In a bid to boost IT industry, Punjab government decides to set up two software parks

Pakistan signed two MoUs for the establishment of software technology parks in Rawalpindi and Faisalabad on Thursday in order to boost its IT industry. The first-ever software technology park will set up at Sitara Chemical’s Ali Fatima College of Science & Technology in Faisalabad. In addition, the software technology park in Rawalpindi will set up in the future at the Amazon Outlet Mall. This will fulfill industry demands for technology parks in twin cities.

Government officials are placing top priority on boosting Pakistan’s economy. Moreover, to create jobs through the IT industry, according to IT Secretary Shoaib Ahmed Siddiqui. He added that Pakistan’s IT industry is a priority for government officials. 

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Growing IT industries have led to the creation of software technology parks through public-private partnerships and the transformation of unused buildings into future data centers.

Source: The Express Tribune