WUZHEN: President Mamnoon Hussain has said Pakistan is pursuing the vision of accelerated digitization to transform Pakistan into a knowledge-based economy.

The President stated while addressing the 2nd World Internet Conference in Wuzhen, China.

The President said our focus remains on development of Information and Communications Technology infrastructure across the country, with special emphasis on serving marginalized segments of society and bridging digital divide. He said the information revolution has fundamentally altered perception of reality, time and space.

He said in his view the Information Technology is reshaping our identity, geo-politics, security dynamics of the 21st century and the whole range of other paradigms. Mamnoon Hussain said the Government of Pakistan fully realizes the potential of information and communications technology for socio-economic growth.

He said we consider it as key enabler to achieve sufficiency, transparency, good governance and empowering the people.