Govt focusing on Shift Technology to transform economy, capitalize huge HR potential: PM

ISLAMABAD: Prime Minister Imran Khan on Tuesday said the government was focussing on Shift Technology to transform the country’s economy and capitalize huge human resource potential. He was chairing a meeting of Task Force on Technology Driven Knowledge Economy here.

The meeting was attended by Finance Minister Asad Umar, Planning Minister Makhdoom Khusro Bakhtiar, IT Minister Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Advisor on Commerce Abdul Razzak Dawood, Professor Dr Atta ur Rehman, Dr Tariq Binori, Yousuf Hussain, Chairman Ignite, representatives of business community and industrialists and federal secretaries of the ministries concerned . The Prime Minister was briefed on the ways and means, and the strategy to promote technology driven economy with enhanced allocations for higher education, technical skills development of human resource, promotion of digitalization, promotion of AI (Artificial Intelligence) education and skills.

Dr Atta ur Rehman made a detailed presentation on transformation towards technology driven economy