LAHORE (PR): A high-profile Thought-Leadership CEOs Panel comprising of industry leaders and experts will open the 6th Annual Pakistan Telecommunications Conference 2013 (TeleCON 2013) on June 13, 2013 at a hotel in Karachi. The theme of the conference this year is “The Next Wave in Telecommunication: The Digitized Society/ Consumer”.

The panel will discuss the current and future status of the telecom and IT sectors in Pakistan and the need for reform and sustainability keeping in view global and regional trends in technology development.

While the telecom industry has remained stable albeit without much foreign direct investment, including a stalemate in the issuance of the 3-G licenses, the IT sector has been making inroads on the international front.

The telecom sector will be represented by Bilal Munir Sheikh, Chief Operating Officer, Mobilink, whereas the Information Technology (IT) sector will be spearheaded by Ms. Jehan Ara, President, Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA).