Islamabad: Caretaker Federal Minister for Information Technology &Telecom (IT&T), Dr. Sania Nishtar visited Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Headquarters today. Additional Secretary, Member Law , Member IT of MoIT Director Generals (DGs) of Different Divisions of PTA and senior officers of the Authority were present on this occasion.
During the visit, senior officers briefed the Minister about the functions of PTA, regulatory initiatives taken by it and overall performance of the telecom sector. The Minister was informed that PTA has always facilitated thriving telecom industry of Pakistan which is providing state of the art telecom, broadband and ICT services. The Minister was also briefed about the challenges faced by the telecom sector and continued efforts of the regulator to address them.
Dr. Sania Nishtar assured full support of IT & T Ministry to PTA for its regulatory initiatives in ensuring continued growth of the telecom sector of Pakistan. She appreciated the role of PTA in the uplift of telecom sector of Pakistan.