Meta Hosts Digital Transformation Workshop for Government Partners | Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Meta Hosts Digital Transformation Workshop for Government Partners

Pakistan Press Foundation

On July 5, Meta conducted a significant digital transformation workshop aimed at enhancing the digital capabilities of government partners in Pakistan.

The event, hosted at the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication, drew the participation of key government officials including Minister of State for IT and Telecommunication Shaza Fatima Khawaja, Secretary IT Captain (Retd) Muhammad Mahmood, Additional Secretary Aisha Humera Moriani, Member IT Syed Junaid Imam, and Director General International Coordination Syed Jawwad Ali Sherazi.

The workshop‘s primary goal was to equip social media and public relations representatives from various ministries and government departments with the necessary skills to boost their digital media presence using Meta platforms like Facebook and Instagram.

During the workshop, Meta representatives, including Head Safety Policy Dr. Priyanka Bhalla, Lead Public Policy Dania Mukhtar, Manager Public Policy Tabeer Ather, and Partner Manager Guillin Cathrine Zhou, presented a comprehensive overview of Meta’s Community Standards, which cover issues such as Bullying and Harassment, Hate Speech, and Misinformation. They also introduced the attendees to a range of safety tools, products, and resources available on Meta platforms.

The event saw wide participation from various government bodies, including the Ministry of IT & Telecom, Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA), National Information Technology Board (NITB), Ignite, Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB), and Universal Service Fund (USF).

A question and answer session concluded the workshop, allowing attendees to clarify doubts and gain deeper insights into implementing effective digital strategies.

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