Internet structure: ICT key to solving social issues

Islamabad: Due to massive global coverage, there is a need to diversify the internet governance structure to make it more inclusive, said Minister of State for Information Technology Anusha Rehman.

During a meeting with Secretary General of International Telecommunications Union (ITU) Houlin Zhou in Budapest, she said that in order to achieve success on the UN global agenda for ICTs for sustainable development, clear guidelines with national goals and key performance indicators should be identified to member states with a yearly follow-up.

The minister also attended a panel session titled “Internet for All – Successful Practice Access and Adoption to Connect the Unconnected”, conducted by the World Economic Forum and said “while building knowledge economy through innovation, use of ICTs is the key to solving many of our big social and economic challenges.”



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