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IT ministry to come up with plan to ensure country’s cyber-security

ISLAMABAD: Ministry of Information Technology has been entrusted with the responsibility to propose an appropriate organisation in order to ensure cyber-security of Pakistan.

The decision was taken during a high-level meeting on Thursday to develop a framework and way forward to coordinate and evolve a mechanism for country’s cyber-security.

National Security Adviser Nasser Khan Janjua chaired the meeting. National Security Division secretary, representatives from Ministry of Information and Broadcasting, Ministry of Information Technology, Pakistan Electronic Media Regulatory Authority (PEMRA), Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) and Federal Investigation Agency (FIA) attended the meeting.

Moreover, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting will propose a mechanism that could chalk out a way forward towards the use of social media for a progressive Pakistan.

The meeting ended on a note that a next session would be scheduled soon to conclude the process of evolving a mechanism for ensuring cyber-security.



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