USAID organizes regulatory seminar on telecom sector




STAFF REPORT ISB: The two-day event focusing on regulatory affairs of telecommunication sector was sorted by United States Agency for International Development (USAID). The primary objective for organizing this course was to exhibit the telecom model of US regulatory to the Pakistan’s telecom sector whereby enrolling the major do’s and don’ts for the headway and change of present framework.

During the seminar, USA regulatory practices were apprised to the elite of Pakistan’s

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PTA imparted training to Afghan Telecommunication Regulatory Authority




STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) collaborated with International Telecom Union (ITU) to organize a training workshop for Afghan Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (ATRA) and Ministry of Communication, Afghanistan. The training workshop focused on regulatory issues.

The training workshop included lectures, presentations on regulation regime from PTA as well as from representatives of telecommunication network operators i.e. Telenor, Mobilink etc.

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PTA imparted training to Afghan Telecommunication Regulatory Authority


STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) collaborated with International Telecom Union (ITU) to organize a training workshop for Afghan Telecommunication Regulatory Authority (ATRA) and Ministry of Communication, Afghanistan. The training workshop focused on regulatory issues.

The training workshop included lectures, presentations on regulation regime from PTA as well as from representatives of telecommunication network operators i.e. Telenor, Mobilink etc. Chairman

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Scrape of regulatory duty on auto parts demanded




STAFF REPORT LHR: Pakistan Association of Auto Parts Manufacturers (PAAPAM) Chairman M Siddique Misri has criticised the imposition of regulatory duty on auto parts manufacturers and termed it totally unfair and unjustified.

In a statement, he said they are not only manufacturers, but these items are also being imported by them as raw materials.

The Ministry of Finance has imposed 12.5 per cent regulatory duty on the import of tubes, pipes and hollow profiles, of cast iron, tubes

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PTA assured support for regulatory initiatives




STAFF REPORT IBD: Minister of State for Information Technology, Anusha Rahman, desired that complaint handling system at the PTA be made more effective and beefed up keeping the number of complaints in perspective particularly to address the need of proactive search of objectionable content and handling grey traffic related issues.

She said this during a recent visit to Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Headquarters.

During the visit, Chairman PTA Dr. Syed Ismail Shah

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