MoITT Appoints Mudassar Hussain as Member Telecom
Ministry of IT and Telecom decides to appoint Mudassar Hussain as Member Telecom, effective immediately.
Mudassar Hussain is a world-class services executive who will accelerate his efforts in delivering high-value services for the telecom industry. He is an expert in Telecom Policy, Information Technology, strategy formulation and Telecommunications research. He has extensive management and strategy experience in Pakistan.
Prior to joining MoITT, working as Telecom Policy & Regulatory Consultant with Ufone and being at the MoITT as Director he served on the Boards of the National Telecommunications Corporation, the Telecom Foundation and the National Radio Telecommunications Corporation.
Mudassar Hussain holds a masters’ degree in Electrical Engineering (Communications and Autonomous Control) from North Carolina A&T State University and a bachelors’ degree in Electrical Engineering specialising in telecommunications from the NWFP University of Engineering and Technology, Peshawar.
Mudassar has served previously as well in the MoITT and his last appointment was Director Telecom (Wireless) at the Ministry of IT and Telecom, Government of Pakistan. As Director, Mr Hussain was responsible for directing and coordinating all policy work relating to the field of wireless communications including Cellular Mobile, Wireless Local Loop and Satellite.
The role of Director at MoITT includes researching and formulating the policy framework for multiple new issues relating to dynamically changing landscape of wireless communications and Mudassar has been actively involved in these activities. During his last assignment at MoITT he also played the lead role in formulating a draft of a convergence policy framework that is currently being formulated at the MoITT.