LAHORE: In the spirit of Ramazan, and keeping in view that pilgrims from all over Pakistan travel to the Middle East to perform Umrah, Warid has introduced discounted international roaming and calling rates for Saudi Arabia. Both Warid Prepaid and Postpaid customers travelling to Saudi Arabia can now take their Warid SIM along; choose Mobily (Etisalat) as their preferred roaming operator in Saudi Arabia; and avail a 75% discount on all incoming calls – ie Rs10 (plus taxes) per minute. Not only this, Warid subscribers can also receive free incoming text messages and stay connected with their loved ones. Warid subscribers in Pakistan can also stay in touch with their loved ones in Saudi Arabia with discounted international calling rates. Now Warid users can call Saudi Arabia landline numbers for just Rs7 (plus tax) per minute, and mobile numbers for just Rs10 (plus tax) per minute.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 26th, 2012.