He said the much delayed initiative had brought Pakistan to the cutting edge of technology and helped the nation achieve new frontiers of advancement.
“My most earnest congratulation to the people who have made this possible,” the Prime Minister said.
He said the team led by Finance Minister Ishaq Dar and Minister of IT Anusha Rehman made this possible in a transparent and most competitive manner, a statement from the Prime Minister’s House.
Not only would the adoption of the technology improve service delivery in every area but would open up new opportunities for employment, business and income generation, he said.
Prime Minister commended Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) officials on successful execution of the auction.