ISLAMABAD:Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque on Wednesday said Artificial Intelligence (AI) use and its promotion in the country is the need of the hour.
In a statement regarding the introduction of first National Artificial Intelligence Policy in Pakistan, he said Pakistan has to progress in multiple fields in order to moving alongside the digital world.
The Minister said draft of National Artificial Intelligence Policy has been uploaded on ministry's website and is open for suggestions from masses.
He said Ministry of IT is going to set up a Policy Committee comprising industry, academia and AI experts. He said 100,000 graduates will be given Artificial Intelligence training in next five years.
Syed Amin Ul Haque said both foreign and local investors will be encouraged to invest in AI research and development. He said modern technology will be helpful in the development of local industries. He said readiness is vital to tackle challenges in technology field.