Furqan Qureshi, PTCL Senior Executive Vice President (SEVP) commercial has reaffirmed that PTCL stands committed in bringing the benefits of Information Communications Technology (ICT) to all segments of the country. He expressed these views while speaking at a telecom conference, themed ‘Next Wave in Telecommunications – The Digitized Society/Consumer’.
The conference is an annual platform that gathers telecom and IT experts from the industry, the academia and the government to hold dialogues and provide recommendations on key issues facing the IT and telecom sector. The conference focused on the opportunities telecommunications offers, through the collective wisdom and fresh perspectives for adopting best-practices.
Furqan Qureshi, PTCL Senior Executive Vice President (SEVP) Commercial, while sharing his views at the occasion said that “Such thought provoking platforms enable industry and business leaders to join hands with policy makers to map out a charter to undertake the increasing development challenges faced by Pakistan. PTCL strongly believes in bringing convenience and introducing innovative quality solutions with a focus to add value for our customers. The company is moving ahead with a vision to make sustainable development in the socio-economic sphere of the country and our ICT platforms are geared towards enabling people to imagine new possibilities, capture new opportunities and reach out to new horizons.”
“The power of ICT must be harnessed to spread virtual education across Pakistan and telecom industry should make this a common goal”, he added further.
Furqan Qureshi also highlighted specific areas of development and shortcomings in the telecom and the IT sector, asserting that whatever the problems have been, we need to leave the past behind and move on. We have a tremendous opportunity in front of us, so let’s take the next step for the benefit of people of Pakistan.
Formal Federal Minister for Science & Technology, Javed Jabbar gave a key note speech on the occasion. Various IT & telecom experts also discussed policies and imperatives that enable a healthier economy and also passed a resolution to speed-up deployment of new technologies including 3G & 4G.