e & International Delegation meets key government stakeholders from Telecom
e & International Delegation meets key government stakeholders
from Telecom & ; Privatization Sector
A high-level delegation from e & International comprising top
management held meetings with Federal Secretary IT, Federal Secretary Privatization, and
other key government stakeholders in Islamabad on Wednesday.
The delegation led by CEO International, e & Mikhail Gerchuk met with the Federal Secretary
IT, Mohsin Mushtaq, Federal Secretary for Privatization, Dr. Iram A. Khan, and Chairman PTA,
Major General (R) Amir Azeem Bajwa HI (M). The delegation from e & was accompanied by
President and Group CEO, PTCL & Ufone, Hatem Bamatraf.
During the meeting, Mohsin Mushtaq welcomed the delegation from e& International to
Pakistan. Matters of mutual interest were discussed with a focus, especially on Telecom Sector
and its significance on the national economic growth. The agenda of discussion also included
e & International and PTCL Group’s incredible support in developing a strong infrastructure in
Pakistan would surely transform the country into a digitalized economy.
The management and government officials exchanged their views on the ongoing crisis in the
country of the recent floods and ways to extend joint support for the people during these
tough times. The discussion also included the issue of telecom companies in Pakistan requiring
the import of communication equipment for their network up-gradation and expansion as well as
to maintain the quality-of-service requirements mandated for the sector. In addition, both
sides talked about the resolution of prevailing regulatory issues in the telecom sector in
Pakistan. CEO International, e & Mikhail Gerchuk commended the tremendous efforts of the
Government of Pakistan including the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication
and Ministry of Privatization.
President and Group CEO, PTCL & Ufone, Hatem Bamatraf briefed the government officials
and dignitaries regarding the Rs. 1.75 billion flood relief package.