Telenor names Pakistan representatives for Oslo summit
Telenor Pakistan has announced Maaz Imran and Sadaf Amin as representatives from Pakistan for the second edition of Telenor Youth Summit 2014 in Oslo, Norway, which is being organised in collaboration with the Nobel Peace Centre.
The two winners of the qualifying competition will also get a chance to attend the Nobel Peace Prize ceremony and concert. The competition attracted over 800 entries through the use of mobile communication and internet.
As per the judging format, after three rounds of extensive evaluation, top 11 participants were called in to present their ideas to a panel of jury members including Salman Ansari, former advisor, Ministry of IT and Telecommunications; Badar Khushnood, Google – Pakistan Country Consultant for Google Inc; Omer Bin Tariq, Director, Internet and Devices, Telenor Pakistan; Atifa Asghar, Director Corporate Communications and Responsibility, Telenor Pakistan, and Sidra Iqbal, youth activist and TV anchor.
The Telenor Youth Summit 2014, which will be held from December 9 to 11, is the second edition of Telenor Group’s global initiative. It is conceived as a place for exchanging opinions on ways in which mobile communication technologies stimulate growth and change the society. The host of the Summit will be Jon Fredrik Baksaas, CEO of Telenor Group. During the summit, young people from 13 countries of Telenor operations together with Telenor functional experts and already established change makers will further develop the ideas to be presented at the Nobel Peace Centre, as well as at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona in 2015.