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$1.7bn from IT exports remain abroad every year, NA body told

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ISLAMABAD: More than $1.7 billion from Pakistan’s software exports remain outside the country’s foreign exchange reserves every year, said Secretary Ministry of Information Technology (IT) Azmat Ali Ranjha. “The State Bank of Pakistan (SBP) is reporting $500 to $600 million annual software exports but the actual IT exports are more than $2.2 billion a year,” […]


South Korea to establish IT Park in Pakistan to promote SMES: ENVOY

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ISLAMABAD: Ambassador of South Korea, Dr. Song Jong-Hwan said on Wednesday that Korea would establish one of the biggest and most advanced IT Park in the Federal Capital to promote Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) as the facility would provide SMEs and start-ups in IT industry with office spaces equipped with advanced IT infrastructure and […]


IT ministry can’t afford IT experts

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ISLAMABAD: The Ministry of Information Technology (MoIT) cannot afford to keep IT professionals on its payroll and has taken on schoolteachers and forest officials to manage its affairs. The ministry is also set to scrap over a dozen projects that have been suffering at the hands of ‘inter-departmental neglect’. There is a severe dearth of […]


Role of IT industry in Pakistan’s economy

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By: Salim Ghauri Pakistan is in a very exciting and decisive stage. Decisions taken now will have a far-reaching impact on our future. Politically things can’t be any better to steer our economy in a new direction. The need of the moment is to invest in gradually moving Pakistan away from an industrial base to […]