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  • November 13, 2019

ICT sector crosses $10bn mark with over 74m broadband users

Pakistan's information and communications technology (ICT) sector has surpassed $10 billion mark with more than 74 million broadband users and over 76 percent teledensity.

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  • November 13, 2019

Federal Minister for IT visits U Microfinance Bank Ltd headquarters.

Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui visited the U Microfinance Bank Ltd. Headquarters in Islamabad on Wednesday.

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  • November 11, 2019

The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoITT) has decided to hire financial advisor (FA) to provide transaction advisory services (TAS) to solicit partnership through a suitable mode to utilize capability of Telephone Industries of Pakistan (TIP) for its revival.

The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoITT) has decided to hire financial advisor (FA) to provide transaction advisory services (TAS) to solicit partnership through a suitable mode to utilize capability of Telephone Industries of Pakistan (TIP) for its revival.

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  • November 11, 2019

Secretary IT & Telecom, Mr. Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui visit to Sharm El Shiekh, Egypt to attend the World Radiocommnication Conference (WRC) 2019.

Secretary IT & Telecom, Mr. Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui visit to Sharm El Shiekh, Egypt to attend the World Radiocommnication Conference (WRC) 2019.

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  • October 30, 2019

Federal Secretary Ministry of IT reviews PSEB performance during July-Sept 14 % IT exports increased in July-Sept 2019 compared to same period in last year

On the directions of the Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication, Federal Secretary Ministry of IT and Telecommunication Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui reviewed the performance of Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) during the first three months of Financial Year 2019-20 (July-September).

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  • October 29, 2019

PTCL supports NIC Peshawar on graduation of its first & second cohorts of startups

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited (PTCL) in its endeavour to provide support to startups incubated at National Incubation Center (NIC) Peshawar, participated in a graduation ceremony for their first and second cohort of startups.

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  • October 26, 2019

USF Co approves award of three contracts with Rs1.77bn subsidy to Telenor, Jazz

The Board of Directors (BoD) of Universal Service Fund Company (USF Co) has approved award of three contracts with a subsidy of Rs 1.77 billion to Telenor Pakistan and Jazz under Next Generation Broadband for Sustainable Development (NGBSD) Programme.

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  • October 25, 2019

Ignite to Set up 'Jiddat' Investment

The Ignite board approved to conduct a feasibility study to establish Jiddat Investment & Support (JIS) Fund through Planning Commission of Pakistan. The Fund will improve the access of early stage venture financing to startups thereby strengthening the entrepreneurial ecosystem of Pakistan

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  • October 24, 2019

Ministry of IT & Telecom (MoITT) and PTCL, in collaboration with PNCA, is organizing an art exhibition to show solidarity with Kashmir in Islamabad.

Ministry of IT & Telecom (MoITT) and PTCL, in collaboration with PNCA, is organizing an art exhibition to show solidarity with Kashmir in Islamabad.

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  • October 23, 2019

Mr. M. Rizwan Jaffar, Founder Chairman Youth Parliament met Federal Minister and Secretary IT & Telecom

Mr. M. Rizwan Jaffar, Founder Chairman Youth Parliament met Federal Minister and Secretary IT & Telecom

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  • October 23, 2019

33rd Policy Committee meeting of Research and Development Fund of Ignite

Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui chaired 33rd Policy Committee meeting of Research and Development Fund of Ignite at the committee room of Ministry of IT on Wednesday. 

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  • October 21, 2019

Huawei is holding its first IP and Optical Forum in Islamabad.

5G and cloud Services will bring enormous pressure on the optical and IP networks. In order for the industry to cope with these challenges, this event will provide insight into innovative and smart solutions. Huawei will continue to exhibit its cutting-edge products to contribute to the Pakistani ICT industry and the ecosystem.

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  • October 17, 2019

President calls for introducing e-textbooks

President Dr. Arif Alvi on Wednesday called for introduction of e-textbooks in the country to impart latest knowledge to the youth. Addressing the international annual conference of three day 33rd Asian Association of Open Universities hosted by Virtual University in Lahore he also said that the world has changed due to revolution in the information technology.

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  • October 15, 2019

Federal Minister for IT inaugurates “Durust Daam” mobile App

Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has inaugurated mobile App “Durust Daam” at National Information Technology Board (NITB) on Tuesday.

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  • October 14, 2019

Virtual University hosting Asian Association of Open Universities 2019 Conference

With massive applaud across Asia, Virtual University is proudly hosting the 33rd Annual Conference of the e Asian Association of Open Universities 2019. The 3 days Conference started today at Pearl Continental Hotel, Lahore.

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  • October 07, 2019

Federal Secretary IT & Telecom Mr. Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui's visit to NIC Karachi.

Federal Secretary IT & Telecom Mr. Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui's visit to NIC Karachi.

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  • October 04, 2019

Software exports edge up

The country’s software exports grew by 2.4 per cent to $1.09 billion during 2018-19, from $1.06bn in the last fiscal year, data released by the State Bank of Pakistan showed.

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  • September 30, 2019

State of the art website of Ministry of IT and Telecommunication launched

Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui has inaugurated state-of-the-art website of the Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication.

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  • September 27, 2019

Federal Secretary Ministry of IT visits ECAC headquarters

Federal Secretary Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication Shoaib Ahmad visited Electronic Certification Accreditation Council (ECAC) headquarters on Thursday.

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  • September 26, 2019

Federal Minister for IT chairs TIP Board meeting

Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui chaired 197th Board of Directors meeting of Telephone Industries of Pakistan (TIP) at committee room of Ministry of IT on Wednesday.

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  • September 18, 2019

Federal Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunication, Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui on Wednesday inaugurated the 19th edition of Pakistan’s largest annual I.T. and Communications Exhibition, ITCN Asia at the Expo Centre, Karachi.

Federal Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunication, Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui on Wednesday inaugurated the 19th edition of Pakistan’s largest annual I.T. and Communications Exhibition, ITCN Asia at the Expo Centre, Karachi. The exhibition is spread over 6 halls of the Expo Centre, with over 550 local and 250 international companies representing more than 15 countries participating in it. Over 60,000 visitors are expected to come to the Exhibition over its 3 days

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  • September 13, 2019

Govt committed to connecting less developed areas with modern ICT services: Minister IT & Telecom

Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunications Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui on Thursday said the government was committed to connecting all un-served and less developed areas including erstwhile Fata through modern Information Communication Technology (ICT).

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  • September 12, 2019

Ministry urged to promote IT cooperation between China & Pakistan

Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has approached the Ministry of Planning, Development & Reform to promote IT cooperation between China and Pakistan under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) framework.

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  • August 23, 2019

Ministry of IT & Telecommunication, PTA test Zong’s 5G Network

Ministry of IT & Telecommunication, PTA test Zong’s 5G Network

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  • April 30, 2019

FEDERAL MINISTER FOR INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY AND TELECOMMUNICATION DR. KHALID MAQBOOL SIDDIQUI HAS SAID THAT COMMUNICATION ACCESS TO FARFLUNG AREAS IS VERY IMPORTANT.

Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication

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  • March 13, 2019

Ambassador of Romania calls on Federal Minister Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui

Ambassador of Romania in Pakistan Nicole Goia called on Federal Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui

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