Pakistani Telecom Professional Wins Kofi Annan Fellowship

Tauseef AfzalWhen it comes to professional and academic excellence, Pakistani professionals are no lesser than any other nation in the world.

Indeed it’s a matter of great pride and pleasure for Pakistani people in general and the telecom industry in particular that Mr. Tauseef Afzal, a Pakistani telecom professional has won the prestigious Kofi Annan Fellowship.

The Kofi Annan Fellowship is granted annually to 2 persons globally based on their professional and academic excellence and the potential to become a successful business leader in future.

Mr. Tauseef Afzal, who holds an MS in Telecommunications Engineering degree from Germany, has 8+ years of experience in the telecom field and is well known for his efforts for promoting the next generation technologies in Pakistan e.g., carrying out 3G / LTE Trials and arranging seminars for encouraging the government and operators to launch 3G / LTE services in Pakistan.

Mr. Tauseef has authored the famous “Guide to Higher Education in Europe“, which is hosted by hundreds of websites including and has benefitted thousands of students in pursuing higher education.

As part of the Kofi Annan Fellowship, Mr. Tauseef Afzal will also pursue his fully funded MBA from one of the top business schools in Europe.

  • That’s a great news..Congrates Mr. Tauseef Afzal

  • Asif Akram

    Good work Mr. Tauseef.

  • Samiullah

    Great yar

  • Akbar

    Nice achievement, really makes Pakistan and Pakistanis proud

  • Waqas Ahmed

    nice article mehwish but this scholarship is not global, its for least developed countries (LDC) like pakistan, nigeria etc and every year granted to three persons.
    very nice pictures… feeling very proud pakistani ;)