Can ‘digital pakistan’ become a reality?

Dawn | Jul 25, 2021 at 9:19 AM
  • There is a tone that many of us experienced growing up.
  • Shabahat Ali Shah, chief executive officer of the National Information Technology Board (NITB) says, “PTI’s government is following its objective of inducing transparency, accountability and ‘ease of doing business’ for the citizens by transforming the landscape of manual government processes into digital processes”.
  • Big changes are being discussed which will enable more investment and business opportunities — changes such as lowering the taxes on smartphones, increasing the inbound limit on foreign transactions, opening up inbound/ outbound dollar transfer to facilitate foreign direct investment, and improving processes to make registering companies easier.