PTCL brings free educational series for children

July 15, 2019 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL)
collaborates with Mera Sabaq Learning Systems to bring a unique educational
series for children called ‘Alif Say Yay’ on PTCL Smart TV and Smart TV App.
The series covers multiple video tutorials especially created to enable early
education of children. The content is hosted on PTCL’s Video-on-Demand section,
which is free of cost for all users. Through this content, every child can have
access and gain understanding of the Urdu alphabets in a fun and unconventional
way regardless of their economic and social background.

Mazhar Hussain, Chief Human Resource Officer, PTCL, while commenting on the
initiative, said, “PTCL, being a socially responsible organization believes
that education is the foundation of a progressive society. Quality education is
the birth right of every individual and is a pre-requisite for a meaningful
life. At PTCL, we encourage startups and realize the importance of ingenuity,
creativity and innovation for a better economic landscape of Pakistan.”

talking about this partnership, Hassan Bin Rizwan, Chief Executive Officer,
Sabaq, said, “Its inspiring to see companies like PTCL coming forward and
supporting the cause of education in such a positive manner. This collaboration
will pave the way for the brighter future of our children, who will have our
original ‘Alif Say Yay’ series on PTCL Smart TV and Smart TV App. Having our
educational series hosted on such a large platform will allow us to further
spread our mission.

Sabaq Learning Systems is an EdTech startup that operates with the objective of
creating world class tutoring videos. Such initiatives will encourage young
people to take up creative fields of work that can benefit millions of children
in Pakistan. PTCL also played a pivotal role in mentoring creative startups
incubated at the National Incubation Center based out of Peshawar and Karachi,
whereby providing small businesses a chance to scale-up their business ideas in
custom-designed spaces provided by the company.

For more information, contact:

Pakistan Telecommunication Company
Limited (PTCL)

F-8 Exchange, Nazim-Ud-Din Road F-8/1,

Islamabad, Pakistan

Tel: +92-51-111-20-20-20

Fax: +92-51-111-21-21-21



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