Minister IT&Telecom Anusha Rehman in GSMA Mobile World Congress Barcelona
IT Minister visits Huawei exhibition booth
Islamabad (Press Release / Thursday, February 27, 2014) – Minister of State Anusha Rahman, Ministry of Information Technology and the Pakistan delegation visited Huawei’s industry cutting-edge solutions and products at the Huawei exhibition booth at the GSMA Mobile World Congress, now in progress in Barcelona, Spain from February 24-27.
On arrival at the Huawei exhibition booth, the Minister and her delegation was received by David Wang, President of Huawei Global Government Affairs Dept and Simon Geng, CEO, Huawei Pakistan.
In a meeting held on the occasion, David Wang updated the Minister about Huawei’s 2013 performance in the global arena and Pakistan. They also talked about the upcoming 3G /4G auction in Pakistan whereby David briefed the Minister on Huawei’s global 3G project experience and shared Huawei’s views on how to promote the sustainable development of the next generation mobile services market with Huawei’s global experience.
David Wang replying to the Pakistani Minister’s viewpoints, said: “Huawei is committed to bridge the digital divide for Pakistan, and help Pakistani people enrich life through communication.” He added “Huawei would like to work together with the Pakistan government to promote the social and economic development in Pakistan with our own ICT expertise and technology strengths.”
The Minister praised Huawei’s performance and expressed her views on further cooperation with Huawei in Pakistan. She appreciated the presence of Huawei in Pakistan and commended on its ongoing success in the country.
She hoped that the company’s global leadership and technology superiority would help Pakistan achieve its goals in the telecommunication and IT sector. She invited Huawei to assemble and manufacture mobile handset and network equipment in Pakistan, and requested for business proposal in this regard.