Islamabad: Federal Minister for Information Technology (IT) Syed Amin Ul Haque on Wednesday (December 29) inaugurated Amazon Software Technology Park, news sources reported.
The said park spans over 44,000 square feet park will provide renting space and state-of-the-art facilities required by the industry under one roof. According to the report, the minister stated that the government is dedicated to promoting the technology and e-commerce industry by providing facilities.
As per the minister, Pakistan has a growing internet user population, with 110 million citizens having access to broadband services and over 500,000 IT experts in the country. Every year, 25,000 IT graduates enter the market, including a substantial number of young professionals and women. He also said that the government is making every effort to boost the number of IT Parks to 40 by the end of 2022, which includes the construction of new IT infrastructure in smaller cities and metropolitan regions where more people will have access to technology and the internet.
Furthermore, he stated that the government has built the Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) office in Quetta to boost the province’s IT infrastructure.