Govt has a vision to further build knowledge-based economy

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Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications Syed Aminul Haq Thursday said that Pakistan is committed to provide an environment where masses can reap the rewards of a thriving digital economy. “The Pakistan government has a vision to further build a knowledge-based economy.

Our membership of the DCO will continue to provide opportunities for collaboration between governments to develop an inclusive global digital economy” he said while talking to a delegation of Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO).

The four-member delegation was led by Ms. Deemah Al-Yahya, Secretary General of the Digital Cooperation Organization is presently in Pakistan on official visit.

The DCO consists of 7 founding countries: Pakistan, Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, Oman, Kuwait, Nigeria and Oman.

Secretary IT Dr. Sohail Rajput, Member IT Syed Junaid Imam, Member Telecom Muhammad Omar Malik, Member International Coordination Ajmal Awan and other officials were also present in the meeting, said a news release.

On this occasion, the international delegation was given briefing on the initiatives and policies of the Ministry of IT.

Minister IT further said that the member countries of the Digital Cooperation Organization can take advantage of Pakistan’s IT professionals and their excellent English accent and world class talent.

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