STAFF REPORT ISB: The Information Technology (IT) has tendency to reform lifestyles and interpolate convenience. The growing IT and telecom sector in Pakistan is attracting many foreign investors to take a trek in Pakistan`s market. The Minister State for Ministry of Information Technology (MoIT) and Telecommunication, Anusha Rahman held a meeting with Canadian High Commissioner to Pakistan, Heather Cruden recently to discuss various avenues of cooperation in the IT and Telecom sector.
The Minister apprised efforts of MoIT in establishing enabling environment for foreign investors to explore the Pakistan`s untapped market. She said, “Pakistan government is committed to bring an innovation based technological boom in the country by creating enabling environment for indigenous and international brands for creating a competitive ecosystem in the tech sphere. The Haier mobiles recent MoU signing to setup Smartphone manufacturing unit in Pakistan is a clear and positive indicator of things going in right direction”.
The Canadian High Commission exchanged ideas of mutual cooperation between Pakistan and Canada in the IT and telecom sector and said that it would further strengthen the equation of bilateral relation between both countries. He affirmed full cooperation in tech arena and committed the
The sources from MoIT said that several agreements are underway between Pakistan and Canada which will be surfaced soon.