WASHINGTON: A 16-member delegation of IT professionals from Pakistan is attending a Microsoft Global Partner event ‘Inspire’ being held in Washington from July 9 to July 13.
The delegation on Tuesday met Pakistan’s Ambassador to the United States Ambassador Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry and discussed matters relating to the IT sector in the country.
Speaking to the delegation, Ambassador Chaudhry said Pakistan is an emerging market for international investors and there is tremendous potential for promoting Information Technology (IT) at the international level.
During the discussion, Ambassador Chaudhry said US, for the foreseeable future, will remain a global leader in technology and there was great scope of promoting Pakistani IT professionals and IT based services in United States. He urged IT professionals to explore new export opportunities and forge investment links with US IT firms.
He went on to say that Pakistan attaches great importance to its relations with the US and intends to further strengthen bilateral relations in various fields, including IT. In this context, he added, a large number of Pakistani IT professionals visit the US to serve here and also to polish their professional skills.
Ambassador Chaudhry underscored that China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) has opened new avenues for Pakistan and is considered as an emerging investment hub for a large number of investors from all over the world and this trend is recently being followed by corporate America.