Information Technology and Telecom Minister Anusha Rahman Khan participated in Davos to partake in the annual meeting of World Economic Forum (WEF) 2018 in Switzerland.
She had participated as a special guest to speak on the sessions, including connected corridors, protecting the digital civic space, privacy and security, protecting the digital space, leveraging digital to deliver value to society, along with renowned speakers from across the world. She highligts the successes of Pakistan in the field of ICT and future for continued growth in this sector to enable transformation into “Digital Pakistan”.
The secretary-general of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), a specialized agency of the UN for telecommunications, has also requested her for a special session of broadband commission for sustainable development, during the annual session of the WEF.
Broadband Commission for Sustainable Development is a joint initiative of ITU and UNESCO aimed at boosting ICT/broadband connectivity and digital development initiatives. Anusha is a “commissioner” on the Broadband Commission since 2016.