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Sci-Tech
Thursday Jan 28 2021
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Web Desk

900,000 hacking incidents occur daily in Pakistan: IT minister

By
Web Desk
Federal Minister for Information Technology Syed Aminul Haque addressing an event in Islamabad, on January 28, 2021. — PID
  • IT ministry thwarts 900,000 hacking attempts daily, says federal minister Syed Aminul Haque
  • Your IT ministry stays awake so you can sleep peacefully, says Haque
  • Efforts being made to launch 5G in Pakistan by December 2022, he says


ISLAMABAD: Federal Minister for Information Technology Syed Aminul Haque said Thursday that more than 900,000 hacking incidents take place in Pakistan every day.

Praising his ministry as he addressed an event in Islamabad, the IT minister went on to say that his ministry thwarts 900,000 hacking attempts daily.

"Your IT ministry stays awake so that you can sleep peacefully," Haque said.

Read more: Cybercrime peaked in Pakistan during the lockdown — will 2021 be any different?

He said that the National Broadband Policy 2021 and National Cyber ​​Policy had been uploaded on the IT ministry's website while work was being done on the edition spectrum were underway.

Haque said that the issue of taxation would be resolved soon, and efforts would be made to launch 5G in Pakistan by December 2022.

The minister said that a project worth Rs250 million had been launched in Jhelum and Chakwal, while agreements worth billions of rupees were being signed in KP, as the government eyes stable internet connection across the country.

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