Broadband services to promote education in far-flung areas: PM

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Staff Reporter

Prime Minister Imran Khan has praised that the agreement signed by the Universal Service Fund (USF) for providing high-speed broadband in far-flung areas of Sindh and Balochistan.
Imran Khan addressing a ceremony for awarding contracts of high-speed broadband services in Sindh and Balochistan by Universal Service Fund (USF) lauded USF for signing the agreement in accordance with the vision of the Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) government for uplifting poor people and backward areas.
He added that Balochistan is a poverty-stricken province and many of its areas were neglected in the past. PM Khan said that the country was successfully chasing its development targets till the ‘60s but the fact cannot be rejected that the states like South Korea and Malaysia have left behind Pakistan. He said that the agreement signed for high-speed broadband services is commendable as the future is linked with a ‘Digital Pakistan’.
He added that the provision of high-speed internet services will promote education in far-flung areas of the country. Moreover, the country’s export sector will also collect advantages by focusing on the development of information technology (IT) sector.