Pakistan pursuing vision of accelerated digitisation,’ President Mamnoon addresses 2nd World Internet Conference

WUZEHN (Staff Report): President Mamnoon Hussain Wednesday said that Pakistan is pursuing the vision of accelerated digitisation to transform Pakistan into a knowledge-based economy.

While addressing the 2nd World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, China the President said our focus remains on development of Information and Communications Technology infrastructure across the country with special emphasis on serving marginalised segments of society and bridging digital divide.

He said the information revolution has fundamentally altered perception of reality, time and space.

He added that in his view the Information Technology is reshaping our identity, geo-politics, security dynamics of the 21st century and the whole range of other paradigms.

Mamnoon Hussain said the Government of Pakistan fully realises the potential of information and communications technology for socio-economic growth.

He said we consider it as key enabler to achieve sufficiency, transparency, good governance and empowering the people.

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