Fawad Chaudhry assures high-speed internet services, agri-tech pilot projects in country

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                ISLAMABAD, May 09 (DNA):Federal Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Hussain Chaudhry Saturday has promised that his ministry is all set to provide every support to the Ministry of Information and Technology to enhance the internet speed during COVID-19 critical situation.

In his an Exclusive Interview with PTV news channel, he said the Science ministry has also planned to launch two major Agricultural projects in the country soon.

He said under the vision of Prime Minister Imran Khan for digitalise Pakistan, ministry of Science and Technology has been planned to launch an agri-tech as two major pilot projects including Agriculture Mechanism Complex for Manufacturing and Agriculture Monitoring project for bringing innovation to the country’s agriculture sector.

He said these two big projects aimed at enhancing the quality of human resource in the IT industry and this initiative will be another step towards modern agricultural innovation in Pakistan, he added.

Minister said the government was striving hard to improve its citizens’ quality of life and economic well-being by ensuring availability of accessible, affordable, reliable, high quality internet services for students and focusing on Fiber Optic to address the problems of internet access in the country.

Promote the use of technology in education, health, agriculture and other key socio economic sectors was topmost priority of his government  he said.