PM directs to promote paperless culture to ensure e-governance

PM directs to promote paperless culture to ensure e-governance

Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed to promote paper-less culture in offices and e-governance in the country.

He was chairing a meeting on Information Technology and Telecommunication in Islamabad on Thursday. 

The Prime Minister tasked Dr. Ishrat Hussain to formulate a comprehensive road map with delineated timelines to ensure transformation towards paper-less culture in all ministries and departments of the federal government.

The Prime Minister was briefed about the existing outlook of IT and telecom sector in the country and its contribution in the national economy.

The Prime Minister expressed serious concern over negligible progress in some important ministries towards employing e-solutions for conducting official business. He said PM Office would take the lead towards e-office to be followed by all the ministries. He also directed devising a mechanism to streamline and facilitate IT experts in payments for their expertise.

It was also decided that a committee will be constituted in consultation with the Minister for Finance and the Minister for IT.

The briefing was attended by Finance Minister Asad Umar, Minister for IT and Telecom Dr. Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, Law Minister Dr. Farogh Naseem, Minister for Maritime Affairs Syed Ali Haider, Advisor to PM Dr. Ishrat Hussain and senior officers of concern minister.

PM, CJCSC discuss professional matters pertaining to Armed Forces

Chairman Joint Chiefs of Staff Committee General Zubair Mahmood Hayat called on Prime Minister Imran Khan in Islamabad today.

Professional matters pertaining to Armed Forces were discussed during the meeting.