CEOs of telecom companies call on Secretary IT


CEOs of Circlenet, Redtone, Dancom, Telecard, Wateen, Wisecomm and other companies called on Federal Secretary for Information Technology and Telecom Saeed Ahmad Khan on Saturday. The meeting focused on financial, legal and administrative issues. A detailed presentation covering the issues of grey traffic in telecom sector and role of PTA in regulating the LDI’s (Long Distance and International Licenced Operators) was given by Salman Ansari on the behalf of LDI’s association. During the discussion, CEOs of telecom companies stressed that strict adherence of Deregulation Policy of 2003 is the touchstone of the success and growth of telecom industry in Pakistan. Moreover cancellation of licenses of telecom operators and court cases of telecom operators were also discussed in the meeting. While highlighting the importance and contributions of telecom industry in social and economic sectors, the representatives of telecom companies suggested a way forward to resolve all outstanding issues. Secretary IT Saeed Ahmad Khan reiterated that Ministry of Information Technology and 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.