- Unavailability of Internet:
Broadband penetration in Pakistan has increased from 2.6 million broadband subscribers to 36.6 million since the launch of 3G/4G in 2014. But still, a large number of populations are deprived of internet services. Also, the quality of services and internet connection needs to be improved. In order to promote e-democracy and strengthen country’s economy, holistic solutions are required to turn the digital divide into digital inclusion.
- 2. Inadequate educational capacity in ICT:
There is an inadequate educational capacity to apply ICT solutions in educational ecosystem. A gap exists between IT graduate skills and IT industry needs. Information Technology subjects need to be introduced in the curriculum. People should be made aware of IT importance in businesses.
- 3. Lack of Intellectual Property Protection:
Intangible assets including inventions, ideas, software, designs and others need to be protected. The judicial system needs to take certain measures regarding intellectual property rights protection and consumer rights.
- 4. Lack of legal framework for e-Commerce:
There is a lack of legal framework for e-Commerce and e-Payment system. In order to prevent potential abuse online and to promote trust between service providers and users, a framework with legal provisions in finance and banking system needs to be developed.
Dept ka name jo deal krta intellectual property rights se wo khud dhoond lena