Government committed to transform Pakistan into knowledge-based economy

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Government committed to transform Pakistan into knowledge-based economy

WASHINGTON, April 16 (APP): Pakistan was promoting increased global connectivity through a series of initiatives and the government is committed to transform the country into a knowledge-based economy, Finance Secretary Dr. Waqar Maood Khan said.

Speaking at an event the “Global Connect Initiative” at the World
Bank, Washington, the Finance Secretary reiterated Pakistan’s resolve to support the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS), action lines and targets that were set under the agenda for the Sustainable Developments Goals (SDG).

The government was promoting increased global connectivity through a
series of initiatives to defuse the broadband penetration and encourage numerous applications in provision of public services, he added.