The Presidential Programme for Artificial Intelligence and Computing (PIAIC) an interdisciplinary hub for education, research, and business in artificial intelligence (AI), data science, cloud computing, blockchain, and the IoT linked fields held at the Abdul Sattar Edhi Hockey Stadium.
As many as 17,452 students were affirmed qualified for the entry test for the Presidential Programme from all over the country, and in the first phase of the test held in Karachi, 5,017 students took the examination.
The President, Dr Arif Alvi, has said the youth are competent of achieving the dreams of the new Pakistan. Addressing the students, president said the use of modern technology could enable Pakistan secure its due place in the international market.
Alvi said the Information and Computer Technology could enable them to do business while remaining at home and also provide them the opportunity to take part in the development of Pakistan. You could earn up to $ 30 billion through the use of software.
President said the artificial intelligence would endow the fourth industrial revolution around the globe containing massive volumes of data. Alvi said the extent of the Presidential Programme for Artificial Intelligence would be expanded to Lahore, Islamabad, and to other cities.
Federal Minister for Information Technology, Dr Khalid Maqbool Siddiqui, said the fast changing world has revolutionized every aspect of the human life. Efforts have to be made to promote use of digital technologies in Pakistan particularly among the youth.