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Chronology of Events

      Chronology of E-Commerce Project Activities    
Sr Chrono-logy Ref Date Activity Type of Activity Category
1 1.1 1-Apr-00 Establishment of E-Commerce Working Group. IT Policy Presentation in Islamabad Meeting of national IT experts MoST
2 1.2 4-Apr-00 Contacted Governor SBP, seeking SBP's and banks  participation in E-Commerce Working Group (ECWG) Coordination with SBP Banks
3 1.3 4-Apr-00 Contacted IT Commission for seeking nominations of resource persons for ECWG from SBP, CBR, EPB, MoC Coordination with stakeholder ministries and departments Stake-holders
4 1.4 7-Apr-00 Prepared agenda for First ECWG meeting focused on different stakeholders Invited prominent stakeholders from private and public sector ECWG 
5 1.5 8-Apr-00 First meeting of E-Commerce Working Groups (ECWG) for Trade Facilitation, EFT, Law and Infrastructure Established EC Working Groups of major stakeholders ECWG
6 1.6 13-Apr-00 Review at SBP of recommendations of ECWG meeting of 8 Apr Coordination with SBP and  other stakeholders ECWG
7 1.7 19-Apr-00 Minister's MoST wish to play a key role in EC implementation Assignment from MoST MoST
8 1.8 21-Apr-00 Submitted E-Commerce Objectives & Action Plan as suggested in 17/4/00 IT Policy Meeting in Islamabad Prepared EC Action Plan & Summary MoST
9 1.9* 24-Apr-00 Organized 2-day National E-Commerce Conference: Over 600 participants, 30 speakers National EC Conference with over 600 participants Event
10 1.10 25-Apr-00 Organized workshop of 4 WGs at EC Conference on advice of Chairman EPB; ~ 50 participants in each WG  Obtained consensus on EC Action Plan in IT Policy ECWG
11 2.1 3-May-00 Review of conference recommendations of EFTWG: Issues of Internet transfers, standards, HR, inter-bank transfers FWG meeting of 14 stakeholders ECWG 
12 2.2 4-May-00 Preparation of pilot project proposals recommended by the TFWG during April 26 workshop  TFWG meeting of 11 stakeholders ECWG
13 2.3 10-May-00 Preparation of TOR for ECH and proposal for seminars for bankers and internet merchant accounts FWG meeting of 14 stakeholders ECWG 
14 2.4* 11-May-00 Meeting with Minister S&T, presentation of proposals/ recommendations of ECWG meetings. Islamabad Coordination with MoST regarding EC initiatives ECWG
15 2.5* 12-May-00 Seminar on E-Commerce by CSP Islamabad. Over 150 participants briefed about the E-Commerce action plan Awareness of over 150 participants, 3 speakers Event
16 2.6 16-May-00 Ministry's letter indicating that Pakistan's law need to be modeled on Singapore's Elect. Trans. Act Assignment from MoST MoST
17 2.7 16-May-00 Submitted workshop recommendations to EPB Chairman regarding concrete steps for e-commerce implementation Preparation of recommendations for  MoC Stake-holders
18 2.8 17-May-00 Evaluation of proposed ECH requirements, and electronic utility bills payments systems by financial sector experts FWG meeting of 13 members ECWG 
19 2.9b 18-May-00 Submitted a summarized month-wise fast-pace Action Plan on the request of Ministry Modified Action Plan as per MoST's  requirements MoST
20 2.9a 18-May-00 Prepared drafts for Internet Merchant Accounts, SBP meeting agenda, coordination with ministries etc. Coordination with MoST and Stakeholders and SBP MoST
21 2.10 18-May-00 Prepared draft letter for SBP Governor to issue proposed TORs for enabling Internet Merchant Account. DFA1 Prepared TOR for Internet Merchant Accounts Banks
22 2.11 18-May-00 Coordinated with UN AFACT secretariat for Pakistan's membership to gain from experience of UN regional council for e-business & trade facilitation under UN. DFA 2 Initiated linkages with International bodies that set standards Inter-national
23 2.12 18-May-00 Prepared draft agenda for Minister's meeting with SBP Governor for coordination for EC implementation. DFA 3 Prepared proposals and meeting agenda Banks
24 2.13 18-May-00 Prepared draft notification of the E-Commerce Technology Board for consensus building of stakeholders (DFA 4) Proposal for setting up of a focal point & execution agency Stake-holders
25 2.14 18-May-00 Finalized procedure for exports < $500, defined pilot project and related cyber laws for EC exports through internet TFWG meeting of 7 members of the stakeholder organizations ECWG
26 2.15 18-May-00 Initiated process of MoST & Law ministry coordination for meeting the E-Commerce legal requirements Coordination with law ministry through MoST MoST
27 2.16 22-May-00 Minister MoST meets ECWG members to finalize actions on the proposals and other open issues.  Prepared agenda, action items, and minutes MoST
28 2.17 23-May-00 Minuted actions assigned in May 22 meeting with Minister S&T and executed actions requiring drafts preparations Actions on behalf of MoST MoST
29 2.18 23-May-00 Prepared draft agenda for cabinet meeting on E-Commerce Implementation Plan on MoSTr's 22/5 instruction: DFA 5 Consensus building and commitment of the Cabinet MoST
30 2.19 23-May-00 Prepared draft agenda for meeting with Law Minister for E-Commerce Ordinance as discussed in 22/5 meeting; DFA 6 Submitted draft ordinance and relevant material for review MoST
31 2.20 23-May-00 Prepared draft for establishing e-commerce wing/cell at relevant ministries and depts: Ref 22/5 meeting. DFA 7 Coordination with Ministries for  EC execution cells MoST
32 2.21 23-May-00 Prepared draft for encouraging setup of provincial IT Boards Sindh, NWFP as per 22/5 meeting. DFA 8 Coordination with provinces for needed execution infrastructure MoST
