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Chaos in Pakistan Telecommunication Authority after sacking of chairman

By: Zubair Kasuri ISLAMABAD: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) nowadays is facing worst ever managerial crunch of the history as the PTA is running without a chairman. PTA Director General (Enforcement) Sajjad Latif Awan has written a letter to Nasrul Karim Ghaznavi, Member Finance, and Dr Khawar Siddique Khokhar, Member Technical, to stay within their limits […]

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Pakistan Telecommunication Authority chairman’s suspension case: Lahore High Court seeks reply from federal government till February 24

A division bench of Lahore High Court sought reply from the Federal government till February 24 in an Inter Court Appeal (ICA) of removed chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Farooq Awan against his suspension by a single bench. A single bench of the LHC on December 31, 2012 had declared his appointment unlawful by setting […]

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Removed Pakistan Telecommunication Authority chairman files Intra Court Appeal at Lahore High Court

LAHORE: The removed Chairman of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Farooq Awan has filed an intra court appeal (ICA) before Lahore High Court (LHC) against his suspension by a single bench. Applicant took the plea he was appointed as chairman of the Authority after the approval by the Prime Minister. He said there was nothing illegal […]

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As Pakistan Telecommunication Authority chairman departs, industry breathes easier

By: Farooq Baloch KARACHI: He came, he saw, but he just could not conquer. Farooq Ahmed Awan was the government’s most-trusted bureaucrat, given the responsibility for taking the third generation (3G) mobile spectrum licencing process to its logical end. His tenure as chairman of the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), however, came to an abrupt and […]

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Lahore High Court orders removal of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority chairman

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LAHORE: The Lahore High Court (LHC) on Tuesday issued directives to remove the Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) chairman Farooq Awan from his post after the court declared his appointment to have been made on a political basis, DawnNews reported. Justice Syed Mansoor Ali Shah heard the case at LHC on Tuesday. Barrister Sardar Muhammad Ali […]

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Lahore High Court bars chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority from performing his duty

By: Hina Mahgul Rind KARACHI: A Lahore High Court judge Syed Mansoor Ali Shah, while hearing a writ petition on Monday which challenged the appointment of chairman of Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Farooq Awan, passed an interim order restraining the chairman from performing his duty without the approval of two members of the authority till […]

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