My New Blog

Last month I shifted my blog to my own space at internet with my own domain name. After so many days I visited this blog and found that still people are visiting it so just want to inform all of you that my new blog’s address is

Please visit and don’t forget to leave your comments on the posts.


Tania Aslam



PSEB has extented date for Applications for ITCN Asia 2009. Previously closing date was 5th May. Now they are accepting applications till 5th of June, 2009. Details of the event and application process are as follows

Pakistan’s Premier Annual IT and Telecom Show “ITCN ASIA 2009” is going to be held at Karachi Expo Center from 11-13 August, 2009. This exhibition provides a unique platform to the IT companies to showcase their products and services, to engage in business networking.

Expressions of Interest are invited from member IT companies to participate in ITCN Asia 2009. A wide range of IT and Telecom Products, Solutions and Services will be promoted in this event which has taken place annually for the last consecutive 8 years.

PSEB negotiated a special price of Rs. 60,000/- per 9 sqm (3 x 3 sqm) customized shell stall for its member companies including furniture. After availing 50% subsidy from PSEB, each company will have to pay Rs 30,000/- only.

Member companies are invited to submit their expressions of interest along with the following:

  • Objective Statement (explaining: Why do you want to participate in this particular event)
  • Demand draft of PKR 30,000 in favor of PSEB (Refundable in case of non selection and non refundable in case of withdrawal at any stage).
  • Duly filled-in application forms.
  • Signed TORs.

Application forms and TORs are available at the following link:

The companies will be selected for participation in this event on the basis of the above requested documentation. Kindly submit your EOI, bank draft along with the above mentioned documents to the undersigned before 5th of June, 2009.

Essay Writing Competition by PTA

Pakistan Telecommunication Authority is organizing an Essay Writing Competition and the topic is ” “Protecting Children in Cyber Space”
  • First prize Rs. 100,000/-
  • Second Prize Rs. 60,000/-
  • Third Prize Rs. 40,000/-

Where to Email your Articles?

Soft copies should be sent at before April 21, 2009..!

Sample Article

Essay Format should be like this Sample Document can also be found on PTA’s website


  • Essay shall be strictly limited to a minimum of 2000 and a maximum of 5000
  • words in accordance with sample document given above or available at PTA’s Webiste
  • Essay shall be sent in electronic format through email at :
  • Essay will be accepted only in editable MS Word Format.
  • Plagiarism is strictly prohibited and shall lead to disqualification.
  • References shall be notified as mentioned in the sample document mentioned above and placed at PTA website.
  • Last date for submission of essay is 21st April, 2009. No essay will be processed after the due date.
  • Note: The essay should be written by one author only. The name of the author should be mentioned on the document along with Contact no (Preferably mobile no.), email address and postal mail address.
  • Prize winner may be invited to attend the seminar arranged by PTA through special invitation.
  • For all correspondences send email at:   

Essay Competition PTA
Essay Competition PTA





Support for Compliance Certificate

According to Public Notice of Trade Development Authority of Pakistan (TDAP),  50% support for some specific quality, environment and social certifications was previously available to exporters. To further encourage exporters to address concerns of foreign buyers, Government of Pakistan has extended this support on Certifications of ISO9000, OHSAS 18001 & BSCI.

Public Notice and Applications forms can be downloaded from TDAP’s Website: