Jubilee Life, Pakistan’s largest life insurance provider in the private sector, has agreed to partner with the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB) as co-sponsors for Pakistan’s upcoming series with Sri Lanka in the UAE starting this month.
The two Asian cricketing giants will be vying for honors in an exciting tour which includes two Tests, five One-Day Internationals and three Twenty20 Internationals. The first Test begins on September 28 at the Shaikh Zayed Stadium in Abu Dhabi.
The announcement was made at a PCB press conference in Lahore. Chief Selector Inzamam-ul-Haq and Amjad Hussain Director Media, Coordination & Implementation, PCB were present at the event along with Syed Usman Qaiser, Chief Manager Marketing, Jubilee Life.
“Signing up as the co-sponsors of this tour is a testament to Jubilee Life’s philosophy of supporting sports in Pakistan,” said Usman. “With the recently concluded World XI series, things are looking exciting for cricket in the country. As co-sponsors, we wish to extend our full support to Pakistan cricket and hope that this wonderful revival continues and keeps achieving unprecedented milestones.”
Jubilee Life has been a longstanding supporter of sports in Pakistan. The company was the lead sponsor of the Pakistan Super League (PSL) outfit Quetta Gladiators last season. Other than cricket, Jubilee Life has also lent its support to other sports in Pakistan including snooker and golf. This sponsorship will be the first time Jubilee Life will partner with the PCB as a sponsor for any cricket tour.
“We are glad to have Jubilee Life as co-sponsors for this tour,” said PCB spokesperson. “It is indeed heartening to see local companies step forward and extend their financial support to cricket in Pakistan. We are on the road to revival of cricket in the country and support of entities like Jubilee Life will go a long way in helping us achieve those objectives. We now hope the team has a successful tour.”
Jubilee Insurance is a global brand of Aga Khan Fund for Economic Development (AKFED) that offers diverse insurance solutions (life, health and general). Jubilee Life has been the pioneer in Bancassurance distribution and is the market leader among private sector life insurance companies in Pakistan. With an average growth of 38% over the last five years, Jubilee Life is the most profitable and valuable life insurance company on the stock exchange.