ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The federal government has decided to set up a Drone Regulatory Authority for the effective use of remote-control surveillance technology in various fields.
The decision was taken at a High-Level Briefing in Islamabad on Tuesday by the Federal Minister for Science and Technology Chaudhry Fawad Hussain to Prime Minister Imran Khan regarding the formulation of drone policy.
In the meeting, the prime minister was given a detailed briefing on the peaceful and research-based use of drone technology in various fields.
وفاقی حکومت کا ڈرون کے استعمال کے لیے ڈرون ریگولیٹری اتھارٹی قائم کرنے کا فیصلہ۔
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The prime minister said that drone technology could be used as an effective tool for agriculture, urban planning, security, and law & order.
Imran Khan directed to set up a Committee to devise a legislative and regulatory authority in this regard.
The Committee will submit the draft Drone Regulatory Authority Act to the prime minister within a month.