The delegation was headed by Jo Lunder, Group CEO, VimpelCom who apprised the Prime Minister on VimpelCom’s global operations and the significance of the Pakistani market for VimpelCom’s growth strategy, said a statement issued by Mobilink.
The Prime Minister also discussed VimpelCom’s outlook on current operating conditions within Pakistan, and was apprised of Mobilink’s existing investment of over USD 3.9 billion towards consolidating its position in Pakistan’s telecom sector.
The delegation informed the Prime Minister of plans for further investment of USD 1 billion in Pakistan for the enhancement of Mobilink’s nationwide mobile network.
It is very likely that recent measures from Government of Pakistan for curtailing unregistered SIMs, and cellular suspensions were also discussed.
The VimpelCom delegation also included Mr Ahmed Abou Doma, Group CEO, Orascom Telecom, Mr Robert Conway, Chief International Affairs Officer, VimpelCom and Mr Rashid Khan, President & CEO, Mobilink.