The first Ever Pakistan Web Awards were given away, recently. These awards were organized by “The Xeptionalz” with the support of IT Ministry, Government of Sindh, Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) & City District Government Karachi (CDGK).
There were more than 130 websites nominated in 35 categories. Each Category Winner was given “Silver Award”.
The Diamond Award for the best website in Pakistan was granted to SATMAP TRG for 1st Position. The site, www.satmaptrg.com, was nominated under category “IT/ITeS”.
The Platinum Award was given to www.tribune.com.pk for 2nd Position in the category “Press & Media”.
Ufone and JazzJazba websites were conferred Gold Awards having tied-up for third position in the ceremony of first Pakistan Web Awards 2010 held here in Karachi.
The two websites: www.ufone.com & www.jazzjazba.com nominated under category of “Cellular/Telecom Companies” were qualified jointly for 3rd Position or Gold Award.
Special Award was granted to Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) for extraordinary creation of www.pakistan.pk, the National Rabta Informational Portal of Pakistan.
The Jury Panel was consisted of Mr. Arshad Khalil, CEO KTF Education, Arena Multimedia, Mr. Talib Syed Karim, Rector and Executive Director of Management Excellence Center, Institute of Business Management, Mr. Sohail Aziz, Council Member at Marketing Association of Pakistan and Representative of Messe Berlin in Pakistan, Bangladesh and Sri Lanka, Barrister Zahid Jamil, IT Law Expert, National Response Centre for Cyber Crimes, Pakistan and Mr. Atiq Ur Rahman, Head of Marketing, RAKCODS & Business Development Advisor at Riphah International University, UAE.
Sindh IT Minister Raza Haroon as chief guest of the event lauded the creative, informative and facilitation features of the websites.
He said the Web Awards may be made an annual happening in order to keep our websites ready to compete globally by this healthy competition.
The revamped look of Sindh Government Web Portal, http://www.sindh.gov.pk/, and Sindh IT Department’s websites,http://www.sindh.gov.pk/dpt/IT/index.htm, were also demonstrated at The Web Awards ceremony.
Following is the complete list of award winners:
|E-Commerce & Online Shopping||www.beliscity.com|
|Employment Web Portals||www.rozee.pk|
|Exhibitions & Conferences||www.itcnasia.com|
|Foreign Missions & Trade Offices||UKinPakistan.fco.gov.uk|
|Industries & Production||www.shanplastic.com|
|Internet Service Providers||www.dsl.net.pk|
|Plastic, Packaging & Printing||www.cranberrymktg.com|
|Press & Media||www.tribune.com.pk|
|Real Estate & Developers||www.maymar.com.pk|
|Software Development Companies||www.trgworld.com/trgtech|
|Web Designing & Hosting||www.a2zcreatorz.com|