The defaulters telecom companies owners name put in ECL list.

ISLAMABAD (PAKISTAN)

The committee  directed  Ministry of Information Technology to write a letter to ministry of interior to place their name on ECL list moreover decleared  them defaulters the companies account may be  freezed . This direction issue in the meeting of the standing committee of Information  Technology & Telecommunication was held under  the  chair of  Ch  Muhammad Barjees  Tahir  on Thrusday in Parliament House.

The committee was informed that approximately 16  billion rupees is outstanding against those celluler companies which they have failed to make payment  within 90 days. The committee observed that the celluler companies are playing delaying tactics to clear their  outstanding amount on the basis of legal aid.

The committee recommended that those companies may be declared as defaulters. The committee  directed  Ministry of Information Technology to write a letter to ministry of interior to place their name on ECL list moreover the companies account may be  freezed  as to forced them to make the payments.

The committee expressed concern  on the poor performance on IT Policy and viewed that the projects which were supposed to be completed in 2000 have not been  completed  so for . The committee directed Ministry to complete the projects on priority basis within stipulated time and further directed that only those projects should be undertake which could be feasible to be completed within targeted time.

 

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