Telenor Group Chair Visits Pakistan, Emphasizes on Predictable Regulatory Frameworks

Ms. Gunn Wærsted, Chair of Telenor Group, recently concluded a one day visit to Telenor Pakistan during which she held high level meetings with top management representatives of Telenor Pakistan and discussed company’s strategic goals.

During her visit Ms. Wærsted also called on Ms. Anusha Rahman, Minister of State for Information Technology & Telecom, at her office and discussed the development in Pakistan’s ICT sector and Telenor’s ambitions going forward.

“Telenor has a long term commitment to Pakistan, which is evident from the level of investment that currently stands at US$ 3.5 billion since its inception in 2005,” said Gunn Wærsted.

“Driven by our vision of empowering societies, our success to date has been built on a simple realization: mobile communication, financial services and internet are not luxury goods for the few; they are for everyone and Telenor Pakistan plays a vital role in the realization of this vision.”

Predictable Regulatory Frameworks

Ms. Wærsted also emphasized on the need for predictable regulatory frameworks and reiterated the importance of governments, businesses and organizations working together to stimulate digital growth and build shared value in Pakistan.

During her visit, Ms. Wærsted lauded Telenor Pakistan’s recent win of the prestigious Group-wide ‘Transformation Award’ and appreciated Telenor Pakistan for having emerged as the country’s leading telecom operator as well as the country’s foremost digital lifestyle partner, and shared the Group’s expectations for the future.