Submarine cable links Pakistan to France



ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and East Africa Connecting Europe(PEACE) Cable International Network Company Limited has finished the construction of a submarine string structure furnishing connectivity from Karachi to Marseille in France and is ready for service.

According to a statement issued by the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority(PTA), the member connects Karachi and Zafarana in Egypt.

The length of this member is 800 kilometers. The feat was bared in an online meeting between PTA Chairman Maj Gen Amir Azeem Bajwa and the operation of PEACE Cable.

The delegation comprised Peace Management Chief Operating Officer Sun Xiaohua, Peace Management Director Zhang Donghai, Commercial Director Chirs Zhang, who shared in the meeting via videotape link as well as Peace Cable Country Manager Pakistan Shoaib Ashfaq Qureshi who was present in the huddle in person.

The delegation expressed its interest in investment openings in the country. It also bandied unborn plans for the development of innovative digital technology results to accelerate progress toward a digitally connected Pakistan.

“The member from Pakistan to France has now been erected well, which is really a thrilling corner,” said the Susurrus of PEACE Cable. Country Manager Qureshi said on the occasion that PEACE was the first transnational submarine string starting from Pakistan and reaching Europe, Africa, and Singapore.

“It’s a new morning of the submarine chapter for the Pakistan request, we’re veritably agitated to grow this region’s connectivity,” he added.

PEACE Cable is a 15,000- kilometre-long submarine string from Pakistan to France. It has been extended from Pakistan to Singapore for an fresh 6,500 kilometres.

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