ISLAMABAD: The federal cabinet has approved National Cyber Security Policy 2021 for data protection and prevention of cybercrimes.
This was announced by Minister for Information and Broadcasting Chaudhry Fawad Hussain while addressing media persons about decisions taken in the federal cabinet that met in Islamabad today (Tuesday) with Prime Minister Imran Khan in the chair.
Chaudhry Fawad Hussain said the policy has been introduced keeping in view the enhanced significance of cyber regime.
He said approval was also given to dual nationality of Pakistan with Czech Republic and a new policy for foreign investment in the country. He said the new policy for foreign investment is aimed at providing security to international investors and reducing international litigation against Pakistan’s bilateral agreements.
Chaudhary Fawad Hussain said the cabinet members congratulated the Prime Minister over PTI’s victory in Azad Jammu and Kashmir elections. He appreciated the efforts of Federal Ministers Ali Amin Gandapur and Murad Saeed as well as Chairman Kashmir Committee Shehryar Khan Afridi for running a successful election campaign in AJK.
The cabinet offered Fateha over the martyrdom of four military soldiers during election duty and the people who died during elections.