By Sports Correspondent
KARACHI: Ufone secured two gold awards in Global Eventex Awards for its Ufone Balochistan Football Cup 2019 initiative winning People’s Choice Award and Best CSR Event Award. Amongst 444 entries from 39 countries, the Pakistani telecom operator emerged as the winner in two categories despite stiff competition from renowned international brands and close scrutiny by a panel of esteemed judges.
On winning the prestigious award, Ufone spokesperson said, “For Ufone it is important to bring a positive change into the life of an average Pakistani. Balochistan Football Tournament was one such effort through which we tried to create opportunities for the young sportsmen of the province.
This award is a reflection of the exceptional performance put forward by the entire team to make this tournament an international success story.”
“I’d like to congratulate and thank all contestants for the endless inspiration and innovation they bring to our industry – we feel privileged to be the ones recognizing the best among them! I am positive the industry will push forward in spite of the crisis and we will continue to support the event profs community with different initiatives and activities”, Ovanes Ovanessian, Co-founder of Eventex Awards commented.
Over 180 brands belonging to different regions including Europe, South Asia, Asia Pacific and North America participated in various categories. In the CSR category, Ufone won the Gold award along with the Gold award in People’s Choice category.