PTCL mobile phone service from Sept: Pervaiz
HARIPUR: Federal Communication Minister Raja Nadir Pervaiz has said that PTCL Mobile Telephone Service will be started from September this year and a target of 0.35 million telephone and 0.35 million Internet connections will be achieved by June, 1999.
He said this while addressing at the inaugural ceremony of 400 lines digital telephone exchange at Serikot, some 30 km away from here on Saturday morning. The exchange is set up at a cost of Rs 15 million.
Raja Nadir Pervaiz said that it government’s top priority to modernise and expand the exchange communication network by using latest technology in order to provide best services to the people as well as to face the challenges of 21st century in a befitting manner.
He said the government is also committed to provide basic amenities to the common man at their doorstep and is making all out efforts in this regard.
He said after passage of 15th Amendment Bill from the Senate, the process of Islamisation will be intensified and the people will get cheap and speedy justice.
Speaking on Kashmir issue, Nadir Pervaiz said the Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has recognised the Jammu and Kashmir as a disputed territory. He said the weal oriented policies of Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif is ushering an era of progress and prosperity in the country.
Advisor to the Prime Minister Pir Sabir Shah, recounted the achievements of the present government leading towards goal of speedy development under the leadership of Nawaz Sharif.
Source: Business Recorder