Federal government vows for technology driven and knowledge based economic development

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Federal government vows for technology driven and knowledge based economic development

ISLAMABAD - Planning Minister Khusro Bakhtyar has emphasized the need for technology driven and knowledge based economy to compete at international level.

He was talking to former Federal Minister for Science and Technology Dr. Atta-ur-Rehman in Islamabad today (Wednesday).

The Minister called upon promotion of science and technology to provide innovative and creative solutions for progress and betterment of society.

He said economic development of a country does not depend solely on natural resources, but also on intellectual capital, quality human resource, development of industry and value added production.

He said focusing on high-tech manufacturing and exports will not only boost national economy, but also provide opportunity to capture its due share in the global market.

He said that the task force is aimed at chalking out a robust plan for a knowledge based economy.