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Pakistan Develops Its Own WhatsApp-Like App

ISLAMABAD: Pakistan has developed its own WhatsApp-like messaging app, Smart Office, which include all modern communication features besides announcing to expedite work on finalising Personal Data Protection Bill.

After the recent security concerns raised by global users and masses in Pakistan over WhatsApp new privacy policy, Federal Minister for Information Technology (IT) and Telecom Aminul Haque said that ‘Smart Office’ app will be launched by the Pakistani government by June 2021.

He said in a statement that the federal cabinet issued orders to develop an app like WhatsApp for government employees. Haque added that it is now necessary to expedite work on the Personal Data Protection Bill.