Pakistan is gearing up for the arrival of a major tech leader, as Nokia’s CEO is expected to visit the country soon. This was revealed by Dr. Umar Saif, the Caretaker Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunications, during a meeting with Wille Eerola, Honorary Consul General of Pakistan in Finland.
The visiting Nokia CEO will discuss future collaborations involving 5G and 6G network technology. This comes on the heels of Pakistan already assembling Nokia 4G smartphones domestically. With the country’s booming IT export sector, the minister emphasized Pakistan’s potential for Finnish partnerships.
The upcoming meeting hints at an exciting tech future for Pakistan. By securing 5G and 6G partnerships, Pakistan can upgrade its digital infrastructure and connectivity. Fast tracked 5G launch plans are already underway, with the government targeting rollout within 10 months.
Advanced network technology presents opportunities for jobs and growth. It can elevate sectors like telemedicine, autonomous transport, virtual reality, and IoT connectivity. For Nokia, Pakistan offers a growing consumer market and production capacities.
With the Nokia CEO’s visit, Pakistan steps closer to next-gen mobile networks. The cooperation can make Pakistan a leader in South Asian connectivity. By building partnerships with major international brands, Pakistan’s IT sector enters a new era of innovation.