ISLAMABAD – 7th December 2022: Pakistan’s cellular and digital services leader, Zong 4G has partnered with the China-Pakistan Gwadar Middle School, offering digital support to the school’s computer labs to empower the school’s female students.
Continuing its efforts to lead the digital transformation in the country, the company has extended further support to provide digital equipment to the school, including a projector and screen, printing facilities, and digital learning materials. The project is an extension of a digital facility that was set up last year, to ensure that the girls studying there were provided the opportunity to learn about technology and its effective use.
The Pak-China Gwadar Middle School, also commonly known as Faqeer Middle School, is located in Gwadar’s Faqeer Colony. This school is part of a Chinese-funded initiative aimed at developing a high-quality educational system in the area.
Commenting on the partnership, The Spokesperson from Zong said, “We have a mission to ensure the complete digitalization of Pakistan. Through our inclusive approach, we are ensuring all our children – especially young girls – are provided with quality digital education to ensure their future competitiveness in an increasingly fast-paced technological world.”
The management of the Pak-China school appreciated this citing that only a handful of their students had used a computer before and thanked Zong for setting up a digital lab for their students.
“Zong’s Digital Lab has helped the Pak-China School transform into the only non-profit school digital school in Gwadar. Our students are very keen on learning about digital technology and always look forward to their newly commenced computer lessons. We would like to thank Zong for their consistent support and efforts in promoting inclusive growth”, said Naseem Baloch, Head Coordinator, Pak-China Gwadar Middle School.
Being the social responsibility leader, Zong 4G has relentlessly built a digital society that leaves no one behind and is ensuring that connectivity empowers the marginalized to thrive in Digital Pakistan. Zong has helped build over 5 labs in the past 5 years and is committed to utilizing technology in the uplifting of all communities.
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China Mobile Pakistan (CMPak) is a 100% owned subsidiary of China Mobile Communications Corporation. The pioneering overseas setup of China Mobile came through the acquisition of a license from Millicom to operate a GSM network in Pakistan. CMPak engages in the provision of cellular mobile voice and data services to the Pakistani market through 2G, 3G, and 4G technologies.
CMPak envisions enabling a fully connected environment for Pakistanis by leveraging the technological edge in 4G LTE, whilst providing the most reliable and affordable products in the market. On the technological front, CMPak draws heavily from the research and experience of China Mobile Communications Corporation, which is the largest telecom service provider in the world, thus enabling cutting-edge, state-of-the-art services to subscribers.
These high standards of performance are testified by the service award of “No.1 Operator in voice and data services” by the Pakistan Telecommunications Authority.
CMPak has the largest 4G subscriber base and the widest 4G coverage across the length and breadth of the country. The unprecedented level of coverage and 4G connectivity provided by CMPak is a testament to our commitment to providing stable, affordable, and reliable services to our customers.
In the coming years, CMPak aims to further uplift the coverage and service quality in order to maintain and improve the outstanding data experience for the users. We believe that digitization is a catalyst for economic growth and we will continue to enable it by leading the data services market of Pakistan.