Telenor Pakistan and National Highways & Motorway Police (NH&MP) have moved so as to focus on the role of technology. And explore various avenues for the introduction of the latest technologies towards uplifting governance for public safety and benefit. CEO Telenor Pakistan, Irfan Wahab Khan. Addressed higher officials and officers of NHMP led by military officer NH&MP Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam in an exceeding webinar organized by NH&MP. The session focused on the varied new and upcoming trends in technology for governance. And the way these advancements can aid improved and efficient systems and processes.
There has been accelerated digitalization of governance bodies particularly enforcement across the globe within the past few years. Pakistan is catching up with increased digital literacy amongst the masses. And now there exists a necessity to automate and digitalize governance systems for efficient and transparent operations.
“Pakistan has been through a journey of digital evolution since the beginning of this century and now with over 79% cellular teledensity. It’sable to take the subsequent leap. Technology is the biggest equalizer and with the pace at which it’s evolving. It’s crucial for the public sector to adapt and reap its benefits. Telenor is well invested in computing, the Internet of Things, Blockchain and e-Payments, and other modern-day technologies. Which hold great promise for improving efficiencies and effectiveness for our partners.” said Irfan Wahab, CEO Telenor Pakistan. “I’d prefer to thank National Highway & Motorway Police for this chance to debate and showcase the avenues for improving governance through technology”.
The session focused on inciting a dialogue on the employment of social media, AI, face recognition, big data, and analytics, the internet of things. And e-payments to debate their use for bridging the gap between public and enforcement, obtaining actionable information through crowdsourcing, mobility analytics, safety surveillance, gathering sensor data for traffic management, efficient resource utilization, traffic behavior, and vigilance and crime prevention.
“With our increased specialization in the transparency of systems and therefore the need for improved efficiencies. We believe that the introduction of the latest technologies can certainly improve governance structures. We are very desirous to adopt the employment of those technologies so as to serve the general public better as a part of our vision. And dealing closely with innovative organizations like Telenor Pakistan will bring us closer to our ambitions,” said, Dr. Syed Kaleem Imam, officer National Highways &Motorway Police. “I would love to thank Mr. Irfan Wahab Khan for an intensive and insightful discussion on various technological streams. That are pertinent to NH&MP and therefore the impact these would have with relevance increased effectiveness.”
Technology is changing the way we interact as a society, and as society evolves, so will the tools, techniques, and systems that police forces and other governance bodies can use to match the changing needs of your time.