Contract Signing Ceremony
20 May 2016
On 20th May 2016 the contract-signing ceremony between the Punjab Safe Cities Authority and Huawei Corporation was held for the development of PPIC3 Center in Lahore. The ceremony was held at 180-H Model Town and was attended by the honourable Chief Minister of Punjab Mian Shahbaz Shareef, Chinese Consul General Yu Boren, CEO Huawei Pakistan Meng Xiaojie, Punjab Law Minister Rana Sanaullah and other senior dignitaries.
Chief Operating Officer Mr Akbar Nasir signed the contract on behalf of the PSCA and also gave a presentation on the project. The Chief Minister also said a few words on the occasion, placing emphasis on the need of the project. He stated that it would herald a new approach to law-enforcement and help clamp down on crime as well as help fight the menace of terrorism. He also noted how this project is further evidence of the enduring bond of the China-Pakistan friendship, one which is without parallel in his words. Finally he appreciated the hard work of the PSCA team and the transparent manner in which the project has been carried out so far.
It is planned that the Lahore PPIC3 Center shall be made operational by the fourth quarter of this year; this contract signing marks a significant milestone in improving the road to a safer and more secure Pakistan.