Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting of Task Force on Technology Driven Knowledge Economy

January 29, 2019

Prime Minister Imran Khan chaired a meeting of Task Force on Technology Driven Knowledge Economy today at PM Office. The meeting was attended by Finance Minister Mr. Asad Umar, Minister for Planning, Development & Reform Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, Minister for Information Technlogy Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Advisor to PM on Commerce Mr. Abdul Razzak Dawood, Vice Chairman of Taskforce Professor Dr. Atta ur Rehman, Chairman Higher Education Commission (HEC) Dr. Tariq Binori, CEO Ignite Mr. Yousuf Hussain, representatives of business community and industrialists; and Federal Secretaries of concerned Ministries. 

 

Vice Chairman of the Taskforce on Technology Driven Knowledge Economy  Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rehman made a detailed presentation on transformation towards technology driven economy.

 

The Prime Minister was briefed on ways and means and strategy to promote Technology driven economy with enhanced allocations to higher education, technical skills development of human resource, promotion of digitalization, promotion of AI (Artificial Intelligence) education and skills.

 

The Prime Minister stated that Government is focusing on shift towards Technology to transform economy and capitalize huge human resource potential of the country. He emphasized that development in all sectors is dependent on adaptation and use of technology that will ultimately improve governance and benefit the masses