Transform existing cities into smart cities to improve governance: President

News Desk

The President of the nation, Dr Arif Alvi has said that the living standard of people can be enhanced by utilizing artificial intelligence and database in governance, education and other areas.

According to media reports, Dr Arif Alvi has expressed these views while chairing a meeting of Smart Cities Project in Islamabad on Monday.

During the meeting, the President emphasized on transforming the existing cities into smart cities to improve governance. He said digital revolution is an excellent opportunity to improve lives of citizens.

“Citizens can be provided with facilities in an effective manner through digital technology,” he added.

The meeting of Smart Cities Project was briefed that a team of experts has been constituted to convert cities into smart cities, and special national centres have been set up for research and development in specific fields.

On the occasion, it was apprised that the national centres will help in effective transportation of products and investigation into cybercrimes.

The meeting was further briefed that Nigeria has appreciated National Radio Telecommunication Corporation for provision of modern technology to counter terrorism.