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Pakistan will have 5G by December 2022, according to the IT minister.

By December 2022, 5G technology will be introduced in the country, IT Minister Syed Amin-ul Haq said on Friday.

The minister made the remarks at the opening of a software technology park at Mansehra’s Hazara University.

He stated that Rs31 billion in connectivity and high-speed internet projects would be finished soon.

Minister for Railways Azam Khan Swati was also present at the event.

The 12,000-square-foot technology park was created in conjunction with the Pakistan Software Export Board.

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IT Minister Ameeul Haq emphasised the need of youth familiarising themselves with digital technology in order to achieve a brighter future, saying that his ministry would partner with the institution to establish a National Incubation Center.

He stated that the government was working on the Smart Phone For All programme, which will provide modern mobile phones to 220 million Pakistanis.

PTA, mobile phone companies, and the USF have been given directives to resolve connectivity concerns in Mansehra, according to Ameeul Haq.

He stated that an emergency service known as ‘Pehl’ would be introduced soon, allowing individuals to request ambulance, police assistance, fire department assistance, gas energy, and rescue services.

Railways Minister Azam Swati praised the IT ministry for providing internet to distant areas of the country, saying it was doing an outstanding job.

The Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) is an apex government body charged with promoting local IT Industry in domestic and international markets.

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