CEO of Telenor Pakistan, Irfan Wahab Khan, shed light on women’s digital and financial inclusion while speaking to GSMA’s prestigious Ministerial Program. The program brings together the most influential leaders in the telecom industry from across the world and provides a unique platform to expand knowledge, stimulate debate, and engage with the mobile industry’ leading experts.
Irfan Wahab Khan spoke about the significance of female inclusion in the digital and financial mainstream along with its challenges and benefits. Talking about challenges, Irfan pointed to low levels of mobile internet penetration and even lower financial inclusion in Pakistan.
“Telecom is a sector of sectors, so it enables opportunities across the board”, said Irfan Wahab Khan. “It’s not just about connectivity or financial inclusion, it’s about building a digital ecosystem where important sectors like commerce, health, education, and agriculture deliver better to the people.”
Watch the complete interview here: