President urges people to strictly follow precautionary measures during Eid-ul-Azha

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President Dr. Arif Alvi has urged the people to strictly follow the precautionary measures during Eid-ul-Azha to beat the threat of COVID-19.

He was speaking at a contract signing ceremony of high speed mobile broadband services for Muzaffargarh and Rajanpur in Islamabad on Wednesday.

The President expressed satisfaction that the corona cases are now receding after witnessing its peak last month. He said credit for this goes to the government’s lockdown policy which is now being emulated by other countries also . He said the compliance of SOPs on the a part of the general public during Ramazan ul Mubarak also helped control things . He said our software exports increased by a minimum of thirty percent during the last year.

Referring to the rise in remittances and exports also as positive trend within the stock exchange , the President said this means things is improving on the economic front.

The President stressed the necessity for ensuring access of broadband serves throughout the country saying it’s important to make opportunities for our youth. He said Pakistan are often taken forward on means basis by promoting digital economy, digital education and digital finance.

In his remarks on the occasion, Minister for Information Technology and Telecommunication Aminul Haq said the project of high speed broadband services for Muzaffargarh and Rajanpur will benefit about two million people. He said the broadband services are going to be further expanded within the remote then far neglected areas.

He said the govt has been running diverse projects within the light of the vision of digital Pakistan. He said the govt is committed to develop and promote a globally competitive ICT sector and industry.

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