33 2.22 23-May-00 Prepared draft to request time on TV for e-commerce implementation plan as per 22/5 meeting. DFA 9 Coordination with Info Min for awareness & commitment MoST
34 2.23 23-May-00 Letter from Minister MoST to study e-security issues Assignment from MoST MoST
35 2.24 23-May-00 Minister's acknowledgement of draft letters of 18/5/2000 Coordination with MoST MoST
36 2.25 24-May-00 Evaluation of the feasibility of Internet Merchant Accounts and preparation of agenda for SBP Governor meeting FWG meeting of 6 members ECWG
37 2.26 25-May-00 Sent agenda for Minister's meeting with Governor SBP Preparation of agenda and proposals for MoST MoST
38 2.27 27-May-00 Finalized proposals for Governo's meeting on EFT, Merchant Accounts, EC Network, pilot project, ECH FWG meeting of 9 members ECWG
39 2.28 29-May-00 Ministry informed about the participation of 8 ECWG members in the scheduled meeting with Governor SBP Coordination with MoST MoST
40 2.29 29-May-00 Secy MoST's assurance to reimburse travel expenses of three ECWG members for SBP Gov meeting Secy MoST's letter MoST
41 2.30 30-May-00 Proposed e-Banking Plan to Governor SBP with Minister & Secy, MoST and ECWG members in Islamabad Prepared e-Banking plan,  presentation to SBP Governor Banks
42 3.1 1-Jun-00 Procedure for up to $500 E-Commerce exports facilitation  Discussions on TradePoint, returns, QA procedures TFWG meeting of 8 members for refinement of the procedure ECWG 
43 3.2 3-Jun-00 Draft for Internet Merchant Account Circular and justification for Governor SBP from MoST ECWG meeting of 11 members for coordination with SBP Banks
44 3.3 5-Jun-00 Presented MoC with E-Commerce action plan, recommendations and  progress report of ECWG in response to meeting and discussion Coordination with MoC Stake-holders
45 3.4 6-Jun-00 Coordination with MoST for followup on open issues contained in 11 drafts from DFA1-11 in Islamabad Coordination with MoST on progress MoST
46 3.5 6-Jun-00 Prepared draft for requesting participation from ministries not actively contributing in ECWG meetings DFA 10 Coordination with Stakeholder Ministries MoST
47 3.6 6-Jun-00 Drafted agenda for meeting at MoST to win commitment of relevant ministries on EC Legislation. DFA 11 Prepared meeting agenda MoST
48 3.7 8-Jun-00 E-Commerce Pilot Project (merchant account) meeting at EPB with stakeholders to resolve the pending issues Coordination with EPB, MoC Stake-holders
49 3.8 8-Jun-00 Minister's acknowledgement of draft letters of 6/6/2000 Coordination with MoST MoST
50 3.9 9-Jun-00 Arrangements made for seminar on E-Commerce and E-Banking Coordination with Banks Banks
51 3.10 10-Jun-00 Development of procedure for e-form pilot project and discussion on open procedural issues TFWG of 9 stakeholders ECWG
52 3.11 12-Jun-00 Analysis of IT Ordinance Draft and development of proposals LegalWG meeting with 12 stakeholders ECWG 
53 3.12 12-Jun-00 Resolution of issues in procedure for internet related shipments TGWG of 7 participants ECWG 
54 3.13 15-Jun-00 Circular for Internet Merchant Account from  SBP: FE-6 Output Result with coordination with SBP Banks
55 3.14 17-Jun-00 Info to Minister about Circular on Internet Merchant Accounts and proposal for seminars Coordination with MoST Banks
56 3.15 19-Jun-00 Prepared presentation for inter-ministerial meeting with stakeholder ministries Legal WG meeting of 9 stakeholders ECWG 
57 3.16 20-Jun-00 Presentation on E-Commerce law roadmap in Inter-Ministerial Meeting at Islamabad with ECWG Coordination with Ministries with MoST MoST
58 3.17 21-Jun-00 Presentation to Chief Executive and Federal Cabinet in Islamabad Prepared national EC action plan and recommendations  MoST
59 3.18 22-Jun-00 Bill sent to MoST for reimbursement of expenses with reference to Secy MoST's assurance of May 29,2000 Bill for expenses MoST
60 3.19 24-Jun-00 Dissemination of National E-Commerce Action Plan presented to Cabinet at NCR Seminar Awareness of over 400 participants Event
61 3.20 26-Jun-00 Prepared proposal for EC Board and summary for circulation based on the proposal presented to Cabinet. DFA Summary Coordination with MoST for setting up of execution infrastructure MoST
62 3.21 27-Jun-00 Progress report to Minister Science & Technology and invitation to chair KCCI seminar Coordination with MoST and update MoST
63 3.22 27-Jun-00 Coordination with KCCI/SITE regarding E-Commerce for Trade & industry Coordination with stakeholder trade organizations  Stake-holders
64 3.23 29-Jun-00 Coordination with Governor SBP for setting agenda and gaining consensus of banks on the e-Banking action plan Proposed issues for highlighting Banks
65 3.24 29-Jun-00 Coordination with Governor Sindh for support on EC initiatives of MoST, prepared program and draft speech Coordination with Stakeholders Stake-holders
66 4.1 8-Jul-00 Identification of issues in the development of EFT infrastructure at the inter-branch level FWG meeting with 12 stakeholders ECWG
67 4.2 10-Jul-00 Progress report to Secretary IT & Telecom Division for strategizing EC initiatives and review of progress Coordination with MoST on open issues MoST
68 4.3 10-Jul-00 Information & invitation to Secretary MoST about the seminar for bankers and coordination for attending Coordination with MoST for  banking initiatives MoST
69 4.4 11-Jul-00 Information and invitation to Secretary S&T about the seminar for bankers and coordination for attending Coordination with MoST for  banking initiatives MoST
70 4.5* 13-Jul-00 Presentation of eBanking/EFT plan in seminar for bankers  Chaired by Governor SBP. Presentations by 5 area experts in e-Banking and e-Commerce Over 200 participants. SBP Governor presented with national, ECH, infrastructure proposals Banks
