Minister directs expediting process of giving cash rewards to IT industry

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: The Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque chaired the 51st Board of Directors meeting of the Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) in Islamabad on Tuesday.


The meeting discussed matters related to IT exports and financial incentives disbursement to IT & ITes exporters.

The Additional Secretary (Incharge) Ministry of IT Mohsan Mushtaq was also present in the meeting.

The Chairman Pakistan Software Houses Association (P@SHA) Badar Khushnood joined the meeting through a video link.

The meeting also discussed in detail issues faced by IT companies and freelancers.

While addressing the meeting, Syed Amin Ul Haque gave direction for expediting the process of giving cash rewards to IT companies, and setting a timeline in this regard.

Appreciating the Skills Programmes of Pakistan Software Export Board, he directed the management of PSEB to increase the ratio of women in these programs as the empowerment of women is an important motto of the Ministry of IT &Telecom.

Earlier, the Managing Director PSEB Osman Nasir briefed the chair about Skills Programs including IT Industry Boot Camp Programme, IT Industry-Academia Bridge Programme and Soft Skills Development Programme.

The meeting also approved establishing Sales Launch Pad at Embassy of Pakistan in Riyadh, Saudi Arabia.

Minutes of the 50th BoD meeting of PSEB were also approved in the meeting.

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