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17th Mobilink All Pakistan Multan Open Golf Championship Starts From March 9

17th Mobilink All-Pakistan Multan Open Golf Championship 2007 from March 9

Multan March 08, 2007 – Mobilink, Pakistan’s leading cellular service and part of the Orascom Telecom Group has more than 23 million family members, today announced its sponsorship of the 17th Mobilink All-Pakistan Multan Open Golf Championship.

The All-Pakistan Multan Open Golf Championship is one of the premier tournaments on the national golfing calendar in the country and is being sponsored exclusively by Mobilink. Prominent golfers from within and outside the country are expected to compete for the top slots of the tournament.

The opening ceremony and tee-off of the tournament will take place on Friday, March 9, 2007 at 9.00 a.m. at the lush green plains of the Multan Golf Club in Fort Colony. The Regional Commercial Director, Mobilink, Mr. Abdul Muqeet Farid will inaugurate the championship. The 3-day Championship is expected to conclude with a colorful ceremony on Sunday, March 11 to be followed by a gala dinner and a night of song & music.

The President of the Multan Golf Club, Brig. Khalid Mehmood while talking to the media in Multan said, “The 17th Mobilink All-Pakistan Multan Open Golf Championship 2007 is one of the well-participated tournaments with prolific golfers from all over the country, including some from the international circuit, teeing-off to win the coveted Championship. We would also like to thank Mobilink for their continuous support in sponsoring this golfing competition as it has attracted new talent and helped in the promotion of the sport in Pakistan”.

Meanwhile, Mobilink’s Bilal Munir Sheikh, Vice President Marketing opined, “The potential for golfing in Pakistan has peaked to a great extent, both at the professional and amateur levels; talented young men and women are playing the game to achieve competitive excellence. Mobilink’s effort to promote sport at all levels is well-known and we are privileged once again to be part of one of the most prestigious golf tournaments in Pakistan.”

“The legendary sport of golf has reached a very high scale of success in all parts of the world; it has given the world players with exceptional talents such as Tiger Woods, Jack Nicklaus, Arnold Palmer and Nick Faldo. It is time that the sport gets its due recognition in Pakistan so that we too are able to spot golfing talent and produce world class players in our own country.” He added.

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