The member countries in the Asia Pacific Tele-community (APT) have pulled up their sleeves to run telecommunication service under the same standards.
To realise this plan, they have for the first time assembled in Kathmandu to take part in the 3rd meeting of the APT Preparatory Group for WTSA beginning today. Various companies associated with information and technology, telecommunication from the 38 APT member countries have joined in the meeting.
The four-day meeting will prepare policy on standards for telecommunication service for the region. The policy will be tabled at the International Telecommunication Union under the United Nations and it will come into operation after its approval, it has been said.
Meanwhile speaking at the meeting, Minister for Information and Communications Sherdhan Rai stressed the need for upgrading telecommunication service as per the wish of customers. He also called for providing quality service in telecommunication sector.