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Did you take the Internet Governance Capacity Building Programme - IGCBP from DiploFoundation? If so, in which year? Who was tutoring you?
IGCBP Foundation 2012, Advance Course on e-Participation 2012, ISOC NGL 2012
Where did you ¨discover¨ this Community portal?
Diplo Website
What are you currently doing today and projects you have related to Internet governance?
As part of the telecom sector regulator, I am the secretary and convenor of the inter-departmental committee for broadband proliferation. I am also an ITU listed national expert on broadband regulation.
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Internet Society
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E-Government adoption in Pakistan


E-Government, the use of information communication technology in the public sector, not only enables access for the poor but also helps reduce the cost of access for both the citizens and the Government. OECD defines e-Government to be “the use of ICTs, and particularly the Internet, as a tool to achieve better government” (OECD 2003) . It provides incentive for the usage of ICTs by the public hence increases the overall usage and kick-starts the virtuous…


Posted on June 28, 2012 at 10:00am — 2 Comments

What steps could be taken by countries to encourage greater investment in ICTs?

To create information based society, investment in ICT infrastructure, content, applications and capacity building is necessary. Governments can promote public and private investment by adopting options listed in this essay.

Public Investment


In the post liberalisation era, direct public investment is often not desirable unless there is sufficient evidence that market players will not enter a particular market (geographic or service). For example…


Posted on June 18, 2012 at 6:47pm — 2 Comments

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