Ministry of IT to Formulate New Policy on AI

The Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication has decided to formulate a policy on Artificial Intelligence. Insiders said that it has sought suggestions from experts regarding the policy. A preliminary draft of the policy will be prepared by AI experts, after which a final product will be published.

MoITT officials revealed that the purpose of devising a policy on AI is that the government wants to invest in the development and adoption of this sector. The government also wants to provide facilities to the private sector through the policy so that it can investment in the AI sector.

After Canada, China, America, and Japan, even India has created national strategies to promote the use and development of IA. AI experts believe that the government is progressing in the right direction.

Many sectors in Pakistan have already started using AI, such as vehicle e-challans through the Safe City cameras, experts said.