infrastructure is the very backbone of IT industry. A fast,
reliable and secure data transmission network is imperative for the
development of the IT. In Pakistan the telecom services is
provided by state-owned PTCL which despite registering tremendous
profits fail to invest in latest infrastructure to better facilitate
value added services to play its due role to support and promote IT.
PAGE takes a closer look.
Bank is a collaboration between the public and private sectors,
international donors and community organizations. The broad-based
ownership structure is a reflection of the social consciousness and
support of the commercial banks for the poverty alleviation drive. The
Bank aims at ensuring women's greater access to financial
institutions. Out of the eight members of the Board two are women.
its efforts to promote the export of non traditional items, the
present government of Gen. Musharraf has rightly identified and
focused attention on export of defence products. During the current
month Pakistan has finalised 2 accords for sale of arms produced by
Pakistan Ordnance Factories (POF) worth 40 million US dollars. Shamim
A. Rizvi, reports from Islamabad.