Huawei organises Pakistan ICT Summit to digitalise energy sector

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02nd Aug, 2021. 04:30 pm

ISLAMABAD: Huawei Pakistan organised the Pakistan Power ICT Summit with the aim to digitalise the power sector in Pakistan with modern practices and solutions that are used globally, a statement said on Monday.

Tariq Mahmood, CIO of the National Transmission and Dispatch Company (NTDC), Aamer Rashid, additional director general, Muhammad Farooq Shaukat, director general of NTDC, Imtiaz Ahmed, chief executive officer of PITC, and Adnan Khadam, company secretary of PITC, attended the event.

From Huawei’s side, Shahzad Rasheed, CTO of Huawei Pakistan, and Tang Shuang, director power sector, were in attendance.

The summit was a strategic platform that explored the use of innovative technologies to promote the digital journey of the power sector, designed with the objective to facilitate innovation; thereby, future-proofing power institutions for the post-pandemic era, the statement said.

Shahzad Rasheed said: “Huawei being the leading solution and infrastructure provider is very interested in supporting the power sector whether it’s electricity production or distribution organisations.”

“The potential to digitalise this sector is endless, and Huawei has the specific solutions just for that purpose.”

In today’s age, the power sector is facing rapid digitalisation. The digital journey of the power sector has gained momentum and there is a huge demand to have meetings and communication facilities available anytime and anywhere. This, in turn, has also led to higher demands on the construction and maintenance of advanced power ICT infrastructure

With the leading power sector professionals in attendance, robust digital transformation best practices from both industry and technology perspective were discussed and demonstrated by Huawei’s full-scenario solutions in the power sector who invite the customers to share their success stories.

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