PM Imran Khan, said on Monday that investing in the technology sector is critical for creating jobs for the youth and improving the country’s economy.
“Technology is the way of the future.” The Special Technology Zone is an ecosystem in and of itself. The provincial government contributed resources to the initiative, which would benefit future generations,” Prime Minister Imran Khan said at the launch of Pakistan Digital City Special Technology Zone here.
The government of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa’s showpiece project will be built on 86 kanals of land and would cost Rs 1.31 billion.
A huge number of IT and related technologies, including as electronics, computers, and mobile phones, as well as software companies and technological incubators, would gain greatly from the initiative, which would strengthen allied businesses and create hundreds of thousands of jobs for young people.
Chairman of the Special Technology Zones Authority (STZA), Amer Hashmi, stated in a statement that the Special Technology Zones (STZs) will use knowledge and innovation ecosystems to speed up tech transformation in the province of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa.
The STZs, according to Amer Hashmi, will focus on high-tech software and hardware development, creative venture creation and scaling, business process outsourcing, and the provision of highly skilled services.
Artificial intelligence, cybersecurity, microelectronics, flexible and wearable gadgets, industry 4.0, intelligent transportation systems, and more are among the emphasis domains, according to STZA Chairman.
Amer Hashmi stated that the STZA is committed to collaborating with all stakeholders to establish STZs in all provinces of Pakistan in order to unleash the country’s combined youth potential for a brighter future.