About 2,950 children from BeaconHouse came together in Jinnah Stadium, Islamabad to break a record of holding wrists together. The previous record was 2,211 people.
Telenor joined hands with BeaconHouse school to set a new record as well as campaign for safe web usage in Pakistan.
The event was hosted by Ahmad Ali Butt.
The students were required to hold hands together for more than 60 seconds to break the previous record and they successfully did it.
Telenor also celebrated its Fifth Customer First Day which sees the employees of the company visiting different schools to educate about the proper utilisation of the internet.
Director CVMA Telenor Spoke To Guinness World Record
Mr. Malik Faisal Qayyum, the Director CVMA Telenor Pakistan spoke directly to the Guinness World Record. In a statement, he said:
We believe it is important to educate and raise awareness on using internet safely so that young people can make wise online choices and be safe in the cyber sphere. As one of Pakistan premier telecom and digital companies, we consider it our responsibility to educate people of the power of internet and the responsibility that comes with it.We are humbled by this unique achievement, which would not have been possible without the support of students from Beaconhouse School System. We are delighted that our combined efforts have brought this honor to Pakistan
Executive Director BeaconHouse schools, Mr. Nassir Kasuri also had a say about the event:
We are thankful to Telenor Pakistan for collaborating with us to create this record. Telenor’s vision of on safe usage of internet is in line with ours and together we pledge to create awareness about safe internet usage in our schools as well. Our students must know how to keep themselves and others digitally safe.