Islamabad: The Ministry of Information Technology (IT) has decided to conduct a survey for setting up IT parks across the country, a news source reported.
The participants at a meeting of the National Assembly’s Standing Committee on IT and Telecommunications were informed that a feasibility study would be carried out for this purpose.
Lawmakers including Sher Ali Arbab, Nusrat Wahid, Muhammad Aslam Khan, Javairia Aheer, Kanwal Shauzab, Muhammad Hashim and Ali Gohar Khan, along with several senior officials of the ministry, were all present at the occasion.
They were told that some people previously moved the court against the construction of a boundary wall of an IT park in Chak Shahzad. So far, the authorities concerned have completed 80% of the construction work on the facility.
Moreover, the service facilities planned for the proposed IT parks include two vocational centres, an engineering university, an exhibition centre, and an IT tower; among others.
At present, five IT parks exist in Rawalpindi and Islamabad, eight in Lahore, and one in Karachi.