First ever win for a Pakistani Retailer at a Shell Global Retailer Awards Event

A Shell retailer recently became the pride of Pakistan when he was recognized by Royal Dutch Shell for impeccable customer service

Sameer Nazir
KARACHI:
At a stunning star-studded night in Paris, the Pakistani flag soared to the pinnacle of success as a Pakistani retailer won the prestigious Global Retailer of the Year Award in a Royal Dutch Shell ceremony for the very first time.
Shell globally has Retail operations in over 80 countries worldwide serving 25 million customers every day at 45,000 retail stations. With competition from retailers all across the world, for the first time, Shell Pakistan’s retailer Mr. Mohammad Toqeer Shahid recently won this coveted award.
The competition revolves around customer service and business growth elements. Top Shell retailers from around the globe take part in this competition and are recognized at an annual reward and recognition ceremony.
The retailer Mr. Mohammad Toqeer belongs to Sahiwal district and is a keen proponent of excellent customer service. He keeps his staff motivated to ensure that they provide the best experience possible to customers visiting his site. His passion and commitment are appreciated by customers as he regularly introduces campaigns and service offers with an aim to please them.
Sharing his thoughts on this win, Mr. Toqeer said, “I’m extremely proud to have won this prestigious award that has helped Pakistan shine in the global arena. The award goes out to my team that wears a smile on their face even in the worst of weather conditions just to make customers happy. My team and I genuinely believe in making the customers’ experience a memorable one every time they visit my forecourt in Sahiwal. This is my secret to success – I’m proud that customers prefer coming to my fuel station because we have won their trust and respect.”
“We are delighted that one of our retailers, Mr. Toqeer has met the criteria of Royal Dutch Shell’s competitive Global Retailer of the Year Award and has brought this prize home. This first time win by a Shell retailer from Pakistan proves that Pakistani businesses are swiftly moving towards being customer-centric, and are actually driving greater business growth through this approach. We hope that others will emulate these values,” said Mazhar-ud-Deen, General Manager for Shell Pakistan’s Retail business.
Shell has over a 100 years legacy in the sub-continent whereby it has become a household name for quality fuels and exceptional customer-focused business ethics. Our scientists are passionate about finding smarter ways to create more efficient fuels, and this expertise in fuel technology makes Shell a leading provider of new, innovative, quality fuels today.

Mobilink Becomes First Telco to expand 3G Network to 100 cities

ISLAMABAD: Mobilink has become the first Telco to expand its 3G network to 100 cities of Pakistan. The milestone has been achieved in less than a year after the commercial launch of 3G services by Mobilink which is in line with its commitment to focus on the growth of high-speed internet services in Pakistan. As part of its strategy, Mobilink has ensured state-of-the-art 3G service in each city before committing to the next which has provided users with a unique experience and maximum value for money.

Expanding its 3G network across Pakistan in such short span of time is part of Mobilink strategy to bridge the digital divide between the cities of Pakistan. During the course of these months, Mobilink has expanded its network across the country providing comprehensive coverage in both metros and smaller cities across the four provinces. In order to encourage the use of 3G and to increase awareness, Mobilink offers its customers free 3G for a limited period of time which has been appreciated by people from all walks of life.

“Mobilink is playing a leading role in expanding the 3G broadband infrastructure in Pakistan. Being the first operator to launch 3G in 100 cities proves Mobilink’s commitment in bridging the digital divide and reaffirms our commitment towards a technologically advanced Pakistan. 3G broadband facilitates access to knowledge and is a key factor that positively impacts the social-economic canvas in the country. We remain committed to provide the benefits of high-speed internet to every Pakistani, in any nook and corner of the country.” said Amir Ibrahim, CCO & Deputy CEO Mobilink.

To support its 3G services, Mobilink has in place a robust fiber optic infrastructure that expands to over 6000 kilometers coupled with the latest technology, state-of-the-art equipment and a well versed team of professionals. Its 3G network connects millions of people who use their smartphones for education, businesses, communication, entertainment, e-learning and most importantly enjoy ready access to internet on the go for easy access to knowledge.