Today Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) in partnership with Internet Society (ISOC) Asia-Pacific Bureau has inaugurated the INET Islamabad conference at 9:3 am in Serena hotel Islamabad.
The conference fundamentally focused on “Digital Economy in Pakistan: Building ICT Agenda for Sustainable Development”. Speakers from Asia Pacific region including speakers from International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and Asia Pacific Telecommunity (APT), and national experts shared their views in this conference. They widely discussed the opportunities and issues in internet developments and challenges in the digital world. The conference discussed following main topics on it’s first day:
- UNESCAP-ISOC-ADB Regional Study launch
- Connectivity for Sustainable Development
- Digital Financial Inclusion
- Building Trust in Cyberspace
INET Islamabad actually brought together over 250 participants from the Government sector, fixed and mobile telecom operators, internet service providers, academic institutions, banks, ICT entrepreneurs, commercial companies and the general public.
DAY 1 Updates: PTA Inaugurates INET Islamabad Conference for Digital Economy
PTA Chairman Dr. Islmail Shah said on this occasion:
“We welcome all to come forward with useful suggestions so that we can together bring innovations in the overall industry.”
Picture Caption: The panel on :Unleashing the Potential of the Internet in Central Asia and Beyond
The conference will also discuss Infrastructure and Connectivity for Sustainable Development, e-Gov Architecture, Standards and Implementation, Building Trust in Cyberspace, Growth of ICT Industry, Digital Financial Inclusion and Towards a Digital Economy as fundamental topics on it’s second day.