PESHAWAR: The government approved appointment of Dr Sahibzada Ali Mahmood as managing director of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (KPITB) here on Tuesday.
According to an official statement, the decision was made at the 11th Board of Directors meeting of KPITB chaired by Chief Minister Mahmood Khan.
The chief minister said that promotion of information technology and digitisation of services of provincial departments was fundamental part of government’s good governance strategy.
He said that KPITB would be made a strong institution. He said that government made various services of different departments online that would be extended to others for facilitation of people.
The meeting was briefed about the recommendations of search and scrutiny committee with regard to appointment of new managing director of KPITB. The chief minister stressed the need for strengthening KPITB as an institution and directed the quarters concerned to reconstitute human resource committee for the purpose.