GSMA concludes digital development agreements with Malaysia, Pakistan and Pacific Islands

In order to advance digital development in the Asia-Pacific region, the GSMA has concluded agreements with the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporate (MDEC), Pakistan’s Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoITT), and the Pacific Islands Telecommunications Association (PITA). The purpose of the agreement with Malaysia is to help grow Malaysia’s digital economy through development of digital skills and strengthening of the digital sector through better investment and innovation. With regard to Pakistan, the agreement aims to improve broadband access as part of the ‘Digital Pakistan’ initiative. Lastly, the partnership with the Pacific Islands strives to encourage the establishment of a digital society.