Breaking: Sawiris Landing in Pakistan Today

We have just learned that Mr. Naguib Sawiris, the Executive Chairman of Orascom is landing in Islamabad in next couple of hours, told us well placed sources close to the situation.

Mobilink has officially confirmed Mr. Sawiris’s arrival, without commenting on the agenda and his plans in Pakistan, however the primary purpose of his visit is to take Government of Pakistan into trust after VimpleCom’s deal, told us Mobilink’s spokesperson.

When asked about highly hyped rumors of Warid-Mobilink deal, official denied for any scheduled meetings or potential development in this regards.

When ProPakistani asked about Chairman’s any such visit to any other country holding Orascom’s operations, he said that Mr. Nughaib is coming directly to Pakistan and has not visited any other country so far.

When asked for comments from industry experts on this, they opined to not to rule out the finalization of Warid-Mobilink deal, especially after recent management reshuffle in Warid.

Keep an eye on this blog, we will keep you posted of any developments, as they will happen.

Tech reporter with over 10 years of experience, founder of ProPakistani.PK

  • According to sources, Sawiris will brief President Zardari on the possible Orascom – Vimpelcom deal which is facing uncertain

    Future due to Telenor’s opposition.

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