71 4.6 14-Jul-00 Coordination with NIFT on Electronic Clearing plans Coordination with SBP Banks
72 4.7 14-Jul-00 Evaluation of alternatives for  National EFT Data Comm Network by stakeholders and area experts FWG meeting with 7 participants ECWG
73 4.8 22-Jul-00 Submission to Minister & Secretary of Draft Notification for PECB Revision of draft notification MoST
74 4.9 25-Jul-00 Costing of National network for Intra bank EFT of major branches. Development of NPS Plan FWG meeting with 7 participants ECWG
75 4.10 26-Jul-00 Progress report on e-banking initiatives and coordination with SBP and follow up with Ministry in Islamabad Coordination with MoST. 2-day visit MoST
76 4.11* 29-Jul-00 Two day course on E-Commerce and Electronic Transactions for professionals. Prepared training program Training of 20 participants Event
77 5.1 1-Aug-00 Governor SBP endorse  financial sector EC action plan & forms Electronic Clearing House Task Force in a meeting with FWG participants Achievement of FWG Banks
78 5.1 1-Aug-00 Updated Minister MoST on plans presented to SBP and identification of issues requiring followup actions Coordination with MoST on banking initiatives MoST
79 5.2 2-Aug-00 Coordination with MoST for visit expenses  Coordination with international experts MoST
80 5.3* 3-Aug-00 Progress report and discussion with Ministry officials on ECH task force in Islamabad Coordination with MoST MoST
81 5.4 7-Aug-00 E-Comemrce/E-Banking Plan presentation to ECH Task Force of SBP: briefing on the objectives of the task force Coordination with SBP, banks Banks
82 5.5 7-Aug-00 FWG meeting at IBA and review with Secy IT&T of tasks at PTCL Coordination with MoST, PTCL ECWG
83 5.6 8-Aug-00 Submitted drafts and coordination on progress of various initiatives Coordination with MoST  
84 5.6a 8-Aug-00 Prepared agenda for meeting with CBR Chairman and E-Commerce plan for electronic trade faciliation. DFA-12 Coordination of MoST with CBR MoST
85 5.6b 8-Aug-00 Prepared agenda for meeting with EPB Chairman and  E-Commerce plan for facilitating exporters. DFA-13 Coordination with MoST and EPB MoST
86 5.6c 8-Aug-00 Prepared agenda for E-Commerce Planning meeting with Secretary, Min of Finance. DFA-14 Coordination with MoST and MoF MoST
87 5.6d 8-Aug-00 Prepared agenda for E-Commerce planning meeting with Secy Communications, heads of port authorities. DFA-15 Coordination with MoST and Min of Comm MoST
88 5.7* 8-Aug-00 Review of E-Commerce Progress in Islamabad with MoST officials Coordination with MoST MoST
89 5.8* 12-Aug-00 Organization of 1-day Opstec Conference on E-Commerce at Lahore in collaboration with ECWG Awareness of over 300 participants, 12 speakers Event
90 5.9 15-Aug-00 Coordination with Minister for Finance, Govt of Sindh for commitment on E-Commerce implementation Coordination with Stakeholder departments Stake-holders
91 5.10 17-Aug-00 Identified survey questions for obtaining autmation status of banks with reference to Ecommerce & ebanking FWG meeting of 7 members ECWG 
92 5.11 21-Aug-00 Coordination with Ministry for meeting in Islamabad to discuss progress on open action items, request for TA/DA Coordination with MoST on progress and expenses MoST
93 5.12* 23-Aug-00 E-Commerce Challenges for Software Houses Seminar at IBA, for identifying ITrequirements in collaboration with ECWG Awareness of 300 professionals participated, 6 speakers Event
94 5.13 25-Aug-00 Development of  Survey questionnaire to determine status of automation of banks in coordination with ECWG and ECH Task Force Coordination with SBP Banks
95 5.14 25-Aug-00 Finalized E-Commerce action plan proposals and presentation for CBR  TFWG meeting with 11 stakeholders ECWG 
96 5.15 25-Aug-00 Proposal for sharing of EC Network design with PTCL on instructions of Secy IT&T Coordination with Stakeholders MoST
97 5.16 26-Aug-00 Presentation of electronic trade facilitation action plan relating to Chairman CBR along with Secy IT at Islamabad Prepared & presented action plan presentation  MoST
98 5.17 28-Aug-00 Progress report to Secy, IT on various submission and issues. Request for expenses for international meetings Coordination with MoST on progress and expenses MoST
99 5.17a 28-Aug-00 Revised draft Summary & Notification for EC Board Coordination with MoST on execution infrastructure MoST
100 5.17b 28-Aug-00 Coordination for use of GE infrastructure in Pakistan Coordination with MoST for pilot project MoST
101 5.17c 28-Aug-00 Proposal for AFACT participation by Pakistan Coordination with MoST MoST
102 5.18 28-Aug-00 Followup on presentation to CBR Chairman and request for CBR's representative's participation at 18th AFACT meeting at Taipei Coordination with Ministries Stake-holders
103 5.19* 29-Aug-00 Presentation to Chairman EPB of EC Action Plan for Exporters with Secy IT&T and request for EPB's representation at 18th AFACT Prepared action plan presentation MoST
104 6.1* 5-Sep-00 1-day EC Workshop at Karachi for bankers & other  professionals Training of over 20 professionals Event
105 6.2* 7-Sep-00 E-Commerce for Exporters Seminar at Sialkot. Presentation of E-Commerce plan for exporters Awareness Seminar of over 100 participants Event
106 6.3 7-Sep-00 MoST designates offical delegation for AFACT visit to Taiwan Coordination with MoST and international rep. EC bodies MoST
107 6.4 8-Sep-00 Coordination with Chambers of Commerce & Industries of Pakistan: FPCCI, KCCI, SITE, PSW, MUL, FSL, RWP, ISB, LHR, SLKT, QUET Coordination with major CCI Stakeholders Stake-holders
