ISLAMABAD: Under the Federal Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication, projects for providing high speed internet in remote and backward areas of Balochistan have been launched in practice.
In this regard, a project has been launched to provide broadband service to South Balochistan at a cost of over Rs. 2 billion. The project will benefit more than 340,000 residents of 306 backward villages in an area of 23,964 sq km in Turbat, Kichh, Dasht, Panjgur and adjoining areas. And Nadeem Khan, Acting CEO, Ufone / PTCL.
Aminul Haq said that it is a matter of great pleasure and pride for him to be a part of this project started for my own people of Balochistan province to connect with the digital world. Plans are underway to provide high speed 3G 4G internet and mobile phone service to more than 2,000 areas of Balochistan and a population of 2 million through the Universal Service Fund at a cost of Rs.09 billion.