Govt Committed to Advancing Semiconductor, AI, and Quantum Tech Sectors

The federal government is dedicated to promoting the semiconductor industry, artificial intelligence (AI), and quantum technologies in Pakistan, as stated by Planning Minister Ahsan Iqbal. Speaking at the launch of the International Nathiagali Summer College on Physics and Contemporary Needs, Iqbal highlighted various steps the government is taking to foster quantum technology development, including the establishment of a National Centre for Quantum Computing this year.


The Minister elaborated on the government’s efforts to nurture talent in quantum science and technology through scholarships and specialized training programs. Additionally, he commended the Pakistan Atomic Energy Commission for its significant contributions across multiple sectors, such as healthcare, agriculture, and energy.


Iqbal stressed the necessity of consistent policies to ensure a robust economy and advocated for a strong sense of mission to steer the country towards sustained development and prosperity. He appreciated the government’s commitment to creating a conducive environment for the growth of cutting-edge technologies, which are essential for the nation’s future economic and technological advancement.