PR No.258 Senate Standing Committee On Defence Production Accepts The Proposal Of Right Of First Refusal In Procurement. Haripur : March 29, 2016

Senate Standing Committee for Defence production under its Chairman Lt. General (Retd.) Abdul Qayyum visited National radio and Telecommunications Company (NRTC), Haripur.Brig. Iftikhar, MD NRTC welcomed the delegation.

He briefed the senate Standing Committee that National Radio Telecommunication Corporation the high tech industry engaged in manufacturing of telecommunication equipment in Pakistan. NRTC is the pioneer in Telecommunication Equipment in Pakistan and leader in the field of communication for the last three decades. NRTC is producing high quality ruggedized products to be used in harsh environment such as defense services, Para / Auxiliary security services. Role of NRTC in War against Terrorism was applauded.

Senate Standing Committee was specifically impressed by the standards of jammers being manufactured there. The devices which have been manufactured with imported ingredients by the National Radio Telecommunication Corporation (NRTC), keeping in view indigenous requirements have also replaced imported and highly-expensive jammers. They can easily block all the wireless communications with 3G technologies.

Senate standing committee on defence production accepts the proposal of right of first refusal in procurement of telecommunication equipment by public sector. Right of first Refusal is a contractual right that gives its holder the option to enter a business transaction with the owner of something, according to specified terms, before the owner is entitled to enter into that transaction with a third party.