PTA Asks Twitter To Take Immediate Action Against Accounts Spreading False Information Against Pakistan

Islamabad, October 22, 2020 (PPI-OT):Islamabad (October 22, 2020) Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has approached Twitter administration to immediately sensitize its moderation teams and ensure that the platform is not used as a propaganda tool for spreading fake information.
In the wake of current smear campaign of spreading false and baseless information targeting Pakistan, its cities and institutions, PTRead More…

PITB and Punjab Irrigation Department Sign MoU to Initiate E-Abiana

Lahore, October 21, 2020 (PPI-OT):Punjab Irrigation Department has joined hands with Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) to introduce e-Abiana, a digital mechanism for the automation of water payments collection system and fines through PITB developed e-Pay Punjab system. Chairman PITB Azfar Manzoor and Secretary Irrigation Capt. Retired Saif Anjum signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in the presence of Read More…

Punjab Receives 46 Ventilators from USAID

Lahore, October 21, 2020 (PPI-OT):Punjab Health Minister Dr. Yasmin Rashid received 46 ventilators donated by the USAID at the Pakistan Kidney and Liver Institute at a ceremony here on Tuesday. US Consul General in Lahore Ms. Catherine Rodriguez gave away the ventilators. Present on the occasion were Secretary Specialized Healthcare and Medical Education Department Barrister Nabeel Awan, Chairman Board of Director PKRead More…

Celebration of World Statistics Day

Lahore, October 21, 2020 (PPI-OT):A Symposium for Celebration of World Statistics Day was organized by the Bureau of Statistics, Planning and Development Board, Government of the Punjab, in Auditorium of P D Board Punjab. Dr. Muhammad Abid Bodla, Member Water/Infrastructure, Environment Climate Change, P D Board, was the Chief Guest on the occasion. World Statistics Day in global collaborative endeavour, celebrated aRead More…

PTA Launches Online Portal for I.P Whitelisting and VPN Registration

Islamabad, October 21, 2020 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has introduced online portal for IP Whitelisting and VPN registration, for the facilitation of businesses and freelancers. Now Call Centers, companies and freelancers having at least one static IP address and verification letter from their business concerns, can submit their applications for registration at https://ipregistration.pta.gov.Read More…

VEON’s Co-CEO visits PTA

Islamabad, October 21, 2020 (PPI-OT):VEON’s Co-Chief Executive Officer, Sergi Herrero visited Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Headquarters in Islamabad, along with Jazz CEO, Aamir Ibrahim and Jazz CRO, Syed Fakhar Ahmed. The group met Chairman PTA, Maj General Amir Azeem Bajwa (R) and discussed matters of mutual interest and investment opportunities. During the meeting, Chairman PTA and VEON’s Co-CEO dRead More…

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority conditionally restores Tiktok services

Islamabad, October 20, 2020 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) has restored TikTok services with certain conditions. In view of the presence of vulgar, indecent/immoral content on the platform and its negative effects on the society, PTA has been continuously asserting TikTok to prevent its platform from disseminating the unlawful content. However, TikTok couldn’t satisfy the for taking concrete steps for blRead More…

PTCL Deploys SWSAM’s AI-Enabled Bots to Improve Customer Experience

Islamabad, October 19, 2020 (PPI-OT):Pakistan Telecommunication (PTCL) took an innovative step towards improving the internet experience for their subscribers by deploying AI-powered bots.
The first phase of this project which went live on the 15th of October will cover the Islamabad region. PTCL will be one of the first operators in the region to adopt this technology. These bots continuously check the pulse of the Read More…

Virtual Meeting between Foreign Minister and the Saudi Minister for Communications and Information Technology

Islamabad, October 15, 2020 (PPI-OT):Foreign Minister Makhdoom Shah Mahmood Qureshi held a video call with H.E. Eng. Abdullah Amer Al-Swaha, Minister of Communications and Information Technology of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to discuss bilateral cooperation in the field of information technology. Foreign Minister Qureshi underlined the historic and deep-rooted fraternal ties, which form the basis of enhanced cooperaRead More…

PITB Conducts Exclusive e-FOAS Training for South Punjab Secretaries

Lahore, September 05, 2020 (PPI-OT): An exclusive e-Filing and Office Automation System (e-FOAS) training was conducted by Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) for secretaries from South Punjab at Arfa Software Technology Park on Thursday. Chairman PITB, Azfar Manzoor and Additional Chief Secretary, South Punjab Zahid Akhtar Zaman were also present at the session.
Director General e-Governance PITB, Sajid LatifRead More…