Pakistan’s 1st AI Summit 2019 held in Islamabad

The world is progressing in Artificial Intelligence (AI) technology and Pakistan is ready to adopt modern trends to compete globally. Pakistan’s 1st Artificial Intelligence (AI) Summit was held in Islamabad.

Pakistan’s 1st AI Summit 2019 held in IslamabadFederal Minister Dr Khalid Maqbool graced the summit as the chief guest. He said that AI is the future of the world and considered as the most reliable technology in today’s world as well.

Many prominent persons addressed the participants in the 1st AI Summit. Many experts said that Pakistan was one of the top ten countries which adopted AI but it is lagging in the advancement in this field.

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The world has done a great progress in AI by using it for predicting the future of businesses and other things. The idea of building AI robots is not new and it is been proven very helpful. But the people are also afraid at the same time, that such technology can take over this world in the future. As CEO Microsoft, Bill Gates said “AI-based robots will send mankind to long vacations”.

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The panelists said in the event that AI based robots can also be useful and a robotic dog may be good addition which follows one’s instructions.”

Pakistan is on the right path for the advancement in AI technology but show leisurely as compare to the world. The provincial government of Sindh announced about the planning to set up a center of Robotics, Artificial Intelligence and Block chain at IBA University in Sukkur to boost the trend of AI and robotics in the province.

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The minister distributed shields among the panelists of the day long Summit in the end.

Sara Ehsan
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