President emphasizes on adoption of technology for sustainable development


President Dr. Arif Alvi has emphasized on maximum utilization of technology for sustainable development in the country.
Addressing the pensioners’ biometric verification service launching ceremony in Islamabad on Friday, he said development is linked to adoption of technological means.
The President said automation makes a process easy and transparent. He said the government’s initiatives about electronic voting machines and i-voting are aimed at achieving the same objectives.
He said use of technology has increased in day to day activities, and those who resist will lag behind.
The President said sixty billion rupees are dispensed among 1.4 million people in pension, and any system for verification of the pensioners will be a welcome development.