Islamabad, October 26th, 2022: Zong 4G, Pakistan’s leading mobile telecommunications network, has donated PKR10 million to the Government of Sindh for flood affectees. The donation was presented at an event held on the 20th of October 2022 to support flood-affected victims during this time of crisis, to demonstrate the network’s excellence during testing times, and to honor the resilient bond between Pakistan and China.
Pakistan has been devastated by one of the worst humanitarian disasters in recent history. This has resulted in unprecedented national damage. As one of the country’s largest telecommunications networks, Zong believes it is its responsibility to assist Pakistan in regaining its footing. The employees of the company stepped up and donated their one-day salary. WhileZong 4G donated 1.5 Rupees. for every rupee contributed by the employees.
To accomplish this, Zong has collectively donated 10 million rupees to the Sindh government, which will be used to rehabilitate the province’s flood victims. This cheque was presented to Mr. Muhammad Ismail Rahoo, Provincial Minister of Environment, Climate Change, Coastal Development, Universities, and Board Departments, who thanked Zong and its employees on behalf of the people of Sindh for this generous contribution
The Chairman and CEO of Zong 4G, the Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunication, and the Chinese Ambassador all addressed the participants. In addition to the cheque presentation, Zong highlighted its sustainability efforts and shared the following year’s technical plan, which highlighted the company’s ongoing best efforts in ensuring the best services for its customers.
Commenting on Zong’s support for flood-affected victims, Zong 4G Chairman and CEO Mr. Wang Hua said, “ZONG has always been at the forefront of helping our fellow Pakistanis in their time of need. I am proud of all of our employees who have stepped forward in these difficult times to support our communities and extend all help possible.”
“Zong has once again come through for their country in a time of crisis. The amount that has been raised for the victims of the floods in Sindh is commendable” said Mr. Muhammad Ismail Rahoo, Provincial Minister of Environment, Climate Change, Coastal Development, Universities, and Board Departments “It will be beneficial to a large number of people.”
Zong also elaborated on its commitment to rebuilding Pakistan at the occasion. As part of its social contract, the telecommunications leader will carry out flood relief efforts in three phases.
Phase 1: Robust Connectivity – Zong’s technical teams are working around the clock to ensure robust connectivity in all flood-affected areas.
Phase 2: Delivering Necessities for Survival – Zong is collaborating closely with NGOs and the Government to ensure that flood affectees have access to food, medicine, and shelter.
Phase 3: Rehabilitation and Rebuilding the country – In the long term, Zong will take a variety of initiatives to aid the reconstruction of the country’s digital and communications infrastructure.
Along with the company’s senior management, several dignitaries were also in attendance at the event, including the Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunication, the Provincial Minister of Environment, Climate Change, Coastal Development, Universities, and Board Departments, Representatives from Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, and the Chinese Ambassador.
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.