108 6.5 9-Sep-00 Representation of Multan CCI to ECWG Coordination with major CCI Stakeholders Stake-holders
109 6.6 11-Sep-00 5-day AFACT Annual Meeting in Taiwan. Pakistan was made 14th member of Asia Pacific Council for E-Business and Trade Facilitation. Collaboration with Intl experts, vetting of National EC Plan  Inter-national
110 6.7* 12-Sep-00 Presentation of E-Commerce Country Report to AFACT participant countries Prepared Country Status Report Inter-national
111 6.7a* 13-Sep-00 Mr. Kienji Itoh, JASTPRO, Japan. Presentation of the EC Action plan  Invitation for EDI seminar Inter-national
112 6.7b* 14-Sep-00 David Lasse, EDI-Indonesia Pilot project evaluation Inter-national
113 6.7c* 14-Sep-00 Mr. Romy, TradeVan, Taiwan EC plan presentation Inter-national
114 6.7d* 14-Sep-00 Mr. Aruni K. Goonetilleke, CINTEC-Sri Lanka Meeting with iternational experts Inter-national
115 6.7e* 14-Sep-00 Ms. Siti Amina Abdullah, Rosna Safi MAMPO, Customs, Malaysia TAP initiative discussion  
116 6.8 14-Sep-00 Representation of FPCCI to ECWG Coordination with major CCI Stakeholders Stake-holders
117 6.7f* 15-Sep-00  Dr. M. Navandian, Deputy Minister of Commerce, Ministry of Commerce, Iran Sharing of experience on EC implementation Inter-national
118 6.9 16-Sep-00 Development of guidelines for Infrastructure, Awareness & Communication, Technology for ECH.  ECH Task Force meeting of over 12 stakeholders Banks
119 6.10 18-Sep-00 Progress report to Minister on visit to 18th AFACT Meeting in Taiwan and SNS in Singapore Coordination with MoST MoST
120 6.11 19-Sep-00 Minister acknowledged AFACT report and requested for a PC-1 Coordination with MoST MoST
121 6.12 21-Sep-00 Coordination with Sarhad CCI for ECWG participation Coordination with major CCI Stakeholders Stake-holders
122 6.13 21-Sep-00 Representation of SITE Super highway association on ECWG Coordination with Stakeholders Stake-holders
123 6.14* 21-Sep-00 Requirements analysis with Ministry officials on the requested PC-1s  Coordination with MoST MoST
124 6.15* 25-Sep-00 E-Commerce plan presentation at Freight Forwarders Association Workshop on E-Commerce for Logistics Awareness of over 80 participants, 8 speakers Event
125 7.1 2-Oct-00 Preparation and submission of EC Board PC-1  Prepared PC-1 MoST
126 7.2* 3-Oct-00 Coordination with MoST on the processing of submitted PC-1s in Islamabad Operationalizing the EC project MoST
127 7.3 9-Oct-00 Proposed alternatives of IT Commission for Govt. E-Commerce setup and possible execution agencies Coordination with MoST & other departments MoST
128 7.4* 10-Oct-00 Coordination with IT Commission, PRAL, Comsats for operationlizing the EC implementation plan in Islamabad Coordination with Stakeholders Stake-holders
129 7.5 18-Oct-00 Coordination with MoST on the lack of implementation progress & need for establishing execution infrastructure Expediting the execution process MoST
130 7.6 20-Oct-00 Representation of SITE Association on ECWG Coordination with Stakeholders Stake-holders
131 7.7* 21-Oct-00 E-Commerce Bryj Seminar at IBA, Karachi in collaboration with ECWG Awareness of ~300 participants, 5 speakers Event
132 7.8 22-Oct-00 Detailed presentation of EC progress and action plan with Mr. Tariq Habib, ComTrust, UAE PKI and security initiatives Inter-national
133 7.8 23-Oct-00 Presentation/review of EC trade sector plan of TFWG with Tariq Habib, expert from Itisalaat, on behest of MoST 12 TFWG members' interaction with international experts ECWG 
134 7.9 23-Oct-00 Presentation/Review of financial sector plan prepared by FWG & ECH task force by Tariq Habib, on MoST's behest Coordination with international experts ECWG 
135 7.10 24-Oct-00 Review of ECWG action plan with Minister & presentation of Tariq Habib to the Ministry in Islamabad Coordination with international experts MoST
136 7.11 24-Oct-00 Ministry's followup on action items in 18 Oct progress report Coordination on progress MoST
137 7.12 25-Oct-00 Awareness efforts in collaboration with KCCI Coordination with Stakeholders MoST
138 7.13 28-Oct-00 E-Commerce Board PC-1 approved by DDWP subject to approval of board by Cabinet in Islamabad Result MoST
139 7.14 31-Oct-00 Request for payment of IBA E-Commerce Expenses with reference to communication of Director IBA & Minister Execution Resources for EC Project from MoST MoST
140 7.15 31-Oct-00 Prepared & sent drafts for EC Board Summary and Notification on Secy MoST's instructions: Ref 28 Oct  conditional DDWPapproval  Prepared draft summary, notification MoST
141 8.1 6-Nov-00 Interactions with PTCL on National EC Networks establishment Coordination with PTCL Stake-holders
142 8.2* 7-Nov-00 E-Commerce plan presented at Mobile Commerce seminar at Marriot Karachi Awareness of over 300 participants, 5 speakers Event
143 8.3* 12-Nov-00 Followup with Ministry on DDWP's approval status of EC Board PC1 and discussion on future course of actions in Islamabad Coordination with MoST on execution infrastructure MoST
144 8.4* 13-Nov-00 1-day E-Commerce in Banking Workshop at Karachi for Banking Professionals EC/E-Banking Training of ~15 bankers, 3 speakers Event
145 8.5* 15-Nov-00 Summary for E-Commerce Board circulated to ministries to gain their participation in E-Commerce project Coordination with othe ministries for consensus building MoST
146 8.6 17-Nov-00 E-Commerce Seminar for Bankers. Chaired by Gov SBP, Minister S&T. Attended by all top bankers and executives Awareness/Training of over 200 senior bankers,  5 speakers Event
147 8.7* 18-Nov-00 Presentation of E-Commerce plan at Dialog Forum Seminar and meeting with Secy and Minister EC awareness of 100 participants at the seminar Event
