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Pakistan has made tremendous beginning in IT : Dr Atta

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Science and Technology, Prof Dr Atta-ur-Rehman, has pointed out that Pakistan has made a tremendous beginning in the realms of information technology.

He said that while speaking as chief guest at the inaugural session of the three-day IT Commerce Network (ITCN) Conference and Exhibition at a local hotel on Saturday.

The Minister was of the view that during the past one and a half years the country has done fairly well in the field of information technology.

He pointed out that the four broad areas that have been focused on were education as that was very vital, infrastructure, enabling policies and incentives and that the IT must serve as an engine for the economic development, poverty alleviation and for providing services to the people thus improving the quality of life.

Prof. Atta said that we got ahead in all these four areas to the best of our ability and executing several decades’ work in just two years’ time.
Source: The Nation
Date:8/11/2002