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Pak-China optic fibre cable will be introduced today

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Pak-China optic fibre cable will be introduced  today

An optic fibre system connecting Pakistan with China will be inaugurated today. The cable provides a direct link between Pakistan, Middle Asia, and East Asia.

The opening ceremony will be held at Islamabad where Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Prime Minister Nasir ul Mulk, Chinese Ambassador Yao Jing, Special Communication Organization Director General and Huawei Middle East Region President Charles Yang will be present at the occasion.
The optic fibre cable will connect Rawalpindi with Khunjerab at a height of 47,00 meters, making it the highest network globally. The optical fibre system will further be extended to Gawadar which will then connect both China and Pakistan. It is the first project under early harvest program of China Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) and the first and only information and communication technology project under CPEC.
The aggregate cost of the venture is around $44 million and 85 percent of the credit has been given by Exim Bank of China at a reduced rate. The fiber optic pipeline venture was begun in March 2016 and finished in June this year. The optic link reaches out finished a separation of 820 km and has 26 microwave transmission hubs from Rawalpindi to Karimabad and 171 km of ethereal fiber link from Karimabad to Khunjerab as a go down. The link will likewise have various global connections with the new Gwadar landing station to diminish disconnectivity issues. 
The Optical Fiber Project won't just advance IT mindfulness in the locale however will likewise produce monetary open doors through exchange and tourism. 
China is putting resources into Pakistan's telecom administrations to enhance the ICT business of Pakistan. Recently, China likewise swore to give Pakistan submarine link framework which will have two landing courses in Karachi and Gawadar. The submarine link will extend crosswise over Europe and Africa. It is named PEACE (Pakistan East Africa Cable Express) and is a joint wander between Huawei Technologies and Tropic Science Co., Ltd. (Tropic Science). The organization of this high new tech link has just started and it is relied upon to be dynamic before the finish of 2019 and will have more than 60 Tb limit. So also, in 2016, $44 million Pak-China Optic Fiber Project propelled in Gilgit-Baltistan.

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