Zong Sponsors the Pakistan vs South Africa Cricket Series

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Farooq Niaz, Head of PR and CSR, Zong (left) with Mr. Najam Sethi (right), Acting Chairman of PCB at Pakistan Vs South Africa Cricket Series 2013 Press Conference in Lahore

Zong patronizes Pakistan’s favorite sport – Cricket, by sponsoring the upcoming Pakistan vs South Africa cricket series. Zong is one sponsors of this highly anticipated cricket series.

This exciting cricket series will be held from 14th October, 2013 to 15th November, 2013 in UAE.

In the Pakistan vs South Africa series, South Africa will re-enter the test cricket arena after 8 months absence where Pakistan and South Africa will battle it out against each other in 2 test matches, 5 ODIs and 2 T20 matches.

“Zong is immensely pleased and excited about sponsoring one of the most exhilarating cricket series of this season – the Pakistan vs South Africa series in UAE”, said Mr. Farooq Niaz, Head of Public Relations Zong. “We have proudly become a regular patron of cricket and hope to see great sportsman spirit in this upcoming series. We wish both the teams all the best and look forward to a very entertaining series. Pakistan is a cricket loving nation and it’s a sport they literally live, eat, sleep. Zong keeping its legacy to promote sports in Pakistan has sponsored this series as part of our commitment to promote this great game.”

Over time, Zong has established a strong association with sports as a brand. As the fastest growing cellular network of Pakistan, Zong continues to make a lasting impact in the lives of every Pakistani. Hence, it only makes sense for Zong to enter into long-term association with sports that Pakistanis are passionate about.

Zong, a China Mobile Pakistan (CMPak) company and part of China Mobile, the largest Telecom operator in the world, has previously taken many initiatives to support sports activities in Pakistan, the most notable one being their collaboration with Manchester United Football club.

The company has been involved in supporting various cricket series, polo and golf tournaments like Pakistan vs Zimbabwe series, Shandur Polo Festival and Chief of Naval Staff Amateur Golf Championship.