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Pakistan Rises to 97th Rank in the Global Information Technology Report 2015 |Nayab Khan

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This article is about information technology in Pakistan. For an overview of modern science and technology in Pakistan, see Science and technology in Pakistan. Also seeCommunications in Pakistan and Internet in Pakistan for further information.

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What is the Global Information Technology Report?

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For technologists, industry watchers and citizens of a country, World Economic Forum’s Global Information Technology Report holds immense value and is eagerly awaited by investors & decision makers alike.  This report basically outlines how great (or bad) a country is doing in adopting technology in making people’s lives better by investing in infrastructure, economic potential, human resources, competitiveness level and more in order to arrive at its conclusions.

In short, it looks at data from 144 countries, and tracks how far the country has progressed by adopting technology in fulfilling the social, economic, academic and lifestyle needs of its population. This relates to both the private sector and the government’s efforts to invest in technology to enhance competitiveness and economic progress.

Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is important for sustained economic growth and stable job creation, so that the youth of the country are not found without opportunities as they enter the job market. ICT has also revolutionized how businesses are done, cutting down operating costs and time, increasing a company’s competitiveness level across the board and in the industry.

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Pakistan’s Global Ranking in ICT over the years

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Information technology in Pakistan is a growing and rising industry that has a lot of potential. Matters relating to the IT industry are overseen and regulated by the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting of the Government of Pakistan. The IT industry is regarded as a successful sector of Pakistan economically, even in financial crisis. The government of Pakistan has given numerous incentives to IT investors in the country during the last decade, this resulted in the development of the IT sector. In the years 2003-2005 the country’s IT exports saw a rise of about fifty percent and amounted a total of about 48.5 million USD. The World Economic Forum, assessing the development of Information and Communication Technology in the country ranked Pakistan 111th among 144 countries in the Global Information Technology report of 2014.

As of 2011, Pakistan has over 20 million internet users and is ranked as one of the top countries that have registered a high growth rate in internet penetration. Overall, it has the 27th largest population of internet users in the world. In the fiscal year 2012-2013, the Government of Pakistan aims to spend Rs. 4.6 billion on information technology projects, with emphasis on e-government, human resource and infrastructure development.

What do these numbers mean for Pakistan over the past 3 years?

The World Economic Forum has placed Pakistan 97th in a list of 143 countries it evaluated for business and innovation environment in its Global Information Technology report 2015.

Lets celebrate the good news first. In a span of just 1 year, Pakistan turned the tables around, rating significantly better than in the preceding years in ICT readiness and progress.

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Collected And Prepared By Nayab Khan

 

Top 10 Saddest Songs List | Amir GM

The world in which we live today, its like music is in the very air, like we just can’t survive without music, from ‘we’ I meant us teenagers, its what we can say, like oxygen for us, while walking, working, dusting, exercising, or even when reading something, a slow score makes the reading too a bit less boring.

Music also is able to change our mood. Like we ought to listen to music when we are sad and when we are happy, while being grieved, it makes us feel a bit better, and while being happy, it gives us the pleasure like nothing else!

But right now, in this article, we’d be talking about those songs that we usually wanna listen to when we are sad or in pain, or are thinking about someone special…

Below are those sad songs that will expand your sadness even further, I think the voting in this list have been done real wisely, because I really loved the one on the top and thought it really deserved the 1st position.

So here we go!

(Source: TheTopTens.com)

Now many of you, readers, would be too lazy to even go to google to search for the song and download or listen to it right, so allow me the pleasure sir!

The following are the links to the songs mentioned above in the list, you can either right click on the links and click ‘save link as’ to download the songs directly, or click on the links themselves to listen to them in a new tab:

1. My Immortal – Evanescene

2. Tears In Heaven – Eric Clapton

3. The Last Words You Said – Sarah Brightman

4. Without You – X Japan

5. Stan – Eminem

6. Time To Say Goodbye – Sarah Brightman

7. Wake Me Up When September Ends – Green Day*

8. The Winner Takes It All – ABBA

9. Yesterday – The Beatles

10. Hurt – Johnny Cash

NOTE: The song Wake Me Up When September Ends by green Day is not available to be listened, however, you can download it in the same way you download the other songs (right click and ‘save link as’).

I have  checked and double-checked every link, however, if you find any broken links in the article anywhere, please report in the comments so they can be corrected, also, I would like to hear if you like the voting or you would rather disagree with it?

Colleceted And Prepared By Roxtar Amir