ISLAMABAD: National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC) has been directed by the IT ministry to start campaign for the recovery of its dues.
Federal Secretary Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui gave this direction during his visit to National Telecommunication Corporation (NTC) Headquarters here on Friday.
The federal secretary directed Managing Director (MD) National Telecommunication Corporation, Brig (Retd) Viqar Rashid Khan that the NTC should extend its outreach across country and it should especially focus on less developed areas of Balochistan, Sindh and Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (KP).
Earlier, Managing Director NTC, Brig (Retd) Viqar Rashid Khan briefed the federal secretary about the working of the NTC and its achievements during the last five years.
The federal secretary was also apprised about the projects of the NTC.
The managing director said that NTC was the first public sector telecom operator to establish the cloud based Tier-III National Data Center.
The federal secretary IT appreciated the initiatives taken by NTC for provision of secure and reliable data services to federal government and other public sector organizations.
He said he was happy to learn that the NTC was managing its expenses itself and generating its revenue.
He said that the Ministry of IT and Telecommunication would extend its full support for resolving all issues of NTC.
The federal secretary also visited National Data Center at NTC and appreciated the performance of NTC. He also visited Telecom Foundation Complex.