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Etisalat Afghanistan distributes food items among the underprivileged in the Holy Month of Ramadan

Kabul, August 08, 2011: Etisalat Afghanistan, as part of its on-going corporate social responsibility initiatives, has announced to launch food distribution activities among more than 10,000 poor and low income families throughout Afghanistan.

Every year during the holy month of Ramadan, Etisalat Afghanistan conducts distribution of food and relief items among the underprivileged segments of the society throughout the country. In addition to food distribution, the company is also organizing Iftar Saem functions for the needy and poor people.

The beneficiaries will be low income families from central and four other regions of Afghanistan (Nangarhar, Balkh, Herat and Kandahar). In each region 2000 families will benefit from this annual food distribution program. The food packages contain all food essentials to ensure that the deserving ones are able to celebrate the Holy Festival with their families.

The food distribution program has kicked off in the central region. The Etisalat team has so far distributed 960 food packages in different areas of the central region and 1100 more packages will be distributed during this week.

The objective of setting up this tradition is to help the less fortunate segments of the society as well as bringing together the members of community from all walks of life to heartily enjoy the festivity and blessings of the Holy month of Ramadan

Etisalat Afghanistan is committed to the betterment of the people in the country. The company strongly believes in conducting its business in a way that it contributes to the growth and development of the society it operates in. It has launched various CSR programs and social campaigns in Afghanistan over the years and has made profound efforts to contribute in the growth of various sectors of Afghan society such as sports, education and health.

Etisalat Afghanistan is 100% owned subsidiary of Etisalat Telecommunications Group, United Arab Emirates. Etisalat is one of the largest telecommunications companies in the world and the leading operator in the Middle East and Africa, headquartered in the UAE. Etisalat operates in 18 countries across Asia, the Middle East and Africa, servicing over 135 million customers.

Since its launch in 2007, Etisalat Afghanistan has upheld its commitment and dedication in serving the community by playing an active role as a socially responsible entity, re-affirming company's strong belief in being part of the Afghan society in areas important to their needs.

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