KARACHI: Mobilink recently paid tribute to Younus Khan, Pakistan’s Number One Test batsman for becoming Pakistan’s highest test scorer. The legendary batsman was presented with a cheque along with a golden helmet by Mobilink’s Deputy CEO & CCO Aamir Ibrahim for crossing the 9000 runs mark by beating the record previously held by the legend Javed Miandad for more than two decades. The presentation took place in Dubai in a ceremony where Asif Aziz, VP Marketing – Mobilink and Shahbaz Maqsood Khan, Director Brands and Communications – Mobilink were also present.
To celebrate Younus Khan’s historic milestone, Mobilink has also launched a comprehensive campaign that included a TVC, outdoor boards and digital activities. All Pakistanis and cricketing fans are encouraged to be part of this tribute by tweeting their comments on #wearenumber1.
Mobilink believes that our local and national heroes need appreciation and continues to play its part in providing the people of Pakistan with a platform to support them. Speaking at the event, Aamir Ibrahim, Deputy CEO & CCO said, “There is no doubt that Younus is one of the batting greats of the modern era. Responding best in what were the tough years for Pakistan cricket, Younus’ calm demeanour has allowed him to consistently do well for the country, especially when the team needs his presence on the crease most. It is an honour to present this living legend a golden helmet, which signifies his position as the best batsman Pakistan has ever produced.”
Mobilink’s association with cricket has been special mainly because this sport ignites huge passion amongst the nation. Mobilink has always supported local talent by providing them with opportunities to hone their skills by collaborating with National Cricket Academy (NCA) to nurture future cricket heroes. Apart from similar initiatives, the company continually promote our sporting legends and high achievers. Mobilink is also one of the leading sponsors of not just cricketing events, but other sports like Golf and Polo.