Agreement signed for developing indigenous ICT resources in Pakistan

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21st Aug, 2021. 08:14 pm

ISLAMABAD: The Institute of Policy Studies (IPS), Islamabad signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Inovatian-Asia (Private) Limited, a sister concern of international technology firm Inovatian Inc with offices in Canada, the UK, the US and Egypt, a statement said on Saturday.

The Inovatian-Asia (Private) Limited was founded by renowned scientist and innovator Dr Hatim Zaghoul.

Zaghloul is known for his inventions, along with his friend Dr Michel Fattouche, of WiFi, WiMax and LTE’s WOFDM and the complex randomization of CDMA2000 and MCDSSS protocols widely used in the telecom sector across the world. The company also specialised in 6G telephony solutions, cyber-security, and data solutions.

Naufil Shahrukh, general manager operations of IPS, and Farzana Yaqoob, CEO of Inovatian-Asia signed the MoU during the ceremony.

Khalid Rahman, chairman of IPS, Kashif Siddiqui, director of Inovatian-Asia, Professor Dr Adeel Akram, department of telecommunications, University of Engineering and Technology (UET), Taxila, Shafaq Sarfraz, manager outreach and IPS-LEAD (Learning, Excellence, and Development Program), and other officials of the two organisations were also present on the occasion.

The MoU aims at fostering cooperation between the two organisations to carry out joint capacity-building programmes, disseminate research and analysis, foster dialogue among scholars, experts, scientists, and policymakers, and develop indigenous, state-of-the-art ICT (Information and Communication Technology) resources and solutions in Pakistan and the Muslim world.

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