ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Dr. Arif Alvi has said that the global information technology business embodies huge opportunities for the Country’s freelancers and stressed upon the enhancement of their skill to capture the huge global market.
In a virtual address at the ‘Freelance Fest’ on Saturday, the president said that the new opportunities in the IT sector are more rewarding than the brick-and-mortar business setups.
Islamabad: President Dr. Arif Alvi virtually addressing the Freelance Fest, 2022.
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The president said that there should be a gradual increase in the number of IT freelancers each year by 100 percent as the global market is craving for the skilled people in this field.
President Arif Alvi said that Pakistan could progress in this sector and strengthen its revenues by luring foreign investment through freelancing in the IT sector.
Lauding efforts of the ministry of information and technology, he said that the government has not imposed any tax on such businesses so that the freelancers could bring the foreign investment and enhance their businesses and the national economy.