Syed Aminul Haque, the federal IT minister, announced plans to double the number of software technology parks by the end of next year. He made the announcement at the inauguration of the Amazon Software Technology Park in Rawalpindi. At the inauguration, the minister noted that software tech parks would focus on second-tier cities and towns.
He said the number of software technology parks in the country is currently 22. By 2022, there will be 40 technology parks in the country.