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The Ministry of Communications (Urdu: وزارت مواصلات; reporting name: MoCom), is a Cabinet-level ministry of the Pakistani Government responsible for analysing, formulating and implementing central policy on communications and transportation. It is the one of the oldest ministries, created August 14, 1947. The Ministry of Communications has jurisdiction over telegraph and telephone communications as well as public radio, technical means of radio and television broadcasting and the distribution of periodicals. The Ministry and its political executive, the Communications Minister, are headquartered in the Cabinet Secretariat, Islamabad Capital Venue. The Communications Minister is a public appointee who must be a member of Parliament. As of 2011, the Communications Minister is Abdul Hakeem Baloch.
August 14, 1947; 69 years ago
Islamabad, ICT, Pakistan
Hafiz Abdul Kareem, Minister Babar Yaqoob Fateh, Secretary
Communication and Transportation
Mr. M. Asadullah Khan Mandokhel (Care Taker)(02-04-2013)
Dr. Arbab Alamgir Khan (19-06-2012-16-03-2013)
Organization of the Division:
National Transport Research Centre, National Highway & Motorway Police, National Highway Authority, Construction Machinery Training Institute
Wings / Attached Departments:
National Highway Authority, National Transport and Research Center, Construction Technology Training Institute, Pakistan Post Office Department, Pakistan Post Foundation
Ministry of Communications functions as a central policy making and administrative authority on Communications and Transport Sector in the Country. Ministry of Communications consists of one division Communications Division Please visit the web site of the communications Division for a more comprehensive and detailed information about its Policies, Publications, Information and Services, Forms, Tenders, Jobs, News & Press Releases, and Related Links. Introduction
Achieving National Cohesion and integration through development of sustainable communication infrastructure for Socio-economic uplift of the country by providing enabling environment to facilitate movement of people, goods and services in minimum time and cost.  Mission Statement
Functions of the Ministry
The main objectives / functions of the Ministry of Communications are:
Prioritization of development projects and operational activities according to economic, social and strategic needs of the country.
Provide effective support to the economy.
Promote international competitiveness of our exports and increase operational effectiveness to meet challenges of globalization.
Integrate remote areas of the country into the economic mainstream.
Improve project monitoring and implementation.
Train and improve quality of human resources.
Enhance good governance through incentives and disciplinary action.
Improve values and ethics to build responsive organizations.
Provide safe and smooth travel on National Highways & Motorways.
Provide an efficient, reliable and speedy postal service matching the private sector courier services.
Carry out research on road engineering, building and management.
Modernize post and provide exemplary service to the public.
Open up unexplored areas through expanding national roads networks.
Organization of the Division
The Ministry of Communications consists of the main Ministry headed by a Federal Secretary. It has been organized into 2 wings (namely) Administration Wing headed by Joint Secretary-I and Roads & Road Transport Wing headed by Joint Secretary-II. There are a number of autonomous as well as attached / subordinate departments under the Ministry. The existing staff strength of Ministry of Communications (Main) is 198. Organization of the DivisionThe Ministry of Communications exercise administrative control over the following Departments / Organizations: