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Telecos seek tax relief in Federal Budget 2017-18 thanked Anusha

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Telecom companies of Pakistan thanked Miss Anusha Rehman, Minister of State for Information Technology, and Telecommunication for her concerted efforts to promote the telecom industry in the Pakistan. The telecom companies including PTCL, Jazz, Telenor, Ufone, and Zong showed gratitude in a joint letter to Ministry of IT & Telecommunication for outstanding support to the […]…Read More

Chinese delegation calls on Anusha Rehman

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article image ISLAMABAD: A high level Chinese delegation called on Minister of State for Information Technology Mrs. Anusha Rehman and discussed matters related to e-commerce promotion in the country. Federal Secretary IT Mr. Rizwan Bashir and Member Telecom Mr. Mudassar Hussain, were also present in the meeting. Minister of IT apprised the delegates that, "Pakistan’s IT and Telecom Sector has lot of potential and now we have to explore the ways to reap this possible mutual dividend from the…Read More

Secretary General ITU Calls on Anusha Rahman

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article image ISLAMABAD: The Secretary General International Telecommunication Union ( ITU) Mr. Houlin Zhao has called upon the Minister of State for ITandTelecom Mrs. Anusha Rahman in her office. The Minister welcomed Secretary General (ITU) who happens to be in Pakistan in connection with the Asia pacific roundtable conference being hosted by Pakistan and appreciated the efforts of the ITU in harmonizing the use of ICT’s throughout the world. The Minister also briefed the Secretary General…Read More

Swedish team, Anusha discuss IT&T sector progress

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: A five-member delegation, headed by Ambassador of Sweden Tomas Rosander, has called on Minister of State for IT and Telecom Anusha Rahman here in Islamabad. During the meeting, matters of mutual concern and elevation of consensual collaboration in the arena of IT and telecom were deliberated upon. The minister acquainted the ambassador concerning key initiatives being taken by the Ministry of IT for pervasive sectoral progress. Anusha also indicated that we…Read More

Govt committed to connecting the unconnected: Anusha

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government of Pakistan is committed to connecting the unconnected as it has made great progress in development of information technology and now the road for digitization of the country is clear after introduction of the telecom policy. Minister of State for IT Anusha Rahman expressed these views while addressing at the recent launch of the Telenor Pakistan report in Islamabad. "We appreciate the efforts of Telenor Pakistan in realizing the digital…Read More

Govt committed to connecting the unconnected: Anusha

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: The government of Pakistan is committed to connecting the unconnected as it has made great progress in development of information technology and now the road for digitization of the country is clear after introduction of the telecom policy. Minister of State for IT Anusha Rahman expressed these views while addressing at the recent launch of the Telenor Pakistan report in Islamabad. "We appreciate the efforts of Telenor Pakistan in realizing the digital…Read More

Current taxation structure ruining IT industry: Anusha

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: ISLAMABAD: State Minister for Information Technology Anusha Rehman has said that the government needs to rationalise taxation on the telecommunication sector to encourage further investments. "The current taxation mechanism is strangulating the business environment for cellular companies," she told the National Assembly Standing Committee on ICT explaining that telecommunication companies were hesitant to expand. According to her, there is taxation on…Read More

Anusha urges consensus on global agenda for use of ICTs to achieve SDGs

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Minister of State for IT Anusha Rahman Khan has emphasized the need for global policy consensus to maximize the utility of ICTs for achieving the recently adopted Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). She said this while recently delivering her policy statement at the UN General Assembly high level meeting in New York. The meeting was arranged to review the achievements of the World Summit on Information Society (WSIS) over the past decade. "Today we…Read More

Tech City project vital for ICT development: Anusha

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: National ICT RandD Fund held 40th Board of Directors meeting on November 5, 2015. The purpose of the meeting was to review the progresses made in ICT sector and also deliberations for future programmes. Minister of State for Information Technology (MoIT) and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman presided over the meeting. She emphasized on Tech City project while stating, "Tech City project is amongst our government top priority. The project is an ICT improvement…Read More

Tech City project is crucial for ICT development: Anusha

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: National ICT RandD Fund held 40th Board of Directors meeting on November 5, 2015. The purpose of the meeting was to review the progresses made in ICT sector and also deliberations for future programmes. Minister of State for Information Technology (MoIT) and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman presided over the meeting. She emphasized on Tech City project while stating, "Tech City project is amongst our government top priority. The project is an ICT improvement venture…Read More