PakTribune: Pakistani Students Might Be Using $100 Laptop Next Year

“Pakistan Wednesday expressed its resolve to introduce an
enabling atmosphere to the country’s schools and colleges to allow
students to use low-cost laptops which would serve as electronic
school bags.

“‘The government is keen to use IT as a tool to facilitate the
process of learning at the school and college level and the
introduction of low-cost laptops would act as a catalyst to
revolutionize the whole concept of education,’ said Minister for
Information Technology Awais Ahmad Khan Leghari during a meeting
with Mr Nicholas Negroponte, founder and chairman of the One Laptop
for Child, a non-profit organisation based at MIT Media Labs which
develops and distributes laptops worth around $100 each among the
world’s children…”


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