PM Imran Khan directs roadmap to promote IT Sector

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed for preparation of a roadmap based on timelines within a week related to the promotion of Information Technology Sector including the establishment of Special Technology Zones and issuance of 5G Spectrum.

Chairing a meeting regarding the promotion of information technology in Islamabad on Friday, Imran Khan said that the promotion of information technology is a priority of the government being the future of the Country.

The prime minister said that our youth has huge potential regarding IT and the government is committed to facilitate them. He said that attention is also being paid for the provision of facilities and incentives to the freelancers.

Imran Khan said that the promotion of the IT Sector will also generate jobs.

The meeting was briefed on measures being taken to facilitate the IT Sector including facilitation of the youth having IT expertise, offering incentives to freelancers, an increase in IT exports, tax relaxations in IT, easy loans to the youth, facilitation in remittances for freelancers, visa and other relevant matters.