Shahzada Out, Yasin In

Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Autority (PTA) Maj. Gen (R) Shahzada Alam Malik has been shown the way to home by PPP government through premature termination of their contracts. As reported by Express News Dr. Mohammed Yaseen is appointed as new chairman PTA.

Mr. Malik was in good books of President Musharraf, and he was awarded extension in his tenure twice thus remained Chairman PTA for 9 years during which he remained in serious  controversies. How much truth was behind those controversies, no one knows but one thing is crystal clear that our bureaucrates either kiss the sky or lick the dust.

Dr. Mohammed Yasin, Chairman PTA (Profile)

Dr. Mohammed Yasin joined PTA as Member Technical in October 2006. Earlier on has worked with following projects

  • Essex University, England, as Senior Research Officer
  • PTCL Pakistan, as Director Strategy
  • Alcatel Submarine networks Australia as System and Project
  • Engineer,
  • Advanced Networks and System Australia as Senior Consultant

Dr. Yaseen is professional Engineer and he has 30 International and national publications on Telecom technologies, ICT growth, Strategies and design of telecom networks.

Dr. Yaseen has represented PTA at various International and National forums including Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT), where he was selected as Vice Chairman, APT, Study Group 2 (Networks).

After graduating from DCET (NED), he achieved Ministry of Science and Technology Scholarship in 1987 and completed his Ph.D. in 1992, from University of Essex, England with specialization in Telecommunication Systems.

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