Islamabad: Pakistan Telecom Company Limited (PTCL) and Ufone have been recognized at the Best Place to Work Awards 2021 organized by Pakistan Society of Human Resource Management (PSHRM) and Engage Consulting, during a ceremony held in Karachi.
Awards were announced on the basis of independent surveys conducted by PSHRM and Engage Consulting to study human resource management practices and work environment in over 160 companies from all over Pakistan. PTCL won the award for the “Most Improved Score” while Ufone bagged the accolade for the “Best Place to Work (Telecom Industry)”.
Syed Zulfiqar Ali Zaidi, Group EVP HR Strategy, Digitalization & Governance (PTCL & Ufone) represented the group at the event. CEO Meezan Bank and President of the Overseas Investors Chamber of Commerce & Industry (OICCI) Irfan Siddiqui was the chief guest; while President & CEO National Academy of Performing Arts (NAPA) Zia Mohyeddin and Co-founder & Chief Operating Officer of Sehat Kahani Dr. Iffat Zafar Aga delivered keynote speech.
Syed Mazhar Hussain, Group Chief Human Resources Officer PTCL Group expressed his delight by saying, “I am glad to accept the awards that recognize our efforts for making PTCL and Ufone inclusive, diverse and conducive work places for everyone alike. We have invested a lot of effort in creating an open, equitable and meritorious work culture to spur initiative, innovation and team building. PTCL Group endeavours to realize its vision on diversity and inclusion by providing equal growth opportunities for not only men but also women as well as differently abled individuals.”
PTCL’s and Ufone’s recognition at the biggest gathering of the country’s HR fraternity will further solidify their resolve in providing a more productive work environment for their employees.