ISPAN organized Get Together program on February 2, 2007 on Hotel de l’Annapurna. The main focus of this program was to give the reception party to the newly appointed board members of Nepal Telecom Authority. It also invited different personalities from the IT sectors like ISP’s, NTA, NPIX, MOIC, MOEST, HLCIT, NTC, Telephone Operators and Donor Agencies.
ISPAN has divided the program into three different sections:
The first session was attended by the members and the potential members of ISPAN. President Mr. Pavan Singh Shakya chaired this session and gave brief introduction about ISPAN activities. He discussed about the ISPAN strategic document where it points out the strength, weakness, opportunities and threats of ISPAN and suggested recommendation for development of ISPAN.
General Secretary Mr. Binay Bohra told about the different problems like Data Network, Thup Dastoor, Wi-Max etc, that ISP has been facing for the past few years.
Suggestion and Recommendation from the Participants
Mr. Sanjeev Rajbhandri from Mercatile Communications P. Ltd and Mr. Dileep Agrawal from World Link Communications P.Ltd suggested to act on the benefit of all the ISPs and should take action immediately on most important issues.
President stressed on making all ISP’s unified in one Umbrella so that they can fight against any problem jointly.
The second session was all about welcoming the distinguished guest from NTA. ISPAN has invited the chairman, board member and other personnel form NTA to make them aware about the problems and other issues that the ISP’s were going through due to its policy and act.
President welcomed the guests and Mr. Binay Bohra, General Secretary presented the different issues and problems that ISP is facing.
Finally in the third section, the ICT personalities, Telecom operators and other dignitaries were invited. This program has been organized in order to make familiar the ISP’S problems to all related person and search for the optimum solution. It has been a kind of orientation program about the ISPAN existence to the invitees.
Vote of Thanks:
Mr. Sudhir Parauli, executive member of ISPAN gave vote of thanks to all the distinguished guests and the members for their valuable presence and time. He said that the program will be fruitful to the entire ISP as well as for the overall development of ICT sector in Nepal. At last he thanked Lotus BizPort for their support for making the program success