Ufone Spreads Smiles: Distribution of Eid gifts andTree Plantation at SOS Village Islamabad
ISLAMABAD: Nov 10th, 2011 – Ufone is helping to promote various green initiatives that will lead to an environmentallysustainable planet.SOS Pakistan recently built a new establishment in Islamabad boasting a spectacular facility. However the village was in dire need of greenery andshade. Once again the members of the Ufone Volunteer Group availed the opportunity to be a part of an eco-friendly project and took part in making the SOS Children village in Islamabad greener. The activity was also delightful for the village children who actively took part in the plantation.
This activity comes in the wake of a successful plantation at the SOS village Lahore.Akbar Khan, Chief Marketing Officer at Ufone, distributed Eid gifts amongst the children and shared a special moment of bonding with them stressing upon the importance of taking care of the planet.
The Plant-a-Tree activity was conducted at the village to promote a healthy environment and also provides shade for the children, guardians and teachers.Focusing mainly on educational institutes and hospitals, Ufone has conducted various such activities in the recent past.
Ufone, one of the leading telecom companies in the country, has been at the forefront of many social initiatives which have been taken to benefit the populace. Since inception Ufone has been a socially responsible organization, and over the last few years, has carried out various CSR projects related to child health care and on highlighting the need for a green and healthy environment.
On the occasion, Akbar Khansaid “By carrying out the plantation activity,Ufonewishes to strengthen its bond with SOS Children’s Villages.He stressed upon the need for maintaining a healthy environment for the children of Pakistan and emphasized that these children should be nurtured into becoming environmental leaders of tomorrow. He committed that there would more such initiatives in the forthcoming days and the children will be educated on the benefits of preserving the environment.
About Ufone: Ufone is an Etisalat Group Company with its presence in all the major cities of Pakistan along with a comprehensive coverage across all major towns, villages and tehsil headquarters of the country. The company employs more than 3,850 people and operates with a network of more than 375 franchises and 22 company-owned customer service centers along with a distribution network of 150,000 outlets nationwide.