Federal Minister Planning, Development & Special Initiatives Ahsan Iqbal visited the National Centre of Artificial Intelligence (NCAI) at NUST Islamabad Campus. Lt Gen (R) Javed Mahmood Bukhari, Rector NUST, received the minister.

While speaking on occasion, Ahsan Iqbal expressed a strong resolve to expedite all projects in the science, technology, and engineering sectors.

The federal minister further said that the government plans to focus on providing access to young scientists and engineers with the international state-of-the-art education and skills in order for them to become a production house for the international IT and science industry.

He emphasized the importance of Artificial Intelligence for modern Knowledge-based Economies and encouraged youth to take up research and education in the fields of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics.

NCAI was inaugurated in the year 2018 by Mr. Iqbal as then Minister for Interior and Planning, Development & Reforms.

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Arsalan Haider is a reporter at Academia Mag and has worked with leading national dailies and news channels. He tweets @arsalanhaider14

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