ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Country Director of Microsoft for Pakistan Shahzad Khan met the Federal Secretary Ministry of IT and Telecommunication (MoITT) Shoaib Ahmad Siddiqui in Islamabad on Friday.
The Secretary MoITT welcomed the Microsoft Country Director in his Office, and various digital initiatives and avenues for collaboration were discussed during the meeting.
The Secretary acknowledged the support extended by Microsoft during COVID 19.
It was discussed during the meeting that possible investment avenues will be explored towards establishing support centers, cloud infrastructure, and training programs.
Such collaboration between the MoITT and Microsoft will help Pakistan in employment generation.
The Country Director of Microsoft appreciated the initiatives taken by the Ministry of IT and Telecommunication to enhance digital outreach in Pakistan according to the vision of Digital Pakistan.
Shahzad Khan also expressed his willingness to collaborate with the government of Pakistan on different technological initiatives.
The meeting was concluded with a note that further engagements with Microsoft will be made to explore opportunities for enhancing mutual collaboration.
The meeting was also attended by the Member IT Syed Junaid Imam and the Director IT.