He was addressing prize distribution ceremony of calling All Innovators Pakistan 2010 developer’s competition organized by Nokia which was held here in Karachi.
On this occasion Teemu Kiijarvi, Forum Nokia Developers Relations Manager said, “It is a great achievement and a proud moment for the Nokia team as well as the Pakistani developers to come together on a single platform. This event only marks the beginning of a fruitful and winning partnership between Forum Nokia and Pakistani developers. We want to have a dialogue with the developers and engage them with our platform and offerings to offer them the services that are tailored around their needs. Calling All Innovators is a step towards this goal.”
The Award Competition was arranged to recognize the talent who has locally developed mobile applications and contents. Awards were given to three most innovative and creative content developers.
These prizes were decided by the panel of judges comprising of Mr. Amir Malik, Mr. Zia Imran, Ms. Jehan Ara and Mr. Farhan Chawla. The competition winner received the grand prize of 1,000,000/- PKR in cash; along with paid travel and accommodation to demo the winning application at a Nokia specified event. The two runners-up received 500,000/- PKR in cash and 300,000/- PKR in cash respectively. The winners in all four applications categories also received a one-year membership in Forum Nokia Launchpad, which is designed to accelerate mobile application development and elevate business visibility in the mobile world.