January 18, 2007

Kenyan Communications Commission Delegation visits PTA Headquarters: Exchanges views on Telecom Development

high level kenyan commission delegation calls on chairman pta


Islamabad:   A four member delegation of Communications Commission of Kenya (CCK) met Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Major Gen Ã?® Shahzada Alam Malik here today.  During the meeting, matters relating to mutual interest came under discussion. Both the sides exchanged views on matters pertaining to the field of Telecommunications and Regulatory affairs.

Chairman PTA briefed the Kenyan Delegation about the fast paced growth being witnessed in the telecommunication sector in Pakistan. He informed them that due to investor- friendly policies of the Government of Pakistan and fair regulatory regime adopted by the countryâ??s telecom Regulator, Pakistanâ??s telecom sector has been able to achieve unprecedented growth in recent years. He also apprised them in detail about the implementation process of the Telecom Deregulation Policy through the award of various new telecom licenses.

The members of the Kenyan delegation comprising of senior members of the Kenyan Communications Commission showed keen interest in the Pakistanâ??s Telecom model. Lauding the Telecom liberalization policies of the Pakistan Government, the Kenyan Delegation noted that swift development in the telecom sector particularly in the cellular mobile sector of Pakistan has drawn deep appreciation from the global telecom community.

The Kenya delegation is on a 4 day study visit to PTA Headquarters. Their visit is part of a series of visits from members of various Regulatory bodies to PTA with an aim of exchanging views on related matters as well as enhancing cooperation in the field of Telecommunications and ICT


Nabiha Mahmood

Deputy Director (PR)