Hafeez Sheikh will brief NA Committee on PTCL Privatization Today (Feb 10, 2011)

Hafeez Sheikh will brief NA committee on PTCL privatization Today (Feb 10, 2011)
ISLAMABAD, Feb 9 (APP)  – Dr.Abdul Hafeez Sheikh, Federal Minister for Privatization during Musharraf era will brief in camera the National Assembly Standing Committee on Information Technology and Telecommunication regarding the Privatization of PTCL on Thursday.  The committee meeting will be held under the chairmanship of MNA Ch. Muhammad Barjees Tahir at Parliament House. It would discuss the privatization of Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) at its meeting, APP learnt on Wednesday.
The committee will also discuss another issue which is related to the performance of Electronic Government Directorate (EGD).
The EGD  was established in pursuance to a decision of the federal cabinet. Converting the former Information Technology Commission, the Government formed the EGD as a cell within the Ministry of Information Technology.
Response of Pakistan Telecommunication Employees Trust (PTET) regarding increase in pension and medical allowance of retired employees of PTCL would be also discussed  at the meeting.
PTET was established in January 1996 under the provisions of “the Pakistan Telecommunication (Re-organization) Act 1996” and is controlled by a Board of Trustees.he day-to-day administration of the Trust is assigned to the Managing Director.
The  task of PTET is to manage the pension payments to erstwhile T&T and PTC pensioners. Currently over 39,000 pensioners draw pension through Post Offices.

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  1. QAFLEY GUZREN WAHAN SE QUNKAR SALAMAT
    JAHAN HO RAHZAN O RAHNUMA EIK HI SHAKHS


  2. Assalamu Alaikum Wa Rehmatullah Wa Barakatouh

    Entire proceeding & briefing should be open instead of in camera.

    Wassalam

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