148 8.8* 20-Nov-00 1-Day E-Commerce & e-Banking Workshop at Islamabad for Banking Professionals EC training of over 25 bankers, 5 speakers Event
149 8.9a & 8.9b 23-Nov-00 MoST's TORs IT03-C/66 & IT03-C/58 for consultancy assignments and pre-qualification of consultants MoST issues TORs after pre-qualifications MoST
150 8.10 24-Nov-00 ECH Task Force Meeting at SBP to discuss the pilot project for Bank2Bank electronic funds transfer  Coordination with SBP for consensus building of bankers Banks
151 8.11* 25-Nov-00 Paper on Standardization of Electronic Documents for E-Commerce at IEEEP conference  Awareness/Training of ~100 IT professionals Event
152 8.12 28-Nov-00 Prepared draft agenda for meeting with SBP Governor to finalize action items of 17th Nov Seminar and meeting with Minister MoST Coordination for MoSTand  SBP's joint initiatives for E-Banking Banks
153 8.13 29-Nov-00 Evaluation of MoC views on E-Commerce Board. Received for comments and preparation of reply Coordination among MoC and MoST MoST
154 8.14 29-Nov-00 Minister's advice to remain in touch directly and frequently to move the project forward.  Coordination on progress, visit of McGill Professor MoST
155 8.15 30-Nov-00 Review of suggested replies to MoC with MoST officials in Islamabad Coordination with MoST MoST
156 9.1 1-Dec-00 Progress report on meetings with Banks and suggestion for taking up the automation status of banks with SBP in meeting with Governor Coordination with banks, MoST and SBP MoST
157 9.2a & 9.2b 5-Dec-00 MoST's reminder on consultancy proposals submission for Ecommerce and handbook projects: Ref: IT03-C59 & C52 Consultancy proposal deadline specified as 8th Dec 2000 MoST
158 9.3 5-Dec-00 Update to Ministry on possible strategies for replying to MoC comments Coordinatin with MoST and MoC MoST
159 9.4 5-Dec-00 Report on E-Commerce Network for Minister S&T's meeting with World Bank experts Report on E-Commerce Network submitted MoST
160 9.5 7-Dec-00 Visit of Governor SBP to MoST and assignment of Dr. Irfan Hyder to officially coordinate with Banks on roadmap Coordination with MoST, SBP and ECWG Banks
161 9.6 7-Dec-00 Proposal for Pakistan Institute of Electronic Commerce Alternative execution infrastructure MoST
162 9.8* 10-Dec-00 Meeting with Minister on e-Commerce Conference & SBP related coordination in Islamabad Coordination with MoST on open issues MoST
163 9.9 13-Dec-00 Assignment by SBP of Dr. Irfan Hyder to coordinate 18-month Roadmap of banks on behalf of MoST Coordination with SBP and MoST MoST
164 9.10 18-Dec-00 Ministry's request to expedite preparation of comments on MoC letter  Coordination with MoST and MoC MoST
165 9.11 19-Dec-00 Prepared a detailed reply for MoC views on E-Commerce board and para-wise comments and replies Coordination with MoST and MoC MoST
166 9.12 20-Dec-00 NBP's president's letter to Governor SBP regarding progress on IT state Coordination with banks Banks
167 10.1 9-Jan-01 Letter of President HBL to Governor SBP on e-commerce plan forwarded to Minister S&T. Study and evaluation of the bank's readiness status Banks
168 10.2* 16-Jan-01 1-Day E-Commerce &e-Banking Workshop at Lahore for Banking Professionals Training of ~ 50 participants, 5 speakers Event
169 10.3* 16-Jan-01 Mr. Wong, Jeh Shyne, CommerceNet, Singapore Incubators and E-Commerce solutions Inter-national
170 10.4 17-Jan-01 Consultancy agreement between IT&T, MoST and Dr. Syed Irfan Hyder Associates for E-Commerce Project and mobilization advance Formalization of consultancy relationship MoST
171 10.5 18-Jan-01 Minister's reply to HBL on the reported status and direction for preparing a clear 18 month plan Coordination with banks and MoST Banks
172 10.6 22-Jan-01 MoST's letter to SBP on the  pace of implementation of Internet Merchant Account Coordination with banks and SBP Banks
173 10.7* 22-Jan-01 Review of action plan/evaluation of security alternatives with Mr. Aftab Rizvi, Security Consulting, Australia PKI and security initiatives Inter-national
174 10.8 23-Jan-01 Request from MoST to return the amount given by it through PSEB Coordination with MoST on expenses for the project MoST
175 10.9* 23-Jan-01 CSP Seminar and Meeting with Aftab Rizvi, GGS-AU, e-synergies Pty Ltd, Australia International experts Event
176 10.10* 23-Jan-01 E-Commerce Implementation Pakistan: in Special Issue of "IT-Future of Pakistan" Dawn Conference & Exhibition Article in Special Issue on IT of Dawn Event
177 10.11 27-Jan-01 Correspondence of banks, SBP& MoST forwarded to Dr. Irfan Hyder for comments, evaluation and followup Coordination with banks Banks
178 10.12* 27-Jan-01 Meeting with GE experts from Saudi Arabia and Dubai in Dubai for the enablement of GE Switch in Pakistan Fast enabling of EC infrastructure Inter-national
179 10.13 27-Jan-01 Submission of pilot project details to SBP and expression of interest of SBP for participation in electronic reporting to SBP project Progress on implementing the pilot project in coordination with SBP Banks
180 10.14 30-Jan-01 Preparation of Inter-Bank EFT Pilot Project Report by ECH Task Force Coordination with banks and development of the pilot project Banks
181 10.15 30-Jan-01 Progress report submitted to the Ministry, with information  about the Dubai visit to evaluate eCommerce solutions Coordination with MoST MoST
182 10.16 30-Jan-01 Ministry's commitment to continue support for the project and emphasis on prompt submission of the PC-1s Need for full-time personnel for EC project through the PC1s MoST
