Islamabad: International technology giant, Google, will start working in Pakistan in December to offer digital learning skills to youth, news sources reported on November 24.
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The news was shared by Senator Afnan Ullah, who said that the technology firm would be instrumental in providing training to youth for future technology skills. The company has also partnered with local partner companies like IRM and Ignite to offer 15,000 certifications to students across the country under its Google Career Certificates program. Speaking to the media, the senator further said the government will extend the scope of Google’s services in Pakistan. In this regard, a team of Google’s technical staff and management is expected to visit Pakistan on December 11 to begin formal operations.
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It is important to mention that many international technology firms are invited to Pakistan to start their base operations. Recently, SAP SE, a German multinational software company, announced that it will set up a software house in the country to train new professionals and increase technology accessibility.