Chief executive Officers of Telecom Companies Called on Secretary It

Chief executive Officers of Telecom Companies Called on Secretary It

Islamabad: CEOs of Worldcall, PTCL, Redtone and Multinet called on Federal Secretary for Information Technology and Telecom, Saeed Ahmad Khan on Wednesday, August 10, 2011.

The meeting was focused on financial, legal and administrative issues. The issues of outstanding USF contributions including APC for USF and Spectrum charges were discussed in the meeting. Moreover the issues related to grey trafficking in telecom sector, cancellation of licenses of telecom operators and late fee charges on outstanding payable amount were also discussed in the meeting. While highlighting the importance and contributions of telecom industry in the social and economic sectors, the representatives of telecom companies stressed to revisit the telecom policy of 2004 for ensuring better facilitation of telecom operators.

Secretary IT, Saeed Ahmad Khan reiterated that Ministry of Information Technology, its affiliated companies and departments are looking forward to amicable solution of all the issues faced by telecom operators, with in the frame work of rules and regulations. He said that we welcome guidance and suggestions from the telecom industry for settlement of all outstanding issues.

At the end Secretary IT thanked the CEOs of telecom companies and ensured his cooperation for the development of telecom sector in Pakistan.

Chairman PTA, Dr. Muhammad Yasin and Member Telecom Dr. Syed Ismail Shah were also present in the meeting.

For more information, contact:
Haji Ahmed Malik
Principal Information Officer
Press Information Department (PID)
Tel: +9251 925 2323 and +9251 925 2324
Fax: +9251 925 2325 and +9251 925 2326

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