USF awarded 2 Optic Fiber Cable (OFC) project contracts price or so PKR three Billion to PTCL for providing property in Ghotki, Kashmore, Sukkur & Khairpur districts at a special ceremony command at Governor House, Karachi.
Chief Guest, Imran Ismail, Governor of Sindh inaugurated the comes in the course of Syed Amin Ul Haque, Federal Minister IT and Telecom. Contracts were signed by Haris Mahmod CEO USF and Nadem Khan Acting CEO and GCFO PTCL and Senior officers of the govt. of Sindh and Ministry of IT & Telecom, USF, and PTCL were conjointly gifted at the ceremony.
On the occasion, Imran Ismail, Governor of Sindh said: “Today’s event marks another landmark achieved within the history of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan and can go an extended means in taking the biological process work being done by Government of the Islamic Republic of Pakistan to a bigger level. I conjointly take today’s event as a chance to assure all of you that with consistent efforts and spirits, the Ministry of IT and Telecomm can still undertake more difficult and productive programs within the future, for the promotion of IT and Telecom connected services. I might prefer to congratulate Minister for IT and Telecom Amin ul Haque, the dynamic groups of USF & PTCL on the award of those homes that are designed to attach 372 instructional establishments, one hundred seventy Health Facilities, 217 Government Offices, and 131 Banks at intervals five-kilometer radius of the node. I would like all of them the best possible for the implementation of project objectives.”
On the occasion, Syed Amin Ul Haque, Minister for IT and Telecom said: “I believe that Imran Khan, Prime Minister of Pakistan, realizes the importance of knowledge technology for the country as he pictured Digital Pakistan and established his commitment to show this vision into reality. It affirms that once you have support from the premier, even larger challenges become opportunities.
With this revived commitment, we tend to take charge of this Ministry and after all, the new means of operating to bring instrumental amendment wasn’t visible to the folks at the beginning of our journey as they failed to expect such positive results therefore before long. However, we’ve got tried ourselves as Pakistan computer code Board’s export remittances have reached a record level.”
Syed Amin ul Haque lauded the nice performance of the Ministry of IT and Telecommunication and its related to organizations. Moreover, IT parks square measure being created across the country, alongside information Centers, policy on Cloud, cybersecurity, producing of good phones and far a lot of.
The Federal Minister for IT and Telecom highlighted that Universal Service Fund’s in numerous comes of providing broadband services and birth fiber cables in rural and remote areas of the country may be a testament of their simple performance. Summarizing these key initiatives and comes, he mentioned the social group areas of KPK FATA and also the underserved areas of Balochistan that have witnessed record development comes price PKR eight.81 Billion. These come to comprise of broadband and fiber cables within the under-served and remote areas of Chaghi, Nowshki, Gwadar, Kech, and Panjgur, whereas varied different comes are approved for Jhelum and Chakwal, covering a district of eighty-six,773 sq km. a complete of PKR four. fifteen Billion is being invested with the availability of voice and broadband services for approx. 88,477 people.
The Minister emphasized that this info and technology (ICT) comes makes sure that we tend to square measure involved regarding the well-being of each subject of Pakistan with none bias supported language, region, or province. He reiterated his support and commitment to each resident of Pakistan. what is more, he further “If we tend to have a bias, we’d ne’er have initiated comes for Sindh together with cities like the city, Hyderabad, Sukkur, Khairpur, Larkana, Ghotki and Kashmore, however, these square measure all our cities, being a part of Pakistan, and that we endeavor to produce the most recent facilities to our folks for a digitally connected world.”
Speaking at the ceremony, Nadeem Khan, Acting chief executive officer & GCFO, PTCL said: “Being the national carrier, PTCL is that the backbone of country’s communication infrastructure and first web service supplier. we tend to serve folks of Pakistan from giant metropolitan cities to remote rural areas. we tend to square measure glad to collaborate with USF for institution and operation of fiber property in Ghotki, Kashmore, Sukkur, and Khairpur districts. Aligned with the vision of a Digital Pakistan, we tend to square measure committed to play our role in supporting the underserved communities and empower them for a much better future.”
While sharing his views at the ceremony Haris Mehmod CEO USF said I take the chance to mention here that each one these achievements have solely been attainable because of constant efforts of the govt of Pakistan Federal Minister and Secretary for IT and Telecom is torchbearers of the vision for a “Digital Pakistan” and have enabled USF to remodel the lives of individuals of the country. they need to give the North American nation tremendous cooperation, facilitation, and support, while not that all this might not be achieved. I conjointly wish to congratulate the terribly hard-working team of PTCL, UN agency square measure being awarded the comes price PKR 03 Billion that aim at the birth of one,078 kilometers of optic fiber cable to attach one hundred forty unserved Union Councils & cities, benefitting a population of around four.7 Million folks. I’m conjointly terribly pleased with my team at USF UN agency has done its best to form these comes palmy.