Tuesday, June 29, 2004

Indian IT Minister in Town

Union Minister for Communications and Information Technology Dayanidhi Maran, arrived in Pakistan :on Monday to attend the two-day SAARC Communications Ministers meeting being held here.
Maran, the first Indian Minister to visit Pakistan after the Congress-led coalition Government took over power arrived in Lahore today from New Delhi and later flew to Islamabad.
Ahead of the Ministers meeting, SAARC Communications officials held a meeting to finalise their agenda.
The second SAARC Communication Ministers conference is slated to adopt a new plan of action on issues like complete digitisation of inter-country links, universal access and setting up of a regional bandwidth hub.
The meeting would also discuss issues like bridging digital divide and evolving performance indicators for the telecom sector in the region, officials said. "

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