The aim of this step of Ministry of Federal Education was to ensure the professional development of teachers and students. Parliamentary Secretary for Federal Education Wajiha Qamar has termed this initiative a milestone in the history.
Thirteen young Pakistanis have made it to the Forbes 30 Under 30 list this year.
The list includes startup founders and young innovators like Hamza Jawaid, Saad Jangda, Muhammad Owais Qureshi, Zohaib Ali, Iman Jamall, Hasib Malik, Yaseen Khalid, M. Saquib Malik, Nabeel Siddiqui, Misha Japanwala, Abdullah Siddiqui, Shayan Mahmud, and Hannia Zia.
The Ministry of IT and Telecommunication through USF has contracted various development projects worth approximately PKR 7 Billion to provide High-Speed Mobile Broadband services in districts of Chagai, Noshki, Bolan, Mastung, Panjgur, Gwadar, Ziarat, Jaffarabad and Pishin.
On Wednesday, Pakistan's IT Minister Syed Aminul Haque announced the launch of Tech Destination Pakistan, an initiative which aims to promote the country's information technology industry.
He also mentioned that this improved performance has been acknowledged by the State Bank of Pakistan, expressing his optimism that the IT exports will cross the target of $2 billion by the end of the year.