Zong expressing intention to cooperate in launching 5G technology in Pakistan
ISLAMABAD, Nov 16 (Gwadar Pro) – CEO Zong Wang Hua said on Tuesday that the company is ready to fully cooperate with Pakistan’s Federal Ministry of IT and Telecommunication for the launch of 5G technology in the country.
Wang made the offer during a meeting with Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin ul Haque in his office. Matters related to spectrum, 5G technology, connectivity and provision of quality telecom services were discussed during the meeting, a statement issued by the Ministry of IT said.
Additional Secretary Ministry of IT and Telecommunication Mohsin Mushtaq was also present at the meeting.
Wang apprised the minister that Zong was soon going to introduce a microfinance type application for e-commerce, the statement said.
On the occasion, the Minister for IT and Telecommunication vowed to launch 5G technology in the country next year. He said that the provision of broadband services across the country is a priority of the Ministry of IT. He urged the telecom sector to upgrade its infrastructure to provide quality services to the masses, saying that every possible step is being taken to resolve issues of cellular mobile operators in the country. He expressed his resolve to launch 5G technology to cope with the challenges of the digital world.
Senior officers of the Ministry of IT were also present in the meeting, the statement added.