Nominations for the Position of Board of Director – Deadline Extended till February 13, 2017

The Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) Company was established in September 2006 by Ministry of Information Technology & Telecommunication, Government of Pakistan, with the goal of transforming Pakistan economy into a knowledge-based economy by promoting efficient, sustainable and effective ICT initiatives through synergic development of industrial and academic R&D resources.


The Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) Company is governed by its Board of Directors, which consists of representatives from the Federal Government, Telecommunication Industry, Scientific & Academic Community and a Corporate Management Executive.


The Ministry of IT & Telecom invites nominations, for the following vacancies on the Board of Directors of the National lCT R&D Fund Company:


 Sr.# Position Desired level of Nomination
1 Representative of Fixed Line Operators CEO/COO
2 Representative of Cellular Operators CEO/COO
3 Representative of Data Service Providers CEO/COO
4 Representative of Scientific and Academic Community (02) Dean, Vice Chancellor, HOD
5 Corporate Management Executive with management experience at a senior position in multinational or international companies


Concerned organizations/companies are are requested to kindly submit nominations of representatives on individual basis. The Federal Government reserves the right to accept or reject any nomination made pursuant to a specific category. Procedure for nomination and appointment of Board of Directors is defined in the Articles of Association of the Company and can be pursued from the link mentioned below.




Nominations along with CVs, duly approved by the competent authority of relevant Company/Organization, should reach the undersigned.

The deadline for the submission of nominations is extended till February 13, 2017


Company Secretary

Ignite (Formerly National ICT R&D Fund) Company

Ministry of Information Technology & Telecommunication

6th Floor, HBL Tower, Blue Area, Islamabad

Ph: 051-9215361-65, Fax: 051-9215366