President greenlights formation of telecom high council

24 Apr 2019

President Ashraf Ghani has approved draft regulations for the creation of a new agency, the Afghanistan High Council of Telecommunications and Information Technology (AHCTIT), which will have a hand in steering national telecommunications projects, Bakhtar News Agency reports. The council will have 19 members, 16 permanent and three rotating members. The AHCTIT will be tasked with implementing sustainable IT and telecom development programmes across the country.