Step being taken for revival of TIP: Secretary IT

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Staff Reporter

Islamabad

Federal Secretary Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui has said that on the directions of the Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication, every possible step will be taken for the revival of the Telephone Industries of Pakistan (TIP) through joint venture.
The Federal Secretary Ministry of IT and Telecommunication said this during his visit to Telephone Industries of Pakistan (TIP), Haripur on Monday. The IT secretary made the visit on the direction of Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui.
He said TIP was our asset where we can run many businesses through it and generate revenue for country’s benefit and development.
Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui said that every effort would be made to make TIP a best revenue-generating body. TIP will be made an important element for country’s development, he added.
He said that revival of TIP was vital to utilize it in better way especially catering needs of IT industry of Pakistan.
The Federal Secretary Ministry of IT and Telecommunication also visited various departments, workshops and sites of the TIP.
Managing Director (MD) TIP Taimur Khan briefed the Federal Secretary Ministry of IT about the functions and working of the factory.
The Federal Secretary also ensured to resolve all issues of the employees of TIP and issued directions to Managing Director TIP in this regard.
While reviewing the status of TIP, the Federal Secretary Ministry of IT desired an advertisement for Expression of Interest (EOI) be prepared in consultation with Privatization Commission and brought it before the Board of Directors (BoD) meeting of TIP by the end of August.

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