Telenor Pakistan becomes the first mobile operator to receive an environment Award. Telenor Pakistan received an award at the 5th Annual Environment Excellence Awards (AEEA) distribution ceremony which was recently held to honor the 36 most environment friendly companies of Pakistan. The National Forum for Environment & Health (NFEH) organized the award ceremony in Karachi on 2 July. The award has been instituted to recognize and promote organizations which make an outstanding contribution toward sustainable development.
As per NFEH, it was Telenor Pakistan’s vision and its implementation through contributions in the field of environment friendly policies and activities that made TP worthy of this award.
In their messages on the occasion, federal Minister for Environment Hameed Ullah Jan Afridi and Sindh Minister for Environment Askari Taqvi have congratulated the award winners and called upon industrial units to fulfill their responsibilities for improving environment. They lauded the environment friendly industrial units and said that government gives importance to those industrial units who comply with environmental laws and others should also follow these rules. Both the ministers appreciated the performance of National Forum and assured of their fullest cooperation in this regard. A national conference on ‘Environment Management’ will also be held prior to the award ceremony.