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‘Pakistan to have its first Science and Technology Park’


Syed Umarullah HussainiWeb Editor

09th Dec, 2019. 10:28 am
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Another step taken to make Pakistan Technologically Upgraded, Prime Minister Imran Khan will inaugurate Pakistan’s first National Science and Technology Park (NSTP) in Islamabad today.

According to the details, the science and technology park is located in the vicinity of University in Islamabad and being hailed as the country’s largest innovation and research ecosystem.

The high-tech IT Park houses more than forty companies, including start-ups, Small Medium Enterprises (SMEs), and tech giants.

According to the University’s statement, the park will serve as a launchpad for the country’s leading researchers, innovators, and entrepreneurs.

Federal Minister of Science and Technology Chaudhary Fawwad Hussain also brief about the inauguration of the park in his tweet on Monday.

Last week, the PTI government also launched Digital Pakistan’ campaign aimed at introducing the latest technologies for public welfare.

While addressing the launching ceremony, the Prime Minister said that digitizing Pakistan is crucial for the youth as the country as exciting times are ahead of the country.

The Premier further stated that e-governance is necessary to curb corruption, which is rampant across the country at all levels, and this initiative will ease the lives of the citizens and our government will put all out efforts to promote Digital Pakistan. The future of Pakistan is very exciting.

The Digital Pakistan campaign ceremony was held at the Prime Minister’s Office in Islamabad.

Under the Digital Pakistan campaign correspondence between government departments, which was previously done on paper, will be made digital.

Ministry of Information Technology will supervise the project and make it functional within three months.

Google’s senior executive Tania Aidrus has resigned from her post to lead the digital vision in Pakistan.

Tania will lead the first Digital Vision of Pakistan. She has arrived from Singapore.

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