NA body says NRTC should make uniform vehicle number plates

ISLAMABAD - The National Assembly Standing Committee on Defence Production on Tuesday unanimously recommended that the number plates of all vehicles in the country be made uniform and that National Radio Telecommunication Corporation (NRTC) should manufacture all these number plates.

The 14th meeting of the committee was held at NRTC, T&T Complex, Haripur under the chairmanship of Chaudhry Iftekhar Nazir, MNA. The Managing Director NRTC briefed the committee that NRTC’s vision is to provide the value-added systems, solutions and services achieving six sigma qualities in the processes for customers worldwide. He apprised the committee that NRTC is a leading organisation in the industry promoting the telecommunication/IT equipment in Pakistan. NRTC is committed to sustainability and continues to support the Armed Forces, public and private sectors including various international clients. Further, the strategy and policies of the corporation underlines the unique contribution of the products/services in facing the security and technological challenges in the country, the committee was informed.

The MD informed the committee further that NRTC is providing world-class telecommunication equipment to the customers to meets all their operational needs in a timely and affordable manner. NRTC goal is to provide the right business growth services at the appropriate time so companies can benefit from the created momentum and thrive for a long period of time, he added. He said that NRTC has indigenously made drones that would be used to spray insecticides and pesticides on fields in the country. He further informed that they are manufacturing number plates of vehicles that have six types of security features which cannot be duplicated. Further, NRTC participated and exhibited applications, inventions, solutions, and technologies developed in post COVID-19 scenario. 

The committee unanimously recommended that the number plates of all vehicles in the country be made uniform and NRTC should manufacture all these number plates. Later, the committee visited various departments of NRTC where the Managing Director also briefed the committee regarding different commercial products of the corporation. 

The meeting was attended by Prince Muhammad Nawaz Allai, Saif-ur-Rehman, Ms Shandana Gulzar Khan, Ms Sajida Begum, Salahuddin, Gul Zafar Khan, Syed Abrar Ali Shah, Irfan Ali Leghari, and Muhammad Anwar, MNAs besides senior officers from Ministry of Defence Production and NRTC.


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