Minister of State (MOS) for Information Technology:
Ms. Anusha Rahman, Minister of State (MOS) for Information Technology and Tele-communication is engaging in the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) E Commerce Weeks time 2017.
On the side lines of the E-Commerce 7 days, Minister of State for Information Technology & Telecom, Ms. Anusha Rehman found Mr. Jack Ma, Chairman and Owner of Alibaba Group. Minister outlined the facilities in Pakistan that had been put in place in Information Technology & Telecom sector and advised Mr. Jack Ma on current improvements in this regard which has linked more than 40 million persons through mobile broadband in the last 2 several years. She also outlined several projects being performed for ICT penetration in the nation such as “ICT for Girls” system.
She under scored the significance of coaching medium and smaller businesses (MSMEs) to appear online, market their items and fully benefit from the prospective of E-Commerce. She suggested that Alibaba could associate with Pakistan in coaching Pakistani MSMEs to come online, in inclusion to what has been organized by Alibaba Group as part of their upcoming investment technique in Pakistan.
Mr. Jack Ma Discussion:
Mr. Jack Ma valued the improvements in Pakistan in the Information Technology & Telecom sector. While admiring the offer he agreed to look positively into it. Mr. Jack Ma also showed his desire to visit Pakistan this year and to fulfill the receiver girls of ICT for Girls system.
The Minister took part in the “Friends of E-Commerce for Growth – (FED)” ministerial conference, which is an initiative of Pakistan along with various other developing country associates of the World Trade Organization (WTO) to provide inspiration to conversation on E-Commerce. The Reverend highlighted e-Readiness of Pakistan for E-Commerce and provided Pakistan’s encounter in online crime regulation introduced in the nation.
She advised the home that by virtue of the lately enacted online crime regulation, citizens have similar rights on the internet as they have off-line. She suggested for a protected, secure, maintainable and comprehensive E-Commerce for the advantage of all. She pressured the need to have decided protocol on data security law and underlined the need to have collaboration among states so that government authorities can take suitable legal and regulatory actions.
The Minister also joined the release of online system of the UNCTAD’s initiative “eTrade for All”, which is a device to accomplish execution of E-Commerce initiatives in creating countries.
Although discussing at the High Level Segment of the E-Commerce 7 days, along with various other ministers and company leaders including Mr. Jack Ma, the Minister outlined the ICT facilities in Pakistan, in particular high speed connectivity. Pakistan is including a million mobile-based High Speed broadband users each 30 days. She underlined the tremendous potential in the ICTs and E-Commerce to bridge gender selection gap as digital technological innovation provide equivalent possibilities to men and women.