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PTCL partners with HEC to promote education in Pakistan

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PTCL partners with HEC to promote education in Pakistan

PTCL partners with HEC to promote education in Pakistan

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) has partnered with Higher Education Commission (HEC) to promote education in the country.

As PTCL partners with HEC to promote education in Pakistan. In this regard, the company inked an agreement with HEC for provision of 100,000 EVO wireless devices to university students nationwide. The devices will be provided along with laptops under the Prime Minister’s National Laptop Scheme.

Walid Irshaid, President & CEO, said:

PTCL proudly believes in contributing towards the development of education in the country and this initiative shall further provide the youth of the country with more convenient access to quality education, raise their standards as well prepare themselves for the future

Accessible and affordable broadband internet has the potential to virtually change the whole education-eco system in the country and bring unprecedented level of education, employment and learning opportunities

The agreement was signed by Muhammad Basharat Qureshi, PTCL Executive Vice President Corporate Services and Anwar Amjad, Director General IT, HEC at the HEC secretariat in Islamabad. Senior government officials, representatives of HEC and PTCL senior officials were also present at the ceremony.