Postal and Telecommunication Regulatory Authority of Zimbabwe (POTRAZ) has engaged the ICT Parliamentary Portfolio Committee and all telecommunication companies, on a familiarization drive today in Kadoma.
The three day event is going to give an indepth understanding to the Committee on how the Regulator and other mobile networks operate in Zimbabwe.
Speaking about the event in an interview with TechnoMag, Potraz Director General Dr Gift Machengete said that, the Regulator wants parliamentarians to have an appreciation of the state of the postal and telecommunications sector and the regulatory environment.
” The tour is to ensure that members of parliament understand the mandate of Potraz,” adding, “as major stakeholders it is important that we meet and map the way forward, making them (the parliamentarians) understand our regulatory environment while we also seek their policy support,” he said.
Some of the highlights of the familiarization tour, will be the Potraz Consumer Education Awareness Campaign with the Rimuka Community and the Tour of Chinhoyi Provincial Community Information Centre.
Keynote address will be done by ICT Minister Hon Kazembe Kazembe.