Govt Constitutes Committee to Address Issues of Cellular Mobile Operators

The government has constituted a 14 member committee to address the issues of cellular Mobile operators and formulate recommendations for onward submission to the Prime Minister.

The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has notified a high-level committee following the directives of Prime Minister.

The committee is comprised of Secretary Ministry of IT and Telecom as chairman and other members includes,

  • Additional Secretary IT
  • Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) or (representative not below member)
  • Executive Director Frequency Allocation Board (FAB)
  • Director (Telecom/Wireless) committee secretary
  • Director (Legal)
  • Chairman Telecom Sub-Task Force (TSTF)
  • Representative of Cabinet Division (not below the rank of BPS 20)
  • Representative of Ministry of Finance (not below the rank of BPS 20)
  • Representative of Ministry of Industries & Production (not below the rank of BPS 20)
  • Representative of Federal Board of Revenue (not below the rank of BPS 20)
  • Representative of NADRA (not below the rank o/BPS 20
  • Representative of Cellular Mobile Operators (Not below CxO/VP)
  • Any other person that this Committee may wish to co-opt.

Terms of Reference

  1. To carry out consultations and evaluate the issues of Cellular Mobile Operators
  2. To formulate recommendations for onward submission to the Prime Minister Office.


  • Fixed line operators yet again ignored. Now PTA will send them notice to offer free services.
    The foreign owned mobile companies with profits in 100 bn PKR do NOT need a bailout from the government. The small Pakistani owned operators need life support.


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