To further this project a consortium has been established which include six information and technology universities of Pakistan. Those universities include Comsats University Islamabad, National University of Science and Technology (NUST), University of Engineering Technology (UET) Lahore, University of Engineering Technology (UET) Peshawar, NED University of Engineering and Technology Karachi, and Punjab University, according to local media reports.
Sources told APP that the aim of establishing a consortium was to complete the Information Technology sector of the developed countries. Initially, under the project, nine modern laboratories would be established in four cities including Islamabad, Lahore, Peshawar, and Karachi through artificial intelligence technology.
Through these laboratories, the students would be provided with an opportunity to study subjects related to artificial intelligence, robotics, cybersecurity, e-gaming, big data, and speed coding.
The sources further revealed that the project is likely to begin next year, and the process of purchasing the required equipment for building modern laboratories was underway. They also said that this project was launched due to special efforts made by the Rector Comsats University Islamabad Dr. Rahil Qamar.