PTA’s Chairman Slot Nonetheless Undecided
All three members of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) are reportedly lobbying for the profitable slot of the chairmanship, it has been discovered.
The federal cupboard, within the final week of December, permitted the appointment of Main Gen (Retd) Amir Azeem Bajwa — former Director Common Particular Communication Group (SCO) as Member Technical whereas Dr. Khawar Saddique Khokhar as Member Compliance.
The earlier authorities of Pakistan Muslim League (PML-N) had appointed Mohammad Naveed as Member Finance of PTA and he was given the extra cost of chairman on the time.
Sources revealed abstract was speculated to be moved by the Cupboard Division to the federal cupboard, which met on Thursday, the place the names of all three members have been to be mentioned for the slot of chairman.
Nevertheless, on the eleventh hour, it was determined to additional delay the matter. The abstract will now be moved for the upcoming cupboard assembly to be held on Thursday.
As witnessed prior to now, Member Technical is normally the chairman of the authority and accordingly the capital is rife with speculations that he could also be appointed as chairman this time as nicely.
Nevertheless, sources maintained that the spouse of one of many members is reportedly the Extra Secretary within the Presidency and is reportedly lobbying for the chairmanship. Nevertheless, it has additionally been reported that one of many members has already held conferences within the Prime Minister workplace.
Sources additional revealed data, which was additionally confirmed by trade sources, that the telecom trade is lobbying for one of many members to be appointed as chairman.
PTA has been performing on advert hoc foundation since greater than a yr and a few vital issues together with operators’ license renewal and implementation of the telecom coverage in letter and spirit is pending.