Procurement, employment in Afghan Telecom being assessed
KABUL (Pajhwok): The procurement and employment processes in the Afghan Telecom and the Afghanistan Telecom Regulatory Authority (ATRA) are being assessed by a professional delegation assigned by President Ashraf Ghani, the Presidential Palace said on Saturday.
The decision came at a meeting chaired by President Ghani on evaluation of the Afghan Telecom and ATRA’s performance at the palace.
A statement from the presidential palace to Pajhwok Afghan News said the meeting was attended by telecommunications and information technology minister, anti-corruption department head, deputy finance minister, administrative office’s procurement head and the Afghan Telecom director.
The president stressed that procurement and employment processes in the Afghan Telecom company and ATRA should be comprehensively assessed by a professional delegation.
Transparency should be observed in all the processes and problems in contracts and employments in the mentioned organs should be resolved, the statement quoted Ghani as saying.
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