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Prime Minister Shahid Khaqan Abbasi met Mr. Jean-Yves Charlier, Group CEO of VEON (operating under brand name Jazz in Pakistan) at the World Economic Forum (WEF) in Davos. Minister of State for Information Technology Ms. Anusha Rehman Khan, Special Assistant to PM Mr. Ali Jehangir Siddiqui and senior government officials were also present.
During the meeting, the Prime Minister appreciated VEON’s investment, performance, and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) activities in Pakistan including mobile learning and relief efforts rendered during natural disasters. He also acknowledged VEON’s investment in the training and development of its workforce and thanked the CEO for providing many Pakistanis the opportunity to work in a progressive and learning environment.
CEO VEON thanked the Prime Minister for the support provided by the Government in facilitating VEON’s operation in Pakistan and acknowledged Pakistan’s successful drive towards digitization. VEON fully supports the digital vision of the present government and remains committed to support it through innovative solutions, added the CEO.
VEON (Jazz) is Pakistan’s largest telecom service provider and the company has so far invested billions of dollars in Pakistan.