Our Staff Reporter KARACHI - Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) begins joint development of information and communication technology infrastructure in Military Lands and Cantonment (ML&C) offices across the country. PTCL and ML&C department has taken this joint initiative to automate the business processes by introducing information technology and computerisation at all levels of hierarchy. PTCL will be connecting all 62 Military Estate Offices (MEOs) and Cantonment Boards (CBs) through internet. It will facilitate the cantonments with a mix of its diversified product range including, Premium Internet Bandwidth with end to end fiber connectivity, Premium Business DSL and wireless broad band EVO Services. It will also provide a backbone to ML&C department to run a centralised online system. PTCL SEVP (Commercial) Naveed Saeed stated, The primary objective of this automation initiative is to improve efficiency, streamline operations and provide quality services to the people living in Cantonments. The scope of this endeavour includes development of a countrywide multiple technology driven Network infrastructure. He further added that, PTCL will provide the optimum and quality services bringing new information highways and futuristic product basket for the residents of cantonments. PTCL EVP Corporate Services and Product Development Niaz Malik said, this understanding between PTCL and ML&C department is a good step and PTCL would accomplish the project within the stipulated time. He further added that, PTCL works as an engine of economic growth for the country by not only exploring new horizons in the arena of information and technology but also extending its network and services to different areas and departments.