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Huawei proposes a Super App to create smart cities across Pakistan

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ISLAMABAD, Mar 19 (INP): A delegation from Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd., a prominent Chinese multinational technology corporation, visited the office of Minister of State for IT and Telecommunication, Shaza Fatima Khawaja.

Led by Ethan Sun, CEO Huawei Pakistan, the team engaged in discussions related to various programs, initiatives, and ICT infrastructure.

The delegation highlighted an exciting development in which the company designed a Super App that serves as a comprehensive digital ecosystem.

The app seamlessly connects government services, service hotlines, health and education offerings, and various mini-apps. With internet connectivity, this Super App can potentially transform cities across Pakistan into smart, efficient hubs.

During the meeting, Minister Shaza Fatima Khawaja shared her vision for digitalizing Pakistan, Gwadar Pro reported on Tuesday.

She emphasized the importance of creating opportunities for the youth and leveraging technology to enhance their capacity and drive economic growth.

In response, Huawei’s CEO expressed the company’s commitment to contributing significantly to the digitalization of Pakistan’s economy and overall development.

He said his company aims to create a fully connected and intelligent world.

China’s tech giant in the past had also announced an investment of nearly $100 million in Pakistan to build a regional headquarters in Islamabad.

This investment included expanding an existing technical support center to support the sale of Huawei consumer devices. Additionally, the company’s presence in Pakistan created jobs and contributed to the local economy.

It also actively collaborated with more than 60 local universities in Pakistan to establish ICT academies. Through these academies, Huawei trained approximately 40,000 young students, enhancing their digital skills and contributing to the country’s talent pool.

The meeting was attended by several key officials, including Jahanzeb Rahim, Member Telecom; Faisal Ratyal, DG Telecom; Dr. Babar Majid Bhatti, CEO of the National Information Technology Board (NITB); and Ahmed Bilal Masud, Director of the Subsidiary Board.

Additionally, Shahzad Rasheed, CEO of Huawei Cloud; Yu Shaoning, Deputy CEO of Public Affairs; and Saad Talha Saeed, Director of Public Affairs and Government Relations at Huawei, were also presented.


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