Japan's information technology (IT) sector a promising market for Pakistan -Pakistan Press Foundation (PPF)

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Japan’s information technology (IT) sector a promising market for Pakistan

ISLAMABAD- Pakistan’s ambassador to Japan, Tauqeer Hussain, has termed Japan’s Information Technology sector as a promising market for Pakistan and urged the government to take full advantage of the situation.

In a letter addressed to the Foreign Ministry, Tauqeer said that following the government policy to explore international market for its Information Technology potential, the Embassy in Tokyo was making all-out efforts to prepare ground for Pakistani IT experts.

A two-member team, comprising first secretary Imtiaz Hussain and commercial counselor Azam, has been, assigned the task to provide the required information to the Pakistani businessmen, it added.

Pakistan’s IT experts should take initiative for establishing their professional skill in Japan and take edge over other countries. The letter hoped that timely push of Pakistani IT professionals could yield positive result for Pakistan.

The letter mentioned several other areas, which needed to be focused for economic cooperation between the private sectors of the two countries. It added that Japan depended on other countries for its requirements. China Taiwan, India, Malaysia, USA and European countries share almost 65 percent of its market of imported items in which Pakistan too enhance its export like readymade garments, shoes and leather products, food items, marble and its products, cotton and its products, lights, carpets, fruits and vegetables.

A Japanese delegation currently visiting Pakistan has also held wide-ranging talks with Pakistani officials for increasing mutual trade and exports.

Source: Business Recorder
Date:4/12/2001