The meeting was chaired by Secretary IT Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui. Member Telecom Muhammad Omar Malik, Member IT Syed Junaid Imam, Member Legal, Babar Sohail, Member International Coordination Ajmal Awan, and other officials were present on the occasion.
Member Telecom briefed the meeting on the steps taken so far in the field of Telecommunication in Pakistan. The meeting was informed that under the Ministry of IT, several projects worth over Rs, 30 billion are being implemented for the provision of mobile phone connections and internet services in under-served and un-served areas of the country while various incentive programs and policies are being implemented to connect the people to the digital world has been launched.
Meanwhile, on the occasion of International Day, a virtual meeting of the International Telecommunication Union was held in which representatives of member countries from all over the world participated. On behalf of Pakistan, the Ministry of IT was represented by Member International Coordination Ajmal Awan.