On Thursday, Prime Minister Imran Khan met with notable figures in the business of information technology and e-commerce to discuss Pakistan’s IT potential and the possibilities available for the country’s youth in the respective fields.
Government will Offer Maximum Support to Foreign Investors
While speaking with the Group CEO of Daraz Bjarke Mikelsen in Islamabad, the Prime Minister Imran Khan explained e-commerce as a necessary drive for economic growth. The premier went on to add that the state was offering maximum support to international investors and helping them under the Ease of Doing Business policy and to raise Pakistan’s IT potential.
Furthermore, the chief executive of Daraz displayed interest in further investing in the Pakistani e-commerce ecosystem and allowing it to increase Pakistan’s IT potential. Moreover, PM Imran Khan also touched upon Pakistan’s IT potential among the youth, calling them “unparalleled” and revealing his desire for foreign companies to establish their ventures in the country.
PM Imran Khan shared these thoughts with the Group CEO of Veon (parent company of Jazz) Kaan Terzioglu. Adviser on Finance Shaukat Tarin, Chairman Pakistan Telecommunication Authority (PTA) Major General (retd) Amir Azeem Bajwa, and CEO Jazz Aamir Ibrahim were present in the meeting as well.
Big Data Solutions to Improve Pakistan’s IT potential
The premier stressed that the youth of Pakistan would profit greatly from the presence of leading IT and telecom companies, as it would allow smoother technology transfer and training of youth. Terzioglu expressed his interest in providing big data solutions in Pakistan, which is a revolutionary field that facilitates data-driven decisions that hold the power to improve Pakistan’s IT potential and business-related outcomes.