183 10.17 30-Jan-01 PC1: Development of E-Commerce Messages for B2B Exchange of Commercial Docs submitted with detailed annexures Submission to MoST of a pilot project involving all stakeholders MoST
184 11.1 1-Feb-01 Minister's followup on the PC1s submissions Coordination with MoST MoST
185 11.2 6-Feb-01 PC1: E-Commerce Awareness and Training submitted with detailed annexures Submission to MoST of a concrete project MoST
186 11.3* 10-Feb-01 Presentation of IT Management Skills required for large E-Commerce/E-Government projects at  KIIT Seminar  Awareness of over 100 IT professionals Event
187 11.4* 10-Feb-01 Review of EC project's progress with Minister  MoST at HEJ and discussion on possible alternatives for the execution infrastructure Decision to explore execution of project under COMSAT MoST
188 11.5 17-Feb-01 PC-1's modified and sent to Dr. Hameed, COMSATS for setting up suitable execution infrastructure on Minister's instructions Submission to MoST of concrete projet reports and details MoST
189 11.6 17-Feb-01 PC-1: E-Commerce Development Project with annexures submitted for establishment of the project directorate PC1 submitted to Minister and Dr. Hameed of COMSATS MoST
190 11.7 18-Feb-01 Request from MoST to return the amount given by it through PSEB Coordination with MoST on expenses MoST
191 11.8 18-Feb-01 Developed a framework for quarterly evaluation of banks' IT roadmaps as desired by Minister S&T.  Sent to banks by Ministry Translation of MoST's expectations in to a compact questionnaire Banks
192 11.9 19-Feb-01 Followup on meeting with Minister for setting up focal point and the missing infrastructure for EC projects Execution infrastructure requirements for EC project MoST
193 11.10a 19-Feb-01 DFA-29: Proposed setting up of an E-Commerce Task Force to resolve the issue of missing execution infrastructure Temporary alternative for a permanent setup MoST
194 11.10b 19-Feb-01 DFA-26: Focal point for coordination with AFACT for further collaborations Coordination with MoST and regional EC organization MoST
195 11.10c 19-Feb-01 Prepared agenda for interministerial meeting for sharing e-commerce plans and gaining commitment for the initiative. DFA-24 Continuing efforts to setup a platform for consensus building MoST
196 11.10d 19-Feb-01 Resent draft reply to MoC comments for followup actions. DFA-28 Need for stimulating MoC's consensus on EC project MoST
197 11.10e 19-Feb-01 Efforts to seek nominations from ministries not yet actively participating in ECWG. DFA-27 Activating stakeholder ministries in the EC project MoST
198 11.11* 21-Feb-01 Presenation of EC Plan & Building Blocks and strategies to Mr. Asim Abdullah, CommerceOne, USA Review of the action plan and strategies Inter-national
199 11.12* 21-Feb-01 Review of action plan with Mr. Safi Qureshi, TiE Review with international experts Inter-national
200 11.13* 21-Feb-01 Review of action plan with Mr. Mahboob Akhtar, Focus Soft, USA Review with international experts Inter-national
201 11.14 22-Feb-01 Half-day E-Commerce in Banking Workshop at Peshawar for Banking Professionals Training of over 15 bankers by 3 experts Event
202 11.15 26-Feb-01 Request for payment of second installment of consultancy  on submission of projects: Ecom/Feb/1 Partial fulfillment of the consultancy assignment MoST
203 11.16 26-Feb-01 Mr. Farrukh Zafar, Director, Sanford S. Bernstien, USA, presentation on implementation strategies Review of action plan and detailed meeting on EFT initiatives Inter-national
204 11.17 27-Feb-01 Meeting with Dr. Hameed & COMSATS team for review & submission 3 PC-1s/Annexures in Islamabad Coordination with MoST, COMSATS for exec agency MoST
205 12.1 1-Mar-01 MoST sets up E-Commerce Task Force Formalization of EC focal point MoST
206 12.2a 1-Mar-01 MoST's Inter-ministerial meeting invitation to Minister of Finance Coordination with MoF MoST
207 12.2b 1-Mar-01 MoST's Inter-ministerial meeting invitation to Minister of Communication Coordination with MoComm MoST
208 12.2c 1-Mar-01 MoST's Inter-ministerial meeting invitation to Minister of  Law Coordination with MoLaw MoST
209 12.2d 1-Mar-01 MoST's Inter-ministerial meeting invitation to Dy Chairman Planning Commission Coordination with Planning Commission MoST
210 12.2e 1-Mar-01 MoST's Inter-ministerial meeting invitation to Governor SBP Coordination with SBP MoST
211 12.2 3-Mar-01 MoST informs about the measures taken for EC Project MoST Letter MoST
212 12.3 12-Mar-01 MoST's confusion over selection of an executing agency for E-Commerce PC1's Identification of executing agency for EC Project MoST
213 12.4* 12-Mar-01 B2B and/or B2C E-Commerce for Pakistan. Action Plan dissemination Article in Pak & Gulf Economist Event
214 12.5 15-Mar-01 Minister's reply on selection of execution agency for E-Commerce PC1s; Comsats,  IT Commission, MoST or other alternatives Confusion on the execution agency for Ecommerce PC1s MoST
215 12.6* 16-Mar-01 Evaluation of TradeSiam, EC provider of Thailand in visit to Bangkok Meeting with International experts Inter-national
216 12.7 19-Mar-01 Report on visit to Thailand's Trade Siam E-Commerce Service Provider, incorporation of lessons in project plans Incorporation of international experience of EC reports MoST
217 12.8* 24-Mar-01 Collaboration on behalf of MoST in 2-day International Conference on IT  Commerce Network  Over 400 participants coordination with MoST Event
218 12.8* 25-Mar-01 Datuk Haji A. Rashid bin Haji Belong, Royal Customs & Excise, Malysia Review of plan and TAP coordination with CBR Inter-national
219 12.8* 25-Mar-01 Dr. Toh See Kiat, Intellectual Property & Internet Practice Group, Tan Peng Chin & Partners, Singapore Enabling legal environment pre-requisites Inter-national
