IT Minister seeks Korea’s help in Smart Phones Manufacturing


ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque has urged the Republic of Korea to support Pakistan in smart phones manufacturing and assembling.

Talking to the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea Suh Sangpyo who met him in Islamabad on Wednesday, the minister said that Pakistan wants to get benefits from the experience of Korea in the field of IT.

The minister said that said IT & Telecom companies of Korea can invest in Pakistan as the atmosphere for foreign investment in Pakistan is conducive. He said that the exchange of IT professionals and startups between the two countries is also vital.

The IT minister further said that Pakistan greatly values its relations with the Republic of Korea.

Syed Amin Ul Haque said that the Ministry of IT & Telecom is taking steps regarding digitalization. He said that Pakistan’s IT & Telecom sector is rapidly progressing.

The federal minister said that Pakistan’s ICT export remittances have surged to $1.512 billion at a growth rate of 43.59% during July-March of FY 2020-21, in comparison to the US $1.053 billion during the same period last financial year.

Syed Amin Ul Haque said that the Ministry of IT and Telecommunication is committed for the provision of telecom services across the Country including Azad Kashmir and Gilgit-Baltistan.

In his remarks, the Ambassador of Korea said that Korea wanted to establish an information excess center in Pakistan.

The Korean ambassador also lauded the IT Ministry’s efforts for the promotion of IT and Telecommunication in the Country.

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