GB Governor meets IT Minister Syed Amin Ul Haque

Governor Gilgit Baltistan Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon called on Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque here on Wednesday.
Federal Minister for IT welcomed Governor Gilgit Baltistan in his office, and matters relating to broadband services, connectivity and spectrum auction were discussed during the meeting. Minister IT Gilgit Baltistan Hussain Shah was also present on the occasion.
Federal Minister for IT Syed Amin Ul Haque said that under the Digital Pakistan vision no region including Gilgit Baltistan will remain deprive of digitalization. It is without any difference that all the provinces including Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir have been incorporated in the projects of the Ministry of IT & Telecom, he added. 
He said that it is for the first time that the spectrum auction gets approved for Gilgit Baltistan and Azad Kashmir. Broadband and mobile services will improve in GB and Azad Kashmir due to additional spectrum auction, he added.
Syed Amin Ul Haque said that the Universal Service Fund (USF) outreach will be extended to Gilgit Baltistan by fulfilling all the legal requirements. Broadband services projects will be started on tourist points soon, he added.  
He noted that Gilgit IT Park played important role in very short time. Software technology parks will be inaugurated at Sakurdu, Baltistan and Hunza, he added. Process for provision of telephone, internet and cable under triple bundle services in GB is in final phase, he said.
The Federal Minister for IT said that smart policing project has been extended to Gilgit Baltistan and 60 percent work has been completed on it.
Speaking on the occasion, Governor Gilgit Baltistan Raja Jalal Hussain Maqpoon said that steps being taken by Ministry of IT for fulfilling Digital Pakistan vision are laudable. He said that we want furthering of the role of IT and telecommunication in Gilgit Baltistan. He hoped that Ministry of IT’s projects will bring technology revolution in GB.