April 19, 2024

Chairman PTA Highlights Role of Digital Transformation in shaping Future of the Country

Lahore (19th April, 2024): Maj Gen Hafeez Ur Rehman (R), Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), emphasized the pivotal role of digital transformation in shaping the country’s future while addressing the CxO Global Forum's Digital Summit at ITCN Asia 2024.

The Chairman highlighted the importance of implementing innovative solutions and regulatory reforms to drive inclusive growth, enhance service quality, and foster a digitally empowered society. While giving the overview of the telecom sector, he shared PTA’s dedication to advancing digital infrastructure and ensuring widespread access to telecommunications services nationwide. He also apprised the forum about PTA’s efforts and its future roadmap towards 5G introduction and deployment, focusing on infrastructure, regulations, spectrum allocation and reaffirmed commitment to excellence for a future-ready telecom ecosystem.

Chairman PTA also visited the 24th ITCN Asia's Telecom Pavilion where he appreciated the organizers while exploring industry innovations firsthand. He also interacted with the startups & other ecosystem stakeholders present in the pavilion. The summit was inaugurated by the Minister of State for IT & Telecom Ms. Shaza Fatima Khawaja and Secretary General of Digital Cooperation Organization, Deemah Al Yahya.

The 24th edition of ITCN Asia serves as a catalyst for driving forward Pakistan’s digital transformation agenda and fostering a thriving ecosystem for technological innovation.