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Pakistan to invest PKR 11.5 bln in Telecentre deployment

Monday 27 April 2015 | 15:20 CET | News
Pakistan's Federal Minister for Finance, Senator Mohammad Ishaq Dar has approved the USF Telecentre Project across Pakistan. The Minister also ordered the release of PKR 5 billion from the federal consolidated fund (FCF) for the USF project. In addition, PKR 1 billion will also be invested in R&D projects. These Telecentres will provide people in remote areas of the country with access to e-communication services and IT facilities. 500 telecentres will be built with overall investments of PKR 11.5 billion in a period of three years. The Minister was also informed that 417 sites for the

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