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Karachi, 9th April 2018: Emirates and flydubai supported a Golf tournament for 96 amateur golfers at DHA Golf Club in Karachi.
The 18-hole tournament allowed the participants who came from all over the country to showcase their skills, patience and focus. After five hours of exciting and intense competition, Farooq Javed was announced as a winner for the longest drive hit (276 yards). Adnan Mehmood succeeded in 1st Net with a score of 63 while Akhtar Aliman was the runner-up with 69. In 1st Gross, Owais Intesar emerged as the winner with a score of 75 while Abdur Rehman finished second with 79.
Vice President, Pakistan for Emirates Jabr Al-Azeeby, commented on the occasion: “We are proud to have co-sponsored this golf tournament with flydubai. Golf is a growing sport in Pakistan and we want to play our part in promoting and providing a platform to budding golfers here to showcase their skills and excel in the sport.”
The tournament was followed by a lunch for guests, participants and organisers and an award ceremony which was attended by the UAE’s Consul General in Karachi, H.E. Nasser Huwaiden Al Ketbi.
Sudhir Sreedharan, Senior Vice President, Commercial Operations (GCC, Subcontinent and Africa) for flydubai said: “We would like to thank all our partners and golfers who took part in this event co-hosted by Emirates and flydubai. During the event, we were delighted to present the new Holidays by flydubai platform. flydubai operates 71 flights a week to Dubai from 5 cities in Pakistan, including four flights a day from Karachi with flydubai’s Business Class. Through our partnership with Emirates we offer a seamless travel experience and access to over 200 unique destinations.”
flydubai’s network in Pakistan includes: Faisalabad, Karachi, Multan, Quetta and Sialkot.
Emirates operates a modern and efficient fleet of 269 aircraft including 102 A380s, connecting people and opportunities across its global network of 159 destinations in 85 countries. Emirates is one of the world’s largest airlines by international air traffic, and one of the most recognised airline brands in the world through its support of premier sports and cultural events. Emirates operates 75 weekly flights to six cities in Pakistan including Karachi, Peshawar, Lahore, Islamabad, Sialkot and Multan. For more information, please visit www.emirates.com/pk