May 31, 2010

Chairman PTA receives Award of Excellence for ICT Development in Pakistan

chairman pta receiving award of excellence


Islamabad: In recognition of his significant contributions for the proliferation of various Information Communication Technologies (ICTs) in the country, the 2010 NetSol Technologies ICT Excellence Award was presented to Chairman Pakistan Telcommunication Authority (PTA), Dr. Mohammed Yaseen. In this regard a ceremony was held at NetSol IT Village, Lahore President Netsol Technologies Mr. Salim Ghauri presented the award to Chairman PTA.

NetSol Technologies ICT Excellence Award was held in connection to identify the most outstanding contribution towards ICTs. Dr. Mohammed Yaseen with his untiring efforts has made regulatory body a model organization in the Asia Pacific Region. He has participated in the international fora and supported the cooperation in a variety of areas, such as promotion of ICT market, telecom market liberalization, legal and regulatory framework for the telecom sector.

His major achievements during the past years include introduction of consumer protection structure for telecommunication subscribers, development of multiple international communication links, provision of free Internet dialup services to the masses, establishment of 350 tele-centers as a rural telephony project, giving a special emphasize on progress and development of broadband services in the country, introduction of a unified regulatory framework for mobile banking services,  launching of new systems for effective resolution of Mobile SIMs issues, arrangement of local Internet peering point between International Bandwidth providers, transition of Pakistan’s ccTLD (.pk) and initiatives to engage key industry players for enhancing local ICT content market.

President NetSol technologies applauded these significant milestones achieved by the Chairman PTA and appreciated his continuous efforts for ICT development in Pakistan. Chairman PTA presented his word of thanks to NetSol technologies on this award and emphasized on mutual partnership between ICT players for further growth of the sector.

NetSol Technologies is a leading international provider of automated and ICT enabled solutions catering to businesses across various verticals around the globe. NetSol Technologies has offices in the USA, UK, Pakistan, China, Australia and Thailand and is at the development forefront of software solutions, embracing new technologies and building on its world class suite of applications. Currently at CMMI® Level 5, NetSol has solidified its presence in the various business verticals.


Khurram A. Mehran

Director (PR)