220 12.8* 25-Mar-01 Mr. Iftikhar Nadeem, PakistanNet,  Saudi Arabia Remittances and SA initiatives Inter-national
221 12.8* 25-Mar-01 Dr. Jackson Yip, Director, IOEC Pte Ltd, Singapore Collaboration on EC infrastructure Inter-national
222 12.8* 25-Mar-01 Mr. David Leng Seaw Sik, EC Partners, Malaysia Review of action plan and participation in TFWG meeting Inter-national
223 12.8* 25-Mar-01 Mr. Won-Tzzy-ya, TIE, Singapore Review of EC Building Blocks Approach  
224 12.8* 25-Mar-01 Dr. A Lee Gilbert, Nanyang Technological Univ, Singapore EC Action plan building blocks review Inter-national
225 12.8* 26-Mar-01 Mr. C.K. Choi, Korea Institute of Eclectronic Commerce, Korea Meeting with iternational experts Inter-national
226 12.9* 26-Mar-01 E-Commerce Building Blocks presented at the HP Seminar Seminar with ~150 participants, 5 speakers Event
227 12.10* 26-Mar-01 Coordination of Malaysian delegation led by DDG Customs with CBR Chairman for finalizing the MOU with Government of Malaysia.  Coordination with CBR on TAP for EC trade implementation Stake-holders
228 12.11 27-Mar-01  International consultants, EC solution providers met with TFWG at SBP to review EC plan and projects for messages development TFWG meeting with international experts of 20 participants ECWG
229 12.12 29-Mar-01 Ministry's invitation to present ECommerce PC1s in DDWP meeting Coordination with MoST MoST
230 13.1 2-Apr-01 Minister's assignment to prepare replies for NBP and MCB Coordination with MoST Banks
231 13.2* 2-Apr-01 Presentation to DDWP of two E-Commerce PC-1s on Training & Messages exchange in Islamabad PC-1's approval by DDWP MoST
232 13.3 6-Apr-01 Assignment from MoST to draft reply for HBL's letter Coordination with banks & MoST MoST
233 13.4 7-Apr-01 Assignment from MoST to draft reply to NBP's president's letter Coordination with banks & MoST MoST
234 13.5 9-Apr-01 Meeting with SBP to finalize the pilot project details for the approved PC-1 and initiation of implementation Coordination with SBP Banks
235 13.6 10-Apr-01 EPB's request to prepare E-Commerce Report/paper for ECO's regional status. The paper prepared and sent for presentation in ECO Coordination with EPB, MoC Stake-holders
236 13.7 10-Apr-01 Coordination with MoST on operationalizing of the approved E-Commerce Projects Discussion on E-Commerce execution process MoST
237 13.8 12-Apr-01 MoU from Malaysian Customs for MoST for electronic trade faciliation implementation Coordination with Malaysia Inter-national
238 13.9 12-Apr-01 Assignment from MoST to respond to queries about E-Commerce and e-Banking in Pakistan Coordination with Stakeholders and MoST MoST
239 13.10 14-Apr-01 Ministry informs about the approval of submitted PC1s by DDWP with copies of the minutes Resources for execution infrastructure finally available MoST
240 13.11* 17-Apr-01 Coordination with MoST for establishing execution agency and next steps  for approved PC-1s in Islamabad Operationalizing the EC project MoST
241 13.12 17-Apr-01 Coordination with IT Commission on executing agency for approved PC1s Confusion over execution procedure for approved PC1s MoST
242 13.13 19-Apr-01 2-day Course on Internet and E-Commerce in Banking at Institute of Bankers Pakistan, Karachi EC and E-Banking Training of over 25 bankers Event
243 13.14 24-Apr-01 Instruction from Minister to prepare a reply for SBP Governor Coordination with MoST & SBP MoST
244 13.15 25-Apr-01 Detailed Action Plan submission for approved PC1s. Apr/01/MoST/3 Request for remaining payments MoST
245 13.16 30-Apr-01 Evaluated MCB roadmap & developed a Draft Reply for MCB for MoST to followup Coordination with MoST and Banks Banks
246 14.1 2-May-01 Evaluated HBL's roadmap & developed draft comments for MoST to followup Coordination with MoST and Banks Banks
247 14.2* 7-May-01 Minister S&T apprised on developments in E-Commerce Financial sector implementation plan. Islamabad visit Meeting in Islamabad to review execution status Banks
248 14.3 7-May-01 Developed a draft reply for Governor SBP from MoST on IT status of banks and way forward Coordination with MoST and SBP Banks
249 14.4 7-May-01 Evaluated NBP's roadmap and developed draft reply for MoST to send to NBP Coordination with MoST and banks Banks
250 14.5 8-May-01 Ministry acknowledges receipt of MCB's reply, reminder for NBP Coordination with MoST & banks MoST
251 14.6 9-May-01 Minister MoST issues e-Banking Reply to SBP based on the submitted draft Coordination with MoST & banks Banks
252 14.7* 11-May-01 Meeting with Governor State bank and SBP officials for implementation of Internet merchant account May 11th. Merchant account progress and roadmap issues Banks
253 14.8* 11-May-01 Meeting with NBP officials to discuss E-Banking roadmap  Evaluation of NBP's automation Banks
254 14.9* 12-May-01 Cost Efficiencies through E-Commerce, ICMAP Seminar Cost Accountant's role in EC Event
255 14.10* 14-May-01 Meeting with Network Solution Providers for EFT solutions Evaluation of EFT solutions Banks
256 14.11* 14-May-01 Meeting with SCB delegation from UAE for merchant accounts Merchant account's infrastructure Banks
257 14.12 15-May-01 Minister S&T sets a new reporting procedure for EC project. Coordination with MoSt MoST
258 14.13 17-May-01 MoST informed about issues relating to executing agency for EC PC1s needed to be resolved for expediting implementation Issues of executing agency for E-Commerce projects MoST
259 14.14* 18-May-01 Meeting with NBP officials to discuss E-Banking roadmap  Evaluation and coordination Banks
