KARACHI: The Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) and Cisco have announced a strategic partnership to deliver services to businesses in the country as they signed a `service provider partnership’ agreement.

The accord signing ceremony was held at the PTCL headquarters, said a news release on Monday.

Zarrar Hasham Khan, Chief Business Services Officer, PTCL and Kashiful Haque, Country General Manager, Cisco, signed the agreement, along with senior officials from both organisations.

Under the partnership, both companies aimed to work collectively and modernise IT infrastructure by offering cost-effective and innovative services. This would not only be limited to technology, but would also include providing strategic guidance and roadmap to successfully navigate their customers digital transformation journey.

On the occasion, Zarrar Khan said: “This partnership with Cisco will allow PTCL to serve our customers across the geographic and demographic boundaries to exceed their expectations. It will also be instrumental in supporting Pakistan in the digital transformation journey.”

Published in Dawn, July 6th, 2021

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