Alumni Profiles

Azeem Sajjad

Organization Information

Ministry of Information Technology,
IT & Telecom Division,
Govt. of Pakistan
4th Floor, Evacuee Trust Complex
Agha Khan Road, F-5/1, Islamabad

Project Manager for Research and Development Fund in Ministry of Information Technology

Monitoring and Evaluation of Projects through National ICT R&D Fund Company through Policy Committee and Steering Committees etc.

International Liaison with different Information Communication Technologies (ICT) organizations, telecom operators and different donor agencies etc.

Describe the work that you do in your role

•Assistance in Policy & Regulatory issues, R&D, International Liaison with ICT organizations and Management of Fund Accounts
•Management, maintenance and control of R&D Fund
•Review, inspection of Projects for compliance with contract requirements
•Coordinating the policy review cycle and redrafting of telecom policies.
•Coordinating the Legal matters, particularly pertaining to R&D Fund
•Technical report writing, Presentations and documentation (Working Papers, Portfolio Analysis, Project Feasibility Studies, Project Proposals, Work Plans, Yearbooks for Ministry and Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT), Economic Survey Report, Proposals for International bodies like ITU, APT, CTO etc, Briefs and Summaries for Secretary and Minister, Events Management and Proceedings, Fact Sheets, ICT Indicators Analysis, Arranging and Coordinating Meetings, Analysis reports of Mobile subscribers, Telecom data preparation for Pocketbook of Statistic Division etc.)

Indicate previous experience and/or areas of career proficiency/achievenments

Experience of work with Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) in Islamabad, special batch hired for transfer of technology on Billing and Customer Care system, with due trainings through ZTE.

Served for University of Management and Technology (UMT), as Assist. Manager (IT & Coordination) for around five years.

Describe your success in your professional life and achievements

Foreign trainings course on National Informatization Framework through Korean Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion(KADO) in South Korea - 2007.

Training course on Telecommunications and Broadcasting Convergence through Korea Radio Promotion Agency with collaboration of Asia Pacific Telecommunity in Korea - 2008

ITU Centre of Excellence Training Workshop on Next Generation Networks: Architecture, Network and services through Turk Telkom Akademi in Istanbol, Turkey on 2010

Training Course on New Generation Mobile Telecommunications Technologies and Networks in Oct 2012 through Xi’an University of Posts and Telecom (XUPT)- P.R.China

Write your activities and achievement if you were member of any club or society in UMT?

•Selected two times for Dean’s Merit Award during MCS
•Second most position in my Batch in MCS.
•Award of participated in UMT in-house Software Competition
Membership and affiliations with different international organizations like Turk Telekom Akademi, Digital Opportunity Forum, Korean Agency for Digital Opportunity and Promotion (KADO), ITU Global Regulators Exchange, Liaison for Crossroads ACM Student Magazine, IAESTE, Pakistan, TechNet, Pakistan Research Network, Learning Resource Center of UMT, Digital Divide Network, TakingITGlobal and Development Gateway Foundation etc.

What do you remember about your time in ILM / IMT /UMT?

Very memorable. It always makes me happy to think of past memories in ILM.