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LG Showcases Latest IT Solutions in Pakistan

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article image STAFF REPORT KHI: LG Electronics a global leader and technology innovator in consumer electronics organized a seminar with the aim to showcase LG’s latest IT devices for the Pakistan market. The event took place at a local hotel in Karachi, where VIP customers and guests were able to learn about several of the latest LG IT communications and display solutions, including the flagship LG PC Gram, the 21:9 Curved Ultra Wide Monitor and Minibeam projectors. Mr. S.K. Yoon, General Manager,…Read More

Pakistan aims for $6bln IT exports

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article image ISLAMABAD: The government and Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) are aiming to cross information technology exports worth $6 billion by 2020, State Minister for IT and Telecom Anusha Rehman Khan said. Talking to newsmen after inauguration of the National Incubation Center, the minister said that the target of $6 billion in IT exports and IT-enabled services will be achieved by registering new companies and getting their financial documents and by creating new opportunities for…Read More

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Fourth Robotics expo organized by IT University

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The 4th Iconic Robotics Expo organized by Information Technology University at Arfa Kareem Software Technology Park. Dr Umar Saif, Vice Chancellor of the ITU headed the closing ceremony while Dr Nizam ud Din, Chairperson, Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) was the chief guest. ITU students designed and built 15 robot prototypes to tackle locally applicable challenges of Pakistan. Dr Nizam ud Din appreciated the role of ITU students for their outstanding…Read More

Fourth Robotics expo organized by IT University

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: The 4th Iconic Robotics Expo organized by Information Technology University at Arfa Kareem Software Technology Park. Dr Umar Saif, Vice Chancellor of the ITU headed the closing ceremony while Dr Nizam ud Din, Chairperson, Punjab Higher Education Commission (PHEC) was the chief guest. ITU students designed and built 15 robot prototypes to tackle locally applicable challenges of Pakistan. Dr Nizam ud Din appreciated the role of ITU students for their outstanding…Read More

UET workshop projects significance of IT

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article image STAFF REPORT PESH: The Quality Enhancement Cell (QEC) of University of Engineering and Technology (UET) Peshawar has organised a workshop on Effective Use of Information Technology for Quality of Higher Education.’ VC Prof. Dr. Iftikhar Hussain chaired the inaugural session of the workshop. Addressing the participants, he said that being the premier institute of education in the field of engineering, UET Peshawar would soon implement OBE System as per the guidelines of Pakistan…Read More

Investment in IT industry goes up at $5.138b

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STAFF REPORT ISB: IT investment in Pakistan has risen to $5.138 billion as the sector is moving on a fast track. The Pakistan Telecom Authority and the five key companies operating in the country say "a large portion of this investment inflow is from foreign investors ranging from the UAE to Egypt, the US and China, among others". The amount includes investment made between FY-2010 and end-2015. A good year for investment was FY-2014 when the amount was $1,815.6 million and…Read More

Project for supporting women IT graduates launched

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STAFF REPORT KHI: A project of supporting female Information Technology (IT) graduates access to information Technology Sectors through internship programme has been launched at the Hamdard University Campus.The project was launched under the Gender Equity Programme (GEP) of Aurat Foundation with the support of USAID and the project would be executed by Hamdard University. Speaking on the occasion, Regional Director Aurat Foundation Mehnaz Rehman said that the female IT graduates could…Read More

IT remains 3rd highest sector for new firms enrolment

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Despite human resource challenges and tax issues, IT sector has been flourishing in Pakistan at least in terms of new company registrations. Fresh data shows that 413 new IT companies registered with Securities and Exchange Commission of Pakistan (SECP) during July-2015 to March-2016 as the IT Industry came third in registration of new companies during current financial year till March 2016. On average, 45 new IT companies enrolled with the authority per month…Read More

$50 million loan sought for IT Park

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan has sought $50 million in loan from Korea Eximbank for the construction of IT Park in the capital city. Government officials, at a recently held meeting have asked a delegation of Korea Eximbank to submit their final report for providing $50 million to expedite the project completion. Minister of State for IT Anusha Rehman Khan requested the Korean team to speed up their efforts and try to submit their final report by next week, "So that we could…Read More

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Students jump in IT contests at FAST-NU

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article image STAFF REPORT LHR: More than 1,000 students from all over Pakistan are participating in the Geek Week 2016 at the FAST-National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (NUCES), Lahore. The winners will be awarded prizes ranging from Rs9,000 to Rs30,000. Punjab Information Technology Board (PITB) General Manager Burhan Rasool and Sabri Group of Industries CEO Farid Sabri were the chief guests at the opening event. Faculty members Dr Irfan Younus and DrAmjad Hussain addressed…Read More

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