Information Technology | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

Pakistan Press Foundation

Information Technology

Efforts on to boost Information Technology IT exports: Minister

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD – Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications Aminul Haque has said that efforts are being made to enhance export of the IT industry’s products in accordance with the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan. The minister said that after the record $2.1 billion exports, the target of $5 billion will also be achieved. Cooperation […]


Timely digitalization can ‘catapult’ Pakistan to progress: President Alvi

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD – President Arif Alvi has expressed the confidence that Pakistan will be catapulted to the new era much faster if it takes full benefit from the information technology. Addressing the Digital Government Summit here yesterday, he envisioned that it is a matter of time that Pakistan will be one of the most important countries […]


United Kingdom varsity, information ministry ink agreement

Pakistan Press Foundation

Islamabad: The Bournemouth University on Wednesday signed a memorandum of understanding with the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting for collaboration in the areas of technology, media, animation and gaming. The representatives of both BU and ministry met virtually to sign the MoU and discuss collaboration. Bournemouth University’s Chief Operating Officer Jim Andrews said the initiative […]


Pakistan’s first-ever Cyber Security Policy approved by federal cabinet

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD – The federal cabinet on Tuesday gave approval of country’s first National Cyber Security Policy 2021 aimed at data protection and prevention of cybercrimes. Ministry for Information Technology and Telecommunication, which had prepared the policy, announced the development on Twitter. The same was also revealed by Information Minister Chaudhry Fawad Hussain during a press […]


Efforts underway to provide broadband access to rural areas in Pakistan: Amin Ul Haque

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI – Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque Monday said that in line with Prime Minister Imran Khan’s Digital Pakistan vision, efforts were underway to provide broadband access to rural areas in Pakistan and efforts would be geared towards ensuring that the facility of e-commerce is made available in small […]


Pakistan’s First Digital Learning Festival Begins Tomorrow

Pakistan Press Foundation

Trainers Resource Group (TRG) is presenting an entirely new festival experience in the form of a 6-day digital “learning buffet.” It is the first digital learning festival with the support of over 100 business leaders, management consultants, trainers, facilitators, keynote speakers and coaches. How do we keep learning in crisis? Responding to the sudden future […]


Huawei Tech Day for IT influences in Pakistan

Pakistan Press Foundation

Islamabad : Huawei IT Tech Day 2020 started here in Islamabad. The summit is a three-day platform for ICT influences, government officials, and industry leaders in Pakistan designed to exchange viewpoints, keep the community updated with the latest trends in technology and experience first-hand technological innovation involving IT development. PTA Chairman, Major General(R) Amir Azeem […]


An app to rent a car by the hour

Pakistan Press Foundation

Anyone who doesn’t own a vehicle knows how anxiety-inducing it is to think about running all those errands, the stops and the route to be taken so you pay the lowest fare. And with car prices through the roof, what can you do? Enter Roamer and it might just get a bit more convenient. Roamer […]


FIA cybercrime probes hobbled by social media giants

Pakistan Press Foundation

ISLAMABAD:The Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) has said the investigation into transactional electronic cybercrime requires records from International organisations which many times do not share details of its users. “Servers of companies like Google, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Microsoft, and WhatsApp are outside Pakistan and the FIA probe comes to a dead end due to lack of […]


Fight against malnutrition: Country needs latest digital marketing techniques on social media: Dr Sania

Pakistan Press Foundation

Dr Sania Nishtar, Special Assistant to the Prime Minister on Social Protection and Poverty Alleviation, said on Saturday that Pakistan needs 21st century tools such as digital marketing techniques on social media to reach wide audiences in its fight against malnutrition. She was addressing the launch event of Poverty Alleviation & Social Safety Division’s first-of-its-kind […]


Finance and IT school of Sindh police inaugurated

Pakistan Press Foundation

The Sindh police on Friday inaugurated its school of finance and information technology built in collaboration with various dignitaries and financial institutions. The inauguration ceremony was attended by senior police officers. The chief guest at the event was Adviser to the Sindh Chief Minister on Law Barrister Murtaza Wahab. Deputy Inspector General (DIG) Zulfiqar Larik […]


Need stressed to equip chemical lab with modern technology

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: Sindh Chief Secretary Syed Mumtaz Ali Shah has said that the overall performance of Karachi Chemical Laboratory was not satisfactory and stressed the need to equip it with modern technology with the assistance of the Interna­tional Centre for Chemical and Biological Sciences of Karachi University. The chief secretary, who made these observations during his […]


CCTV cameras to be installed at worship places of minorities

Pakistan Press Foundation

The Sindh Assembly was informed on Monday that the provincial government had decided to install closed-circuit television (CCTV) cameras to guard the places of worship of the religious minorities in the province. Speaking during the question hour of the session, Sindh Minorities’ Affairs Minister Hari Ram Kishori Lal informed the House that there were a […]


IBA opens two-day tech conference

Pakistan Press Foundation

KARACHI: The Institute of Business Administration on Saturday orgnaised a conference on information and communication technologies, the eighth in the series. Director Urban Analytics Institute Murtaza Haider; Dean, University of Glasgow UESTC, Dr Muhammad Imran; Associate Professor at Information Technology University (ITU), Lahore, Dr. Adnan Noor Mian; and Dr Gus Gutoski conducted keynote sessions and […]