ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque has inaugurated the Data Center of the National Information Technology Board (NITB).
In this regard, a Ceremony was held at the NITB Head Office in Islamabad on Tuesday which was attended by the Secretary IT Dr. Sohail Rajput, the Executive Director NITB Syed Hasnain Kazimi, and Officers of the Ministry of IT & Telecom, and NITB.
While addressing the ceremony, the Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque said that establishing the Data Center by the NITB is an important step which is highly appreciable.
The minister said that this state-of-the-art Data Center will be helpful for secure testing environment in the NITB. Testing of the websites of government institutions’ and ministries’, mobile applications, and web portals will be possible through this data center, he added.
The Data Center has 500 terabyte storage.
Syed Amin Ul Haque said that the Ministry of IT and Telecommunication is playing a very important role for achieving the prime minister’s digital Pakistan vision. He also appreciated the role of all the attached departments of the IT Ministry.
While appreciating the role of NITB, the Federal Minister for IT said that the NITB formulated over 25 Web portals and 15 mobile applications and handed over these to government institutions.
Speaking on the occasion, the Secretary IT Dr. Sohail Rajput said that role of the NITB regarding digital transformation is very important. Our youth has great talent, he said. Pakistan is not behind anyone in this digital era, he added.
Dr. Sohail Rajput said that the Ministry of IT will extend every possible support to NITB for achieving its targets.
The Executive Director NITB Syed Hasnain Kazmi also addressed the Ceremony.