ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque has launched Pakistan’s first ever communication application “Beep Pakistan”.
The inaugural ceremony of Beep Pakistan application was organised in Islamabad on Monday.
On the occasion, the Federal Minister for IT also inaugurated the new Web version of E-office.
The National Information Technology Board (NITB) prepared the Beep Pakistan application to optimize communication and operational efficiency within the government organisations.
وفاقی وزیر آئی ٹی و ٹیلی کمیونیکیشن سید امین الحق نے پاکستان کی پہلی کمیونیکیشن ایپلیکیشن ‘بیپ پاکستان’ کا افتتاح کر دیا ہے۔ اس حوالے سے تقریب انعقاد یہاں سوموار کو کیا گیا۔ اس موقع پر وفاقی وزیر آئی ٹی نے ای آفس کے جدید ویب ورژن کا بھی اجراء کر دیا۔#BeepPakistan #MOITT pic.twitter.com/XUACjg4LFN
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While addressing the ceremony, the Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque said that the Beep Pakistan application comprises features including document sharing, secured messaging, quick audio, video and conference calls, adding that its data will be securely hosted in Pakistan.
The minister said that initially after one month test run it will be open for use for all government officers and officials. On successful use at government level, the application will also be open for the masses after one year, he added. He said that Beep Pakistan application is aimed at to secure and efficient digital communication among the government officers and the employees.
Syed Amin Ul Haque said this application strives to revolutionize the way government employees communicate and enhance their productivity through the adoption of modern and efficient e-governance practices.
The IT minister delighted to announce that we are taking another stride towards more efficient and sustainable government. He also lauded the efforts of National Information Technology Board.
About digital Pakistan, he said the Ministry of IT is committed for the fulfillment of Digital Pakistan vision. Steps are underway for ending the digital divide, he maintained.
The CEO National Information Technology Board Babar Majeed Bhatti, MD NTC Meraj Gul and Additional Secretary, MoITT Ms. Aisha Humera Moriani also addressed the ceremony.
Earlier, a detailed presentation was also given on the features of Beep Pakistan.
The ceremony was attended by officers of Ministry of IT, heads of its attached departments and others.