Ministry of Information Technology & Telecommunication
Government of Pakistan. Islamabad
Youth has tremendous potential just need a proper guideline for a journey towards success, IT Minister
ICT is important for the socio-economic development of any country; Syed Amin ul Haq
Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Syed Amin ul Haq, visited Sir Syed said our youth has tremendous potential, and what they need is a proper guideline for a journey towards success. He pointed out that in Pakistan 3.1% of GDP is reserved for education, yet we are endeavoring to take it to 10% at least.
He was addressing to Signing Ceremony of Memorandum of Understanding between Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology and Ministry of Information Technology & Telecommunication Pakistan. Registrar Syed Sarfraz Ali and Syed Junaid Imam signed the MoU on behalf of Sir Syed University and Ministry of Information Technology & Telecommunication Pakistan respectively. Sir Syed University will provide a platform through the National Idea Bank for collecting ideas. The university will develop a sustainable business model for the idea bank.
Federal Minister Syed Amin ul Haq further said that the rapid adoption of Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is immensely important for the socio-economic development of any country and our focus is to enhance the growth of Pakistan’s economy. The efforts are paying off as the IT industry is growing in terms of the number of companies, revenue, exports, and workforce every year.
Chancellor SSSUET, Jawaid Anwar said that the time of excuses has gone, and now we need to deliver. To boost the economy of Pakistan. Information technology is a key lever of economic development and innovation is the prime determinant of the rise and fall of societies.
Earlier Vice-Chancellor SSUET, Prof. Dr. Vali Uddin welcomed the Federal Minister for Information Technology & Telecommunication and addressing the gathering he said, “The University’s focus is on innovation, research, and commercialization with a deep sense of social and moral responsibility imbued with the Aligarh Spirit.”
Syed Junaid Imam, CEO of Ignite, said that Digital Pakistan is based on two pillars skill development, innovation, and entrepreneurship. Collaboration with universities for developing soft skills increases the credibility of children globally and locally.