Pakistan’s JazzCash has won GSMA Glomo Award at Mobile World Congress 2017 held in Barcelona, Spain. The award has been granted in the category of ‘Best Mobile Product, Application or Service for Women in Emerging Markets.’ The President and CEO of Jazz, Mr. Aamir Ibrahim received the award at a grand ceremony during the Mobile World Congress.
Ibrahim, after receiving the award, expressed that it was proud moment for his company. “We are proud that our efforts have been recognized at this international forum,” he said. “This further reinforces our resolve to ensure that each and every customer benefits from the digital revolution spearheaded by Jazz,” he added.
The Chief Digital and Financial Services Officer at Jazz Aniqa Afzal Sandhu also felt honor to get recognition at the prestigious platform and assured that her company will be continuously introducing innovations for the customer, especially women. “It is an honor to get recognition at such a prestigious global platform,” she told. “In a world going digital, we are constantly innovating our products so that our customers, especially women, are able to benefit from the convenience of digital financial services.” She added.
The Chief Marketing Officer GMA Michael O’Hara congratulated all the winners and nominees at the congress and told that the awards were presented to those companies and individuals that were driving innovation in the rapidly evolving mobile industry. “The Glomo Awards truly showcase those companies and individuals that are driving innovation in the rapidly evolving mobile industry,” he said. “We thank all of our entrants, judges, sponsors and partners for supporting the 2017 Glomo Awards.” He added.
The Mobile World Congress is held once a year, in-depth coverage of the contemporary and future mobile industry, highlighting specific areas of growth and opportunity while also recognizing significant achievements of telco’s from around the world through Glomo Awards.
With its mobile-based financial services, JazzCash Mobile Account is facilitating millions of customers in Pakistan. The company is enabling the underbanked segment, especially women and increasing their economic participation by facilitating greater control over finances, allowing them to conveniently manage their money even at the most remote areas of Pakistan.