Global internet provider VEON’s top official calls on PM

February 19, 2020: Sergi Herrero, Chief Operations Officer of VEON/Jazz, a leading global provider of connectivity and internet services called on Prime Minister Imran Khan here on Wednesday.

Chairman Board of Investment Syed Zubair Gilani and head of Digital Pakistan programme Tania Aidrus were present in the meeting, said a PM Office media statement issued here.

Sergi Herrero thanked the Prime Minister and the government for providing competitive and transparent working environment for the telecom companies.

He informed that Jazz Pakistan has launched “Internet for all” campaign that includes affordable mobile phones with internet connectivity for social media, Jazz Cash and the Prime Minister's Citizens Portal.

The provision of this service will help enable citizens to undertake economic activity at small and medium scale and will promote good governance.

The Prime Minister said Pakistan has great investment potential in communication and energy sector.  

He appreciated the long association of VEON with Pakistan having 9 billion dollars investment and serving 60 million subscribers with multitude of services.

The Prime Minister said his government has launched “Digital Pakistan” initiative with the aim to provide a platform to the Pakistani youth to become independent and drivers of economic growth.

He said under the Digital Policy, the government has aimed to increase the size of Pakistani ICT industry to 20 billion dollars in next few years.

 

Posted on: 2020-02-19T13:49:00+05:00

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