In the continuity of the vision of “Digital Pakistan” The Prime Mininter of Pakistan Mian Muhammad Nawaz Sharif, The Honorable Minister for Information Technology Mrs. Anusha Rehman inaugurate the National Telecommunication Corporation’s Cloud based National Data Center for the government and public sector departments. The inauguration ceremony was attended by senior officials of the Federal and provincial governments, ICT professional from public/private sector and CEOs of Telecom companies. It will be the first Cloud based National Data Center which is meant to assist the government entities to host their data and applications in a secure environment. This National Data Centre (NDC) is a State of Art modular, scalable and highly secure.
She extended her congratulations to the whole team of MoIT and legislators, who worked selflessly for last many years and prepared a comprehensive Prevention of Electronic Crimes Act. The objective of this law is to provide secure online usage to the people of Pakistan.
Speaking at the occasion, Chairman NTC Brig ® Viqar Rashid Khan informed the other initiatives have put NTC on a progressive track and it is our constant struggle that NTC has been able to turn the tables on its budgetary loss by earning net profit before taxation to the tune of Rs. 257 Million, showing a total recovery of Rs. 356 Million after adjustment of budgeted loss, thus making total financial recovery of 359% during FY 2015-16 which is a record performance in the Public sector.