APP36-12 ISLAMABAD: December 12 - Secretary General Asia-Pacific Telecommunity, Ms. Areewan Haorangsi called on Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui. APP

ISLAMABAD, Dec 12 (APP):Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui Wednesday said that the future of the world depends upon information technology and telecommunication.

Talking to Secretary General Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Ms. Areewan Haorangsi, who called on him here on Wednesday said that present government was committed for the digitalization of Pakistan.
Matters related to telecommunication and information technology were discussed during the meeting, said a press release.
Secretary General Asia-Pacific Telecommunity (APT) Ms. Areewan briefed the federal minister about the working of APT.
She said that the one of the objectives of APT is to promote regional cooperation in the area of common interest covering radio communications, standardization and development.
Secretary General APT also invited Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication to attend APT ministerial conference in Singapore on June 25 next year.
The minister accepted the invitation.