Govt wants to make country global power, says PM 

By: News Desk      Published: 09:09 PM, 7 Oct, 2020
Govt wants to make country global power, says PM 
Chief of Army Staff Gen Qamar Javed Bajwa was also present.–File photo

Prime Minister Imran Khan has said his government has been working to make Pakistan a self-reliant state that will emerge as a global power.

He was addressing the final session of a seminar titled ‘Resetting & Rebooting Pakistan’s ICT Sector’ at the National Defence University (NDU).

Chief of Army Staff General Qamar Javed Bajwa, Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Hussain Chaudhry, Sindh Governor Imran Ismael and NDU President Lt Gen Muhammad Saeed were also present.

National and international prominent ICT experts, industrial representatives, and senior military and civil officers attended the seminar. Director General Institute for Strategic Studies, Research and Analysis of NDU presented the recommendations of the seminar.

The prime minister appreciated the NDU for arranging a seminar on the ICT sector and assured full facilitation to the ICT stakeholders for providing an enabling and supportive regulatory environment from the government.

He also emphasized on skills’ enhancement of the country’s young population and said the Information and Communication Technology (ICT) sector held great potential for employment generation and revenue earnings.