The News: Pakistan developing security system for facial recognition in video surveillance

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Updated 29 March 2018
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The News: Pakistan developing security system for facial recognition in video surveillance

March 28: The News states that Ministry of Information Technology and Telecommunications is in process of developing a face recognition system which would be available soon and used in video surveillance. Official sources at Ignite (formerly known as National ICT R&D Fund) on Wednesday said it will not only add value to international research scenario but will also carry significant contribution to the society.
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Dawn: FBR set to access details of Pakistanis’ offshore accounts

Updated 24 August 2018
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Dawn: FBR set to access details of Pakistanis’ offshore accounts

August 22: Dawn report by Khaleeq Kiani states that as a signatory to a multilateral convention of the Orga­nisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD), Pakistan will be eligible to officially access information about offshore financial accounts of Pakistani residents with effect from Sept 1. Official records seen by Dawn suggest that the Federal Board of Revenue (FBR) is ready to make the process of accessing information about offshore financial accounts of Pakistani residents held in the signatory countries operational from September onwards.

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