Davos (PRESS RELEASE )
Ms. Gunn Waersted, Chairperson Telenor and Mr. Sigve Brekke CEO Telenor called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Davos, on the sidelines of WEF Annual Meeting 2020.
Advisor on Finance Dr. Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, SAPM Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari, Ambassador at Large on Investments Ali Jehangir Siddiqui, Governor State Bank Raza Baqir were also present.
The Prime Minister appreciated Telenor’s confidence in Pakistan due to its presence in the country since 2005 with an investment of around US$3.5 billion. He also emphasized the governments focus on investment in the training and development of youth for skills enhancement.
Discussions were held on enhancing application of digital solutions for good governance, poverty alleviation through use of connectivity and increased economic transactions through mobile.
Telenor reiterated its strong commitment to Pakistan technology sector and shared their ideas on developing the sector in Pakistan.
*Ms. Susan Wojcicki, CEO of YouTube called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Davos, on the sidelines of WEF Annual Meeting 2020.*
*SAPM Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari and Amabssador at large on Investments Ali Jehangir Siddiqui, Head of Digital Media Ms. Tania Aidrus were also present.*
*Discussions were held on utilizing digital platforms for image building of Pakistan, promotion of Tourism, Education and attracting investments.*
Mr. Joe Kaeser, CEO of Siemens called on Prime Minister Imran Khan at Davos, on the sidelines of WEF Annual Meeting 2020.
Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razaq Dawood, SAPM Syed Zulfiqar Abbas Bukhari, Ambassador at Large on Investments Ali Jehangir Siddiqui were also present.
While appreciating the long association of Siemens with Pakistan’s energy sector, the Prime Minister stated that skills development of youth is among top priorities of the government. In this regard, the Prime Minister expressed his desire that Siemens can introduce high technology skills training programs for Pakistani engineers under the ”Hunarmand Jawan” (skills for all) program.
The Prime Minister emphasized that skills’ development will ultimately lead to employment generation and economic growth, an area where Siemens’ cooperation will prove helpful. He also invited Siemens to support Pakistani universities. The Prime Minister also extended an invitation to the CEO of Siemens to visit Pakistan.