PTCL Commemorates Defense Day and Shows Solidarity With Kashmiris

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) held a special ceremony to commemorate Defence Day and observe solidarity with the people of Kashmir at PTCL Headquarters, Islamabad.

PTCL honored and paid tribute to the families of martyrs Major Tariq and Lance Naik Rab Nawaz, who lost their lives protecting our motherland.

The chief guest at the ceremony, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui Secretary IT & Telecommunication Division and Chairman PTCL, was accompanied by Rashid Khan, President & CEO PTCL, Syed Mazhar Hussain Chief Human Resource Officer PTCL, along with top management officers and staff paid tributes to the civilian and armed forces martyrs who sacrificed their lives to protect Pakistan and also expressed solidarity with the people of Kashmir.

On the occasion, Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui, Secretary IT & Telecommunication Division and Chairman PTCL, said,

I am proud of PTCL, who commemorated this day and honored the sacrifices of our sons and daughters. Moreover, we are standing with the people of Kashmir and this ceremony is to reiterate our firm support to them in their struggle for the right of freedom.

Rashid Khan, President & CEO, PTCL, added,

I am honored to be amongst the families of martyrs, who have laid their lives to defend our homeland. It is because of their selfless sacrifices, unwavering determination, and loyalty for their country that we live with honor and pride. We at PTCL will continue to stand with our Kashmiri brethren and today’s event is our small contribution to raise awareness and show our commitment to the cause.

After the event, PTCL held a special walk to show solidarity with Kashmir, where the management and employees held placards in favor of Kashmir.

Being a national company, PTCL stands with the armed forces, people of Pakistan and Kashmir.


  • You can show true solidarity with Pakistan in its time of need by paying the $800M with interest you owe Pakistan since 2006 as part of auction price for PTCL.

  • PTCL one of the third class customer service provider in Pakistan. the staff looks like uneducated and corrupt. they are not their for resolving the issues but they are their for creating new issues.

  • The support/participation of the honorable Federal Secretary MOITT his sincere support/endorsement to PTCL which is an icon to the tele-density revolution, broadband by sincere initiatives by GOP and regulatory regime.
    PTCL still lacks behind in reference to Sustainable Development Goals of ITU/UN Broadband Commission. PTCL still lagged behind in providing broadband access despite the USF support. The access to Broadband by G-Pon is far behind, customers wait for years for accession in city of Karachi for years, likewise for 5G initiatives.


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