The Pakistan Telecommunication Authority’s (PTA) chairman, retired Major General Aamir Azeem Bajwa, will not have his term as chairman extended by the federal government.
According to sources, the federal government rejected the proposal for a four-year extension of the PTA Chairman’s term.
A job advertisement for the recruitment of the new chairman has also been published by the cabinet division.
The maximum age for those who are interested is 57 years old, according to the advertisement.
The current chairman was chosen in January 2019 for a four-year term, and his tenure will end on January 2, 2023.
It is important to note that Farhatullah Babar, the leader of the Pakistan People’s Party (PPP), has previously contested Muhammad Naveed’s recent reappointment as Member (Finance), PTA, in the Islamabad High Court (IHC).
The reinstatement of Muhammad Naveed, according to the former senator’s petition, is against both the constitution and PTA guidelines.
A summary for an extension of Dr. Khawar Siddique Khokhar, Member (Compliance & Enforcement), who is scheduled to retire from his position on January 14, 2023, has also been given by PTA.
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