Government has taken serious notice of the complaints about the international incoming traffic through illegal channels (Grey Traffic) and is fully determined to curb this menace. In this regard, Government has constituted a high level committee, under the chairmanship of Federal Minister for Finance, and Minister for IT, Minister of Science & Technology, Secretary IT, Secretary Finance, Chairman PTA, etc. its members. The Committee has been mandated to review the existing policy implications; to examine the current mechanism of monitoring of international incoming traffic; and to submit recommendations for Government’s consideration.
The meeting of the committee was held under the chairmanship of Federal Minister of Finance. During the meeting, the participants were apprised that a state-of-the-art monitoring system has been deployed at PTA to monitor the grey traffic, for which the funding has been provided by LDI operators pursuant to ICH Policy. The Committee will review the reports of the monitoring system, implications of the ICH policy and devise ways and means to stop grey traffic.