Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL), the largest ICT service provider in Pakistan, undertook the Summit Programme to hire graduates from all over Pakistan. Through a rigorous selection process, 125 candidates were selected purely on merit from all parts of Pakistan for the program and are currently under training at the PTCL Academy.
Dr. Daniel Ritz, President and CEO, PTCL addressed management trainees of the company at an event held at the PTCL Academy in Haripur with reference to its Summit Program.
Speaking to the candidates, he said: “PTCL’s diverse services are spread across Pakistan and are a source of national connectivity because they touch the life of every Pakistani in one way or the other. PTCL is making all efforts to improve the life of every household across the country and that was a testament to the high standards it had set for itself.” He hoped that the young management trainees will bring energy and contribute towards the innovation and transformation of PTCL.
The selection of these candidates has been made through a rigorous, transparent and open process involving various external and internal hiring channels to ensure only merit based selection.
Syed Mazhar Hussain, Chief HR Officer speaking at the occasion said “PTCL is always working towards developing the employees. The basic objective behind the Summit programme was to attract top talent for PTCL and then development of young individuals on the basis of their competence”. He was very satisfied with the progress of the Management Trainees and announced that the Summit program will go on and more young talent would be provided the opportunity to join PTCL as Management Trainee in future as well.
At the event, trainees presented their projects to senior PTCL management. They also expressed their gratitude towards PTCL for providing them this opportunity and were excited to take the learnings of the Summit programme to real life challenges when posted to different functions of PTCL.