Pakistan’s leading ICT services provider, PTCL Group (consisting of PTCL & Ufone 4G) has joined forces with the Global System for Mobile Communications (GSMA) to co-host a memorable knowledge sharing workshop titled ‘Connected Women Strategy Workshop’. The primary goal of this workshop was to address the gender gap in mobile use in Pakistan, drawing on insights from the authoritative Mobile Gender Gap 2023 report.
During the workshop, the GSMA team’s invaluable expertise in the use of mobile technology by micro-entrepreneurs played a vital role in guiding the PTCL Group team. The joint efforts have led to the identification of strategic pathways for harnessing the transformative potential of mobile technology. This newfound understanding facilitated the development of innovative approaches explicitly tailored to empowering female micro-entrepreneurs, fostering their growth, inclusiveness and economic empowerment through the effective use of mobile technology.
Sajid Munir, Group VP Commercial Strategy, PTCL & Ufone 4G, said: “Strengthening connectivity for women across Pakistan is our unwavering commitment. We work hand in hand with GSMA and share a mission to ensure that women from all corners of the country can fully realize the untapped potential of digital platforms.”
PTCL Group is committed to an inclusive digital future, bridging the gender gap and empowering women economically. By partnering with GSMA, they strive for equal opportunity for all and promote success in the evolving digital landscape. This collaboration marks a powerful step towards gender equality in mobile use, leading to positive change for a more inclusive and empowered society in Pakistan.
PTCL Group records a turnover growth of 26.8%, but still below the inflation index