The Pakistani government and the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoITT) have nominated Anusha Rahman Khan to run in the elections for the position of Director of the Telecommunication Development Bureau, International Telecommunication Union. Anusha Rahman Khan previously served as a minister of state for information technology and telecommunications (ITU).
The government will support her totally in order for her to achieve historic triumph in the polls, according to Syed Amin-Ul-Haque, the federal minister for IT and telecom.
Rahman has experience as a High Court advocate. In 2018, she was proposed for the position of Regional Advisor for the East and South Asia region at the Commonwealth Telecommunications Organization, UK. She has also worked as a professional in information communication technology (ICT) and as the Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication.
Rehman holds a law degree from University College London as well as a master’s degree in law with a focus on the law and economics of regulated markets, networks, and sectors.
She successfully handled three rounds of spectrum auctions for the Next Generation Mobile Services (3G/ 4G) while serving as a federal minister. As a result, the penetration of broadband expanded from less than 3% in 2013 to 40% by 2018 and is now over 53%.