A three-member delegation comprising of Mr. Jan Bolz (IT investor from Germany), Dr. Bernhard Kaleem (an Austrian ICT investor and Mr. Rabeel Warraich, CEO Sarmayacar called on Minister of State for IT & Telecom Mrs. Anusha Rahman here in Islamabad today.
The delegates apprised the Minister regarding their respective company’s profile and expressed their keen interest to further invest in Pakistan’s rapidly growing ICT sector.
Anusha Rahman shared with the delegates, the initiatives that her government is pursuing for “Accelerated Digitalization” with special emphasis on bridging broadband divide to spur socio-economic growth across the country.
Anusha Rehman said that recent accelerated development in the arena of ICTs has made Pakistan, a very lucrative destination for IT investors. Therefore many local and Foreign investors are contacting us, to join on common ICT Agenda, in a public-private mode because we all believe that future of the world is ICTs
She further said that we are committed to providing next-generation broadband connectivity to even remote rural areas of the country through broadband for sustainable development program which is being funded by USF and by 2018, every village with 100 population in the whole country, will be connected.