Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Pakistan - Regulator claims to have achieved 90% of goals for 2010, including QoS surveys

[nation] Pakistan Telecommunications Authority (PTA) has successfully achieved 90 percent of its targets and goals for the year 2010 and set new targets and goals for the year 2011.

The annual meeting of PTA held here on Friday reviewed and proposed targets and goals for the year 2011. Chairman Pakistan Telecommunications Authority Dr Mohammed Yaseen chaired the session while Member (Finance), Syed Nasrul Karim Ghaznavi, Member (Technical), Dr. Khawar Siddique Khokhar & Director Generals of the Authority attended the meeting, says a press release issued here on Friday.

On this occasion, the Chairman Pakistan Telecommunications Authority showed his satisfaction over the progress of different Pakistan Telecommunications Authority departments and appreciated their efforts in carrying the vision and objectives of the Authority.

He emphasized on the expeditious completion of incomplete tasks and directed the concerned divisional heads to supervise and ensure their compliance in this regard.
It was appreciated in the meeting that keeping its performance intact over the years, Enforcement Division, has conducted several surveys during 2010 on quality of service, which has helped Authority to take cognisance of the situation wherever necessary. In addition a lot many illegal networks were unearthed.

The Finance Division of PTA was successful in recovering long outstanding Pakistan Telecommunications Authority dues against the defaulter companies. The studies made by Strategy and Development Division were also appreciated.

The Law & Regulations Division and Commercial Division did a lot of research work and produced maximum Research Papers on different Regulatory Issues.

The ICT Directorate conducted consultancy on recommending various strategies for improving ICT situation in Pakistan it carried out some other important tasks like conducting 3G seminars in Karachi, Lahore & Islamabad.

PTA meets targets for 2010

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