Mar 22, 2011 at 03:19 PM
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Asiacell Sponsors Iraq Olympic Committee

Asiacell - the largest telecommunications company in Iraq - has announced the signing of a sponsorship agreement with the National Iraqi Olympic Committee. Under the agreement, Asiacell will exclusively sponsor all the Committee's activities and the Iraqi Football Association's national teams.

"We believe that sports can serve as an instrumental tool in social development. This sponsorship showcases our true sense of belonging, as an Iraqi company, to our society and reflects our sincere interest in supporting various sporting, cultural and artistic initiatives that bring true value to our country," said Asiacell CEO Dr. Diar Ahmed.

Asiacell was established in the city of Suleimaniah in 1999 and began its first commercial operations in 2000. Asiacell now serves 8.1 million subscribers throughout Iraq.