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Lingo24 welcomes resolution on Iraqi interpreters

10-12-2007 05:25 PM CET | Politics, Law & Society

Press release from: Lingo24 Translation Services

Translation company Lingo24 is pleased to find its online petition to support Iraqi interpreters contributed to the success of the cause.

Lingo24 welcomes the decision of the British government to offer aid and the possibility to relocate for its Iraqi interpreters and translators who risked their lives and those of their families working for the British troops.

The initiator of an online petition (http://www.lingo24.com/language_translation_forum/viewtopic.php?t=1658) to support Iraqi translators, Lingo24 managed to generate awareness and response from inside the translation industry, thus contributing to the cause of the Iraqi interpreters and translators. Many people in the industry showed their support to Lingo24’s initiative, as well as several professional forums and translation portals.

“We were so happy and thankful to see our friends and colleagues in the industry responding to the call and supporting the online petition”, says company founder and managing director Christian Arno. “Let’s just hope the resolution will be finalized properly, offering aid to all the Iraqi interpreters and translators, not just to a selected few”, he adds.

Translation company Lingo24 is pleased to see its efforts contributed to making a difference and is expressing hope that the resolution will provide assistance to all the Iraqi interpreters and translators who helped and continue to help the British troops.

131-151 Great Titchfield Street, London, W1W 5BB
http://www.lingo24.com
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About Lingo24


Lingo24 is one of the fastest-growing translation companies in the world,
with operations in the UK and six other countries worldwide. Founded in
2001, the company is a great case study for:

: e-business (90% of its customers find it through the Internet)

: globalisation (its business is a barometer of globalisation for British
business, and the company itself has 'internationalised' in a short space of
time)

: EU expansion (the company has its largest operation in Timisoara, Romania)

: green business (the company has a strict environmental policy and limited
office use to minimise unnecessary travel)

: home-working (Lingo24 employees work from home more than 95% of the time)

: youthful entrepreneurialism (the company was established by a 22-year-old graduate of Oxford University)

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