‘Pakistan offers ideal environment for telecom sector’

ISLAMABAD:  Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif on Monday said the incentive-based transparent policies of the government had restored confidence of international business community to invest in Pakistan.

He was talking to Chief Executive Officer of VimpelCom Jean-Yves Charlier in Islamabad.

The prime minister said government’s clear policies had especially revolutionized the telecom sector and successful launch of 3-G and 4-G in the recent past was a testimony to this.

Nawaz Sharif said the government was encouraging the telecom companies to expand their outreach to far-flung areas of the country.

He said Pakistan offers an ideal environment for telecom sector as the country has one of the largest cellular phone subscribers.

The PM said the government believed in open and transparent business policies so that both local and foreign investors were further motivated to explore the business opportunities in the country.

Jean-Yves Charlier appreciated the business friendly policies of the incumbent government.

He said Teledensity in Pakistan was one of the highest in the region which makes the country one the favourite destination for foreign investors.

Radio Pakistan