President Dr Arif Alvi has said government is making efforts to enhance the environment of innovation through different start-ups in emerging technologies.
He was chairing a meeting of the Taskforce on Emerging Technologies, in Islamabad on Tuesday.
The President said that next decade in Pakistan would be the decade of Information Technology revolution based on a futuristic telecom infrastructure. He said Pakistan must have necessary ingredients like infrastructure, a great number of educated youth in IT and e Telecom and a population willing to adapt to new technologies to cope with the new challenges.
The President emphasized that digitization of government, including digital identification machines and voting technology, holds special significance in this regard. He added that cyber tools and apps must also be incorporated in education, health and population planning, biotechnology, and security.