Due to the incentives-based transparent policies of the government, confidence in investing in Pakistan was brought back in the international business community, says Prime Minister Muhammad Nawaz Sharif while meeting Mr Jean Yves Charlier, CEO VimpelCom who called on him at PM House today.
The government’s policies brought great change in the Telecom sector and the launch of 3G and 4G in success is a proof for this.
We are encouraging the telecom companies to expand their outreach to far-flung areas of the country so that majority of the masses benefit from the technology’, added the Prime Minister.
The Prime Minister said that Pakistan offers an ideal environment for telecom sector as the country has one of the largest cellular phone subscribers. ‘Our government believes in open and transparent business policies so that both local and foreign investors are further motivated to explore the business opportunities in Pakistan’.
The business friendly policies of the government were approved by Mr Jean Yves Charlier and he called Telecom industry of Pakistan as promising.
The CEO VimpelCom mentioned that Teledensity in Pakistan is one of the highest in the region which makes the country one the favourite destination for foreign investors.
The meeting was also attended by Ms Anusha Rehman Khan, MOS for IT and other senior government officials.