The INIT convened a consultative meeting on December 17, 2014, Serena Hotel, Islamabad with participation of a select group of ICT experts who had gathered at Islamabad for the said meeting and for another two events, stated below:
a) International Workshop on ‘Applications of ICTs in Education, Healthcare, and Agriculture’, Dec 15-16, 2014 - an event convened by the INIT, Islamabad.
b) International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology, Dec. 17-19, 2014 – an event convened by the CIIT, Islamabad.
The meeting was chaired by Dr. S.M. Junaid Zaidi, President INIT. It was aimed at inviting suggestions to enhance the role and outreach of different programs of INIT.
The President INIT welcomed the participants and briefed about the background and perspective of the meeting. Engr. Tahir Naeem, Coordinator/Executive Director INIT, gave a detailed presentation and briefed the participants about the programs and activities of INIT. The participants appreciated the efforts of INIT in capacity building and in sensitizing the integration and diffusion of ICTs in the Islamic World. Several suggestions for new interventions and engagements by the INIT were brought forth.