Dr Ali appointed MD of information technology board – Newspaper

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.

He

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Facebook Tells Irish Court That Probe Threatens Its EU Operations – Newspaper | World News

DUBLIN (Reuters) – Facebook has told Ireland’s High Court it cannot see how its services could operate in the European Union if regulators freeze its data transfer mechanism, the Sunday Business Post reported, citing court documents seen by the paper.

The U.S. social media giant last week said that the Irish Data Protection Commission, its lead EU regulator, had made a preliminary decision that the mechanism it uses to transfer data from the EU to the United States “cannot in practice be used”.

Facebook requested and secured a temporary freeze on the order and a court review in the Irish High Court, which is due to consider the issue in November.

In an affidavit submitted to the court to request that the order be frozen, Yvonne Cunnane, Facebook Ireland’s head of data protection and associate general counsel, said it was not clear how the company could continue providing services in

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