Kamran Ali, Member Legal of Ministry of Information Technoology and Telecommunication (MoITT) is being considered as favorite person for the position of PTA Chairman.
Sources said the member legal of MoITT is experienced and competent person in the ministry having cordial relationship with Federal Secretary, Farooq Ahmad Awan and Raja Pervaiz Ashraf.
Kamran Ali has also worked for PTA as Director General Legal and Regulations. He has a brief period in Telenor Pakistan as well.
Industry people said his appointment as PTA chairman will be good decision for the government because he is legal expert who can play an important role for generating revenues in the sub-judice cases.
Besides him, there are few more names being considered by the government including PEMRA action chairman Ad Abdul Jabbar, PTA’s Member Technical Dr Khawar Saddique Khokar, Dr Basit, a formar PTA director and Dr Awais, a Telecom expert.
The present PTA Chairman, Dr Yaseen is unlikely to continue his extension period, as he wanted to quit the authority after completion of his service term by next month but a slight possibility is still there he will be asked to continue his job for a period of one year.