Wateen Telecom, Pakistan’s largest telecommunication service provider, has signed an MoU with Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company (SECMC), and Engro Thar Power Limited (EPTL) under which Wateen will provide dedicated Internet, Data and Telecommunication services to SECMC and EPTL at their coal mining and power plant sites at Thar.
The Sindh Engro Coal Mining Company and Engro Thar Power projects reside in the remote areas of Thar, where high speed and quality data and internet connectivity arevital tools for running and managing a business in today’s day and age. Engro has selected Wateen for being the pioneer in providing quality data, internet and telephony services. Wateen’s extensive fiber footprint of more than 22,500 kms connects all major cities and towns, as well as far flung areas of the country, making Wateen the inherent choice for any customer with operations in remote areas.
Expressing his views at the ceremony, Mr. Rizwan Tiwana CEO Wateen Telecom said, “Our trust and ‘customer first’ strategy, supported by a complete network end to end with a one window ICT solution provides technology of international standards to Government, Educational and Enterprise markets and the Energy sector of which SECMC / EPTL are prominent industry leaders”.
Speaking on the occasion, the President and CEO of SECMC and EPTL, Mr. Shamsuddin Sheikh said, “The synergy of Wateen with SECMC and EPTL is a welcomed combination to achieve our goal to deliver our customary exceptional client experiences through improved operational efficiency.”
Mr. Rizwan Tiwana (CEO), Mr. Junaid Sheikh (Chief Commercial Officer),, Mr. Aqib Zulfiqar (Chief Financial Officer), Mr. Abbas A. Bhatti (Regional Manager Corporate Services), Mr. Syed Mohammmed Kashif (DGM – Corporate Business/Enterprise South), and Mr. Syed Fuzail Hussain (Head of Corporate Business / Enterprise South) from Wateen and Mr. Shamsuddin Sheikh (CEO SECMC & EPTL),Mr. Ahsan Zafar Sayed (VP & COO),Mr. Khawaja Tanveer Saleem (Chief Information Officer) Mr. Mazhar Kabir (Head of Infrastructure) and Mr. M. Hassan Farooqi (Manager Networks) from Engro were present at the occasion.