Director Communication Siemens Pakistan Mr.Zia-ul Islam Zuberi has left for Lisbon Portugal to join the world jury of PR professionals for judging the 2011 Golden World Awards organized by International Public Relations Association. This is the fifth year in a row that Mr.Zuberi has been invited to join this international jury which determines winners for awards that are considered the Oscars of the Public Relation Profession. The Jury this year consists of more than 40 jurors from around the world including Australia, Croatia, , Spain, Hungry, Portugal, Philippines, Ireland, Poland, Jordan, Belgium,South Africa, Germany, UK, USA, Turkey, Pakistan etc.
Mr.Zuberi has been entrusted with the categories “NGO Campaigns” “Crisis Communication” and “Consumer PR for an existing Product” together with three other jurors. There were 6 entries from around the world in the category Crisis Communication, and also 6 in the category NGO Campaigns while in the category “Consumer PR for an existing product there were 13 entries. Initial judging was done through e mail and the short listed entries asked to submit complete campaign which will now be judged in Lisbon.
The jurors will also decide on an entry for the United Nations award which is presented on the recommendation of IPRA as the organization is recognized by United Nations. The awards will be given at an impressive function in London in November attended by top PR professionals, and other important people from around the globe.