STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) has launched a web portal with the name Smart Pakistan Portal in order to boost the internet user base and promote the use of mobile broadband. The portal can be accessed at

A launching ceremony of the portal was held which was presided by Chairman PTA, Dr Ismail Shah.

“The portal is a single platform that encompasses multiple thematic areas including mEducation, mGovernment, mHealth etc. The mobile apps of all these thematic areas could be found on the portal. The primary focus of the initiative is to encourage the App developers as they will be able to showcase their developed apps on the portal”, said Dr. Ismail Shah while speaking on the occasion.

The promotion of mobile apps and their projection will encourage the local app developing industry and the innovative ideas that earlier on get rubbed off under the carpet can be brought to the lime light through this exciting platform. Similarly, a sustainable ecosystem will be developed in socio-economic context as people to people linkage will be burgeoned.

The members of PTA lauded the efforts of Chairman PTA in patronage of such ventures and deemed that the portal will bring a positive synergy to be cyber space of Pakistan.

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