Pakistan

Pakistan and UAE agree to enhance cooperation in IT and Telecom fields

Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Aminul Haque held a meeting with the Ambassador of United Arab Emirates (UAE) to Pakistan, Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Al-Zaabi to discuss matters of mutual interests, connectivity and spectrum auction.

During the meeting, both leaders agreed to enhance cooperation in the field of Information Technology (IT) and telecom. The minister told the ambassador that Pakistan is fully committed to increase IT exports and government is implementing steps in this regard.

IT Minister, Syed Aminul Haque further said that Pakistan values its relationship with UAE, and that it is vital for both countries to enhance relations in the fields of IT and Telecom, and also expressed Pakistan’s desire to increase exports with UAE.

 

Syed Amin added, “ICT export remittances surged to US $2.123 billion at growth rate of 47.43 percent during last financial year”.

Meanwhile, Ambassador of UAE, Hamad Obaid Ibrahim Al-Zaabi said that UAE

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Gilgit Software Technology Park is helping boost the industry not just in the province but in Pakistan

In the current global environment, it is important that development of the IT industry is given proper attention both in the short and long term. A key component of this needs to be to ensure that women too, get the support they need to contribute towards the industry.

For this Syed Amin-ul-Haque, the Federal Minister of Information Technology and Telecommunications, recently shared that from the government’s end all possible efforts are being made to promote and facilitate women entrepreneurs in the country’s IT sector.

The press release stated that the IT industry has become the most gender neutral industry in the country. Women are playing a pivotal role in the development of the industry in Pakistan which has achieved consecutive year on year growth rate and become a major export earner as well.

In a reply to the statement of Gilgit Women Developers, Minister IT said, that the initiative for

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