Anusha Rehman Emphasis Korean Exim Bank to Speed up Establishment of IT Park

(Islamabad, October 29, 2016):- Minister of State for IT & Telecom chaired a meeting here at Islamabad on Wednesday regarding early establishment of IT Park in Islamabad. A delegation from Korean bank “Exim” who have conducted feasibility study for the first purpose built IT park, attended the meeting and shared with Anusha Rehman, the detail & salient features, models and proposed designs along with other technical aspects for the building. Federal Secretary IT Mr. Rizwan Bashir Khan and senior officials from Ministry of IT and PSEB were also present in the meeting.

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As per press release, Minister welcomed the Korean delegation to MoIT and shared with them ministry’s vision to provide good infrastructure to the IT industry to leverage the full potential of Pakistan’s IT talent. She said that IT park will provide a whole ecosystem including affordable space to IT companies along with power, bandwidth, and linkages between industry and academia. IT park in Islamabad will be followed by two more parks at Lahore and Karachi subsequently.

Anusha Rehman while talking to the delegates said that it is our government’s vision and mission to launch state-of-the-art IT parks in Pakistan at the earliest to provide an eco-system for the IT industry of Pakistan. Therefore, she stressed the Korean team to expedite the work on establishment of first state of the art IT Park. Moreover, there is a huge requirement for state-of-the-art infrastructure in Pakistan from the IT industry so that companies can upscale their resources and capacity and Pakistan can achieve its real potential in the global IT industry.

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