The Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) organized the South Asian Telecommunication Regulators’ Council (SATRC) Workshop on Policy, Regulations and Services from 8 – 10 May 2023 in Islamabad, Pakistan, with hybrid format (both physical and virtual/online attendance through Zoom meeting). The workshop was hosted by Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA).
Mr. Navid Ahmed Shaikh, Honorable Federal Secretary, Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication, Pakistan was invited as the Chief Guest to grace the opening session of the workshop.
The SATRC Workshop on PRS was a part of the implementation of SATRC Action Plan Phase VIII (SAP-VIII) for 2022-2023 which was approved by the 22nd SATRC meeting held in 2021 virtually. The objective of this workshop was to share insights, experiences, best practices as well as engage in dialogue to identify the challenges, opportunities and possible way forward on the work items under the SATRC Working Group on Policy, Regulation and Services for SAP-VIII in order to have better understanding on those issues. It also provided an opportunity for the SATRC Members including policy makers as well as industry leaders to share their knowledge, experiences, and insights.