Nasrul Karim Ghaznavi Reinstated as Member Finance at PTA

PTA-logoCabinet Division, with the approval of Prime Minister of Pakistan, has issued the notification for the restoration of Mr. Nasrul Karim Ghaznavi as member finance at Pakistan Telecommunication Authority, we have confirmed with sources at regulatory headquarters.

Mr. Ghaznavi was suspended in April 2011 amid an inquiry for charges that were alleged by his then-chairman Dr. Muhammad Yasin. It is learned that inquiry was concluded and charges were withdrawn before the reappointment of Mr. Ghaznavi as Member Finance of the authority.

This development also marks the completion of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority board, which consists of two members (finance and Technical) and the chairman.

During suspension of Mr. Ghaznavi, Mr. Shabbir served the authority as interim member finance, who lately resigned from his responsibility reasoning personal issues. Various matters at PTA (including the salary increment of entire PTA staff and arrears of one whole year) were pending due to absence of member finance, which is now likely to get resolved.

In a related news, Mr. Farooq Awan is receiving negative press over his appointment of PTA chairmanship, which hints differences amongst PTA management. Similar differences during the tenure of Dr. Yasin (especially in his last 18 months) had badly impacted the authority and the industry. Repetition of which is not affordable at a point when Pakistan is again preparing to auction 3G.

Tech reporter with over 10 years of experience, founder of ProPakistani.PK


  • Asad

    So the gangsters have won the war & have successfully kicked out the good guy i.e Dr. Yaseen.

    Ladies & gentlemen, welcome to Pakistan! Yahan jo sahi kaam krne ki koshish kre, usay be-izat kr k, pagri uchal k side pe kr dia jata hai aur us ka naam pe ECL mei dalne ki koshish ki jati hai so that ainda koi aisi gustakhi ka soch b na sake. Taliayaannnnn!!!

  • KHAN

    Well to the above statement , i have only one thing to say that you cannot be confirm in Pakistan as who is rite and who is wrong. I guess both the member and chairman has certain allegations levelled and lets c the out come in coming years ….

  • teleco

    Dr Yaseen was worst person in PTA who destroy telecom industry totaly in past few years and i think PPP govt take right decision to throw him out and i love if they put his name on ecl and ask him for such a big loss in telecom industry during last 2 or 3 years