IT exports witness 35pc surge in first six months of 2021-22

KARACHI: Federal Minister for Information Amin ul Haque has said that Pakistan’s information and communication technology (ICT) exports have witnessed an over 35 percent increase during the first half of the fiscal year 2021-22. The IT minister said that the

India warns Twitter to comply with IT rules or face ‘unintended consequences’

NEW DELHI: India has warned Twitter it has one last chance to comply with new IT rules or the social media giant will face “unintended consequences”. The new rules – which were announced in February and which became effective at

CDWP approves four projects worth Rs6.8bn

ISLAMABAD: The Central Development Working Party (CDWP) approved four projects worth Rs6.8 billion and recommended one project worth RS43.32 billion rupees to the Executive Committee of National Economic Council (ECNEC) for further consideration. The approval was given at a meeting

Over 500 Japanese IT companies keen to invest in Pakistan: SAPM Bukhari

ISLAMABAD: Special Assistant to Prime Minister (SAPM) on Overseas Pakistanis and Human Resource Development (HRD) Zulfikar Abbas Bukhari met with Japanese ambassador to Pakistan Kininori Matsuda to discuss the export of Pakistani IT engineers in Japan. The meeting was followed

Huawei to support ‘Digital Pakistan’ initiative

ISLAMABAD: A high-level delegation of Chinese technology giant Huawei called on Prime Minister Imran Khan and expressed interest in is realising the IT initiatives of the government. The delegation was led by Global Senior Vice President Huawei Technology Mr Hou

Efforts underway to provide digital services in AJK, GB: Minister

LAHORE: Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque, and Minister for Kashmir Affairs and Gilgit Baltistan Ali Amin Khan Gandapur have discussed issues of digital networking in Azad Kashmir and Gilgit Baltistan. During the meeting, Ali

Huawei agrees to support IT sector in Pakistan

ISLAMABAD: Chinese multinational technology company Huawei has agreed to work with the Ministry of Information Technology to support the local IT sector in Pakistan. Federal Secretary Ministry of IT & Telecom Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui chaired a meeting between Ministry of

IT Ministry starts working on ‘baytee’ to empower women

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has started work on “Baytee”; a program aimed at empowering women through Information and Communication Technologies (ICT). A meeting was held under Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr.Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui. During

IT minister inaugurates ‘Durust Daam’ app to ensure price control

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has inaugurated mobile App “Durust Daam” at National Information Technology Board (NITB) on Tuesday. “Durust Daam” App will be helpful to control profiteering by shopkeepers. Through the app

Over 300,000 youth benefited from projects under IT ministry

ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui on Friday said the ministry remains committed for the development and uplift of the country’s youth. He claimed that 389,071 students have benefitted from various projects, workshops, training,