ISLAMABAD: President Dr Arif Alvi here on Tuesday said that In this era of innovation and information, it was the vision of the government to maximize the opportunities in digital space and create enabling environment for Pakistani youth to equip them with technological know-how.
President Alvi said this while talking to Chairman, Steering Committee of Pak-Austria University, Prof. Dr. Atta-ur-Rahman, who along with a Chinese delegation called on him at Aiwan-e-Sadr today.
According to a statement released from his office, the president underscored that the 4th industrial revolution trends such as internet of things, robotics, virtual reality and artificial intelligence were changing the way they live and work.
He said, “The government is endeavoring to review education methods to align them with latest development skills and tools based on technology.”
He emphasized that the government attached great importance to the Information Technology sector and appreciated the Chinese delegation for establishing artificial intelligence centre of excellence in Pakistan-Austria University of Applied Sciences and University of Karachi.
The president assured the delegation every possible support for setting up of the artificial intelligence centre of excellence in other Pakistani universities.