Pakistan has joined the Digital Cooperation Organization (DCO) as a founding member along with other countries including Saudi Arabia.
According to a statement issued by Foreign Office Spokesperson Zahid Hafeez Chaudhry, the establishment of the DCO was initiated by Saudi Arabia and included other countries including Bahrain, Egypt, Jordan, Kuwait and the United Arab Emirates as founding members.
The DCO was inaugurated online hosted by Saudi Arabia’s Minister of Communications and Information Technology Abdullah Al-Swaha, where Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi attended with a video statement.
Appreciating the initiative of the Saudi Minister of Communications and Information Technology, Shah Mehmood Qureshi said that at a time when digital technology is estimated at 11 11 trillion and is on the rise after the Code-19 epidemic, the formation of DCOs It will help meet the needs of global cooperation and cooperation in the digital field.
The DCO will promote the global digital agenda in the fields of science, health, education, trade, social, agriculture, capitalism and security, as digital diplomacy is a key component of foreign ministers’ public diplomacy, the statement said. ۔
The Foreign Office says the Foreign Ministry has a special digital diplomacy group, which includes some of Pakistan’s best IT experts, and they are highlighting aspects of Pakistan’s digital diplomacy.
The statement said that countries like Pakistan where talented and trained people are present and the information revolution is reducing the development deficit.
The Foreign Office statement added that Pakistan’s membership in the DCO would achieve those goals.