To promote and continue our Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Digital Pakistan Vision, the IT Ministry is deciding on hosting Digital Pakistan Policy Roundtables, titled “Improving Lives through Modern, Affordable & Reliable Digital Services,” the Ministry of Information Technology (MoITT) proclaimed on Tuesday. The roundtables will be carried in Lahore, Karachi, and Islamabad, commencing from the 24th of March, in collaboration with the following institutions:

  • PSEB (Pakistan Software Export Board)
  • NITB (National Information Technology Board)
  • P@SHA (Pakistan Software Houses Association)
  • NTC (National Telecommunication Corporation)
  • VU (Virtual University)

One of the conventions’ key purposes is to encourage stakeholders from the public & private Sectors, academia & donor agencies to provide their suggestions on the policy’s fundamental pillars:

  • E-governance
  • ICT Foundation
  • Human Resource Development
  • Innovation & Entrepreneurship
  • Fintech
  • E-commerce & digitized programs
  • IT/TeS Development
  • Exports, Privacy, and Safety

These references will eventually point to the formulation of a strong digitized policy.

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“Pakistan Digital Policy Round-table 2021 provides an opportunity to examine the parallels between policy pillars and emerging changes in the technology space. It also reviews and suggests the diversity of socio-technical aspects,” states Nadeem A. Malik who is a member of the PM’s taskforce for IT & Telecom.

The soon-to-be-introduced, Digital Pakistan 2021 policy, will be the means to support Pakistan’s digital transformation by securing affordable and dependable digital services to improve the citizens’ quality of living and financial well-being. The course sets out the Ministry of IT’s legislative commitments, including the requirement to portray the necessary policy structures, laws, and regulations that organize a sustainable IT environment.

The managing director of PSEB, Osama Nasir, has stated that Digital Pakistan Policy 2021 roundtable will assist them in regulating their efforts and struggles towards creating a prosperous Pakistan.

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Source: TechJuice


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