the communities that we operate in. During the years we have worked on establishing our leadership position in areas such as sustainable growth, responsible corporate citizenship, employment and products & services. For future we will continue building on the foundations of our long-standing commitment to responsible business.

To read more about Telenor Pakistan CR initiatives, please visit http://www.telenor.com.pk/cr/index.php

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