478.7 mn allocated for provision of 4G services along the Karakoram Highway

Islamabad: (Monitoring Desk) The Federal Information Technology Ministry will spend 486.726 million rupees on expansion and up gradation of 3g and 4g services and continuous coverage along the Karakoram Highway (in support of CPEC) in Gilgit Baltista. A Technical Training Institute will also be established in Gilgit-Baltistan.

An official of the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication told APP that a total of 2658.713 million rupees have been earmarked for eight on-going schemes of Information Technology and Telecommunication Division in the Public Sector Development Programme. He said ongoing scheme under CPEC include, construction of Cross Border OFC System Between China and pakistan for International Connectivity of voice/Data Traffic and provision of seamless GSM coverage Along Karakuram highway for proposed Gawadar Kashighar Economic Corridor in Gilgit Baltistan.

He said, the project aimed to increase quality of skills and capacity of organizations to consistently deliver high quality services and products and raising their standard.

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