Federal IT Minister Aminul Haq has said that IT exports have increased from 1 billion dollars to 2 billion 60 crores.
Minister of Information Technology Aminul Haque while addressing the ceremony in Islamabad said that the foundation of Smartphone for All was laid today, the first smartphone in Pakistan was made in 1989.
‘ People will get phones from 10 thousand to 1 lakh in installments.
He said that for 31 years Maidan Pakistan smartphone was not paid attention to, I made a policy, today smartphones are being made in the country, people will get phones from ten thousand to one lakh in installments.
Aminul Haq said that we have started 28 broadband projects, the cost of these projects is 65 to 170 billion rupees.
The federal minister said that IT exports have increased from one billion dollars to two billion and sixty crores, our effort is to solve the problems of the IT industry by sitting with the Ministry of Finance and FBR.
‘There will be no compromise on the issue of national security’
He said that the National Cyber Security Right of Way Policy was created. Created social media rules in consultation with all stakeholders.
The IT Minister says that there will be no compromise on the issue of national security. Discussions are ongoing with the Ministry of Finance and FBR on Withholding Tax and other taxes.
Aminul Haque added that the talks with Tik Tok have been completed, Tik Tok will set up an office in Islamabad in a few weeks and Facebook will also set up an office in Pakistan.
Chairman PTA Aamir Azim Bajwa
Earlier, Chairman PTA Aamir Azim Bajwa while addressing the event said that with the initiative of GSM, users will be able to get smart phones at reasonable rates on installments, 55 percent of people in the world use mobile internet.
Aamir Azim Bajwa said that 57 percent of people in Pakistan use mobile internet, according to GSMA report 50 percent of people in Bangladesh use smart phones, 6 crore broadband subscribers have increased on Pakistan’s networks. Is.
Chairman PTA said that since 2018, broadband subscribers have increased from 54 million to 104 million. , the system provided a level playing field to mobile manufacturers.
He further said that 17.9 million mobile phones were manufactured locally in 2020, Pakistan imported 24 million mobile phones and after this system in 2021, the import of mobile phones decreased to 10 million. Also all the companies have started making mobiles in Pakistan.