Salihu Abu, MTN Senior Manager for Customer Service and Credit Management presenting the items to Alhaji Abdul-Rauf Ibrahim Tanko, National Hajj Board Chairman
MTN, the leading telecommunications service in Ghana, is offering 85 percent discount on data services to this year’s Hajj pilgrims.
Muslims, who embark on pilgrimage to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia, will also receive 30 percent discount on incoming voice calls, as well as 18 percent discount on outgoing calls and text messages.
The package is available to all prepaid and postpaid MTN customers roaming in Saudi Arabia on Mobile (Etisalat) networks.
It is designed to offer the pilgrims the opportunity to stay connected with family and friends while in Mecca.
In addition to these offers, MTN has also donated 14 mobile handsets, airtime worth GH¢7,500 and MTN souvenirs to Hajj Board to facilitate its work.
Speaking during a presentation to the Hajj Board, the Senior Manager for Customer Service and Credit Management at MTN, Salihu Abu, reiterated MTN’s commitment to supporting the activities of the Hajj Board.
He said, “The presentation of the items is a token from MTN to aid in the organization of the annual pilgrimage.”
Mr. Abu expressed MTN’s gratitude to the Muslim community, especially the National Hajj Board for partnering MTN over the past six years to design meaningful products for Mecca pilgrims.
Alhaji Abdul-Rauf Ibrahim Tanko, National Hajj Board Chairman, expressed his appreciation to management of MTN for supporting the Muslim community in diverse ways.
He said the relationship between MTN and the Muslim community would be enhanced in the coming months.