MTN Ghana has emerged the Public Relations (PR) organisation of the year in the telecommunications sector for the third consecutive time at the just-ended 6th IPR awards in Accra.

The event was organised under the theme: “Deriving Value from Values.”

At the same event, MTN Ghana was also adjudged the best in non-profit communication and the best in crisis and issues management.

The IPR Excellence Awards aims at honouring and generating public recognition for the achievements and positive contributions of public relations units in their organisations. It was also instituted to promote professionalism in the practise of PR in Ghana.

Commenting on the awards, Mrs Georgina Asare Fiagbenu, Acting Corporate Services Executive of MTN Ghana, thanked all workers of MTN Ghana for their dedication.

“Being the leader in the telecommunications industry with over 17 million subscribers places a unique responsibility on us to ensure business is clearly represented and understood by our communities, clients, customers and stakeholders. This is the reason why MTN Ghana is always at the forefront of continuous engagements with its stakeholders.

“MTN Ghana considers communications and public relations very critical to its business growth and sustainability. To this end, MTN will continue to implement strategies that will enable it build goodwill amongst all its stakeholders,” Mrs. Fiagbenu said.

MTN Ghana has over the years demonstrated its commitment to create and manage stakeholder value through its communications strategies.

In 2016, MTN Heroes of Change was adjudged the Best Community Relations Programme of the Year whilst the Senior Manager for Corporate Communications was adjudged PR Discovery of the Year.

In 2015, MTN Ghana won the best Public Relations organization in the telecommunications sector in Ghana.

Source: Ghana/