PM meets VEON co-CEO, highlights Pakistan’s investment potential

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan said on Thursday that the government was focused on ensuring ease of doing business through liberal investment policies, which have already been acknowledged by international financial institutions.

The PM was talking to VEON Group (parent company of Jazz Pakistan) co-chief executive officer in Islamabad on Wednesday.

The PM highlighted the investment potential of Pakistan’s communication and energy sector and appreciated the long association of VEON with Pakistan — $9 billion investment and 60 million subscribers.

PM Imran said that the government has recently launched “Digital Pakistan” initiative to provide a platform to the Pakistani youth to become independent and drivers of economic growth.

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He said under the digital policy, the government was committed to increasing the size of Pakistani ICT industry to $20 billion in the next few years.

Sergi Herrero on the occasion thanked the prime minister for providing a competitive and transparent working environment to 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.

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