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Govt. to set up IT infrastructure to help youth develop and export software globally

According to Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) Senior Infrastructure Manager Muhammad Akbar, the government is seriously invested in promoting and improving the IT infrastructure in Pakistan. In this regard, IT companies across the country are provided with a fundamental and essential framework.

According to sources, on Saturday, Faisalabad Chamber of Commerce and Industry (FCCI) President Hafiz Ihtesham Javed met Akbar to discuss the establishment and importance of IT infrastructure in Pakistan. The Senior Manager of the PSEB stressed the importance of an infrastructure and said it would enable the country’s educated youth to build and export software to fast-growing global markets.

He clarified that his company currently operates 14 technology parks for apps, with 40 more planned to be built in different cities, including Faisalabad. He provided information on the progress of the 14 parks operating in Islamabad, Rawalpindi, Lahore, and Karachi.

Akbar took the opportunity to acknowledge the enormous potential of Faisalabad to develop a competitive IT industry, adding that the Ministry of IT is stepping up its efforts and policies to further develop the sector at a fundamental level.

He stated that of course, the growth of Pakistan’s IT sector will generate a plethora of job opportunities for the tech-skilled and tech-savvy masses.

“It will also be used to create opportunities for employment in the country,” he said.

The president of the FCCI, meanwhile, expressed his appreciation for the government’s efforts to grow and cultivate the IT sector of the country. He also noticed the FCCI’s allocation of a floor for the establishment of Techno Park in its complex.

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