USF’s initiatives for socio-economic uplift lauded

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December 06, 2019

Islamabad :Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui Thursday said that the ministry would continue to support the initiatives taken by Universal Service...

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Islamabad :Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui Thursday said that the ministry would continue to support the initiatives taken by Universal Service Fund (USF) for socio-economic development of the people.

He appreciated the efforts of the USF and said that the infrastructure provided through USF programmes was integral for future Digital Pakistan.

The USF will keep on achieving milestones in future as well for progress and prosperity of Digital Pakistan, the minister expressed these views during his visit to USF office, said a press release.

Earlier, the Federal Minister for IT was given a comprehensive presentation regarding USF Company and various projects being offered to the unserved and underserved areas of the country under the USF programmes.

Current and future plans with regards to Next-Generation Broadband for Sustainable Development and optic fiber programme were covered in the presentation.



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