After completion of this important project of Information Technology (IT) under China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) would convert trade corridor into digital corridor.
This project was being completed in collaboration between China's Huawei and Special Communication Organization (SCO), Senior Project Manager, SCO, Muhammad Adil said.
He informed that this project would be beneficial for strategic link between both Pakistan and China.
This project would not only generate revenue but it would also a safest route of voice traffic between the two countries, he added.
He hoped that awareness about trade, tourism and Information Technology (IT) would create economic opportunities in Gilgit-Baltistan (GB).
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Around 18.2 kilometers portion of the optic fiber cable would pass through federal capital, 466 kilometers from Gilgit-Baltistan (GB), 280 kilometers from Khyber Pakhtunkhaw (KPK), and 47 kilometers from Punjab.
A project to expand the fiber cable up to Gawadar was in final phase of approval which would provide an international linkage along the entire route of CPEC .