Recently, the students of the private school group Beaconhouse School System and the employees of the renowned mobile operator company Telenor Pakistan took part in an incredible mass participation record attempt as a huge initiative to promote safe internet usage and prevent cyberbullying.
In this activity 2,950 participants successfully set a new record for the ‘Longest chain of people clasping wrists’ at Jinnah Stadium in Islamabad, Pakistan, breaking the previous record of 2,211.
The students were required to maintain the chain for over 60 seconds, in order to achieve the Guinness World Records title.
The show was organised to celebrate Telenor’s fifth customer day in which telenor employees visit variety of schools and public venues across Islamabad to train and teach the students, how to use internet effectively.
Director CVMA Telenor Pakistan, Malik Faisal Qayyum commented: “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,” he continued.