Particular Communication Group (SCO) and Pakistan Telecommunication Firm Restricted (PTCL) have signed an settlement to supply connectivity between China and main worldwide locations transiting by Pakistan.
The signing ceremony was held at Pak-China Friendship Heart throughout the inauguration of Pakistan-China Optical Fiber Cable (OFC) laid by SCO. Honorable Prime Minister of Pakistan Justice (Retd.) Nasir ul Mulk, Main Common Amir Azeem Bajwa, Director Common, SCO, HI (M), Dr. Daniel Ritz, President & CEO, PTCL, Yao Jing, Chinese language Ambassador to Pakistan, Deng Xiao Feng, CEO, China Telecom World Restricted and different dignitaries attended the distinguished ceremony. SCOs Pakistan-China OFC is 820-kilometre-long stretching from Rawalpindi to Khunjerab establishing new cross-border connectivity with China and is a part of China Pakistan Financial Hall (CPEC) challenge led by Authorities of Pakistan and China.
Col. Waseem Ahmad (Retd.), Director Pak-China OFC SCO and Adil Rashid, Chief Enterprise Companies Officer, PTCL signed SCO and PTCL settlement. As a part of this settlement, SCO shall present capacities on its OFC community between Pak-China Khunjrab border and Rawalpindi, whereas PTCL shall present connectivity from Rawalpindi to main worldwide locations by Karachi and Gwadar utilizing its long-haul community infrastructure and PTCL submarine cable community.
On the event, Dr. Daniel Ritz, President & CEO, PTCL mentioned, “PTCL has been connecting the nation since 1947 and we’re glad to be a part of this necessary initiative making a optimistic regional impression. With the signing of Pakistan-China Optical Fiber Cable settlement, PTCL will contribute additional to the financial improvement and prosperity of Pakistan.”
Main Common Amir Azeem Bajwa, Director Common, SCO, additionally sharing his views, expressed that “Pakistan & China have an extended historical past of friendship and brotherhood. We’re joyful to see that we’ve got taken this main step to additional strengthen our relationship by connecting the world by our respective nations.”
SCO and PTCL collaboration will permit Chinese language Carriers to hook up with neighboring nations together with Iran and Afghanistan by terrestrial OFC hyperlink and main African and European locations by PTCL submarine cables infrastructure.
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