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President calls for taking steps to develop IT sector
July 27, 2021

President Dr. Arif Alvi has called for taking proactive measures to develop the Information Technology sector that can contribute enormously to the economic and scientific development of the country.

He expressed these views at a briefing on the National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences in Islamabad on Tuesday.

The President said that globally, the focus of development policies is shifting from Brick-and-Mortar development projects to the intellectual development of human resources and Pakistan needs to adopt this modern strategy.

He said academia-industry linkages are essential for the progress of the country. He also urged the need to increase the number of students with a special focus on the provision of hybrid and online education.

The President asked the management to prepare the students keeping in view the requirements of the 4th Industrial Revolution and focus on research and development.