UCP, WTL and WMG collaborate to establish Blockchain Centre of Excellence in Pakistan

UCP, WTL and WMG collaborate to establish Blockchain Centre of Excellence in Pakistan

University of Central Punjab alongwith the WorldCall Telecom Ltd and World Mobile Group (UK) are establishing a state-of-the-art Centre of Excellence in Block Chain Technology. A trilateral MOU has been signed amongst the three organizations. Under the program, World Mobile (WMG) and partners will provide UCP access to certifications and accreditations in blockchain technologies.

This significant development has been published on international telecom and technologies forums. Charles Barnett, Chief Business Officer and Co-founder of World Mobile Group stated, “Our mission is to connect the unconnected and we are utilizing blockchain technology to do this. Trust, digital ID, self-data governance are all made possible with blockchain and it should be a global interest to nurture and develop talent in this field.”

Dr. Nassar Ikram, UCP Pro Rector shared that UCP has been gearing up to introduce modern technologies in their academic and professional education programs and the partnership of WTL and WMG would ensure that the full potential of blockchain as a technology platform is unlocked to meet the requirements in technical and social domains.

Chief Executive of WorldCall Telecom, Mr Babar Ali Syed, a firm believer and promoter of blockchain, shared that he stands committed towards making Pakistan a blockchain technology powerhouse on global stage. Trained human resource coming out of these institutions would be instrumental in achieving this goal.

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