COUNTRYWIDE HUNT OF HISTORIC PROPORTION
Mobilink Awards to discover and honor country’s pool of world-class talent
ISLAMABAD: March 4, 2008 – Mobilink, the country’s leading cellular service provider with more than
30 million customers and part of Orascom Telecom, announced the launch of ‘The Mobilink Awards’ – a
celebration and recognition of the country’s unsung heroes.
These awards are the first of their kind in Pakistan and seek to acknowledge and recognize excellence in all
disciplines. The Mobilink awards are divided into various categories including; performing and visual arts,
liberal arts, science, commerce, engineering and sports. Mobilink has an established history as a responsible corporate citizen, and has already played a pivotal role in recognizing and paying tribute to the
memorable legends of Pakistan, including Noor jehan, Mehdi Hassan, and Farida Khanum.
Zouhair A. Khaliq, President & CEO, Mobilink, stated “The Mobilink Awards are about celebrating infinite possibilities that can be achieved by an individual or an organization when they are wholly committed. We want to recognize and honor their dedication to excellence and show them as beacons of
hope for the nation”
Bilal Munir Sheikh, Vice President Marketing, Mobilink while speaking to the media elaborated that “Pakistan is a nation brimming with talented individuals and organizations that have excelled beyond the call of duty. Through our nation-wide campaign we hope to establish the country’s largest-ever platform, to
acknowledge and honor our nations best and brightest.”
Submission of entries will be via an integrated automated entry system at www.areyouahero.com.pk and a
jury comprising of eminent and respected citizens, will be the judges for this unique initiative. Entries will
close on 31st May and the final winners will be announced in August 2008.