PM Imran Khan for exploiting true potential of exports in IT sector

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: Prime Minister Imran Khan has directed the authorities concerned to take all possible measures to facilitate potential investors in the Information Technology (IT) Sector.


“We are focused on exploiting the true potential of exports in the technology sector,” the prime minister said while chairing a meeting of the Board of Governors of Special Technology Zones Authority (STZA) in Islamabad on Wednesday.

The prime minister stressed upon ensuring ease of doing business to attract more Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) in the field.

“Technology must be leveraged upon to not only earn foreign exchange but to recover from the current account deficit,” he added.

Earlier, the prime minister was apprised that an investment of Rs 520 million has been committed in different projects in Islamabad Technopolis, Karachi, and Lahore Special Technology Zones under the Special Technology Zones Authority (STZA).

The meeting was attended by the Industries Minister Khusro Makhdum Bakhtyar, the IT Minister Syed Aminul Haque, the Advisor on Finance Shaukat Tarin, the Special Assistant on Poverty Alleviation Dr. Sania Nishtar, the Chairman STZA Amer Hashmi, and other senior officers concerned.

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