August 25, 2021: President Dr Arif Alvi says the government is taking steps to build information highways and extend the reach of the people to fourth-generation technologies.
Speaking at an international conference on innovation and entrepreneurship in Islamabad, he said the goal of the government is to improve the digital financial system, achieve women empowerment and ensure economic transparency.
The President said Pakistan is making great progress with the use of emerging technologies and Youth can benefit from it through innovation, creativity and entrepreneurship.
He said the government is working on setting up special technology zones and endeavoring to encourage investment and utilize its youth bulge.
The President said the government is making efforts to attain a hundred percent literacy in the country and impart skills to the people who could not get an education.
He urged the world to focus on the reduction of poverty and merit-based distribution of wealth and democratization of societies.