ISLAMABAD: Minister of State for IT and Telecom Anusha Rehman Khan Saturday said that outgoing President and Chief Executive Officer of Mobilink Rashid Khan played a dominant role in the transformation of cellular industry in the country.
In compliments on the eve of his retirement after rendering 20 illustrious years in cellular industry, the minister said that in challenging environment, the contribution of Rashid Khan to the telecom sector will be remembered for times to come and wished him success in his future endeavors.
Chairman Pakistan Telecom Authority (PTA) Dr. Syed Ismail Shah, on this occasion said that Rashid Khan will be remembered for his contributions to the cellular industry and was always supportive to the government’s requirements in the wake of given challenges.
He hoped that PTA will continue to benefit his valuable advice for the promotion of cellular industry.
Jo Lunder, group CEO of VimpelCom, Mobilink’s parent company also shared his views and said “He would like to thank Rashid Khan who has made a significant contribution to Mobilink and Banglalink over the past decade,in particular establishing Mobilink as the leading operator in Pakistan”.
Rashid Khan also worked for 6 years in Paktel before joining Mobilink in 2000.
Later he was elevated to the position of CEO, Banglalink.