PR No. 249 Islamabad

Governor Sindh Muhammad Zubair called on the Minister of state for IT Mrs Anusha Rehman here at Islamabad today. Many issues of mutual interest pertaining to IT and Telecom development were discussed in the meeting.

Anusha Rehman informed the Governor Sindh that Ministry of information technology is rigorously pursuing the Prime Minister’s Agenda of “Digital Pakistan “in true letter and spirit. Therefore whole Pakistan, including rural areas of Sindh are also being connected through USF and by 2018 whole Pakistan will be connected Insha Allah.

She further stated that her ministry  has initiated several projects  for the provision of latest IT & Telecom facilities to the inhabitants of un served and under served areas  of Pakistan  including , Sindh.

Anusha Rehman also informed the Governor  that MOIT is going to establish an incubation center at Karachi soon and contract has been awarded to the successful bidders through ICT R&D Fund Company’s board recently. Through this initiative, young IT graduates of Rural and urban Sindh will have a golden opportunity to get appropriate training to become a successful entrepreneurs.

Governor Sindh appreciated Minister Anusha Rahman for her special initiatives to provide latest IT and telecom facilities to the people of Sindh and assured his cooperation in government efforts to connect the unconnected.