The country’s number of software technology parks will be doubled to 40 by next year, according to the IT Minister. Addressing the inaugural ceremony, Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Amin Ul Haque said that Pakistan’s IT companies were providing services to world institutions in over 120 countries.
The minister stated during his remarks at the inauguration that the expansion of software technology parks would be focused on second-tier cities and towns.
During the inauguration of the Amazon Software Technology Park in Rawalpindi, Federal Minister for IT and Telecommunication Syed Aminul Haque announced that efforts were being made to double the number of software technology parks in the country to 40 by next year.
Secondary cities are being given attention, according to Haque, in order to enable the expansion of the tech industry across the country.
“Currently there are 22 software technology parks operating in the country and by December 2022, this number will increase to 40,” he said. “The expansion is mainly in second tier cities and towns.”