ISLAMABAD ( BMZ REPORT )
“Minister for IT & Tecom Mrs. Anusha Rahman has said that Telephone Industry of Pakistan needs instant revitalization, Minister of State for IT & T was chairing a review meeting of Telephone Industry of Pakistan (TI). Federal Secretary IT, Mr.Azmat Ali Rangha, Joint Secretary IT Dr.Jamal Yousal, Member Telecom Muddassar Hussain, Member legal Nasir Ayaz and acting MD TIP were also present in the meeting.
Minister has expressed her serious concern over the pathetic state of affairs of TIP. She directed the TIP and Ministry of IT high ups to initiate for the hiring of a professional consultant who would analyze the current status of the TIP & would come up with viable and comprehensive revitalization model for the revival of TIP, if possible.
Minister directed TIP authorities to come up with business case to initiate and activate the production unit.
Minister for IT & Telecom also issued the directions for the hiring of a permanent MD TIP immediately so that gigantic task of reforming TIP could be pursued, effectively in an appropriate manner. She also directed that appointment of new Auditors should be made immediately by fulfilling all codal formalities. Minister also directed TIP management to gear up their efforts for the settlement of all dues recoverable from PTCL & NRTC which are yet to be settled since long.