|The Pakistan Observor: Dated 20 March, 2012|
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Tariq Malik, Deputy Chairman National Database and Registration Authority (NADRA), has won the ‘CIO of the Year’ award from Teradata Inc. Panels of judges consisting of eminent computer scientists, IT experts and technology gurus have selected Mr. Malik for the said award by dint of his contribution in transforming NADRA from an identity card issuing authority to a profitable international business organization. It is rolling out cutting edge biometric technology solutions, which result in good governance.
The KPMG audited the competitive award selection process. William Martin, Consul General of United States of America, handed over the award to Malik in an event held in Karachi on Saturday night.
It may be noted that Teradata National IT Excellence Awards have become the most prestigious IT awards in Pakistan since their launch in the year 2000, and now recognizing various professionals associated with the field of Information Technology (IT).