Karachi: Executive Vice President of Pakistan Telecommunication Company (PTCL) Abdul Zahir Achakzai has informed industrialists that a new fibre optic cable in Gwadar has been laid and this is a piece of good news for future investors. He was addressing a meeting held at Korangi Association of Trade & Industry (KATI) here on Wednesday. President KATI Saleem-uz-Zaman, Chairman and CEO KITE Zubair Chhaya, Senior Vice President Zaki Sharif, Vice President Nighat Awan, Head of KATI’s standing committee on PTCL Syed Wajid Hussain and others addressed the occasion.
EVP PTCL Mr. Achakzai said that PTCL has taken many initiatives to improve internet connectivity for industrial areas as we acknowledge the importance of communication infrastructure and have already taken a number of measures to improve it in Korangi and rest of the city.
President of KATI Saleem-uz-Zaman said that internet connectivity, speed and efficiency have emerged as a new standard and prerequisite for the industrialization and business growth. He said that PTCL has improved its services and hope that it will excel to the modern standards. He said that in KATI, our first priority is our members, to facilitate them by any possible mean and we urge all the service providers in the area to build effective coordination with KITE, as many infrastructure projects are underway.
Chairman and CEO KITE Zubair Chhaya urged to form a mechanism for better coordination between the PTCL and KITE and assured that before any development work in the area PTCL would be taken into consultation to avoid any losses on both sides. Head of KATI’s standing committee on PTCL Syed Wajid Hussain lauded the complaint response of PTCL. Former Chairman of KATI Gulzar Firoz, Ehtesham Uddin, Farhan-ur-Rehman, Senior Officials of PTCL and others also attended the meeting.