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Chairman PTA presented ICT excellence award.

KARACHI, May 31, 2010 (Balochistan Times): In recognition of his significant contributions for the proliferation of various Information Communication Technologies (lCTs) in the country, the 2010 NetSol Technologies ICT Excellence Award was presented to Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), Dr. Mohammed Yaseen. He was presented the award at a ceremony held Monday at NetSol IT Village, by President Netsol Technologies Salim Ghauri. 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 included 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 Pakistans ccTLD (pk) and initiatives to engage key industry players for enhancing local CT content market. President NetSol technologies applauded these significant milestones achieved by the Chairman PTA and appreciated his continuous efforts for ICT development in Pakistan.

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Publication:Balochistan Times (Baluchistan Province, Pakistan)
Date:May 31, 2010
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