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PAKISTAN TO LAUNCH DRONE POLICY TO BOOST LOCAL MANUFACTURING INDUSTRY

Pakistan government has approved the country’s first drone policy in an effort to boost local drones manufacturing industry and to usher in a new era of automation. Prime Minister Imran Khan gave the green light to set up a committee to formulate a legislative and regulatory body that would expand a safer and legalized use of unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs) in diverse sectors. Drone technology can greatly benefit the country’s agriculture and urban planning sectors and maintain law and order situation, Khan said after a meeting with Minister for Science and Technology Fawad Chaudhry in Islamabad.