The brain storming session “How to Boost IT Economy to 10 Billion by 2023” adhered where the participants unanimously agreed that Pakistan can achieve Rs10 billion target of IT industry exports by 2023.
This session was organized by COMSATS Internet Services and was made part of 16th International Conference on Frontiers of Information Technology (FIT) hosted by COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI).
The session was chaired by the Executive Director COMSATS and Pro-Chancellor of COMSATS University Islamabad (CUI), Prof.Dr. S.M. Junaid Zaidi. Dr Zaidi is also member of Information Technology (IT) Task Force constituted by the Prime Minister of Pakistan.
This session was attended by Chairman P@SHA, CEO of renowned software companies, and Academician from Universities and Government Officials.
The chairman P@SHA Syed Ahmed briefed the august gathering on problems faced by Pakistani companies for software exports and suggested a way forward.
The gathering was the first to debate on achieving this mammoth target. The participant thoroughly discussed both long and short-term solutions and gave momentous suggestions.
IT industry believes that the industry will expectedly grow its productivity and footprint manifold at a domestic and international level. The industry started working on improving ease of doing business for the IT industry which will impact positively on the sentiments of the business community.