Nine IT parks to be set up in K-P

CM Mahmood termed the promotion of the IT sector in the province as one of the top priority areas of his government


Our Correspondent December 23, 2020

PESHAWAR:

To promote Information and Communication Technology (ICT) in the province, the provincial information technology body and the national software export board on Monday signed an accord to build software parks across the province

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) in this regard was inked between the Pakistan Software Export Board (PSEB) and the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa Information Technology Board (K-PITB) at the Chief Minister Secretariat on Monday.

Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) Chief Minister Mahmood Khan attended the event along with the Federal Information Technology minister Aminul Haq, Advisor to Chief Minister on Information Technology Ziaullah Bangash, Special Assistant to CM on Information Kamran Bangash and other relevant officials.

CM Mahmood termed the promotion of the IT sector in the province as one of the top priority areas of his government.

He added that the provincial government is making concerted efforts to extend maximum facilities to the public, generate employment for the youth, ensure transparency in government businesses and enhance the capacity of government departments through the effective use of information technology.

Mahmood termed the signing of the agreement between PSEB and K-PITB an important development and hoped that this collaboration will prove to be a milestone.

Published in The Express Tribune, December 23rd, 2020.

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