260 14.15 19-May-01 Minister refers the executing agency issue to Secretary and ministry officials for resolution Issue of executing agency MoST
261 14.16 21-May-01 Ministry's reply to HBL based on draft reply on roadmap Coordination with MoST & banks MoST
262 14.17* 23-May-01 E-Commerce Legislation Meeting with  Legal Consultant on invitation of MoST in Islamabad Coordination with MoST & stakeholders ECWG
263 14.18 24-May-01 Willingness of PRAL obtained for coordinating with MoST on implementing of pilot project approved in PC-1, meeting with PRAL in Islamabad Coordination with CBR and MoST Stake-holders
264 14.19* 29-May-01 Meeting with Ministry officials, and submission of reports in Islamabad Submission of draft reports MoST
265 15.1 6-Jun-01 Meeting with Bank representatives, legal consultant on IT legislation at SBP Coordination with SBP & MoST Banks
266 15.2 7-Jun-01 Arranged E-Commerce Legislation Workshop with over 60 participants and 4 speakers for delegation from Ministry Coordination with MoST officials and representatives ECWG
267 15.3* 8-Jun-01 Meeting with MoST officials on status of EC Projects that have been stalled since the approvals of the PC1s MoST informed about the stalled status MoST
268 15.4 13-Jun-01 Reminder to MoST regarding remaining payments related to e-commerce consultancy project  Query about the consultancy status  MoST
269 16.1a 3-Jul-01 MoST sends correspondence of NBP & MoST for evaluation Coordination with MoST & banks MoST
270 16.1b 7-Jul-01 Correspondence of MCB, SBP, MoST sent for replying Coordination with MoST & banks Banks
271 16.2 11-Jul-01 Proposed workshop on national EC implementation from 3 leading EC experts from UK, Canada and Japan  Coordination with MoST and International experts MoST
272 16.3 17-Jul-01 E-Commerce in Pakistan article exploring feasibility, pilot projects, PKI, and implementation issues Artcile contribution for raising awareness Event
273 16.4* 20-Jul-01 Meeting in Islamabad with Secretary to discuss status of EC Project. Secy desired another presentation Discussion on EC Projects status MoST
274 16.5* 30-Jul-01 PKI Infrastructure for Pakistan: Article for raising awareness Article in Pak & Gulf Economist Event
275 16.6 30-Jul-01 MoST schedules a followup presentation for 4/8/01 on E-Commerce project EC Projects briefing MoST
276 17.1 4-Aug-01 Presentation to Minister and Secy MoST, Advisor on EC project details and progress EC Projects briefing  
277 17.2 6-Aug-01 Minutes of the Meeting Held on E-Commerce Consultancy: ITC: 23/17/385, Aug 6, 01 describing action items for consultants Action items assigned to the Consultants MoST
278 17.3 6-Aug-01 Prepared draft agenda for Minister's meeting with Governor SBP Coordination with MoST & SBP Banks
279 17.4 7-Aug-01 Minister's letter to SBP Governor to discuss open issues Coordination with SBP MoST
280 17.5 16-Aug-01 Submission of action items assigned in MoST's Minutes of EC Consultancy Meeting of 4/8/01: Ref ITC:23/17/385 of August 6, 2001 Submission of praxis oriented brief on EC Projects MoST
281 17.6* 17-Aug-01 2- day Workshop on Disaster Recovery of E-Banking Systems for  Bankers at IBP, Karachi Training of over 20 banks professionals, 3 speakers Event
282 17.7 22-Aug-01 FWG and ECH meeting with banks representatives & advisor MoST at SBP to review the banking sector initiatives Coordination with MoST & banks ECWG
283 17.8* 22-Aug-01 Meeting of advisor MoST with Governor SBP, EC financial working group to review the implementation status Coordination with banks & MoST Banks
284 18.1 4-Sep-01 Ministry informed about participation in the 19th AFACT meeting Coordination with MoST on international linkages MoST
285 18.2 6-Sep-01 Reminder about the remaining consultancy payments for E-Commerce Project: Sept/01/Most/01 Reference to earlier correspondence MoST
286 18.3 28-Sep-01 ECH Task Force Meeting to discuss ECH proposals and status Coordination with banks & SBP Banks
287 18.4 6-Oct-01 19th AFACT Country Report of Pakistan presented at the  plenary session Presentation of EC Country Report to the international experts Inter-national
288 18.4* 6-Oct-01 Mr. T.A.Khan, Ministry of Commerce, India Logistics network and ports network implementation Inter-national
289 18.4* 6-Oct-01 Mr. Karimuddin, Business Manager, TradeNet, Singapore Review of plan with international experts Inter-national
290 18.4* 6-Oct-01 5-day AFACAT meeting at Jakarta. Meetings with EC solution providers. Presentation of Country Report Sharing from the experience of International experts  Inter-national
291 18.4* 6-Oct-01 Mr. Tom Boutin, TIE, Singapore Infrastructure for solution provider Inter-national
292 18.4* 6-Oct-01 Mr. S.R Shim, KT-Net, Korea Meeting with iternational experts Inter-national
293 18.4* 6-Oct-01 Mr. Will Keenan, UN/ESCAP, Thailand Meeting with iternational experts Inter-national
294 18.4* 6-Oct-01 Mr. Micheal Lee, GE, Singapore Review of plan with experts Inter-national
295 18.4* 6-Oct-01 Mr. John Sanders, EDI-Hongkong Review of initiative Inter-national
296 18.4* 6-Oct-01 Mr. Chau-Hsiung Chou, FWG-Taiwan Meeting with international experts Inter-national
297 18.4* 6-Oct-01 Mr. Dido, Marketing manager, EDI Indonesia Collaboration on training Inter-national
298 18.5* 25-Oct-01 Mr. Shanta De Silva, UNCTAD Meeting with international experts Inter-national
299 18.6 2-Jan-02 Development of Survey form for e-Banking Status for submission to SBP Coordination with banks & SBP Banks
300 18.7* 2-Jan-02 Finalization of ECH Task Force report and presentation to Governor  Coordination with banks &SBP Banks






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