All you need to know about Pakistan’s landmark ‘Personal Data Protection Bill’

The draft of the Bill has also been placed on MoITT’s official website for public opinion.

The government of Pakistan has decided to introduce a data protection law in the country and stakeholders have been asked for feedback on the decision.

Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunication (MoITT) said, ‘’Information communication technologies are playing a vital role by allowing us in sharing common means and resources to prevent public health emergencies.’’

In a statement, it further added that Data, accessibility, and technology are becoming more and more important in daily and business activities. The use of technology can help alleviate the risk of known epidemics.

Secretary Information Technology and Telecom have asked officials to finalize the draft of ‘Personal Data Protection Bill’, as personal data of an individual is important due to the increase in the use of ICT services.

The draft of the Bill has also been placed on MoITT’s official website for public opinion.
In an invitation, it said that all stakeholders are invited to share their feedback on the bill for future enhancements. It will be available for download from the ministry’s official website.

‘’Stakeholders can share their feedback via email, info@moitt.gov.pk till 15th May 2020’’, it read.

What are your views on this? Share in the comments bar below.


Featured Content⭐

>