Welcome and keynote speeches

  1. Alex Aime, Director, Network Investments – Emerging Markets, Facebook
  2. Keynote Speech by Parvez Iftikhar, International Consultant

Industry Panel on Building Robust Fibre Broadband Networks in Pakistan 

Moderator: Ubaid Younus, Partner Manager APAC- Network Investments – Emerging Markets, Facebook


  • Natasha Beschorner, Senior Specialist, Digital Development, World Bank
  • Aamer Ejaz, Chief Digital and Strategy Office, Jazz
  • Khurrum Ashfaque, COO/CTO, Telenor Pakistan
  • Saad Warraich, GCTIO, PTCL
  • Wahaj Siraaj, CEO, Nayatel

Panel Discussion Topic: The challenges and opportunities around rolling out urban fiber broadband networks, and the role of different players to support urban connectivity in Pakistan.

Industry Panel on Building a Robust Urban Connectivity Ecosystem

Moderator: Vish Mathur, Global Head of Engagement, Telecom Infra Project (TIP)
Fireside session between Vish Mathur (TIP) and Julian Gorman, Head of Asia Pacific, GSMA


  • Lia Yuldinawati, Telkom University Indonesia
  • Samit Jan, CTO, Worldlink, Nepal
  • Zarrar Khan, ‚ÄéChief Business Services Officer, PTCL

Panel Discussion Topic: Innovative urban internet connectivity – lessons from the APAC region and viable solutions for Pakistan.

Closing keynote by Wahaj Siraaj, ISPAK