KARACHI - Modern technology has now become a necessity rather than a facility. It has also revolutionised the field of education. Access to unlimited bundle of knowledge is now a click of button away. Sitting from anywhere of the world at any time, you can get education through online education.

These views were expressed by the Vice Chancellor KU Prof Dr M Qaiser while inaugurating the Software Exhibition hosted by KU Shaikh Zayed Islamic Center.

In office work, traditional office materials have been replaced by computer and IT gadgets. Contemporary age is of Information Technology and it’s a matter of great delight that KU students are playing their vital part in the promotion of IT culture in the country. They are very well capable of developing international standard softwares.

Dr Qaiser added that IT has made it possible for businesses to be open round the clock all over the globe. This means that a business can be open anytime anywhere, making purchases from different countries easier and more convenient.

The students at the exhibition came up with different concepts and implemented them by developing different websites and android applications. The most unique concept of the bunch was a website on the Tibb-e-Nabvi – medical practices explained by Prophet Muhammad (Peace be upon Him). There were 20 projects on display and it’s the twentieth year of the exhibition.

Acting Director KU Shaikh Zayed Islamic Center Prof Dr Abida Perveen said that latest technology notably computer science has revolutionized the daily life of a common man. IT has made this world a global village due to its latest inventions.

Modern technology has now become a necessity rather than a facility. Our students must play their part in order to develop the IT sector of our country so that we could compete with the developed nations of the world.